On Sunday 8 May, a team of Sidney staff members, led by Deputy Head Porter Maurice Flack, took on a side of Sidney’s finest footballers, captained by Sidney finalist Ben Speakman. Ben is here to fill us in on how the day played out.
Professor Gary Gerstle’s latest book, The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order, has been lauded as a groundbreaking work offering a sweeping account of how neoliberalism came to dominate American politics for nearly a half century.
Dr Lucy Cheke, Sidney Fellow and a researcher in the University of Cambridge’s Department of Psychology, will be running an event during Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May 2022).
Vaithish Velazhahan is a Sidney Gates Scholar and PhD student in the Tate group at the MCR Laboratory of Molecular Biology (MRC LMB), and his most recent work has been published in the journal Nature.
The European Research Council (ERC) has named Professor Rodolphe Sepulchre as a recipient of its Advanced Grant for the project SpikyControl.
79 new Gates Cambridge Scholars have been selected for 2022, and Deusdedit (Deus) Kansiime will be joining the Sidney community as the College’s newest Gates Scholar.
Sidney Fellow Dr Tom Lambert has co-authored a study that suggests very few people in England ate large amounts of meat before the Vikings settled, and there is no evidence that elites ate more meat than other people. Its sister study also argues that peasants occasionally hosted lavish meat feasts for their rulers. The findings overturn major assumptions about early medieval English history.
Alessandro, a third-year Sidney chemist, and a group of Sidney friends have come up with an inventive idea involving a rowing machine and a chess board to raise money for the Ukraine Crisis Appeal.
Sidney Sussex College is greatly saddened by the death of long-term Sidney Fellow Donald Green, a beloved member of the community who made a great impact to many Sidney lives. He died after a short illness on 4 April.
Dr Lucy Cheke, Sidney Fellow and a researcher in the University of Cambridge’s Department of Psychology, is the senior author of the paper that suggests society will face a ‘long tail’ of workforce illness due to long COVID.
The College is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Mantas Kvedaravičius who was killed in Ukraine while reportedly filming the escalating violence in the besieged city of Mariupol.
Sidney Honorary Fellow and Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga is a recipient of a £120,000 grant, as the award marks its 10th anniversary.
Hugo Durward has been selected to row in the Cambridge Men's Reserve Boat for The Gemini Boat Race 2022 on Sunday 3 April.
First-year clinical Medicine student Ben Jackson will be in the starting line-up in one of the most hotly anticipated sports matches in the Oxbridge calendar - the Varsity Rugby Match on the 2 April.
The Cambridge Festival will take place from 31 March – 10 April this year. Take a look at some Sidney highlights.
Professor Rosamond McKitterick, Emeritus Fellow at Sidney, will be taking part in the Musicians for Ukraine live performance of the Brahms Requiem in aid of the Red Cross.
Dr Robbie Duschinsky, Fellow and Director of Studies at Sidney in Sociology, is one of the 2022 Pilkington Prize winners, the University’s highest teaching award.
Lent Bumps were raced for the first time in two years between the 1 - 5 March 2022. Sidney had a fantastic show this year, only being bumped once across all three crews. Sidney’s first women’s crew (W1) achieved blades after bumping four times in four days.