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The latest news from Newnham’s Fellows, alumnae, students and staff.

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Reimagining student health – an interview with Dr Jane Morris

Dr Jane Morris is a consultant psychiatrist and psychotherapist specialising in the mental health of adolescents and young adults and is currently Lead Clinician for the North of Scotland Managed Clinical Network for Eating…

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Celebrating 150 years of Newnham College

Newnham College 1871–2021: 150 years of… pioneering, inspiring, supporting, sharing. We invite you to embrace the Newnham spirit of the radical and rebellious. Join us in celebrating 150 pioneering years of excellence and inclusion…

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Newnham welcomes writer Zoë Howe as Royal Literary Fund Fellow

Novelist and non-fiction writer Zoë Howe will be joining Newnham as our 2020-21 Royal Literary Fund Fellow – here to support students across all disciplines through their writing concerns. The Royal Literary Fund Fellowship…

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PhD student Anthie Moysidou recognised for ‘Outstanding Student Contribution to Education’

Visiting schools, giving lectures to potential students, and running science outreach events – even lockdown didn’t stop PhD student Anthie (Chrysanthi-Maria) Moysidou from sharing her passion for biotechnology. Her work has now been recognised…

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Dr Thanuja Galhena appointed as Adviser to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students

The College is delighted to announce that we have appointed Dr Thanuja Galhena as our first Adviser to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students. Thanuja Galhena is an engineer, a Bye-Fellow of Newnham, and…

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Student Lottie Mills wins the BBC Young Writers’ Award 2020

Newnham student Lottie Mills has won the BBC Young Writers’ Award 2020 for her short story ‘The Changeling’: the second time that she’s been shortlisted for this prestigious award.  The BBC Young Writers’ Award…

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Who are the Newnham alumnae on this year’s freshers’ t-shirts?

Each year, Newnham students create an exclusive t-shirt design for that year’s students. This year’s t-shirt features three remarkable Newnham women, Aida Desta, Margaret Anstee and Jadwiga Piłsudska. Find out more about them here.…

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Finding ‘a white fox in a snowstorm’ – how breakthrough technologies are helping transform breast cancer screening and treatment.

For over 30 years, Professor Fiona Gilbert has shaped NHS policy on breast cancer screening. Her research balances clinical outcomes, effective use of resources and women’s experience of the process. She explores the developments…

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Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde wins ASAUK Audrey Richards Prize for ‘inspired’ research

We are delighted to say that Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde, a former PhD student at Newnham College, has been awarded the Audrey Richards Prize 2020 for the best PhD dissertation in African Studies. The…

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MCR member Sam Leggett wins European research award

We’re delighted to say that PhD student Sam Leggett was awarded the 2020 Student Award for the best paper given at the European Association of Archaeologists’ annual conference. The prize is awarded annually for…

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