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Three Fitz brothers celebrate at the College
Three brothers who all attended Fitzwilliam in the 1960s received a surprise visit from the Master when they returned for a special birthday celebration.
Fitzwilliam at 150 - share your stories and photos
2019 marks Fitzwilliam’s 150th Anniversary, along with 40 years of women at the College, and to celebrate we are inviting alumni to contribute to a special memories project which will bring together their memories and photos.
Rowing on Venice's Grand Canal
Emily Lees (PhD Immunology 2016) shares her experience of rowing in the first ever all-women's race in Venice's historic galeone competition.
MCR extension works begin
The building works for the long-awaited extension to the MCR to provide improved facilities for the postgraduate community began on 3 September 2018 and are due to be completed by 15 March 2019.
Low-cost AI heart monitor developed by Cambridge start-up
A Cambridge start-up co-founded by alumnus Dr Rameen Shakur (PhD Biological Sciences 2012) has developed a low-cost next-generation wearable heart and cardiovascular function monitor which uses AI to diagnose heart rhythm and respiratory problems in real time.
Inaugural Lee Kuan Yew Scholars announced
Three outstanding young scholars are set to begin the next stage of their studies at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, after receiving the prestigious inaugural Lee Kuan Yew Scholarships.
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.
Optima 24 out now
The latest issue of the Optima Newsletter is now available to read online.
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’.
Saatchi’s The Other Art Fair
Alumna Phett Waivv (History of Art 2012) has been selected to present at the 2018 Saatchi The Other Art Fair in London.
Honorary Fellow to join Supreme Court
The Rt Hon Sir David Kitchin QC, Lord Justice of Appeal, (NatSci, Law 1973; MA Law 1981) has been appointed to the Supreme Court with effect from 1 October 2018.
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.