|Grammy Nomination for Tarik O'Regan||18th December 2008|
|'Threshold of Night', an album of new compositions for strings and voices by current Fellow Commoner in the Creative Arts Tarik O'Regan, has been nominated for two GRAMMY Awards: Best Classical Album and Best Choral Performance.
The 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards Ceremony will be held on 8 February, 2009 in Los Angeles.
• Full list of nominations
|Gold Medal for Honorary Fellow Ian Hacking||17th October 2008|
|Prof. Ian Hacking (Matriculated 1956; Honorary Fellow since 2000) has won the 2008 Gold Medal for Achievement in Research of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada / Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada
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|New Fellows Elected||6th October 2008|
|Trinity College has elected the following to,
Title A Fellowships, 2008:
• Roger Bernard James Benson - for research in Earth Sciences
• Beci Carver - for research in English Literature
• Swee Kuan Goh - for reseach in Physics
• Richard Ernest Payne - for research in Medieval History
• Jacopo Stoppa - for research in Mathematics
Senior Rouse Ball Studentships:
• Helen Grace Foxhall Forbes
• Ignacio Leonel López-Franco
|European Mathematical Society Prize||14th July 2008|
|Ben Green, Herchel Smith professor of Mathematics in the University and a Fellow of Trinity, has been awarded a European Mathematical Society Prize at the Fifth European Congress of Mathematics in Amsterdam. The Prizes are awarded quadrennially 'in recognition of distinguished contributions in Mathematics by young researchers not older than 35 years'. Prof. Green was awarded his prize for his work on the distribution of prime numbers, and particularly for his proof (with Terence Tao) that there exist arbitrarily long arithmetic progressions of primes.|
|A Financial History of the College||20th June 2008|
|Professor Robert Neild has written a financial history of the College and has generously donated 500 copies of
Riches and Responsibility: the Financial History of Trinity College, Cambridge
to the Trinity Campaign in support of the University's 800th Anniversary Campaign. The book is now available from the Alumni Relations Office at a cost of £14.00.
To order your copy of the book, please click here to be redirected to Trinity Members Online, where you will be able to download an order form.
|Trinity Undergraduate picked for Boat Race||5th March 2008|
|The two crews for the 154th Boat Race were announced today. Rowing at number 4 for the Light Blue boat will be Tobias Garnett, a third-year undergraduate reading English at Trinity. Impressively, Tobias is the only undergraduate in either boat. He follows in the wake of his great-great-uncle Kenneth Garnett, who rowed in the Blue boat in 1914.
• CUBC website
|Two New Professorial Fellows Elected||20th December 2007|
|The election of two new Fellows under Title D is announced:
Prof. Anthony Cheetham, F.R.S.
Prof. Daan Frenkel
|British Composer Awards (2007)||6th December 2007|
|Two Fellow Commoners in the Creative Arts at Trinity received awards at last night's British Composer Awards.
Tarik O'Regan, who currently holds the position, won the Liturgical category for his piece 'Threshold of Night', which received its first UK Performance on 25 November 2006 by the Choir of St John's College, Cambridge under the direction of David Hill. Tarik receives £1,000 from the Worshipful Company of Musicians towards a new commission.
Thomas Adès, who spent two years at Trinity in the mid-1990s, won the Orchestral award for his piece 'Tevot', which received its first UK performance on 7 March 2007 by the Berlin Philharmonic under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle at the Barbican.
The awards ceremony was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and remains available online until 13 December.
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|British Composer Awards||1st November 2007|
|The shortlist for the 2007 British Composer Awards was announced last week and included three of Trinity's Fellow Commoners in the Creative Arts (Thomas Adès, Richard Causton and current FCCA Tarik O'Regan). The winners will be announced in December.
O'Regan's chamber opera based on Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness', currently in development with the Royal Opera House Opera Genesis programme and American Opera Projects, receives its first workshop reading at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton next week.
|Great Court Run Accomplished!||20th October 2007|
|Sam Dobin, a second-year undergraduate reading Economics, today achieved the extremely rare feat of running round Great Court within the chimes of the midday bell. In fact, he accomplished the fastest time on record: 42.77 seconds. With this time he beat two Olympic champions: Lord Burghley, who beat the clock in 1927, and Sebastian (now Lord) Coe, who ran the race for charity in 1988.|