News

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.    Further Links... Read more

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 Stephen Bourne... Read more

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 Visiting Professor... Read more

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.   Further Links... Read more

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... Read more

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. Read more

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.   Read more

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.  Read more

16 January 2017

2016 Anniversary Telephone Campaign Update

The 2016 Anniversary Telephone Campaign raised over £20,000 including many new legacy pledges and gifts of regular support. Our nine wonderful callers spoke to some 300 Life Members and friends located worldwide over the course of the two-week campaign just before Christmas.  Around half of those contacted responded positively by making a gift.  Read more

06 January 2017

Irene Hills retires from Clare Hall

Irene Hills our wonderful Tutorial Secretary retired just before Christmas after 12 years of service.  Irene joined us in 2004 and since then has been a constant source of advice and support for all students passing through the College.  To mark the occasion staff and College members gathered in the Common Room for coffee and cake and Irene was presented with a beautiful necklace to commemorate her time here at Clare Hall.  We thank Irene and wish her all the very best for her retirement. Read more

06 January 2017