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Cowan Court build update

The timber frame of Cowan Court is now going up rapidly with the rather odd site of the plastic wrapped pre-fabricated bathroom pods inserted in each floor as each level is reached.  

Churchill's new boathouse to open in Easter Term

After 50 years in use, the Combined Colleges Boathouse (Churchill College, Kings College, Selwyn College and the Leys School) was finally demolished in June 2014 and work is now well underway on its replacement.

Give me Inspiration! A series of conversations with eminent academics hosted by Athene Donald

A new series of conversations will explore the individual paths of some eminent academics who have made it to the top in their own particular ways. The first in the series features Professor Dame Carol Robinson.

Athene Donald speaks out on the affects of gender stereotyping during childhood

The Master, Professor Dame Athene Donald appeared on this morning's BBC Radio 4's Today programme calling for major changes to the UK education system and for more to be done to counter gender stereotyping which may put women off going into science.

The anxiety puzzle: deprivation leads to increased anxiety in women, but not in men.

A study of the factors in society which can lead to the development of anxiety, led by Churchill postgrad student Olivia Remes in the University’s Institute of Public Health, has attracted widespread publicity. Using data collected from over 20,000 men and women, Olivia showed that women living in more deprived areas in the UK were almost twice as likely to develop clinical anxiety as those living in areas that were not deprived, but this link between poverty and anxiety does not exist in men.

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. 

Cowan Court takes shape

Construction of Churchill's new accommodation court — Cowan Court is rapidly progressing over summer. The concrete stairwells are nearly complete and over the next few weeks, the timber frame will be constructed, one floor at a time.

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.