News

Book Launch - Frontier of Fear: Confronting the Taliban on Pakistan's Border

Dr David Gosling, a Clare Hall Life Member is to launch his new book 'Frontier of Fear: Confronting the Taliban on Pakistan’s Border' (IB Tauris 2016) at an event to be held at Magdalene College on the 9th March at 6pm. Professor Lord Rowan Williams of Oystermouth will highlight issues arising from the book including drones, women's education and the need for quality education in... Read more

25 February 2016

Clare Hall Fellow Professor Sir Keith Peters awarded University Honorary Degree

Professor Sir Keith Peters, Honorary Fellow of Christ's College and Clare Hall, Regius Professor of Physic Emeritus, physician and immunologist (Doctor of Medical Science) is to be admitted to the Higher Doctorates honoris causa at a Congregation in the Senate House on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Read more

18 February 2016

Clare Hall Research Fellowships in the Arts and Social Sciences competition

The closing date for receipt of all applications and references is this coming Sunday, the 14th February. Application details can be found here. Read more

12 February 2016

Tickets are now on sale for Clare Hall's 50th Anniversary Black & White Ball

To celebrate Clare Hall's 50th Anniversary, we request the pleasure of your company at our Black & White Ball on 16th June, 2016.  Inspired by Truman Capote’s 1966 Black & White Ball held in New York City’s Plaza Hotel, Clare Hall's official May Ball will be a black (or white) tie affair with dinner, dancing, cocktails, and more.Tickets are now on... Read more

08 February 2016

Clare Hall - A 50th Anniversary Portrait

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the College, we have commissioned the publication of Clare Hall: A 50th Anniversary Portrait.  A full-colour, richly illustrated book which chronicles the development of the College from its inception to its plans for the future, from the perspective of those who were there.  Read contributions from the earliest founding Fellows, former Presidents, Research Students, Visiting Fellows, friends and College staff.Pre-order your copy now with a saving of £10.50 and have your... Read more

01 February 2016

Introducing the new Clare Hall website!

As promised last year, the brand new Clare Hall website has now launched.  Whether you’re a Fellow, a Life Member, one of our Graduate Students or still deciding which University College to choose, everything you need to know about Clare Hall is right here.  And we've even made it mobile responsive so you can keep up to date with all the news and events wherever you are.We’re keen to keep on improving the site and would love to know what you think.  If you have feedback on our new look please let us know by completing one of our... Read more

01 February 2016

Dr. Robert Anderson awarded the Paul Bunge Prize

The board of the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation has awarded Dr. Robert Anderson this year's Paul Bunge Prize.  The prize honours outstanding publications in German, English or French in all fields of the history of scientific instruments.For many years Dr. Anderson was President of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and has published many works on the history of instrumentation. His most recent book, 'Cradle of Chemistry', edited in 2015, describes early teaching at Edinburgh University by means of lecture... Read more

31 January 2016

Clare Hall goes back to 1966

Clare Hall College members and friends kicked off our anniversary year of celebrations in style this month with a 1960s themed party.  Guests were treated to a live band playing 60s hits, delicious food and cocktails and our own private cinema room showing 60s films. Thank you to everyone who came along to help kick off our 50th birthday celebrations.   Read more

28 January 2016

Clare Hall Anniversary Lecture Series

We are pleased to announce a series of special anniversary lectures as part of our 50th year celebrations.  The lectures will take place in Richard Eden Room at Clare Hall’s West Court and will start at 6:00pm.  They will last for one hour which will include a brief discussion, and will be followed by a drinks receptions and supper.  5 February - Francis Wells,’The Heart... Read more

25 January 2016

Clare Hall Fellow John Barrow receives RAS Gold Medal

Fellows will want to join me in congratulating John Barrow on the award of the Royal Astronomical Society's Gold Medal, the highest honour that the Society can bestow, in recognition of his world-leading work on theoretical cosmology. David Ibbetson, President. Read more

25 January 2016