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Centenary of Fred Sanger's birth commemorated

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is commemorating the centenary of the birth of Professor Fred Sanger, a Fellow at King's from 1954 to 1983 who is widely regarded as "the father of genomics". 

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‘Xu Zhimo’ willow cuttings

Cuttings of one of the willow trees celebrated in Xu Zhimo’s most famous poem “Second Farewell to Cambridge” are to find a new home in China.

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Xu Zhimo Memorial Garden Unveiled at King's

A memorial garden commemorating the Chinese poet Xu Zhimo (1897-1931) was formally opened on 10th August by Xu's grandson Tony.

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King's hosts Inaugural BME Open Day event

Prospective students from Black and Ethnic Minority backgrounds were invited to the College to meet current students and Fellows, to garner practical advice about applying to the University, and to listen to an Empowerment Session from spoken word

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Choir member is King's Singers second alto

Edward Button has been appointed as second alto in the world-renowned vocal sextet.

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Energy Storage Idea wins King's Entrepreneurship Prize

£20,000 prize awarded to Pumped Heat, a company aiming to decarbonise the electricity system through long duration energy storage.

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Last Night features King's members

A number of King's alumni feature in this year's BBC Proms.

A Successful 2018 Fundraising Telephone Campaign!

Thank you and well done to our student callers for their amazing efforts in raising almost £200,000.

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King's alumna premières new composition

A composition by King's alumna Kate Whitley (KC 2007) was premièred in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 29th June by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Orchestra's Music Director Sir Simon Rattle.

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Darin Weinberg's book has been awarded the 2018 Melvin Pollner Prize

Darin Weinberg's book Contemporary Social Constructionism (2014, Temple) has been awarded the 2018 Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology by the American Sociological Association's section on Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis.

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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