Homerton College News
The Principal regrets to announce the death of Mr John Hammond, Emeritus Fellow, who died on Saturday 5th December 2009, aged 74 years. John was a former Senior Tutor and Head of Biology at Homerton and, until recently, was Keeper of the Roll. He was also an ex-officio Trustee of the College. John had been a member of Homerton since 1965. He will be sadly missed.
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The College is pleased to announce the appointment of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Master of the Queen's Music, as an Honorary Fellow. Sir Peter attended the College for a swearing-in ceremony on 12 June 2009.
The College is sad to report that Mr Tony Crowe died on Sunday 1 November 2009. Donations in Tony's memory may be made to The Cambridge Film Trust, an aspect of education in which he had special expertise.
Homerton’s first dance-company-in-residence—Cambridge Contemporary Dance— is to present an evening of dance, music and art in the Senate House on Friday 4 December at 7.30 p.m., and Saturday 5 December 6.00 p.m. (Black Tie preferred). Tickets are £16/£12 concessions (includes interval wine reception) The event ‘Light Matter’ is a Special Cambridge 800th Anniversary Gala consisting of new dance, art and music works. The performance features world premieres of new dances by Vanessa Fenton...
The College congratulates Erica Bodman on her recent performance at the Great Britain Rowing Team trials in October. Despite it being her first experience of the GB Rowing Trials system and her first 5km race, Erica emerged as the 6th fastest woman overall, and the quickest U23 woman of the day with a time of 21m34s. She was only five places behind Debbie Flood, two times Olympic Silver medallist, who won the trials with a time of 21m14s and only two places behind fellow Minerva Bath...
Patrick Crossley is the new undergraduate president of the Cambridge University Hawks' Club. Patrick, whose sport is rugby, joined Homerton this year and is studying for the Bachelor of Theology. This is the first occasion that Homerton has had an undergraduate President of the Hawks' Club.
The College is delighted to announce the following appointments:Vice-Principal
Professor John Gray, Fellow and Professor of Education, elected as College Vice-Principal.President of the Homerton Union of Students
Mr Luke Shepherd, elected as President of the Homerton Union of Students for 2009/2010.President of the Middle Common Room
Mr Peter Farah, elected as President of the Middle Common Room for 2009/2010.
Dr Kate Pretty, Principal of Homerton College, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Higher Education. Kate has been Principal of Homerton College since 1991. Prior to Homerton she was a Fellow at Murray Edwards holding various posts including Director of Studies, Tutor, Admissions Tutor and Senior Tutor. Kate is an active archaeologist specialising in the early medieval period and is President of the Council for British Archaeology. Kate is one of...
Homerton College is delighted to welcome the following new Fellows in the Academical Year 2009/2010:Professor Maria Nikolajeva, Professorial Fellow, and Professor of Education Dr Ashwin Moheeput, Fellow, and Lecturer in Economics Dr Axel Bangert, Junior Research Fellow in Film Studies Dr Anders Hansen, Junior Research Fellow in Mathematics Dr Melanie Keene, Junior Research Fellow in History and Philosophy of Science
Dr Alessio Ciulli, Junior Research Fellow in Chemistry, has been awarded a David Phillips Fellowship by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. The Fellowship is given to support the UK's most promising early career researchers.