Clare Hall Postgraduate Open Day

As part of Cambridge University’s second Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 3 November 2017, Clare Hall welcomes prospective applicants to the University to visit the College. College Tutors and Students will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. There will also be tours and activities organised by the Clare Hall Graduate Student Body and an option to have lunch with members of the College community. For further details, please email Djamila le Pair We look forward to seeing you in Clare Hall.Programme 9:00 - 11:00... Read more

27 October 2017

Professor Alan Short wins engineering award for Addenbrookes building research

The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has awarded Clare Hall Fellow, Professor Alan Short, the Carter Bronze Medal for his 2016 paper A medium-rise 1970s maternity hospital in the east of England: Resilience and adaptation to climate change. He also recently featured in the CIBSE Journal talking about the art of natural ventilation and how studying architectural design from the past can help tackle the pressures of climate change in the future.... Read more

24 October 2017

Clare Hall Students Graduation

Congratulations to the Clare Hall students who graduated on Saturday 21 October. The President and Praelector spoke at the graduation dinner on Friday night, then on Saturday we walked in procession from College to the Senate House, where seven students were awarded PhDs and fifteen received MPhils. A fine achievement. Well done, all.

23 October 2017

Matriculation Dinner 2017

College President David Ibbetson and the Tutors were pleased to welcome the new graduate students to Clare Hall. On Monday 9 October, all the new students were matriculated, officially becoming members of the  College and the University. The President and Praelector gave short speeches, then we sat down to a wonderful formal meal. Read more

12 October 2017

Postdoc Summer BBQ

The Clare Hall Postdoc Committee organised its first summer BBQ for Clare Hall members at West Court earlier this month. Over seventy guests enjoyed Pimms, burgers, sausages and candy floss, while children played games on the green. For many, it was their first Clare Hall event, so it was a fantastic opportunity to welcome them and their little ones into the Clare Hall community.One guest remarked that: "The best thing about this event was the friendliness of the organisers and other guests. The vegetarian food was impressive, and the setting was lovely. An extra thank you for providing... Read more

15 September 2017

IT transformation at Clare Hall

Clare Hall has developed a brand new IT network which has resulted in high-speed connectivity across the college. The project was carried out in collaboration with UIS (University Information Services) Networks Division after they launched an initiative to share its IT expertise with Cambridge colleges last year.  Clare Hall was one of the first to take advantage of the collaboration. The College's IT infrastructure was replaced in the project, which has resulted in much faster network connections, and extensive wireless connectivity.  The joint initiative involved UIS assessing... Read more

15 August 2017

Clare Hall Reunion: The Pippard Years

On the 14 July Clare Hall hosted the first ever reunion for members who were at Clare Hall during the Pippard years, 1966 to 1973, whether as a student, Visiting Fellow or Fellow.  35 guests took part in the celebrations and were joined by Charlotte Pippard and daughters Eleanor, Charlotte and Debbie. After a glass of champagne on arrival and the chance to catch up, guests were served lunch.  Professor Malcolm Longair started off the proceedings with an animated talk – so animated he managed to knock his own glasses off in the process! He reminisced... Read more

09 August 2017

2017 Salje Medal winners announced

Salje Medals are awarded annually by Clare Hall to two of our research students – one in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and one in the Sciences.  The medals are given in recognition of the high standard of the student's PhD thesis and publication record.  The 2017 Salje Medal winners are:Arts & HumanitiesDr Andrew Buskell - PhD in History and Philosophy of ScienceScienceDr Pietro Sormanni - PhD in ChemistryCongratulations to Pietro (pictured below right) and Andrew (below left) who were presented with their awards on the 25 October.  Read more

20 July 2017

Clare Hall Ashby Lecture 2017

This year's Clare Hall Ashby Lecture with Dr Ha-Joon Chang from the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge is now available to view.  Dr Chang's talk was entitled 'How much is the free market compatible with a 'decent' society?'.  Read more

10 July 2017

Graduation ceremonies for the academic year 2017-2018

The graduation ceremonies for the academic year 2017-2018 are listed below.  Bookings close two weeks before the ceremony date.Michaelmas Term 201721 October 201725 November 2017Lent Term 201827 January 2018 (in absentia only)24 February 201824 March 2018 (in absentia only)7 April 2018 (in absentia only)Easter Term 201828 April 201819 May 2018Long Vacation 201821 July 2018'In absentia only' means that Clare Hall will not be attending this particular Congregation. However, you may still receive your degree 'in absence' and your certificate will be posted to you a few days... Read more

10 July 2017

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