Dr Michele W.T. Mak, a former doctoral student at Sidney and now one of the College’s newest Research Associates, has scooped multiple awards for his doctoral work concerning the deterioration of existing concrete bridges.
Honorary Fellow and alumna, Tsitsi Dangarembga (Medicine, 1977), has been awarded the prestigious annual award for freedom of expression in literature.
Ian Whitwham joined Sidney as our new Head Porter in July. We caught up with Ian to find out more about him and how he has been settling in over the summer.
On Sunday 3 October, the Master, Professor Richard Penty, will run the London Marathon to raise much-needed funds for Sidney students.
Sidney Fellow Professor Eugenio Biagini and Dr Barry Colfer, Fellow of St Edmund’s College, have organised a series of webinars discussing the future of the island of Ireland.
Dr Owen Weller, Sidney Fellow and Director of Studies in the Earth Sciences component of Natural Sciences, has been awarded a £1.4 million UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) backed ‘Future Leaders Fellowship’ to develop new techniques to help locate rare-earth element deposits.
Dr Özge Öner, Sidney Fellow and Director of Studies in Land Economy, and her co-author Dr Maria Abreu (Pembroke College) have been awarded the Ashby Prize for innovative research in the field of 'Environment and Planning: Economy and Space' by the top Urban and Regional Planning Journal.
Dr Thomas Aubry and a team of researchers from the University and the UK Met Office have shown that human-caused climate change will have important consequences for how volcanic gases interact with the atmosphere.
Sidney is excited to welcome 109 new undergraduate students into our College community this academic year.
Rana Rofifah, current undergraduate at Sidney, discusses how the rising popularity of recent period dramas like Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ has drawn younger audiences to nineteenth century literature.
Helena Fox (2017, Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic) shared her experience of graduating as part of the University’s Careers Service #Finalist blog series, and how trusting in your abilities and taking chances pays off.
The Sidney Sussex College Choir’s latest album of music by Joanna Marsh (previous Sidney Organ Scholar and Composer in Residence from 2016-2019) has recently been released.
Through the great generosity of Andrew Grinberg, Sidney has acquired a rare monument of Russian literature, Count Leo Tolstoy’s Tysiacha Vosemsot Piatyi God [The Year 1805], published in Moscow in 1866.
Well done to all our graduating students who have completed their degrees under the most extraordinary circumstances. We are immensely proud.
Sidney alumna Tsitsi Dangarembga (Medicine, 1977), a Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, activist and filmmaker, has been elected to an Honorary Fellowship.
Research led by Sidney Fellow Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz has identified key molecular events in the developing human embryo between days 7 and 14 - one of the most mysterious, yet critical, stages of our development.
Some of Sidney’s most generous supporters have come together with the wider Collegiate University to provide additional bursary support for an increased number of undergraduates from October 2021.
This new online hub features experts from the Faculty answering some of the big questions of religion, philosophy and ethics aimed at students aged 14-18. Sidney Fellow Dr Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft was the very first to feature.