News from Sidney

  • 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)

  • 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)