Through the great generosity of Andrew Grinberg, Sidney has acquired a rare monument of Russian literature, Count Leo Tolstoy’s Tysiacha Vosemsot Piatyi God [The Year 1805], published in Moscow in 1866.
Well done to all our graduating students who have completed their degrees under the most extraordinary circumstances. We are immensely proud.
Sidney alumna Tsitsi Dangarembga (Medicine, 1977), a Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, activist and filmmaker, has been elected to an Honorary Fellowship.
Research led by Sidney Fellow Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz has identified key molecular events in the developing human embryo between days 7 and 14 - one of the most mysterious, yet critical, stages of our development.
Some of Sidney’s most generous supporters have come together with the wider Collegiate University to provide additional bursary support for an increased number of undergraduates from October 2021.
This new online hub features experts from the Faculty answering some of the big questions of religion, philosophy and ethics aimed at students aged 14-18. Sidney Fellow Dr Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft was the very first to feature.
A group led by Sidney PhD student, Ana Gatóo, is featuring in the 2021 London Design Biennale. Her team have focused on global forestation, and a future of design that responds to the climate emergency.
The Champion of the Thames Rowing Club ran Champs Eights Head last month on a 1450m course from the Plough to the site of the former Penny Ferry pub. Sidney Sussex Boat Club’s Publicity Officer and Medicine undergraduate, Fizz McNally, is here to fill us on how Sidney fared this year.
Sidney postgraduate Rob Newby and the rest of the Cambridge men’s cricket team notched a win at the One-Day Varsity match. Rob is here to give us the details on how the match played out.
Several years ago, Professor Eugenio Biagini undertook the daunting task of assembling a task force of sixty-six scholars to write essays on the history of democracy from ancient times to the present.
Football returned to Cambridge with some closely fought contests in the Cuppers competition. Sidney men’s football captain Fergus Buscall is on hand to fill us in on Sidney’s performance so far.
We are delighted to announce that Prakash and Anjali Melwani have agreed to give £1,000,000 to enhance mental health and wellbeing at Sidney Sussex and in the wider University.
The College was delighted to welcome the Choir back to Sidney for the first Evensong since the start of the second lockdown last year.
PervasID, a company that span out of Professor Richard Penty's research group in 2014, has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2021.
Dr Frances Hall, Sidney Fellow and Chief Investigator of the TACTIC-R trial, joined a panel during the Cambridge Festival event to discuss setting up clinical trials safely and quickly during a pandemic.
Making virtue out of our lockdown necessity, on 23 March the College celebrated twenty years of partnership with Karnatak University, Dharwad, in managing the Pavate Fellowship scheme.
On 23 March 2021, the College hosted a special virtual seminar during which Sidney alumnus and Member of the Irish Parliament, Jim O’Callaghan (1989), spoke to the possible political, economic, and legal consequences of Irish reunification.
While we are able to fly the College flag in their memory, all of us at Sidney regret that we are unable to gather in person to commemorate our most generous benefactors with the traditional annual service in the Chapel.