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Collaboration is better than weapons of division, argues Prof Ottoline Leyser, in the #Newnham150 inaugural lecture

From climate change to the Covid pandemic, divisions in society prevent us tackling global problems as effectively as we could. What causes these divisions, and how can we overcome them? In a thought-provoking and…

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Newnham Politics and Debating Society welcomed Sir Oliver Letwin

Newnham Politics and Debating Society hosted Sir Oliver Letwin last week for a insightful talk and Q&A session via Zoom. This was an opportunity for Newnham students and guests to hear directly from the…

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Newnham’s Student Life Skills programme

Now, more than ever, we can all see the importance of ‘soft’ skills such as dealing with change, managing the fear of failure, and identifying your own strengths. Each year, Newnham’s Life Skills programmes…

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Newnham College to welcome Cambridge Foundation Year students

150 years after we were founded to widen access to University education, Newnham College is delighted to be one of the first Colleges to welcome students for a transformative new access programme. The Cambridge…

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Dr Carol Atack appointed a Syndic of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Fellow in Classics, Dr Carol Atack, has been appointed a Syndic of the Fitzwilliam Museum. The Syndics are the fourteen members who undertake the local governance of the Museum. Carol is well known for her…

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Congratulations to our Guild of Friends’ Prizewinners

Each year, Newnham’s Guild of Friends awards prizes to those students who have “made an extraordinary contribution outside of academic work.”  The prize winners are nominated by anyone in the College (academic, staff or…

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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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