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Alumni in Honours list
Congratulations to Prof Shankar Balasubramanian on his knighthood; to Alfred Hitchcock CBE and Catherine Large OBE.
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Happiness and physical activity
Fellow Jason Rentfrow is senior author of a new study on the physical and psychological well-being benefits of physical activity.
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White Christmas
The Sirens, Fitzwilliam’s all-female a cappella group, sing the classic Christmas song!
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Two Yehudi Menuhin awards
Awards to Fitzwilliam students Hannah Roper and Sam Franklin mark the centenary of the birth of violinist and Honorary Fellow Yehudi Menuhin.
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Winter Ball Success
The Fitzwilliam Winter Ball ‘Suspect’ on 1 December, had a Cluedo theme – guests had to find the culprit. With 950 guests, it was a sell-out.
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Master on leave in Lent Term
The Master Nicky Padfield is on sabbatical leave from the University and Fitzwilliam for the Lent Term; Dr Sean Holly will be Acting Master.
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Master in a spin
The Master, Nicky Padfield, demonstrated the superconducting levitating platform during Professor David Cardwell's lecture on 17 November.
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Shadowing scheme success
Ten Cheshire state-school pupils spent three days at Fitzwilliam College on a free student-run shadowing scheme.
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New Development Director
Dr Nicola Jones joined Fitzwilliam College as Development Director in September, taking over from Dr Helen Bettinson.
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New Fellows for 2016
Fitzwilliam welcomes five new Fellows in 2016: Dr Enrico Crema, Mr Tilman Flock, Dr Daria Frank, Dr Nicola Jones (Development Director) and Professor Ianthi Tsimpli.
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Tackling abuse in the garment industry
Bye-Fellow Dr Alice Evans says trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
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Bulk Superconductors: Revolution or Red Herring?
'Bulk Superconductors: Revolution or Red Herring?' - this year's Foundation Lecture on Thursday 17 November at 18:00 is being given by Professor David Cardwell.