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In March, Fitz was very proud to see alumna Simone Sargeant (History 2009) listed in this year's Forbes 30 under 30. It's an amazing career achievement, and we sat down with Simone to talk about her path from Fitz to Forbes - a career story that offers hope (and advice) to those graduating in a period of global uncertainty.
Fitzwilliam Fellow and alumnus, Dr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy (Medicine, 1993) and his team have recently made ground-breaking discoveries in the repair of damaged bile ducts, discoveries which may radically change our capacity to treat a range of conditions.
On Earth Day, a reminder that all Fitzwilliam members have a week left to submit proposals for our inaugural Environment Awards competition.
The College's flag is flying at half-mast, to mark the passing of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh KG, KT, OM, GBE, PC, Hon.LLD, FRS.
​​​​​​​This weekend, in a Boat Race like no other, Fitz student Quinten Richardson (2020, MPhil in Planning, Growth and Regeneration) will be taking to the water in the Blue boat. It’s been anything but a conventional journey for Quinten and the crew, and we caught up with him during the final week of preparation to hear more.
This year’s Peter Wilson Lecture will be given by Dan Labbad, Chief Executive of The Crown Estate on Thursday 18th March, 6pm.
The world in which we live is changing constantly, but how can we understand whether we are making progress? In this year's Foundation Lecture, Professor Diane Coyle looks far beyond the turbulence of the upheavals of recent years and asks fundamental questions of how we should tackle questions of progress.
This Thursday's conversation will feature Fitz alumnus and sporting star Alastair Hignell CBE (History, 1974) and Dr Duncan Street, Clinical Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Parkinson's Plus, Specialist Registrar in Clinical Neurology and current Fitz PhD.
This week's Fresh Thinking at Fitz will discuss the importance of the Life Sciences to economic growth in the future.
In an unprecedented year, the College has designed this year's publication of record, The Journal, to be read online.
In February 2020, faced with a myriad of government guidelines on the safe use of indoor spaces during the emerging coronavirus pandemic, the Bursar turned to the Fitz Engineers for some answers. The resulting project led to both a paper published by the Royal Society, and a free online tool to safely assess the aerosol distribution of COVID-19 in an indoor space.
This Thursday (18th February) at 6pm, Fresh Thinking at Fitz will be an introduction to the recently announced Foundation Year.