Lord Byron never visited the Yucatán. But Trinity Fellow, Professor Adrian Poole, found his writings about the ruins of the 'Old World' invaluable when reflecting on Maya ruins today.
Robert Neild, Emeritus Professor of Economic History, died peacefully at home this morning at the age of 94. Educated at Trinity, he served as Economic Advisor to the Treasury in the 1960s and held other important posts before returning to Trinity as a Fellow in 1971. He published widely on many subjects besides economics, including arms races, strategy, the reform of the civil service, the financial history of Trinity and of Cambridge University, and a history of the oyster in England and France.
Trinity Fellow, Dr Sean Curran, has been awarded two prestigious prizes for his research in the history of music.
Professor Mack P Holt is a Visiting Fellow Commoner at Trinity for Michaelmas term 2018. He has taught early modern European history at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, for 29 years.