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Professor Wolfram Schultz shares world’s largest neuroscience prize for research on the brain’s reward system

Neuroscientist and Churchill Fellow Professor Wolfram Schultz, has won the world’s most valuable prize for brain research, shared with two London neuroscientists. 

Churchill's Bursar retires after eighteen years

At a special morning tea on 14 February, staff said farewell to Jennifer Brook, who is retiring after eighteen years in the post.

Kenneth Arrow: 1921–2017

Professor Kenneth Arrow, Nobel Laureate and Honorary Fellow of Churchill College, died at his home in Palo Alto, California on the 21 February 2017, he was 95.

FreeThink Tank interview with Professor Dame Athene Donald

Churchill's Master, Professor Dame Athene Donald was  interviews by the online magazine The Freethink Tank.

Jeffrey Rubinoff, 1945–2017

The College was greatly saddened to learn of the death of Benefactor Fellow Jeffrey Rubinoff. Jeffrey was a Canadian sculptor and founder of the Jeffrey Rubinoff Sculpture Park on Hornby Island, British Columbia, where he lived and worked. 

By-Fellow Maylis Landeau wins the 2016 Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics

Congratulations to Postdoctoral By-Fellow Maylis Landeau on winning the 2016 Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award from the Johns Hopkins University Centre for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics. 

'Psychological vaccine’ could help immunise public against ‘fake news’ on climate change

New research by Churchill Fellow Dr Sander van der Linden finds that misinformation on climate change can psychologically cancel out the influence of accurate statements. 

Churchill Fellow David Spiegelhalter on the danger of burnt toast

A new campaign is warning people that burning some food, such as toast, is a potential cancer risk. Here, the evidence for this claim is explored by David Spiegelhalter, Churchill Fellow and Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the new Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication.