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Climate change: Do we understand the science?

We’ve all heard the news. “Climate change is happening”. “Humans are making it worse”. “We need to reduce our carbon emissions.” But do we understand the science? And do we really believe that our actions can change what’s happening and make a difference? Churchillian and Director of Science at the British Antarctic Survey, Professor David Vaughan, argues that we now know human-induced changes to climate are real and we’re beginning to understand the science.

Professor Julia King appointed to House of Lords

The College is delighted that Professor Julia King DBE, CBE, FREng is one of four new non-party-political peers recommended by the House of Lords Appointments Commission.  

Churchill Leadership Fellows feature in FT Weekend magazine

The Financial Times published (16/10/15) a four-page feature showcasing seven of 24 young leaders taking part in the Møller Centre’s innovative Churchill Leadership Fellows programme  —  a unique next generation leaders development programme aimed to equip young leaders with the skills to be tomorrow’s game-changers. 

UNESCO Memory of the World register

It's official: the Churchill Papers make the UNESCO Memory of the World register

Hectoring, strident and bossy’: Thatcher papers for 1985 reveal plans to soften the Iron Lady

Massive unemployment, the end of the miners’ strike and a controversial decision to try and exclude the Prime Minister from a Falklands War memorial service at St Paul’s are some of the issues revealed by the release of Margaret Thatcher’s personal papers for 1985.

Recording the Take a Tour voiceover

Take a Tour video: coming soon on the churchillarchive.com …

Dr Alexey Amunts recognised for revolutionary work in the field of molecular biology

Congratulations to Postdoctoral By-Fellow Alexey Amunts, who has been awarded the 2015 George Palade Award by the Microscopy Society of America for distinguished contributions to the field of microscopy and microanalysis in the life sciences. 

Postcards from the field

While some of us may spend the summer relaxing on beaches or sightseeing in new cities, many of Churchill's Fellows have been busy using the time off from teaching to pursue their research with some taking vital research trips to far flung corners of the globe.