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King's commissions a new carol for Christmas Eve

This year’s carol has been written by composer and Cambridge alumna Cheryl Frances-Hoad. ‘The Cradle’ is a setting of an English translation by Robert Graves of an anonymous seventeenth century Austrian text.

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Meet the two new Entrepreneur-in-Residence MPhil students

Kai Hu and Pallavi Goel are this year’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence MPhil students, supported by the generous donation from the College’s first Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Sheryl Cuisia.

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Two new Quantedge-Cambridge Refugee Scholarships awarded

Students from Bangladesh and Nigeria have been awarded the Quantedge-Cambridge Refugee Scholarships at King’s.

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New portraits join King’s art collection

Four new portraits have been added to the King’s art collection, broadening the range of people represented on the College’s walls.

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Winners of the E-Lab Residential Prize announced

This year’s top prize has been awarded to the social network for activists CAUSE, while a second prize went to Crea, an engineering consultancy.

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King’s welcomes the class of 2023

Students from the state-maintained sector make up 87% of UK undergraduates admitted this year.

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The King’s E-Lab welcomes students from five different Colleges

A total of 42 participants will form the third cohort of the E-Lab programme, designed to support students of all disciplines in developing sustainable and ethical projects with a positive social and environmental impact.

 

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Shakespeare and Theatre in Cambridge - Library event

The College Library and Archives are taking part in the Open Cambridge programme, with an exhibition celebrating the 400th anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare's First Folio.

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Cambridge researchers find a new way to measure dark energy

King’s Fellow Anne Davis and colleagues have found a new way to detect and measure dark energy by studying Andromeda, the nearest major galaxy to our own Milky Way.

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Shire horses come in for another wildflower meadow harvest

The heavy horses, surrounded by gardeners from various Cambridge Colleges, have helped harvest the meadow with far lower impact on soil compaction and the flora than if a tractor had been used.

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Art historian John Bury dies

Pioneering art historian John Bernard Bury (born 1917) passed away on 18th January 2017, at Wimbledon, aged 99. John studied at Balliol College, Oxford, where he read modern history (1935-38).

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Choir releases studio master downloads

Choir albums now available to download from King's in ultra-high resolution

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College entrepreneurship competition now open

The King’s Entrepreneurship Prize encourages and supports King’s Members in the development of promising ideas and concepts.

Online exhibition on 'Mothers of Kingsmen'

Online exhibition using archives to explore the relationship certain famous King's College alumni had with their mothers.

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21 piano piece show

Chapel Lates are back with a performance of Richard Causton’s Nocturne for 21 Pianos, performed by students from Cambridge University with young pianists from St. Bede's School and the Centre for Young Musicians   

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God-Curious: Asking Eternal Questions

The Dean of King’s Stephen Cherry, has this week published a book intended to encourage sixth formers (and others) to consider studying theology.

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King’s Fellows awarded teaching prizes

We congratulate two of our current Fellows, Dr Jude Browne and Dr Ingo Gildenhard, who have both won Pilkington Prizes this year for their substantial contributions to teaching.

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It's not all in my head! - The complex relationship between rare diseases and mental health problems

This article argues that the common experiences of rare disease patients have impacts upon the way in which their psychiatric care should be offered and managed, and that sensitivity and understanding surrounding these issues should be considered