On Friday 21 October, College Council elected Professor Stephen Toope, an alumnus of Trinity College, as an Honorary Fellow with immediate effect. The Master, Sir Gregory Winter, said:
Professor Valerie Gibson has received a Royal Society award for her activities to increase and advance women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
Senior Tutor at Trinity, Professor Catherine Barnard, welcomed the announcement by the UK Government that EU students applying to English universities in the 2017-2018 academic year would continue to be eligible for funding support.
A hitherto unknown collection of 53 letters from the poet AE Housman shed new light on his final years at Trinity, and his regard for his godson, Gerald Jackson, the son of his best friend, Moses Jackson.