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Shell Churchill Alumni Research Prize

Building on the longstanding relationship between Shell, who were a founder donor and contributed to the establishment of Churchill College we recently established the Shell Churchill Alumni Research Prize which was given to the best research proposal from a Postdoc, graduate or undergraduate student.

Churchill’s men’s athletics team win the inter-collegiate Athletics Cuppers trophy for the first time in the College’s history.

Congratulations to Churchill’s men’s athletics team who won the inter-collegiate Athletics Cuppers trophy for the first time in the College’s history. 

The Challenge of Political Leadership

Today’s politicians and practitioners debate with historians and political scientists at Churchill College Leadership Symposium. Former Home Secretary The Right Honourable Charles Clarke and The Right Honourable Lord Mandelson are the keynote speakers at a one day symposium at Churchill College, Cambridge which will explore the challenge of understanding, assessing and improving political leadership.

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.