Sidney English Fellow Dr Edward Wilson-Lee’s newest book, A History of Water, has earned high praise all round by transporting readers on a journey across the Renaissance globe through the eyes of Luís de Camões and Damião de Góis.
Sidney Engineering undergraduate Alastair Lai has been awarded scholarships from the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Professor Andy Neely will continue his great work as the University’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations for an additional year, and he will have the added title of Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
Sidney History Bye-Fellow Dr Helen Castor has been called up by the Booker Prize foundation to join four other ‘superb readers’ in judging the acclaimed book competition.
Dr Stefan Theil, John Thornley Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Sidney, featured on BBC Scotland’s The Nine to discuss an upcoming Supreme Court case that may pave the way for the Scottish Parliament to legislate for another independence referendum without Westminster’s backing.
Sidney offer holder Charlotte Bardsley has been named a member of the England table tennis team for this year’s Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham from 28 July.
An award ceremony took place earlier this month at Newnham College for all Pilkington Prize winners from the last few years, with the pandemic having halted the usual in-person celebrations. Dr Robbie Duschinsky, Fellow and Director of Studies at Sidney in Sociology, was there to celebrate his 2022 Prize.
Sidney Fellow Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz has been awarded the 2022 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award.
Dr Simon Kahmann, Sidney Research Associate, has received a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship to support his research.
Professor Kenneth Armstrong’s expertise on constitutional law continues to be in high demand as he provides his take on Scotland’s ‘next steps’ for independence.
Dr Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft and Dr Stuart Palmer have been selected to be on the teaching team for the University’s new Foundation Year Programme.
Lisa Wilson has been managing Sidney’s IT Office for nearly 12 years and has had a difficult year after losing her mother to cancer in 2021. She’ll be taking on the Race for Life today.
Jake Lowry, former Sidney JCR President, has shared with us the special message he delivered to his cohort last night at the Graduation Service. Read it here.
Dr Clare Jackson, former Sidney student and Junior Research Fellow, has authored an acclaimed book that has won one of the most prestigious prizes for historical writing.
Sidney PhD student, Ana Gatóo, has been awarded one of the 12 Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR) PhD Awards for outstanding research and potential. Well done, Ana!
Sidney Emeritus Fellow Professor Sir John Walker FRS will be celebrating his Honorary Doctorate of Science at a Congregation today alongside other distinguished Honorands. Here we learn more about John’s impressive career.
Sidney’s latest exhibition in the College Library — titled ‘Recreating Eden: Gardens, Gardeners and Botanists’ — is all about the history of Sidney’s gardens and botanists. Sidney’s Archivist Nicholas Rogers curated the exhibition and is on hand to note some of the highlights.
Professor Michael Ramage, Sidney Fellow in Architecture who leads the Centre for Natural Material Innovation at Cambridge University, was invited to attend a recent session for the Government’s cross-party Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) to contribute expertise on the decarbonisation of our built environment using mass timber.