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  • Clever Corvids

    Fellow Nicky Clayton (Department of Psychology) has discovered that the brains of some birds of the corvid family, including crows and ravens, are similar to those of primates.

  • Pilkington Prizes

    Two of our Fellows received Pilkington Prizes, which honour excellence in teaching across the University, this week.

  • New Clare boat: The Anne Brewin

    On Saturday 13th June, the last day of May Bumps, a naming ceremony took place for a new boat, named after our Boat Club’s long-standing patron, club Vice-President and honorary member of Clare, Anne Brewin.

  • Clare Fellow Tim Lewens publishes new books

    Fellow Tim Lewens, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Department of History and Philosophy of Science Deputy Director, has three new books being published this year.

  • Clare Fellow Stephen Jolly, UK's Director of Defence Communications, takes on new role

    After more than two years as the UK's Director of Defence Communications based at the Ministry of Defence (MOD), Stephen Jolly will be moving to the Defence Academy, Shrivenham where, as Senior Research Fellow in Military Information Operations, he will undertake a research project on behalf of the MOD. Stephen will be seconded initially to the  Cabinet Office for two months before he moves to his new post in September.

  • Green Clare

    Clare College won awards in 3 out of the 4 possible categories at the University Green Impact awards ceremony last week.

  • Calling all student entrepreneurs!

    Santander run a competition for budding entrepreneurs. The competition gives Cambridge University students who are budding entrepreneurs the chance to win up to £1500 as well as support and advice from Santander.

  • Academic promotions

    Congratulations to our Fellows and research associates who received academic promotions yesterday.

  • May Bumps: Day One!

    May Bumps began yesterday and the week ahead looks set to be an exciting one for CBC...

  • Clare Through Time: William Denis Browne

    Periodically, the Clare Archives presents documents from the archive in order to illuminate different aspects of the College's history. This edition looks at the composer William Denis Browne...

  • Clare moves up in the Green League Tables

    The College is delighted that it has jumped from 18th to 2nd place in Cambridge University Environmental Consulting  Society’s (CUECS) green rankings.  This measures environmental impact in participating Colleges, focusing on efforts to increase recycling, lower water and energy use and the College’s overall environmental policies.

    The building and domestic departments in particular put a great effort into implementing these policies in the College.  The full report on the Colleges’ environmental impact is available to read here: