News from Sidney

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-HadrillMaster in Today debate
    Monday, 8th August 2011

    The Master, Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, has been interviewed on the Today programme, discussing the problems that face archaeologists in trying to preserve famous sites such as Pompeii. (Full story)

  • Choir in rehearsalChoir tour to Germany
    Sunday, 24th July 2011

    Sidney Choir have finished their tour of Germany with a thrilling final concert at the Bachkirche in Arnstadt. (Full story)

  • Football tour to California
    Monday, 11th July 2011

    Members of Sidney Sussex Football Club are on tour in California. (Full story)

  • Professor Dame Sandra DawsonSandra Dawson joins government advisory body
    Thursday, 30th June 2011

    Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed Professor Dame Sandra Dawson to the Council for Science and Technology, the government's senior advisory body on science and technology policy issues. (Full story)

  • Scanning electron micrograph of diesel engine particulate matter captured in the pore of a ceramic wall-flow filterSidney student wins Nanoparticles poster award
    Thursday, 30th June 2011

    Sidney graduate student Simon Payne has been awarded Best Poster at the 15th Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles, held at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH). (Full story)

  • One of the winning entries, Sadia Malik's photograph of Sidney StreetPhotographic competition
    Monday, 27th June 2011

    The winners of the College's photographic competition, Home & Away, have been announced. Three entries by Sadia Malik, Paul Swinney, and Dr Roderick Woods - representing students, alumni and fellows and staff - were awarded first prize. (Full story)

  • Arts FestivalArts Festival
    Monday, 27th June 2011

    On Saturday hundreds of people enjoyed the second Sidney Sussex Biennial Arts Festival. (Full story)

  • Eric Whitacre conducting Sidney choir in 2010Eric Whitacre appointed as Composer in Residence
    Saturday, 25th June 2011

    Eric Whitacre, who spent a successful term in Sidney earlier this year, has been appointed as Composer in Residence for the next five years. (Full story)

  • Dr Rebecca KilnerZoological Society Medal awarded to Rebecca Kilner
    Friday, 24th June 2011

    Dr Rebecca Kilner has been named as the winner of the Zoological Society of London's Scientific Medal for 2010. The medal is awarded to a research scientist with no more than 15 years post-doctoral experience for distinguished work in zoology. (Full story)

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-HadrillMaster features in University podcast
    Monday, 20th June 2011

    In the latest University podcast the Master, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, explains how new research into the volcanic ash that settled on Herculaneum is changing how we understand the impact of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. (Full story)