Fitzwilliam freshmen
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Dr Sean Holly, Life Fellow, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dr Sean Holly appointed NIESR Governor
Life Fellow Dr Sean Holly has been appointed a Governor of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research for a five-year term.
World Economic History Conference
Dissertation prize for Dr Read
On 3 August 2018, Bye-Fellow Dr Charles Read was awarded a dissertation prize by the International Economic History Association (IEHA) for the best dissertation in economic history completed in 2015, 2016 or 2017 at any university in the world.
Dr Richard Powell
The Changing Arctic inquiry
In July 2018, Fellow Dr Richard Powell appeared as a witness before the House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry into ‘The Changing Arctic’.
Professor David Cardwell
Prof David Cardwell appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Strategy and Planning
Prof Cardwell will be a strong academic voice at the centre of the University’s strategy and financial planning.
Dr Enrico Crema - Fellow, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Fellow awarded €1.5m ERC grant
Dr Enrico Crema amongst recipients of a 2018 European Research Council starting grant.
Professor Bhaskar Vira awarded Royal Geographical Society's Busk Medal
In recognition of his interdisciplinary research on economy, environment and development.
Pani Pahar Toby Smith
Pani, Pahar: Waters of the Himalayas
A collaborative research project led by Fitzwilliam Fellow Professor Bhaskar Vira and Dr Eszter Kovacs (Sidney Sussex) explores the changing landscapes and escalating water crises of the Himalayas.
Fitzwilliam Music Fellow Francis Knights
Bach's Birthday
Music Fellow Francis Knights celebrated Johann Sebastian Bach's 333rd birthday with a special recital of his keyboard music.
'Rising Star' Award for Fellow
Dr Rogier Kievit, Natural Sciences (Psychology) Fellow, selected as an APS Rising Star of 2017.
Master awarded QC honoris causa
On 21 December 2017 the Ministry of Justice announced the appointment of 119 new Queen's Counsel and 7 Honorary Queen's Counsel, which included Professor Nicola Padfield.
Doak Award for Prof Robin Langley
Prof Robin Langley has been awarded the Doak Award for 2016 by the Journal of Sound and Vibration.
Music and Maths
A concert in Chapel devised by Visiting Fellow Pablo Padilla presented compositions based on different mathematical concepts and procedures as applied to music.