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Send us your University Challenge Memories

Starter for ten! Were you a member of one of Newnham’s University Challenge teams? This year’s team reached the quarter-final and we think that is our best performance yet since our first appearance on…

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Dr Sam Lucy featured on ITV Anglia

Newnham Fellow Dr Sam Lucy (NC 1991) was interviewed by ITV Anglia and Look East about a new exhibition of seventh century artefacts found in Trumpington in 2012. The face of a young Anglo-Saxon…

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Professor Caroline Series made a CBE

Professor Caroline Series was awarded a CBE in the King’s Birthday Honours for services to Mathematics. Professor Series, who studied at Somerville College, Oxford, completed her PhD at Harvard and was a Fellow at…

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Introducing Newnham’s own Coronation correspondent

Our intrepid former Development Director and alumna Penny Hubbard (NC 1979) was in London last month watching the Coronation unfold from under her Newnham umbrella, sleeping overnight at the Cenotaph and producing live commentary…

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Artist Juliette Losq’s work featured in two exhibitions

Artist Juliette Losq’s (NC 1997) work features in two exhibitions this summer – X-Contemporary British Painting at Newcastle Contemporary Art and the annual exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy. “Contemporary British Painting is an…

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MML Networking Lunch with Baroness Jean Coussins

  The Modern and Medieval Languages Networking Lunch, hosted by Professor Jenny Mander (NC 1983), was a great success this month, with Baroness Jean Coussins (NC 1970) (pictured above, photo by Alison Rose), cross-bencher…

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Julia Rampen’s new book on the Morecambe Bay tragedy

Julia Rampen’s (NC 2008) new novel The Bay, published by Saraband is due out this August but available for preorder from April. The book, which is the recipient of the NorthBound Book Award, is loosely based on…

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Professor Susan Golombok: reproductive research reassures

New research out from the Centre for Family Research, led by Newnham’s Professor Susan Golombok, has found no difference in the psychological wellbeing or quality of family relationships of children born by assisted reproduction (egg…

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Úna Monaghan made lecturer at Queen’s University, Belfast

Úna Monaghan (NC 2002) has been appointed Lecturer in Sound and Music Computing at Queen’s University Belfast.  Úna, who read Natural Sciences at Newnham, also released her album Aonaracht, an album of new compositions for soloists and…

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