Homerton College News

31/03/2011 - 01:00

Emeritus Fellow and former Deputy Principal of Homerton College

The College is sad to announce the death on 23 March 2011 of Mr Tim Everton, Emeritus Fellow, and Deputy Principal of Homerton College from 1992 – 2001.

Tim Everton joined Homerton in October 1992 as Deputy Principal, having previously been Head of PGCE at the University of Leicester.   Born in the West Midlands in 1951, Tim went to Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall, and then read Mathematics at Keble College,...

30/09/2010 - 01:00

The College congratulates the following students who received Cambridge Blues awards in the Academic Year 2009-2010:

Ms Corina Balaban - Lawn Tennis Blue Mr Tumas Beinortas - Basketball Blue Mr Chris Bellamy - Lightweight Rowing Half Blue Miss Helen Bellfield - Football Blue Miss Charlotte Brearley - Hockey Blue Mr Louis Cox-Brusseau - Fencing Blue Mr Felix Danczak - Sailing Half Blue Miss Briony Jones - Basketball Half Blue Mr Mike Thorp - Rowing Half Blue
30/09/2010 - 01:00

Homerton College is delighted to announce that it intends to award a number of Charter Graduate Scholarships to members of the College embarking on a new course of graduate degree study from October 2010.  Each Scholarship will be worth £1,500 per annum for one year (MPhil courses) or three years (PhD courses). Awards will be made on academic merit.

Further Details about the Scholarship (pdf)

28/09/2010 - 01:00

The College is delighted to welcome the following new Fellows:

Dr Rebecca Lingwood (Professorial Fellow) Dr David Black Dr Brian Stewart Dr Julie Marfany (Senior Research Fellow) Dr Alyson Ashe (Herchel Smith Fellowship) Dr Kathelijne Koops - Junior Research Fellow in the field of Biological Anthropology Dr Chien-Wen Hsieh - Junior Research Fellow in the field of Engineering Dr Darren Sarisky - Junior Research Fellow in the field of Theology
28/09/2010 - 01:00

Michaelhouse Festival - Performance of 'Cantata' by Dr John Hopkins On Sunday 7 November 2010, as part of the first Michaelhouse Festival, there will be a performance of Cantata, music by John Hopkins and poetry by Clive Wilmer. The work is based on the story of Caedmon, a herdsman who could not sing. Commanded to do so in a dream, however, he sang of the Creation of the world, and the song he made is the oldest poem in English.

The performance will take place at The Michaelhouse...

28/09/2010 - 01:00

Homerton College has officially become the University of Cambridge's newest self governing full College.

On Friday 12th March Sir David Harrison, the Chairman of the Homerton Board of Trustees, formally handed the Royal Charter to the Principal and Fellows of the College. Homerton has its origins in Homerton in east London, dating back to the late 17th century. It moved to Cambridge as a mixed teacher-training college in 1894, taking over the buildings of a failing Cavendish College....

28/09/2010 - 01:00
Poetry and Childhood edited by Morag Styles, Louise Joy and David Whitley

Poetry and Childhood is the first academic book to give serious critical attention to the poetry of childhood. Poets who contribute include Michael Rosen and Philip Gross; poets whose work is considered range from John Bunyan to Carol Ann Duffy. Distinguished critics including Teresa Cremin, Peter Hunt, Lissa Paul, David Rudd, Chip Sullivan, Laura Tosi, and Victor Watson.

The voices of children, poets, parents...

28/09/2010 - 01:00

The College is pleased to announce that the President of the Homerton Union of Students (JCR) is Miss Pippa Dinnage and the President of the MCR is Mr Alexander Borek.

21/09/2010 - 01:00

It is with great sadness that the College announces the death of the Principal's husband, Professor Tjeerd van Andel who died on Friday 17th September 2010, aged 87 years. Professor van Andel was the Wayne Loel Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at the University of Stanford and Former Honorary Professor of the University of Cambridge.

The funeral will take place at Cambridge Crematorium on Thursday 30th September at 3.00pm. There will be refreshments at Homerton College's...

21/09/2010 - 01:00

There will be a memorial event to celebrate the life and work of Mr John Hammond, Emeritus Fellow, and former Senior Tutor of Homerton College, on Sunday 26th September. Refreshments prior to the event will be at 10.30am in the Boulind Room followed by presentations in the Auditorium at 11.00am. Lunch can then be purchased through the Servery.

If you wish to attend, please contact Mrs Cathy Bogg, Telephone: 01223 747280, email: cb647@cam.ac.uk.