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News archive 2014

After Hours CD cover

The King's Men release a new recording

The King's Men (the men's voices from King's College Choir) release their new album of close-harmony arrangements on 2 June.

27 May 2014

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett to give an address in the Chapel

The playwright and author Alan Bennett will be speaking in the Chapel on Sunday 1 June.

22 May 2014

Lectureship in Twentieth-Century European History

The Faculty of History is offering a University Lectureship funded by the Ehrmann Fund at King’s.

20 May 2014

Debate at King's

King's Politics holds "Question Time at King's"

Newly-formed student society King's Politics has launched its first set of events, called "Question Time at King's'".

15 May 2014

Caroline Humphrey

Caroline Humphrey awarded the Sir Richard Burton Medal

King's Fellow Professor Caroline Humphrey DBE, FBA has just been awarded the Sir Richard Burton Medal by the Royal Asiatic Society.

2 May 2014

New Dean of King's

The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry has just been elected as the College's new Dean.

29 April 2014

The Dante Quartet

The Dante Quartet plays Brahms and Haydn on 4 May

The Dante Quartet, with clarinettist Mark Van der Wiel and viola player Fra Rustumji, will play two Brahms quintets on 4 May.

29 April 2014

Mervyn King

Honorary Fellow Mervyn King joins the Order of the Garter

Kingsman and former Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King has just been appointed to the Order of the Garter.

25 April 2014

HE Durham Fund for Cambridge undergraduates

The HE Durham Fund is offering grants to life science undergraduates of the University of Cambridge.

23 April 2014

Joel Williams

Choral Scholar wins national singing competition

Choral Scholar Joel Williams has just won Musica Britannica's Sir Anthony Lewis Memorial Prize Competition, with Organ Scholar Douglas Tang winning the accompanist prize.

8 April 2014

Archive of the month: the cats of King's

April's Archive of the month looks at the cats of some of the famous Fellows of King's.

2 April 2014

The Chapel at night

New series of late-night concerts in the Chapel

A new series of late-night concerts in the Chapel, Chapel Lates, starts on 24 April.

1 April 2014

A room at King's

King's offers visitor accommodation

If you are visiting Cambridge then King's offers overnight accommodation at its new hostel.

24 March 2014

Marilyn Butler

Honorary Fellow Marilyn Butler dies

Honorary Fellow and literary critic Marilyn Butler FRSL FRSA FBA died on 11 March, aged 77.

20 March 2014

Monteverdi Choir celebrates its 50th at King's

The Monteverdi Choir held a 50th anniversary concert in the Chapel last night with its founder Sir John Eliot Gardner.

6 March 2014

King's researchers publish Nature paper on immune cells in pregnancy

King's Fellows Ashley Moffett and Francesco Colucci have just published a paper showing the importance of Natural Killer (NK) cells during pregnancy.

3 March 2014

KCMS poster

KCMS performs Bach and Handel this Saturday

The King's College Music Society is playing works by Bach, Handel and former Choral Scholar Toby Young this Saturday (1 March).

27 February 2014

King's College Chapel

Oliver Dawson Memorial Service

A memorial service will be held in King's College Chapel for the late Oliver Dawson on Saturday 8 March 2014.

26 February 2014

Tom Wilcock

King's alumnus wins Young Engineering Consultant of the Year

King's alumnus Tom Wilcock has been named Young Consultant of the Year 2013 by New Civil Engineer and the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.

24 February 2014

Azim Surani awarded new Indian Fellowship

King's Fellow Prof Azim Surani FRS has just received a new Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fellowship from the Indian government.

21 February 2014

Music graduate wins BBT Special Award

Kate Whitley, who read Music at King's, has just been given a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Special Award 2014.

17 February 2014

Interactive lights illuminate the College

The Screen at the front of the College is being lit with a colourful interactive light show from 12-23 February.

13 February 2014

Suchitra Sebastian talks at Google's 'Solve for X' event

King's Fellow Suchitra Sebastian talked about how superconductors can change the world at a Google event last week.

12 February 2014

King's adopts Low Carbon Meal Scheme

King's Conference & Dining Department has committed itself to a University-wide initiative to reduce carbon emissions.

10 February 2014

King's offers College Research Associate positions

King's is offering up to six College Research Associate positions in 2014, three in sciences, three in arts and humanities.

7 February 2014

Azim Surani wins the 2014 McEwen Award

King's Fellow Professor Azim Surani FRS has just been awarded the prestigious McEwen Award for Innovation.

31 January 2014

Easter at King's programme published

The programme for the concerts and services over Easter is now available to download.

30 January 2014

Rachel Podger performs Vivaldi at Kings

Internationally renowned baroque violinist Rachel Podger performs Vivaldi's L'Estro Armonico concerti on Monday 3 February.

21 January 2014

Jeremy Morris

The Dean elected Master of Trinity Hall

The Dean of King's College, The Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, will leave in October to become Master of Trinity College.

17 January 2014

Bert Vaux

Dialect survey goes viral

A dialect survey co-devised by the King's Fellow Dr Bert Vaux was featured in the New York Times and has gone viral over the internet.

13 January 2014

Critics praise latest Choir CD

The latest Choir CD, Britten: St Nicolas, has received good reviews in The Observer and The Telegraph.

8 January 2014

Former Fellow Alan Turing receives posthumous royal pardon

Alan Turing, best known for his work as a codebreaker in World War Two, was given a royal pardon on Christmas Eve.

3 January 2014