November Newsletter

A reminder that Jo Miles (e1999), Director of Studies and Fellow in Law, will be in Auckland, NZ on Saturday 10 December and Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday 13 December when she hopes to have the opportunity to meet alumni for a drink in a central location. 


What inspired or inspires you at Trinity? Entries are invited for ‘Pairings’, a photography project that captures the person, place or object that inspired you at Trinity, for a public exhibition at the College in May Week 2017.

Trinity’s Dr Cameron Petrie’s (e2011) archaeological research reveals the Bronze Age Indus Civilisation cultivated rice 400 years earlier than previously thought and used complex seasonal cropping strategies that provided a diverse diet.

Trinity Sub-Librarian, Sandy Paul, explains his fascination with Arthur Munby’s photographic collection of ‘unbecoming’ women. And why the female acrobats of mid-Victorian England inspire him.  

The Master of Trinity, Sir Gregory Winter (1970), has received the Prince Mahidol Award 2016 in the field of medicine. Established in 1992 by Thailand’s royal family, the award recognises outstanding achievements in medicine and public health worldwide.

Professor Ross Anderson (1974) discusses online fraud and weaknesses in online banking systems.

Trinity expands its access and outreach programmes.

Each summer, a newly graduated Trinity student sets off for Virginia to study commerce on a Master’s programme that includes a three-week immersion in a foreign culture. The Lenox-Conyngham Scholarship covers fees, maintenance and travel for a Trinity student heading to the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, and for an American student to come to Trinity.

An array of portraits of Trinity Fellows is on display in the Wren Library. Professors Catherine Barnard (e1996), Valerie Gibson (e1994) and Marian Hobson (e1977) reflect on the experience of having their portraits drawn.

Interviews: The Facts – preparing for a University of Cambridge interview.

Fiona Cadwallader
(1979) has had her design for an Artisan Show Garden accepted at the Chelsea Flower Show for 2017. The garden is based on the Coleridge poem ‘This Lime Tree Bower my Prison’ composed in 1797 at Nether Stowey in the Quantocks.

Anthony Lane
(1981) reviews Jackie and Allied in The New Yorker.

Please send your achievements/news/address updates to