Vote for Mark Simpson for 'The Times' Breakthrough Award!!

Mark Simpson (2008, Music) has been nominated for The Times Breakthrough Award.

Nominees cover the arts spectrum from literature and dance to film and television. Mark commented, "It would be brilliant if classical music can win out this time!"

Show your support for the St Catz community and vote for Mark here:

Voting is open until 6th May and the award is presented on 5th June at the Savoy.


In the Wolf's Mouth

Adam Foulds (1994, English)

In the Wolf's Mouth (Vintage, 2015)

The book follows the lives of four very different men, all navigating the chaos and horror brought about by the Second World War. Fighting for the Allies are Will Walker, an ambitious English Field Security Officer and Ray Marfione, a wide-eyed Italian-American infantryman. Meanwhile in Sicily, Angilù, a young shepherd caught up in corruption and Cirò Albanese, a sinister Mafioso, are fighting their own battles with devastating consequences.

Cultural Heritage in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Valentina Vadi (2003, Law)

Cultural Heritage in International Investment Law and Arbitration (Cambridge University Press, 2016)

Valentina Vadi's recent book explores how international law governs the interplay between the protection of cultural heritage and the promotion of economic activities.

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Open Seminar

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is holding an open seminar on the subject of, ‘The Media and the Environment: New and Old Challenges’. Chaired by Tom Sheldon, (Senior Press Manager, Science Media Centre), there will be a range of participants representing legacy and new media, including Fiona Harvey (Environment Correspondent, The Guardian), Milene Larsson (Senior Reporter, Vice News), Kelly Oakes (Science Editor, BuzzFeed UK) and Alister Doyle (Environment Correspondent, Thomson Reuters).


Date: Friday 13th May 2016


Time: 5-6.30pm

Hege Larsen wins best oral presentation at Experimental Biology Conference

St Catz DPhil student Hege Larsen (2011, Medical Sciences) won an award for the best oral presentation at the Experimental Biology cross disciplinary conference in San Diego for her talk entitled ‘Dysregulation of cardiac camp in nicotine stimulated sympathetic neuronal-myocyte co-cultures from hypertensive rats: Are sympathetic neurons the primary driver of the autonomic hypertension?’.

Book a place at the next Degree Day

We have a few spaces left at the Degree Day on Saturday 4 June for any alumni who have not yet had their degree conferred at a ceremony. If you would like to attend you would be required to be at the College for 11.00am and you can bring up to three guests. There is an optional lunch for you and your guests before the ceremony in the afternoon.


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