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Professor Julia King appointed to House of Lords

The College is delighted that Professor Julia King DBE, CBE, FREng is one of four new non-party-political peers recommended by the House of Lords Appointments Commission.  

Dr Alexey Amunts recognised for revolutionary work in the field of molecular biology

Congratulations to Postdoctoral By-Fellow Alexey Amunts, who has been awarded the 2015 George Palade Award by the Microscopy Society of America for distinguished contributions to the field of microscopy and microanalysis in the life sciences. 

Postcards from the field

While some of us may spend the summer relaxing on beaches or sightseeing in new cities, many of Churchill's Fellows have been busy using the time off from teaching to pursue their research with some taking vital research trips to far flung corners of the globe. 

Head of Grounds & Gardens — John Moore awarded a Fellowship from the Chartered Institute of Horticulture

Churchill College's Head of Grounds & Gardens — John Moore has been awarded a Fellowship from the Chartered Institute of Horticulture in recognition of his high standard of distinction achieved in the profession. 

British Library designed by Founding Fellow Sir Colin St John Wilson recognised for its outstanding architectural importance

Founding Fellow and the College's first Fellow in Architecture — Sir Colin St John Wilson, has had his magnificent British Library awarded Grade I listing by the government in recognition of its outstanding architectural importance.

Dr Elizabeth DeMarrais awarded a Pilkington Prize for excellence in teaching

Churchill Fellow Dr Elizabeth DeMarrais was one of thirteen inspirational academics honoured for the outstanding quality and approach to their teaching in the 22nd annual Pilkington Prizes, which honour excellence in teaching across the collegiate University.

Professor David Spiegelhalter declared as the next RSS President of the Royal Statistical Society

Churchill Fellow, Professor David Spiegelhalter has been elected as the next RSS President, after Peter Diggle's presidency comes to a close at the end of 2016.

Professor Dame Athene Donald awarded an honorary degree from Heriot-Watt University

Churchill's Master, Professor Dame Athene Donald DBE, has been awarded an honorary degree from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh for distinction in the field of condensed matter physics and for her exceptional contribution to the advancement of women in the communities of science.