London Marathon update

Clare Hall's Catering Manager Jason Fretwell successfully completed the 2016 London Marathon in 3 hours and 39 minutes, raising £13,800 for the charity Grief Encounter. Congratulations from all us of at Clare Hall and thank you to everyone who sponsored Jason.

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16 May 2016

Clare Hall's 50th Anniversary Black & White Ball 2016 is SOLD OUT!

We are thrilled to announce that Clare Hall's May Ball has officially SOLD OUT!  We are looking forward to welcoming Clare Hall fellows, life members, staff, students, and their guests to celebrate with us on 16th June. It will be a fantastic evening of dinner, dancing, cocktails and live music, including 60s standards performed by talented Clare Hall musicians in our intimate cocktail lounge and Churchill Jazz in the marquee. And you won't want to miss our headline act, Radio On!


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13 May 2016

Preisfrage 2016

As part of the College’s 50th birthday Clare Hall has revived the Enlightenment tradition of "Preisfrage", or academic prize question, as a tribute to the enormous intellectual diversity and vibrancy that is a hallmark of our college.

Historically a custom from the 18th century where academies of arts and science around Europe, particularly in Germany, would regularly publish a Preisfrage: a very general question that anyone could answer, with a prize awarded to the best entry.

Clare Hall’s 2016 Preisfrage question was SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL?...

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06 May 2016

Jonathon Pines made a Fellow of the Royal Society

We are delighted to congratulate Jonathon Pines, a Fellow at Clare Hall until 2015, who has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society

The Head of Cancer Biology Division for the Institute of Cancer Research, joins a group of 50 outstanding scientists honoured by the Royal Society today.








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29 April 2016

Clare Hall Dining Room closure

The Dining Hall will be closed on Monday the 2nd May, opening again on Tuesday the 3rd May.  

See 'Dining at Clare Hall' for all the latest menus and our 'Whats on' guide.

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29 April 2016

Call to arms: how lessons from history could reduce the ‘immunisation gap’

Clare Hall Research Fellow, Stephen E. Mawdsley’s research on teenagers in the fight against polio has been published in the Journal of Cultural and Social History

Coinciding with World Immunisation Week, Dr Mawdsley’s research looks at how American teenagers in the 1950s were organised into volunteer divisions to fight polio and how these...

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25 April 2016

Clare Hall Anniversary Book

Don't miss having your name in our special 50th anniversary book 'Clare Hall - A 50th Anniversary Portrait'.  A sample of the book is available to view in our 50th Anniversary section.  

Make sure you order directly from Third Millenium Publishing by the 2nd May to be included.

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19 April 2016

Clare Hall Life Member Dr Michele Chiaruzzi launches new book

Dr Michele Chiaruzzi, a Clare Hall Life Member is to launch his new book 'Martin Wight on Fortune and Irony in Politics' (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) at an event to be held at the University of Bologna, Italy, on the 9th May at 6pm.  Dr Chiaruzzi is also the Director of the Research Centre for International Relations and member of the Board of Directors of the University of San Marino. He collaborates with the Institute of the Italian...

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18 April 2016

Clare Hall Masters & PhD Studentships

Clare Hall offers a number of Studentships (also known as scholarships) in order to attract the best academic talent to postgraduate study. These awards are highly competitive and cover tuition fees and a stipend during graduate study.

For 2016/17 the deadline for applications is 1 May 2016.

Ivan D Jankovic Studentship

A studentship providing full support to a citizen of the Republic of Serbia to undertake doctoral studies in any subject at the University of Cambridge, tenable for up to three years. The award is...

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15 April 2016

Sculpture in the Garden

This exhibition of works by John Sydney Carter is one of our special 50th Anniversary events.

Throughout his life John Sydney Carter’s parallel interests have been in both fine art and industrial design. He is a painter and a sculptor, but in the last twenty years sculpture has been his constant, creative outpouring. He works in steel and aluminium and occasionally casts in bronze, but he is happiest forging and welding in his studio. His subjects are of the outdoors; air, sea and space interest him, subjects bound together from his two years of experience at sea with the...

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11 April 2016