Research

The Fellows and students at Newnham carry out world-class research across a wide range of disciplines.  We offer several opportunities for research funding, including Junior Research Fellowships and Travelling Research Fellowships.  Newnham College directly supports an active programme of research events, including an annual graduate conference and a Senior Members’ Research Forum.

Senior Members’ Research

Newnham’s internationally renowned academics are leaders in their fields. Their diverse and globally significant research directly informs their award-winning teaching.

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Research Fellowships

Applications are invited for Research Fellowships intended for outstanding female researchers early in their careers. The Fellowships offer an opportunity to carry out independent research in a stimulating and supportive…

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Gibbs Travelling Research Fellowship

This Travelling Fellowship has been endowed with the object of assisting women graduates who have considerable experience of research (normally beyond the doctoral level), who intend to undertake fieldwork projects…

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Other Research Funds

The College has also founded a number of awards as a result of particular benefactions to the College. These are:

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Spotlight on Research

Spotlight on Research brings into focus research undertaken by academics at Newnham College.

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Pudding Seminars

Newnham has a tradition of pudding seminars at Friday lunchtime, at which members of the College (undergraduate, graduate or Senior Member) give a brief 20-minute talk for a general audience…

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College Archives

Newnham College had its beginnings with 5 students lodging in a house in Regent Street, in the city centre, in 1871. By 1875, enough money had been raised to build…

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Skilliter Centre

The Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies was founded with a generous legacy from Dr Susan Skilliter, who left her extensive library and a substantial benefaction to establish the Centre at…

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