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295 students attend Isaac Physics Bootcamps at Churchill College

Last week Churchill was the host venue for two Isaac Physics residential boot camps. In total 295 Year 12 and 13 students from widening participation backgrounds across England attended the two-day camps. Under the guidance of experienced teachers, Churchill student volunteers and members of the Isaac Physics team, students practised the physics concepts needed to raise their school physics exam grades.

Churchill hosts residential physics boot camps for high school students from widening participation backgrounds

Churchill begins hosting the first of two Isaac Physics residential boot camps today aimed at helping year 12 and 13 students from widening participation backgrounds practise the physics concepts needed to raise their grades in their school physics exams.

Churchill Fellow Bjarne Stroustrup to Receive the 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering

The U.S. National Academy of Engineering has announced that Churchill Fellow, Bjarne Stroustrup, is to receive the 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering “for conceptualising and developing the C++ programming language.” The $500,000 annual award is given to engineers whose accomplishments have significantly benefited society.

Churchill says goodbye to Fellow and Admissions Tutor Dr Nick Cutler

Churchill’s Admissions Tutor, Dr Nick Cutler, has just completed his last undergraduate admissions round for the College, having departed for a Senior Lectureship at the University of Newcastle, which he takes up in January.

“The world needs science and science needs women”: Women in STEM at Churchill Archives Centre

The Churchill Archives Centre sits at the heart of Churchill College and our outstanding collections draw researchers from all over the world to the college. Our archives are primarily twentieth-century and contemporary but cover a huge range of subjects and one of the emerging strengths of our collection is the papers of women in STEM subjects. 

Professor Stephen Hawking to speak at the Møller Centre as part of global celebrations by Sightsavers

Physicist Professor Stephen Hawking will lead global celebrations at the Møller Centre to mark the one billion treatments that Sightsavers and partners have delivered to people affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

Churchill students contribute to a Cambridge victory in the Women’s Varsity Match

Sam Chan (U13) and Jeni Shuttleworth (U15) were both brought off the subs bench and on to the rugby pitch in an exciting match forming the first part of the annual clash against Oxford at Twickenham on Thursday 7 December.

Wing Yip Dinner

A dinner was held in the Cockcroft room last month in honour of Mr Woon Wing Yip, who supports a three studentships per year at Churchill for students from Tsinghua and Peking Universities.