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Churchill hosts residential physics boot camps for high school students from widening participation backgrounds

Churchill begins hosting the first of two Isaac Physics residential boot camps today aimed at helping year 12 and 13 students from widening participation backgrounds practise the physics concepts needed to raise their grades in their school physics exams.

Professor Diane Coyle awarded a CBE

Congratulations to incoming Churchill Fellow Professor Diane Coyle, who has been awarded a CBE for services to economics and the public understanding of economics in the 2018 New Year Honours list.

Churchill Fellow Bjarne Stroustrup to Receive the 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering

The U.S. National Academy of Engineering has announced that Churchill Fellow, Bjarne Stroustrup, is to receive the 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering “for conceptualising and developing the C++ programming language.” The $500,000 annual award is given to engineers whose accomplishments have significantly benefited society.

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.