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Photos from the 2017 Association Weekend

We were delighted to welcome so many alumni back to College for our annual Association Weekend last month, featuring a programme of events in celebration of the life of Founding Master, Sir John Cockcroft.

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.

First recipient of new arts and humanities studentship reflects on his year at Churchill

Last year Churchill College' set up a new fully-funded MPhil studentship in the arts and humanities linked to the Churchill Archives Centre. The first holder of this studentship, Robert Littleton reflects on his research and his time here at Churchill.

Churchill celebrates its highest ever undergraduate intake of women

Churchill College is pleased to celebrate the diversity as well as the excellence of our new undergraduate intake. This year 36% of undergraduates will be women — our highes proportion for over a decade.