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Turning bad experiences into good lessons: the Churchill Master's TedX talk

Last month Churchill Master, Professor Dame Athene Donald, was invited by the Royal Society to give a TedX talk at their TedX Whitehall event. 

The Cambridge women campaigning for gender equality in science

“I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy”. It’s unlikely, as she wrote these words, that Dr Marie Sklodowska-Curie ever imagined the ongoing pathways of progress she had catalysed. 

Inspiring Women in Science: UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day established by the United Nations General Assembly to highlight the significant gender gap that remains at all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines all over the world.

“The world needs science and science needs women”: Women in STEM at Churchill Archives Centre

The Churchill Archives Centre sits at the heart of Churchill College and our outstanding collections draw researchers from all over the world to the college. Our archives are primarily twentieth-century and contemporary but cover a huge range of subjects and one of the emerging strengths of our collection is the papers of women in STEM subjects. 

Churchill students contribute to a Cambridge victory in the Women’s Varsity Match

Sam Chan (U13) and Jeni Shuttleworth (U15) were both brought off the subs bench and on to the rugby pitch in an exciting match forming the first part of the annual clash against Oxford at Twickenham on Thursday 7 December.

Florence Horsbrugh’s First World War National Kitchen’s Scrapbook

Florence Horsbrugh's scrapbook: from our guest contributor Churchill MPhil historian Cherish Watton.

Pre-Inka elites and the social life of fragments — Dr Elizabeth DeMarrais on hunting for signs of pre-Inka elites

Objects unearthed in the Andes tell new stories of societies lacking hierarchical leadership in the time before the Inka Empire. 

Churchill celebrates its highest ever undergraduate intake of women

Churchill College is pleased to celebrate the diversity as well as the excellence of our new undergraduate intake. This year 36% of undergraduates will be women — our highes proportion for over a decade.