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The latest news from Newnham’s Fellows, researchers, students and staff.

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The war on Ukraine

“The University of Cambridge’s collegiate community has watched the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation with mounting outrage.” University of Cambridge webpage: The war on Ukraine Read a statement about the University’s support for…

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Feminist & Radical Histories at Newnham: a new student-led project for the 150th Anniversary

As part of the 150th Anniversary Open Programme, two Newnham PhD students have created a remarkable map, exploring some of the feminist and radical histories associated with the College.  Discover the Feminist & Radical…

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Newnham W1 Head of the River in Lent Bumps

In another outstanding Lent Bumps, Newnham’s W1 reclaimed the title of ‘Head of the River’, while W2 and W3 gave strong performances in high divisions and remained unbumped.  This, the first Lent Bumps in…

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Prof Claire Hughes launches inclusive resources for research with children

  Prof Claire Hughes has launched a new set of pictorial resources for use by researchers interested in how children view themselves and their life experiences. The new images, which portray moments from a…

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€150,000 ERC grant to fund Prof Róisín Owens’ drug-development research

Prof Róisín Owens has long been at the forefront of bioengineering research, creating technologies to develop medicines with new speed and accuracy. This could mean personalised drugs, precisely targeted at an individual’s own body,…

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Dame Vivien Rose becomes Honorary Fellow

Vivien Rose left Newnham 40 years ago, as a young law graduate. This month she returned, now one of the UK’s most eminent lawyers, to become an Honorary Fellow of the College.  The photograph…

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Maisha Hossain awarded Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award

Many congratulations to Maisha Hossain (NC 2018) who has been awarded an Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award (OSCEA). Maisha was the winner in the Representation category, for students who have been elected representatives,…

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‘Newnham to Westminster’ exhibition introduces 10 remarkable alumnae MPs

Which Newnham alumna MP went to prison for her beliefs? Which alumna MP brought in the smoking ban? Who brought a 2-week old baby into the Houses of Parliament? ‘Newnham to Westminster’ is a…

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This place is us: an exhibition of new paintings by Luciana Rosado

A new exhibition of paintings by artist Luciana Rosado is on display throughout Newnham until Michaelmas term. This place is us includes over 20 works created by the artist during her collaboration with Dr…

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