News from Sidney

  • Teaching prize for Sidney DoS
    Monday, 20th June 2011

    Dr Mark Gurnell, who is Director of Studies in Clinical Medicine, has been awarded a prestigious Pilkington prize by the University. (Full story)

  • W1 return triumphantWomen win blades in May Bumps
    Saturday, 18th June 2011

    Sidney's W1 crew have won blades, after bumping Anglia Ruskin, Robinson, Jesus II and Emmanuel II. The crew, coxed by Aimée Muirhead, were tipped for a strong performance and did not disappoint the many Sidney supporters on the river. Their achievement leaves W1 in fourth place in the second division. (Full story)

  • Dr Kirsten DickersSidney and admissions
    Friday, 17th June 2011

    As part of the College's ongoing access work our Admissions Director Dr Kirsten Dickers has recently been in the north-west talking to students about applying to Cambridge and life at Sidney. (Full story)

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-HadrillMaster interviewed on The World Tonight
    Wednesday, 15th June 2011

    Following further coverage of the Herculaneum Conservation Project, of which he is the Director, the Master has been interviewed by BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight. (Full story)

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-HadrillMaster on Roman diets
    Tuesday, 14th June 2011

    The Master's work at Herculaneum is featured in The Telegraph. (Full story)

  • Unclassical TraditionsUnclassical Traditions
    Tuesday, 14th June 2011

    Unclassical Traditions II: Perspectives from East and West in Late Antiquity has been published this week. The book is edited by Richard Flower - the college's Research Fellow in Classics - together with his colleagues Christopher Kelly and Michael Stuart Williams. (Full story)

  • Cloister CourtBrian Lenihan
    Friday, 10th June 2011

    The College was saddened to learn of the death of the Irish politician and Sidney graduate Brian Lenihan, following an eighteen month battle with pancreatic cancer. (Full story)

  • Sidney SussexPromotions for Sidney Fellows
    Wednesday, 8th June 2011

    The University has confirmed the promotion of Sidney Fellows Christopher Page and Eugenio Biagini to the position of Professor, and Dr Emma Gilby to the position of University Senior Lecturer. The appointments will commence on 1 October 2011. (Full story)

  • Professor Sir John WalkerSuperstars of science
    Monday, 6th June 2011

    Professor Sir John Walker has been named at number three in a new list of 'superstars of science'. The list has been compiled by Australian consultants SEO Pty, who have analysed scientists' public and professional profiles. (Full story)

  • Sidney SussexTomislav Friscic wins RSC Prize
    Tuesday, 31st May 2011

    Dr Tomislav Friscic has been awarded the Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry. (Full story)