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

Fellow-Student Dinner

A lively group of Clare Hall Fellows and students got together for a superb dinner in the Richard Eden Room on Friday, 4 May 2018. The food was excellent and we enjoyed many interesting conversations. Thanks to the Tutorial team and the Catering staff for a year of excellent events. We look forward to the Fellow-Student dinners resuming in October.Dr Trudi TateOfficial Fellow, Tutor

18 May 2018

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