Trinity College Garden Party and Formal Swap

Over the summer, Postdoc affiliates and Fellows of Clare Hall had the pleasure of attending two social events at the invitation of Trinity College Postdoctoral Society. On 30 June, we enjoyed drinks and ice cream on a hot afternoon at the Fellows' Bowling Green in Trinity College and on 11 July we were delighted to attend Formal Hall before moving to the bar to enjoy watching a World Cup football match.We look forward to maintaining these strong links between two of the most active Postdoctoral societies at the University. We thank Trinity College Postdoctoral Society for inviting us and... Read more

10 August 2018

The King Lecture 2018

The Clare Hall King Lecture 2018 is available to view online via the University of Cambridge website. The guest speaker this year was Professor Michael N Hall of the Biozentrum University of Basel in Switzerland who spoke about the Paradigm shift in Biology.  For those who attended the event, photos are also available to view here. Read more

12 July 2018

Summer Refurbishment in College

During the summer period we will be refurbishing the entrance by the Porters’ Lodge, the reception areas, common room and bar.  You will gradually begin to see our staff and contractors preparing these areas and making a start on decorating and re-flooring.It will mean that at times these areas may be a little noisier than usual.  When we paint and varnish surfaces there may be odours from products that are noticeable to you, and you may prefer to sit outside from time to time if you find this uncomfortable.  There will be some days when the spaces are closed off... Read more

21 June 2018

2018 May Bumps

The Clare Hall Boat Club Men's First VIII won their blades on Saturday at the May Bumps. Congratulations on this achievement from all of us at Clare Hall. You can watch the team in action here. Further LinksEvent photosMay Bumps Chart 2018... Read more

21 June 2018

Professor Geoffrey Harcourt named in Queen's Birthday Honours

In the recent Queen’s birthday honours Clare Hall Life Member Professor Geoffrey Harcourt was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia in General Division (AC) within the Australian Honours System. The honour was for outstanding service to higher education as an academic economist and author, particularly in the fields of Post-Keynesian economics, capital theory and economic thought.An AC is the highest order of the Orders of Australia. Professor Harcourt was a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall from 1972 to 1973. Read more

15 June 2018

Clare Hall Inspires

The second 'Clare Hall Inspires' personal and professional development workshop for students and postdocs was co-organised by Dr Keri Wong (Clare Hall Postdoc Committee), Mr Tim Coorens (the GSB) and Ms Catherine Wise from the Development Office. This one-day workshop, open to all College members, was held in the Richard Eden Suite at West Court. The key aim of the workshop is to encourage students and postdocs to think flexibly about various career paths and to utilise the many benefits of their Clare Hall membership.Our programme this year was even better than last year. Our... Read more

11 June 2018

Clare Hall Postdocs - 3 Slide Talk Series

In May we held the fifth in the series of 3 Slide Talks. The three engaging talks from different disciplines provided much food for thought.The first talk was given by Dr Robert Beyer from the Department of Zoology. Robert, who has a background in maths, presented current collaborative research on palm oil production. Oil palm is a highly contested crop linked with environmental destruction. While environmental NGOs and others have called for boycotts of products containing palm oil, the research done by Robert and his collaborators show that the ‘world’s most hated crop’... Read more

11 June 2018

The California Institute of Technology - Frances Bacon Award

Clare Hall Life Member Niccolo Guicciardini has been awarded the Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, awarded by the California Institute of Technology.  Niccolo was a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall in 2005.Further linkswww.hss.caltech.edu/content/francis-bacon-award Read more

11 June 2018

Cambridge Summer Programme 2018

Heidelberg University has selected Nina Voigt for the 2018 Cambridge summer programme. She is pursuing her graduate studies in English literature, linguistics, and cultural studies. Cambridge University, and Clare Hall implicitly, will be represented by Yi Zhu, a first-year PhD student in Linguistics based at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

08 June 2018

A New Samsung Artificial Intelligence Lab for Cambridge

Samsung have announced plans to open a new research lab in Cambridge, confirming the city’s reputation as one of the world’s foremost hubs for artificial intelligence research and development. The institute will open up opportunities for fundamental research in AI and enable greater cooperation with the UK’s academic community.  The project will be led by Professor Andrew Blake, a Professorial Fellow at Clare Hall.  Further links:Samsung to open new AI lab in the UK  Read more

24 May 2018

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Friday, 24 August 2018 - 6:30pm

We are pleased to announce a Clare Hall Life Member event on Friday 24 August from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm in Sydney.

