A team of students and staff has secured a Silver Green Impact Award, at the end of its first year of participation in the University’s environmental accreditation scheme.
The College is very sad to share the news that Bursar and Fellow Sarah Bonnett will leave Sidney on 13 October, after almost six years at the College.
Emeritus Fellow Clive Wilmer is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ruskin Society of North America.
Mohammed Elyass spent his early childhood in the Netherlands, his parents having fled the conflict in Sudan. Aged seven, he moved to England and attended the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe. In his third year at Sidney, studying Medicine, he ‘intercalated’, taking the opportunity to spend the academic year studying Linguistics.
Refaat Hassan was born in Bournemouth, UK. Aged seven, he moved to Egypt and lived there for seven years before returning to England in time for his A Levels.
This Term, Sidney admitted three new Teaching Fellows with expertise in Sociology, Plant Science and the Ethics of AI.
Choosing a career path can take time. Some of us might envy the singular focus of Navid Kalani: “From a young age, I wanted to go into engineering.’
Sidney Fellows, working across Political Science, Social Anthropology, the Sociology of Public Health, Polish Studies and Spanish, have been appointed as Professors by the University of Cambridge.
Sidney Sussex College is greatly saddened by the death of Professor Derek Beales FBA. Derek had a positive impact on the lives of so many in our community and continued to play an active role in the life of the College until recently.
Charlotte Bardsley grew up in Stourbridge in the West Midlands, England. At the age of 10, she picked up a table tennis bat and just two years later won the national title for her age group.
Diya Shah grew up in Hertfordshire, England. In her time at Sidney, the second year Linguistics undergraduate who was ‘quite shy and quiet in school’ has ‘done a complete 180’, performing stand-up comedy and winning a coveted place in the Cambridge Footlights.
Sidney’s June event saw guests invited to share a "journey into a new Dimension, to see the College as you’ve never seen it before.”
Dr Theil will speak about the need to adapt our approach to regulating freedom of expression, to cope with a changing world.
Dr Wilson-Lee’s latest book is one of four shortlisted in the Quality Biography category at Britain’s longest-running literary awards, founded in 1919.
Professor Sir Ravinder Maini, who with Marc Feldmann and Fionula Brennan identified a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis which has improved the lives of those suffering from a wide range of autoimmune diseases, has today been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Cambridge.
Throughout his distinguished career, Professor Sir Ravinder Maini has benefitted from a range of mentors, collaborated on pioneering research, and supported the next generation of rheumatologists and immunologists. On the occasion of his Honorary Degree, we asked him to reflect on some key moments in his professional life, and to look ahead, with his thoughts on the quest for a cause and cure for autoimmune disease.
In his book 'Towards the Environmental Minimum' (Cambridge University Press, 2021), Dr Stefan Theil argues that courts can play a vital role in challenging polluters, and those responsible for other environmental harms. He argues for the recognition of a comprehensive framework that addresses the relationship between human rights and environmental harm: the environmental minimum.
Sidney MCR has launched a new event series, promising inspirational speakers from the creative industries and worlds of food and sport.