Professor Bill David elected to The Royal Society

St Catz Fellow by Special Election in Physics and Professor of Chemistry, Bill David, is one of 7 Oxford Academics to have been elected into The Royal Society. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence, with past members including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.

Accommodation for Degree Day Weekends

The College has some limited bed and breakfast availability for the three Degree Day weekends in July (16th, 22nd & 23rd and 29th & 30th) for graduating Catz students or their families.

 

This is ensuite bed and breakfast accommodation and is offered on a first come first served basis to all members of the public. Anyone interested in booking can do so directly via the Catz Conferences' website

 

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: http://thetimes.co.uk/breakthrough

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

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