News from Sidney

  • Sidney SussexSidney Fellows at the Hay Festival
    Tuesday, 31st May 2011

    Two Sidney Fellows, Professors Michael Lamb and Rosamond McKitterick, are speakers at this year's Telegraph Hay Festival. (Full story)

  • Plaque in the ante-chapel, marking the burial of the head of Oliver CromwellBBC's Northern Ireland Political Editor on the Queen, Cromwell and Sidney
    Friday, 20th May 2011

    The BBC's Northern Ireland Political Editor Mark Devenport, himself a Sidney alumnus, has been reflecting on the Queen's visit to Ireland. (Full story)

  • Ken Skates and Rebecca EvansDouble First for Sidney Sussex
    Wednesday, 18th May 2011

    Sidney Sussex has become the first Oxbridge college to see two alumni elected to the Welsh Assembly. (Full story)

  • Mapungubwe Interpretation CentreMichael Ramage wins sustainable architecture medal
    Wednesday, 18th May 2011

    Michael Ramage, Fellow and Director of Studies in Architecture, and colleagues Peter Rich (South Africa) and John Ochsendorf (MIT) have been awarded a silver medal in the International Prize for Sustainable Architecture for their Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre in South Africa. (Full story)

  • Sidney student wins first Lighthill-Thwaites Prize
    Tuesday, 17th May 2011

    Raphael Assier, a PhD student in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, has been awarded first prize in a competition for the best paper by a PhD student or early-career scholar at the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium. (Full story)

  • Professor Sir John WalkerAward for Professor Sir John Walker
    Thursday, 12th May 2011

    In recognition of his work in science, and of his role in promoting Bari's image in the world, Professor John Walker has been awarded the gold seal of the University of Bari Aldo Moro and the keys to the city of Bari. (Full story)

  • Part of the portrait of C T R Wilson, painted by James Gunn (1936)Campaign to honour 'forgotten' Nobel laureate C T R Wilson
    Sunday, 8th May 2011

    A campaign has been launched by Scottish scientists and MPs to honour Sidney alumnus and Fellow Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, the only Scottish winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics. (Full story)

  • Professor Dame Ann DowlingProfessor Dame Ann Dowling wins UKRC award
    Friday, 6th May 2011

    Ann Dowling, Fellow in Engineering and head of the University's Engineering Department, has been honoured with an outstanding achievement award by the UKRC, a body which works to advance gender equality in science, engineering and technology. (Full story)

  • Dr Michael PollittReducing household energy consumption
    Thursday, 28th April 2011

    Dr Michael Pollitt's research into the economics of energy has been cited in the Financial Times. Dr Pollitt is Assistant Director of the ESRC Electricity Policy Research Group at the Judge Business School and is also Director of Studies in Management and Economics and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. (Full story)

  • The centre of broadcast operations in the King Street car parkListen again to Choral Vespers
    Wednesday, 27th April 2011

    BBC Radio broadcast 3 Choral Vespers live from Sidney Sussex on Wednesday 27th April. The service is available on the BBC iPlayer and will be repeated on Radio 3 on Sunday 1st May at 4pm. (Full story)