It has been a difficult year for us all, but news of great work undertaken by members of our community is uplifting. This includes those who are continuing to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, and those working in many other fields. Here’s what has been happening in the last few days.

Fellow and economist Professor Diane Coyle discussed why a bold response might be needed to address today’s supply problem.

Student Natasha Dangoor (U18), was offered an internship with the French newspaper Le Monde for the summer or 2021, and published two articles during her time with them.

PhD Student Ramit Debnath (G18), alongside Prof Ambuj Sagar and Dr Suresh Babu, has written the #FutureWeWant – India Country Profile for COP26.

Fellow and Immunologist, Professor Adrian Liston, has co-authored a children’s book, Maya’s Marvellous Medicine, which follows Maya as she learns how the immune system works, and how vaccines help the immune system to be strong.

Our head gardener John Moore was featured in a photo of the day on The Telegraph website, trimming our wall of Boston Ivy.

Alumna Dr Anna Quider (G07) has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) in recognition of her “stellar leadership in science policy and advocacy, and for promoting and mentoring early-career physicists.”

Fellows and statistician Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter co-authored an article in the Observer which discussed the value of a confirmatory PCR test.

Fellow and social psychologist Dr Sander van der Linden was interviewed by Psychology Today about why conspiratorial thinking is more popular on the right.

We will continue to keep you informed of all of the work being done by the Churchill College Community. If you have any news you would like to share, please get in touch by emailing