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Help Churchill student Paul Wedrich race in the Student Yachting World Cup in France this month

Having now entered the final period of intense training and becoming familiar with the type of boat they will be racing at the World Cup (J/80) the team are now looking to reach their fundraising target to be able to compete at Le Pouliguen, France from October 13 to October 20.

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.

The glamorous world of archives

It's a good job one of us has a big car ... picking up Professor Kelly's archive.

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.