News from Sidney

  • 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)

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-HadrillMaster discusses Herculaneum in The Guardian
    Wednesday, 20th April 2011

    For twenty years Herculaneum's Decumanus Maximus was closed to visitors. Now conservators, led by the Master of Sidney Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, are celebrating following the reopening of the high street, reports The Guardian. (Full story)

  • The Choir in the Abbey CloisterSidney honours foundress
    Saturday, 9th April 2011

    The choir of Sidney Sussex has sung Evensong at Westminster Abbey. Following the service, the Master laid a wreath at the momument to Lady Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex, Foundress of the College, which is located in St Paul's Chapel in the Abbey. The choir then sang Eric Whitacre's new setting of the College grace. (Full story)

  • Sidney student Charlotte Wabe, one of the organisers of the tripSidney students take the Access Bus to Manchester
    Monday, 28th March 2011

    This week eight Sidney students have taken time out from their Easter break to help encourage school pupils in the North West to consider higher education. (Full story)

  • Arts FestivalSidney Sussex Arts Festival
    Saturday, 26th March 2011

    Sidney will host its second biennial Arts Festival in June. Come and enjoy performances from the university's finest musicians, actors, and comedians in Sidney's beautiful gardens and fine halls. (Full story)