News from Sidney

  • 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)

  • 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)