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Catherine Barnard is Professor of EU Law and Employment Law at Cambridge and Senior Tutor at Trinity. In 2019 she was awarded the Pilkington Prize for Teaching at Cambridge and in 2020 she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
Trials of Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald’s Cytosponge have found the ‘pill on a string’ can identify ten times more people with the pre-cancerous condition Barrett’s oesophagus than the conventional detection methods.
Trinity College will welcome five new Gates Scholars in September: Emma Gattey who is completing a Masters in Global and Imperial History at the University of Oxford; Yinou Han from the University of Sydney; Sarah Hirschfield from Princeton University, and Ri Yang Benjamin Tan who is studying for an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History here at Trinity. The fifth scholar is Dan-Mircea Mirea from Romania who will defer for a year.
Trinity colleagues have paid tribute to the chemist, Dr Ian McDonald (1938-2020), who died on 19 July 2020.
Guy Gunaratne, Fellow Commoner in the Creative Arts, offers the latest in the series of Reflections by Trinity Fellows. Guy is the author of a prize-winning debut novel In Our Mad and Furious City published in 2018.