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Our congratulations go to two Somervillian alumnae, who have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society.
Mr Ashok Thakur, Secretary for Higher Education in India, visited Somerville on Monday 20 May to sign the Deed of Grant between the Government of India and Somerville College, for the establishment of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Sustainable Development.
Dr Matt Higgins, Fellow and Tutor in Biochemistry at Somerville College, has been awarded a prestigious New Investigator Award from the Wellcome Trust. The 7 year award will support his work, in which he sheds light on the molecular interactions at the heart of malaria pathology.
We are delighted to announce that Somerville's tutorial fellowship in Philosophy has been secured in perpetuity, and a new Fellow has been appointed to the post.
Somerville College is planning a major fund-raising campaign to honour the memory of Margaret Thatcher by establishing scholarships in her name.
One of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Hanging Garden of Babylon has long tormented archaeologists – for the simple reason that no trace of it has ever been found in ancient Babylon’s ruins.
Jill Smith, from Mildenhall College in Suffolk, is one of 12 winners of the University of Oxford Inspirational Teachers’ Awards, thanks to a nomination by former student Natalie Fuller, who is now in her first year at Somerville studying Physics.
It is with great sorrow that we have learned of the death of Margaret Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, this morning.