Current Research

There are over 100 Fellows at King's. They carry out a huge variety of research, from investigating the origin of the Universe to uncovering the classical world. The following articles and media give a taste of the research being done at the moment.

News stories

Robert Foley

Robert Foley wins international anthropology prize

King's Fellow Prof Robert Foley has just won the Fabio Frassetto International Prize for Physical Anthropology 2015.

16 June 2015

Chris Gilligan

Christopher Gilligan awarded a CBE

King's Fellow Prof Christopher Gilligan has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

15 June 2015

Cover of 'The Body in Literature'

David Hillman co-edits a new book: The Body in Literature

King's Fellow Dr David Hillman has co-edited the Cambridge Companion to The Body in Literature.

29 May 2015

The Chapel from the west

King's Fellow elected a member of the American Academy

Prof Christopher Prendergast has just been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

8 May 2015

Maximilian Bock teaching hardware to children

Research Associate starts educational foundation

College Research Associate Maximilian Bock has co-founded an educational programme for poor children in India and Kenya.

8 May 2015

Feature articles

Bill Burgwinkle

Troubadours, medieval erotica and the myth of a national language

Prof Bill Burgwinkle is looking at how the culture of the Middle Ages has influenced the modern world.

September 2014

Mark Ainslie

Saving space and energy with superconductors

Mark Ainslie is studying how superconductor material can be used in electric motors to make them smaller and more powerful.

June 2014

Hanna Weibye

The roots of German identity

Hanna Weibye is looking at how German nationalism evolved in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and the relationship between physical culture and national identity.

March 2014

Bert Vaux

Discovering dialects of world English

Linguist Bert Vaux talks about the survey of English dialects that he devised, which was featured in The New York Times and went viral across the web.

February 2014

Francesco Colucci

Investigating natural killers

Francesco Colucci is looking at how Natural Killer (NK) cells can help treat cancer and prevent complications in pregnancy.

February 2014

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