For a distinguished academic, Professor Julia Smith is interested in surprisingly ordinary things – twigs, stones, flasks of water, baked clay cakes. But they are not just any old natural and man-made objects. They are, or were, sacred.
Colleagues have paid tribute to the mathematician and Fellow of Trinity College, Professor Alan Baker (1939-2018), who passed away on 4 February 2018.
Trinity College and Tus Park, the science park development body of Tsinghua University, have agreed a £200 million joint venture that will catalyse a new phase of renewal and investment in Cambridge Science Park.
A new exhibition at Newton’s birthplace, Woolsthorpe Manor, featuring his prism and portable sundial from Trinity, seeks to inspire young scientists and inventors today.