Homerton College News

01/06/2010 - 01:00

Dr Peggy Watson has been awarded funding from FSHI (Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness) and CRASSH(Centre for Reasearch in Arts, Social Sciences and the Humanities) for the purpose of organising an international conference entitled: Health Care and Change: The US, China and Postcommunist Europe in a Reconfiguring World. The conference will take place at CRASSH, University of Cambridge, on June 24-25, 2011.

01/05/2010 - 01:00

There will be a concert by Ensemble CB3 on Friday 7 May 2010 at 7.30pm in the Fitzwilliam College Auditorium. The concert will be conducted by Dr John Hopkins and will include works by Claude Debussy, John Hopkins, Kaija Saariaho, Toru Takemitsu and a world premier of Lliam Paterson's Portraits for Piano Trio. Admission free. Email: music@fitz.cam.ac.uk

01/05/2010 - 01:00

Elizabeth Fletcher grew up in York. She was a Homerton student studying Theology at Cambridge between 2002 and 2005. She was sporty and enjoyed cycling and running. She also loved poetry and had some of her poems published. Elizabeth was tragically killed in a motor accident in 2006. She was the mother of a young child.

This award is funded by her parents in her memory. This years's theme was based on 'Childhood'.Elizabeth Fletcher Prize winners (PDF)

01/05/2010 - 01:00

The College is sad to announce the death, on Sunday 21st February, of Mrs Sylvia Williams, Retired Senior Member, aged 75 years. Mrs Williams started work at the College in 1964 as a member of the academic staff.  In 1990 she was appointed Acting Deputy Principal, and also served on the Board of Trustees as a Staff Trustee from 1990 to her retirement in 1992. Following her retirement, Mrs Williams continued to work for the College through her involvement with the INSET Department, and the...

01/05/2010 - 01:00

The College is pleased to announce that Dr Jenny Bryan, Junior Research Fellow, has been appointed to the post of Lecturer in Classical Philosophy in the Department of Greek and Latin, University College London, commencing October 2010.

01/05/2010 - 01:00

The College is pleased to announce that Ms Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, was sworn in as Honorary Fellow of Homerton College on Wednesday, 27 January 2010

01/05/2010 - 01:00

The College is pleased to announce that Dr O'Donnell has been invited to join the journal Il Nuovo Cimento as Topical Editor in General Relativity and Gravitation as from January 2010.

01/12/2009 - 00:00

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.

01/12/2009 - 00:00

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.

01/12/2009 - 00:00

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...

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