- Interview: A Gentleman of Neuroscience
Professor Eng-Ang Ling (1966) talks to The Straits Times (Singapore) about life as a foreign student at Clare College in the 1960s and his 40 year career as a 'gentleman of the neurosciences'.
- Dr Kirsty Hughes awarded the Wedderburn Prize
Congratulations go to Dr Kirsty Hughes who has been awarded the Wedderburn Prize (jointly with Jo Braithwaite, LSE), awarded by the Modern Law Review For her article "A behavioural understanding of privacy and its implications for privacy law"
M.L.R. 2012, 75(5), 806-836.
- Listen out for Cordelia Williams!
Cordelia Williams (2006) is already recognised as a star of the international piano scene. She has recently recorded Schubert’s complete Impromptus which will be available to buy in mid-July…
- Get Off My Badger: Attenborough's artful protest
Along with Queen
guitarist Brian May and Slash
, Sir David Attenborough (1951, Hon Fellow) has teamed up with musical super-group Artful Badger and Friends
to create a musical protest against the government's badger culls this summer.
- Huppert calls for increased science funding
Dr Julian Huppert MP (Fellow) has called on the government to commit to increasing science and research funding above the rate of inflation each year, for the next 15 years.
- Guy Pinfield: Hero of the Easter Uprising
The tale of alumnus Guy Pinfield (circa 1913) is brought to our consciousness in the pages of ‘The Final Whistle’
by Stephen Cooper. The book follows the story of fifteen men killed in the Great War who all played rugby for a London club…
- Henry VII: Winter King
Don’t miss alum Thomas Penn presenting BBC2’s ‘Henry VII: Winter King’. In this fascinating insight into Henry VII Thomas reveals the ruthless tactics the king used in battle, and ultimately to seize the throne...
- Clare members: Take a punt!
We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Clare College and the award-winning Granta Boat and Punt Company, entitling all members and alumni to a 15% discount on all punt and canoe rentals and tours.
- A song of Venice: Clare Choir at Spitalfields 2013
Clare Choir will once again take part in the annual Spitalfields Music festival this summer, joining together with The Royal Academy of Music Brass Ensemble for a celebration of Venetian and English art and music.
- Clare woman elected President of CUWBC
Clare graduate student Esther Momcilovic (PhD History & Philosophy of Science) was elected President of Cambridge University Women's Boat Club this week. Many congratulations!
- Clare Through Time: Raymond and Agnes
This month’s ‘Clare Through Time’ looks at the May 1966 production of the opera Raymond and Agnes performed at the Cambridge Arts Theatre...
- Clare Annual Fund 2013: A record-breaking year!
On behalf of the Master and the entire Clare community, we would like say a heartfelt "Thank You!" to all our alumni who have given or pledged a donation to this year's Annual Fund Campaign. Together you have raised a fantastic £370,000!
- 'The Secret of Life!': 60th Anniversary
Dr James Watson (1951, Hon Fellow) returned to Cambridge on Thursday 25 April to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the publication of a paper by himself and Francis Crick, outlining their discovery of DNA.
- 2013 Alumnus of the Year
Clare’s Alumnus of the Year 2013, Jon Lane OBE, will be coming to speak at College next Thursday, 2 May, hosted by the Master.
- Professor Philip Ford 1949 - 2013
It is with great sadness that we report the death of MML Director of Studies, Professor Philip Ford. Philip passed away in the early hours on Monday 8 April, with his family beside him. He had been DoS for MML at Clare since the early 1980's, and was a much loved and respected man.
- Attenborough launches Cambridge conservation hub
Sir David Attenborough (1945, Hon Fellow) spoke at the launch of the Cambridge Conservation Campus on Tuesday 2 April, declaring the initiative "crucially important" to the protection of the natural world in the future.
- Clare Music: Concert performance of Bach's 'St John Passion'
The Chapel Choir, together with celebrated classical musicians Nicholas Mulroy (1995) and Margaret Faultless (1980), will give a concert performance of J. S. Bach’s St John Passion
in the College Hall, on Tuesday 12 March. Tickets are on sale now.
- Clare Through Time: Trouble in Paradise
Clare College has connections with a number important historical figures, many of them famous but some also infamous. One such character is Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland (1654-58).
- Nicholas Collon to conduct Wallace & Gromit Prom
On July 29 Nick Collon (2001) will lead the Aurora Orchestra in the first ever performance of My Concerto in Ee, Lad, at the BBC Proms debut of much-loved animated characters, Wallace and Gromit.