A Night Under the Stars

The Clare Hall Postdoc Committee, in cooperation with the Institute of Astronomy and the Kavli Institute for Cosmology Cambridge, organised “A Night Under the Stars” at the Institute of Astronomy on 3 November. We were delighted to welcome more than fifty members of the Clare Hall community at the event, including enthusiastic children and families with themed cupcakes and hot drinks, for two hours of astronomy talks and telescope tours.

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11 December 2017

Clare Hall Graduation

A small group of Clare Hall students and their families gathered for a graduation dinner in the Richard Eden Room on Friday 24 November. Saturday 25 November was cold and sunny as we processed to the Senate House for the graduation ceremony. Congratulations to all.

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30 November 2017

Postdoc Weekend Brunch

The Postdoc Committee organised a free brunch for all Clare Hall members in October. The event was extremely popular and sold out within the first week of advertising. Over 45 Clare Hall Members, students, postdocs and families attended the event. Children played Twister and Jenga, while the adults relaxed in the lounge over a healthy English brunch, which included eggs, baked beans, sausages, home-baked croissants, and a variety of muffins and sweet pastries. Thankfully the weather was on our side and we were able to sit outdoors and enjoy the gardens.

We have received lots of...

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24 November 2017

Postdoc 3 Slide Talks

The first of a series of 3 Slide Talks featured the works of three Clare Hall Postdoctoral researchers. In light of the political climate and several landmark elections that have taken place this year around the world, Dr Irmtraud Huber from the Faculty of English invited audience members to contemplate the political responsibility that we as researchers have.  Using only three slides, Dr Huber stimulated a lively discussion about how sciences and humanities arrive at the truths of this world and the impact that ‘alternative facts’ and ‘fake news’ have on our...

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20 November 2017

Dr Karen Ersche wins Jacob P. Waletzky Award

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has named Clare Hall Official Fellow Karen Ersche and Garret Stuber of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as co-recipients of the Jacob P. Waletzky Award. 

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16 November 2017

Manuel López-Rey Graduate Prize

Elinor Lieber has been named proxime accesserunt for the Manuel López-Rey Graduate Prize for her outstanding academic performance on the MPhil in Criminology 2016-17.

02 November 2017

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.


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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....

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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.

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12 October 2017