November Newsletter 2017

Trinity students are leading the way in ‘greening’ the College as part of a sustainable living agenda that involves growing vegetables, sharing food, doing more recycling, and reducing energy use. Read.

Trinity chefs have created a new sweet treat that is set to become a College tradition. Now they need your help to refine the recipe – and come up with a fitting name. Read – please email with your suggestions!

Meet the new Cambridge Vice-Chancellor: Professor Stephen Toope (1983). Read

Professor Gren Hannon (e2016) to lead Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute. Read

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald (e2002) recognised in bioscience awards. Read

TCSU Women’s Officer, Rebecca Metzer (2015), supports Cambridge University’s #BreakingtheSilence campaign against sexual misconduct. Read.

Antony Gormley (1970) casts new light on Trinity’s backs. Read

Nineteenth-century fresher, George Ferguson, and his record of life at Trinity in 1831. Read

Jake Hennessey (2017) shares his experience of his first term as a fresher at Trinity. Read

Professor Sunil Amrith (1997) has won a MacArthur “Genius” Award. He is currently the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies at Harvard. Read

Professor Thalia Eley (1989) has won the James Shields Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Twin Studies for “outstanding research in behavioural genetics using the twin method in the manner exemplified by James Shields”.

Andrea Goertler (1998) has co-produced an album of traditional Southern Albanian music (Saze, a very special type of polyphony). Read

Dr Alexander Bevilacqua’s (2007) The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment will appear in February 2018 with the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. The book won the Thomas J. Wilson Prize, the Press’s award for best first book. Read

Angela Rafferty (1989), QC “Humility is important for a barrister”. Read (Times Subscription required for full article)


Tokyo: Trinity in Japan Bonenkai, Friday 15 December, central Tokyo. Tickets and more information.

Cambridge: TEA Lent Term Meeting, Saturday 10 February, Cambridge Science Park. Tickets TBC

TWN: Celebration of International Women’s Day, Wednesday 7 March. Tickets and venue TBC.

Trinity Golf Day, Thursday 28 June, Royal Worlington Golf Club. Tickets available soon.

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