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Alumni educate refugee children
In February Nicholas Millet (PPS 2009) joined other volunteers from ‘Be Aware and Share’ (BAAS) a small Swiss volunteer NGO, to set up Refugee Education Chios. The charity provides an education programme for children stuck on the Greek island of Chios waiting for their asylum applications to be processed. He was joined in September by Martha Glover-Short (Geography 2008).
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Non-alcoholic Fitz fizz
Fitzwilliam College ensures the needs of non-drinking students are catered for during Freshers’ Week.
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Fitzwilliam renovation update
​Contingency plans in place to manage start of term accommodation delay.
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Fitz student wins debate prize
Conor Monighan, 3rd year English student, won the £3000 first prize in The Times/Kingsley Napley Student Advocacy Competition on 19 September.
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Brain connections and behaviour
Bye-Fellow Dr Rogier Kievit co-authors two papers on age-related differences in memory, and the mental and neural differences affecting fluid intelligence.
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Alumnus awarded Faraday medal
Dr Andrew Harter (Maths and Computer Science 1980) has been awarded the 2016 Faraday Medal by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
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Guinness World Record for Fellow
Professor David Cardwell’s team achieve a Guinness World Record for the strongest magnetic field trapped in a superconductor.
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Chariots of Fire success
Two teams composed of staff and Fellows from Fitzwilliam College ran in the Chariots of Fire race for the third time on 18 September.
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Playing Bach at Handel’s House
Fitzwilliam music Fellow Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar (Wolfson College) performed a programme of Bach and contemporary music for two harpsichords at Handel’s House in London.
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Digital Humanities award for English Fellow Dr Hazel Wilkinson
Dr Hazel Wilkinson was awarded first prize by the Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities for ‘A database of printers’ ornaments’.
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Chariots of Fire race
Fitzwilliam College staff and Fellows are running together in the Chariots of Fire race on 18 September.
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Jitesh Gadhia to House of Lords
Alumnus Jitesh Gadhia (Economics 1988) has been appointed to the House of Lords in the Resignation Peerages August 2016.