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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. 

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.

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. 

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.