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Professor Ian Stewart to speak at the MCR Conference on Everything this Saturday

Widely celebrated mathematician, science writer, and science fiction author Professor Ian Stewart will give the plenary talk the 2015 MCR Conference on Everything this Saturday. The conference highlights research by members of the MCR — revealing some of the collective creativity and ingenuity of Churchill’s research students.

CHUtalks: Fibre Optics for Thermal Pipeline Leakage — Bingyu Zhao

MCR student Bingyu Zhao talks about her research, which uses several mathematical methods to help engineers using fibre optic sensing data to better detect early thermal pipe leakage.

Churchill student receives prestigious Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics

Churchill student Levent Alpoge was awarded the 2015 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate Student in Mathematics — the highest honor given to an undergraduate in mathematics.

CHUtalks: Crowding out the signal? Perception in Autism — Jane Freyberg

In this CHUtalk, MCR student Jan Freyberg talks about attempts to disentangle different aspects of autistic visual processing.

International Women's Day: How to be a male feminist?

To celebrate International Women's Day, Chair of the Alumni Association Rosie Johnston, contemplates male feminism

Churchill College Boat Club paints the river pink during Lent Bumps

Last week's Lent Bumps saw Churchill College Boat Club achieve one of the best performances in years, winning the Marconi Cup as the best overall College.

CHUtalks: Solar Fuels from Sunlight and Water via Photoelectrochemistry

Sunlight and water are the two most abundant and most basic resources available on Earth. Can humans effectively harness their power? Churchill MCR student—Dave Palm, looks at the viability of commercial-scale solar fuels reactors in the latest in our academic seminar series.

CHUtalks: Photovoltaics & the Photon-Multiplier

In the first in our CHUtalks series for 2015, Gates scholar and Churchill MCR student—Stephen Filippone, covers the basic physical principles that govern photovoltaic devices (PVs) and investigates the theoretical limitations of their efficiency.