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Graduate Telethon update

From the 9–29 October the College ran its first ever dedicated Graduate Telethon and enjoyed wide-ranging conversations with over 300 Graduate alumni.

Margaret Thatcher's 1987 papers released

Lady Thatcher’s personal and political papers for 1987 were opened on Tuesday 10 October 2017 at Churchill Archives Centre. Around 50,000 pages have been released. 

Do you have what it takes to be a successful non-executive director?

Churchill alumnus James Butler (U66) talks to us about why he, alongside Møller Senior Associate Ruth Berry, have designed a unique one-day programme to help alumni explore moving from senior executive and highly specialised roles such as CEO and COO to non-executive directorships.

Dr Bjarne Stroustrup wins the Faraday Medal

Dr Bjarne Stroustrup has been awarded the  Faraday Medal of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the oldest engineering professional society in the world.

Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world

Sir John Cockcroft was one of the most important and influential scientists of the modern era. He was the joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics (1951) for his pioneering work at the Cavendish Laboratory on the artificial disintegration of atoms. On Friday 22 September, several generations of the Cockcroft family, including Sir John’s surviving children, will gather at Churchill College to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Sir John’s birth and the 50th of his death. 

Churchill Fellow Tim Minshall appointed first Professor of Innovation

Dr Tim Minshall has been appointed as the inaugural Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation at the University of Cambridge, a new post that will build on the University’s strengths in science, engineering and entrepreneurship.

Early scholar success for historian Dr Conor O'Brien

Newton Gulbenkian Junior Research Fellow Dr Conor O’Brien has been awarded The Ecclesiastical History Society's President's Prize, for the best paper delivered to the Society by an early career scholar.