February Newsletter 2015

Trinity College is pleased to announce that in partnership with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills it plans to build the Sir John Bradfield Centre, a new Technology Centre in the heart of the Cambridge Science Park. Read More: http://bit.ly/1EqMWIM

Upcoming Events

On March 28 Admissions Tutor Professor Adrian Poole (1967) will host a dinner at Refugium Restaurant in Berlin on the same day that the Global Cambridge Conference descends on the city. All Trinity alumni are invited to join Professor Poole and his wife for dinner (click here to book).

The College will be hosting two events on the West Coast of the United States in April. The first will be a brunch and lecture on Sunday 12 April in LA hosted by film producer and writer, Chris Weitz (1987) and Fellow for Development, Dr Michael Banner (2006). This will be followed by a dinner and lecture at Stanford University on Wednesday 15 April (click here to book).

On Saturday 25 April, the College is hosting a Field Club Sports Day, which is open to competitors from previous Field Club teams. Please email: alumni-events@trin.cam.ac.uk for more information or call Francesca on: +44(0)1223 761452.


Eddie Redmayne (2000) has won the ‘Best Actor Oscar for The Theory of Everything. Read more: http://bbc.in/1D2gKXJ

Scarlett McNally (1987) discusses the effects of exercise on dementia. Read More: http://bit.ly/1F4IkcE

Prof Simon Keynes (1970) comments on the return to Somerset of the Alfred Jewel, a piece of jewellery believed to have been made for the first King of England. Read more: http://bbc.in/18GUPOc

Former Master, Professor Amartya Sen (1953) has been announced as winner of Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize 2015 – Read more: http://bit.ly/1LyBnPS

Interview with Dr Venki Ramakrishnan (e2008) about solving the problem of antibiotic resistance. Read more: http://bit.ly/1zFiVEM

Former Master Lord Rees (1960) pays tribute to Stephen Hawking and the triumph of intellect over adversity. Read more: http://bit.ly/1CbjAhO

Ken Ludwig (1973) turned the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle into a comedy play at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C.

Trinity Organ Scholar, Owain Park (2013), to be published by Novello. Read more: http://bit.ly/1Ap1nv7

Article on Justin Welby’s (1974) second anniversary as Archbishop of Canterbury. Read more: http://ind.pn/1zCqvL7

‘A Second Chance for South Sudan’ by Peter Biar Ajak (2013). Read more: http://atfp.co/1ELUbsG

An extract from Chandrahas Choudhury’s (2000) forthcoming novel, Clouds, in Granta Magazine. Read more: http://bit.ly/1MOmpc0

Michael Dunn Goekjian (2012) one of the two-person team that won the English National Debating Championships for the University of Cambridge. Read more: http://bit.ly/1Go2e08

‘That’s Relativity’ by Keith Mansfield (1984), one of OUP’s Science Book Commissioning Editors. Read more: http://bit.ly/18h81JH

Lionboy, co-written by Isabel Adomakoh Young (2012), adapted into global touring show. Read more: http://nyti.ms/17txEWF

Two settings of poems from A. E. Housman’s (e1911) ‘A Shropshire Lad’ by Cedric Peachey (1966) to be performed at ‘Songcircle’ by Felicity Hayward and Catherine Herriott at St Mary Magdalene, Munster Square, London on Saturday 11 April at 7:30pm. For tickets, please email: orpheus@dsl.pipex.com