|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.
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|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.|
|Undergraduate Applications for entry in October 2008 and deferred entry in October 2009||3rd October 2007|
|The closing date for all undergraduate applications is 15 October 2007.
We are aware of concerns that applications may be delayed by the UK postal strikes. We will accept late-arriving CAFs if they have been signed and dated by the applicant's school/college by/on Friday 12 October and sent by 1st class post.
In addition, schools/colleges with applications to multiple Cambridge Colleges who wish to send these by courier to a central point should send them to Cambridge Admissions Office, Fitzwilliam House, 32 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QY. The applications will then be forwarded promptly to the appropriate College.
|Title A (Junior Research) Fellowship Election, 2007 ||1st October 2007|
|Elected to Title A Fellowships:
Joel Marie Cabrita for research in Theology
Anson Chee Hann Cheung for research in Physics
Matthew Joseph Dal Santo for research in History
Mbou Eyole-Monono for research in Computer Science
Eleanor Rose Newbigin for research in History
Julian Sonner for research in Physics
Henning Tidow for research in Biological Science
Kaihang Wang for research in Biological Science
Elected into Senior Rouse Ball Studentships:
Steffan George Ball for research in Economics
Daniel Anthony Walker Joyce for research in Law
|'Chariots of Fire'||23rd September 2007|
|An admirably fit group of Trinity Fellows - Steve Satchell, Gabriel Paternain, Nick Tosh, and Paul Wingfield - took a very creditable 25th place in this year's 'Chariots of Fire' charity relay race in Cambridge, recording a time of 1h 7m 8s. Three College Staff teams also competed, running each other very close at 290th (Trinity College Staff A: 1h 27m 0s), 298th (Trinity College Staff C: 1h 27m 19s), and 302nd (Trinity College Staff B: 1h 27m 40s); 379 teams competed in total.|
|Election to the British Academy||23rd July 2007|
|Professor Boyd Hilton has been elected to a Fellowship of the British Academy. Professor Hilton is a historian whose research interests are British history from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. He has recently completed a large volume on the period 1783-1846 for the New Oxford History of England series, entitled A Mad, Bad, and Dangerous People? England 1783-1846 (Oxford, 2005). His previous work focused mainly on politics, economic and social thought and policy, religion and scientific controversy.
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