Helen Pennant, Official Fellow at Clare Hall and Director of the Cambridge Trust will be delighted to meet as many Life Members and friends of Clare Hall as possible. Helen Pennant will be hosting the event at The Lord Nelson Brewery in Sydney, where there will be a free light buffet and drinks served. The dress code is smart casual.

We would encourage as many of you as possible to meet Helen Pennant as it’s an opportunity to hear all the news from Clare Hall and to meet up with fellow Life Members.

Our venue is:

Lord Nelson Brewery
19 Kent St
The Rocks
Sydney 

Please register your attendance below (for catering purposes):

 

 

 

 

We look forward to seeing you on the 24 August 2018.

If you have any questions about this event, please do not hesitate to contact the Development Office directly on development@clarehall.cam.ac.uk


Please note:

We are also holding a Life Member event in Melbourne on Friday 17 August at 6.30pm. If you are interested in this event, please book here.

 

Monday, 3 September 2018 - 8:00pm

South from Granada by Gerald Brenan, a 1957 account of the author’s years living in an Andalucian village

Thursday, 6 September 2018 - 12:30pm

All Life Members and friends are welcome to attend our regular Life Members lunch on the first Thursday of every month. If you would like to attend and do not already have a UPay card, then please purchase your ticket for £10 from the Porters' Lodge and present it to the Dining Hall staff when choosing your meal options.

Any queries please contact the Development Officer at development@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible and making this a regular monthly chance to talk and share thoughts with fellow Life Members.

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - 12:00pm

We would like to invite you to attend a Garden Party held at Clare Hall on Saturday 22 September 2018 to say “Thank you” for helping your College. This event is open to anyone who has supported Clare Hall through making a gift, volunteering their time and expertise and to all those who have indicated that they wish to leave a legacy to Clare Hall in their will.

We very much hope that you will be able to join us in the lovely Fellows’ Gardens for this event and take the perfect opportunity to bring your family back to College during the University Alumni Festival.

The afternoon’s programme will start from 12.00 with a drink on arrival, followed by buffet lunch.  At lunch, the President will say a few words of thanks, and there will be an opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues. Afternoon tea will be served, and there will be garden games for families. 

You are most welcome to bring a partner or spouse or family members.

Specific timings will be available online on our Life Members events pages at the end of August.

For more information, please contact Catherine Wise, Development Officer on 01223 332368 or email on development@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

Please book to indicate numbers and dietary requirements if necessary.

 

 
Saturday, 29 September 2018 - 9:30am

Friends and Life Members of Clare Hall are invited to join the Clare Hall Spanish Society at an event in Salamanca.​

Address:

Aula Dorado Montero, Edificio Escuelas Mayores, Universidad de Salamanca
C/ Libreros, 30, 37008 Salamanca, España

Agenda:

9:30 am - Institutional opening session

10:00 am - Presentations (2)

11:00 am - Visit to the Old Library

11:45 am - Coffee break

12:15 am - Presentations (2)

13:30 am - Closure of the academic event by the Organizers

14:00 am - Lunch at Fonseca College

17:00 am - Visit to the old Romanesque Cathedral (Saint Barbara's Chapel)

 

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Sunday, 30 September 2018 - 11:00am

New students' Induction and buffet lunch in the Dining Room.

Monday, 1 October 2018 - 8:00pm

Flights by Olga Tokarczuk—a novel originally written in Polish in 2007, which in translation won the 2018 Booker Prize. 

Thursday, 4 October 2018 - 12:30pm

All Life Members and friends are welcome to attend our regular Life Members lunch on the first Thursday of every month. If you would like to attend and do not already have a UPay card, then please purchase your ticket for £10 from the Porters' Lodge and present it to the Dining Hall staff when choosing your meal options.

Any queries, please contact the Development Officer at development@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible and making this a regular monthly chance to talk and share thoughts with fellow Life Members.

Monday, 8 October 2018 - 6:00pm

Matriculation of new students in the King Suite, followed by formal dinner in Dining Room.

Friday, 19 October 2018 - 7:00pm

For graduands, their guests and other invitees only.

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