Friday Family Suppers - Ed Williams

On Friday 3 March Ed Williams, head coach at Elite Swimming Academy, came to our family supper to speak about his swimming adventures. He is one of the only people in the world to have swum solo across the English Channel, Gibraltar Strait and most recently the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland. Ed talked about resilience, perseverance and goal setting which was well received by the children and adults alike. Full details on Ed's most recent expedition between Ireland and Scotland, including a short video, can be viewed...

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23 March 2017

'Clare Hall inspires' postdoc event

‘Clare Hall inspires’ was held on Thursday, 9 March in the Richard Eden Suite at West Court. This one day personal and professional development workshop was developed by the College postdoc representatives for the entire College community as a way of exploring the many benefits of a College affiliation. Attendees were invited to think through the ways their College connection might benefit them both personally and professionally.

Sessions included a presentation from the Careers Service, ‘speed mentoring’ with Fellows and Life Members, a career mapping...

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13 March 2017

The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture: Air, Comfort and Climate by Professor Alan Short

A new book by Clare Hall Professorial Fellow, Alan Short entitled 'The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture: Air, Comfort and Climate' is out now.  Published by Routledge, the book is a culmination of 30 years’ research and award-winning green building design by Short and colleagues in Architecture, Engineering, Applied Maths and Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge.  



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03 March 2017

CUDC & Maxer Winter School at Clare Hall

Over the last two weeks Clare Hall has hosted a group of students from Wuhan University as they took part in the China UK Development Centre and Maxer Education Institute seminar programme in Cambridge.

The course is designed to offer the opportunity of customised professional courses for students who expect to develop in the fields of social science, humanities, natural science or engineering. The programme is planned to organise outstanding students from outside the UK to come to Cambridge for professional academic and language courses.

The college’s Vice-President...

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23 February 2017

The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professorship Lecture

Clare Hall Visiting Fellow Professor Seyla Benhabib will give the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professorship Lecture on 'From the Right to have Rights to the Critique of Humanitarian Reason. Migrants and Refugees in Political Theory' at the Theatre, Peterhouse tonight, Monday 13 February.

No need to book. All are welcome to attend.

Professor Benhabib is the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi...

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13 February 2017

Dame Gillian Beer book launch

On Monday 30 January Clare Hall hosted a Drinks Reception for Dame Gillian Beer to coincide with the publication of her new book 'Alice in Space - The Sideways Victorian World of Lewis Carroll'. Over 50 friends and colleagues came together to listen to Gillian read from Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky poem and to hear about the years of work and research that have gone into her new book.




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13 February 2017

Cambridge Trust - Clare Hall Talks

The first edition of the ‘Cambridge Trust - Clare Hall Talks’ took place this week. The series aims to promote the research projects undertaken by Cambridge Trust scholars based at Clare Hall. The event included presentations by Brynja Thorgeirsdottir, Elias Nosrati, Heidi Mogstad and M. Wesam Al-Asali and they were joined by Mrs Helen Pennant, Director of Cambridge Trust.

The next event will take place in Easter term. More information is available...

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02 February 2017

Boak Masters Awards

Up to three bursaries of £5,000 each are awarded annually to assist graduate students undertaking a Masters degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. The primary criteria are academic merit and research potential.

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26 January 2017

Student speakers needed for the Clare Hall Graduate Conference

The Clare Hall Graduate Conference will take place on the 20th May in the Richard Eden Suite at West Court. The event is a unique opportunity for students and Fellows to interact.  

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26 January 2017

Robert Anderson appointed President and CEO of Chemical Heritage Foundation

Clare Hall Fellow and former Director of the British Museum Robert Anderson, has been selected as the President and CEO of Chemical Heritage Foundation. He has been interim President since 28 July, 2016, stepping into the role from his position as Vice Chair of CHF’s Board of Directors. 

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16 January 2017