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Congratulations to Dr. Charmian Mansell, a PDRA at Robinson College whose book ‘Female Servants in Early Modern England’ was published by OUP last week.

Join us in the Crausaz Wordsworth Building to enjoy a series of talks from our postgraduate students.

Robinson College invites applications for the Baxandall Visiting Fellowship from outstanding scholars who intend to spend a research period in Cambridge.  

Last Saturday the College resounded with the voices of Robinson Alumni returning to celebrate their reunion.

The Choir of Robinson College, Cambridge is delighted to have made their first commercial recording, ‘To the End of the Age’, in partnership with Prima Facie Records for release in their ‘Vignettes

🥊Therapy Boxing at Robinson College 🥊

GARDEN RESTAURANT OPENING DURING THE EASTER VACATION 2024
 

A fantastic achievement for two second year Robinson undergrad medics who have been published in the journal Pediatrics. 

Congratulations to Robinson Fellow Dr Jossy Sayir (Dept of Engineering) who has been awarded one of the 2024 Pilkington Prizes in recognition of his contribution to teaching excellence.

“International women's day is an important opportunity to acknowledge the challenges women continue to face and celebrate their achievements in spite of these.”.

When I was given the opportunity to chat to best-selling author, Abigail Dean, I jumped at the chance.

Congratulations to Robinson student Makafui Avevor who has been selected to play in his first Blues football Varsity.  

Congratulations to the 4 Robinson students selected to play in the rugby Varsity this weekend! 

It is with great sorrow that we announce that our friend and colleague Dr Saskia Murk Jansen passed away suddenly at home on Monday 19 February.

On Monday 26th February, three brave Robinson students (English, Law and MML (Spanish) will be taking on their professors in a battle of wits, as they go head-to-head on 'The 3rd Degree'.

Every year in England, over 400,000 women are referred to secondary care breast services via the breast cancer suspected two-week-wait (2WW) pathway.

Congratulations to Robinson Fellow, Rory Finnin, Professor of Ukrainian studies, for receiving the 2024 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies for his book “Blood of Others: Stalin's

Join us in the Garden Restaurant for the Chinese New Year Evening Special.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 8TH 2024

Congratulations to Dr Brendan McGurk (Law, 1995), who has been appointed to King's Counsel. The official swearing-in ceremony will take place on Monday 18 March at Westminster.

Robinson is excited to announce the 2024 Robinson Lecture Series: three fascinating lectures taking place in College in February and March, featuring guest speakers from a range of fields. These lectures are all free and open to the public, with details below on how to register for each one.

Congratulations to Dr Andrew Williamson (Physical Natural Sciences, 1990), whose report of university spin-out companies

Three former Robinson students, Michał Mgeładze-Arciuch (Computer Science, 2020), Daniel Vlasits (Computer Science, 2020) and Jan Oboril (Natural Sciences,

Naguib Kheraj (Economics, 1983) has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the King's New Year Honours, for services to Business and the Economy. 

Honorary Fellow and alumnus, James Harrison (Physical Natural Sciences, 1992), has been named the 2023 UK Changemaker for his work with Cycle Pharmaceuticals in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2023

A display in the College Library on Sir David Robinson's philanthropy.
The Robinson Access Programme, Robinson's free webinar project for state school-educated Year 11 and Year 12 students, has been launched for 2024.
Professor of Neurosurgery and Robinson Fellow, Professor Peter Hutchinson wins the award described as the "Nobel Prize of Neurosurgery"
A creative workshop masterminded by our Head of Wellbeing, Karen Tate and artist Joshua Obichere, proved to be a great success in College last week
Professor Alison Young has been appointed a Law Commissioner and will take up her five-year appointment in March 2024.
Professor Alison Young has been appointed a Law Commissioner and will take up her five-year appointment in March 2024.
September was a busy month for Outreach & Widening Participation events at Robinson College
Robinson Fellow, Professor Clemens Kaminski has been awarded the Rosalind Franklin Medal and Prize by the Institute of Physics
Our largest ever Reunion Dinner! Thank you to everyone who attended this fantastic event.
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Professor Lord Martin Rees was recognised by the Royal Society as 'arguably the most distinguished theoretical astrophysicist of his generation'.
Professor Alison Young has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Worcester.
Congratulations to our Robinson sailors who achieved success at this season's races.
Dr Jeremy Thurlow, Director of Music at Robinson College, celebrates being awarded a Bogliasco Fellowship
Warwick Morris, elected an Honorary Fellow of Robinson in 2011, was awarded an OBE in the King's Birthday Honours List
Robinson students battle for survival in Invasion! An Alien Musical at the Camden Fringe...
Robinson College alumna, Drew Chateau, (Law, 2018) from South London, was one of the two students awarded the first Stormzy Scholarship in 2018
Michael Stevens (Engineering, 2019) has been awarded the Sir George Nelson Prize
Congratulations to Robinson Fellow, Professor Carlos Caldas, on being awarded the prestigious Léopold Griffuel Prize

As part of the University-wide July Open Days, Robinson College runs a number of activities.

Robinson College invites applications for the Baxandall Visiting Fellowship from outstanding scholars who intend to spend a research period in Cambridge

This year marks a number of anniversaries in connection with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Discussions about a site for Robinson College were taking place as early as 1972. The letters shown here [Archive ref.

Outline of proposed Chapel exterior, sketched by Andy MacMillan, architect, in 1977.

Brickhouse and Robinson Drama: images show a flyer for ‘Popcorn’, 2004 (Archive ref. RCCS 5/3/2) and a poster for ‘Translations’, 2006 (Archive ref. RCCS 5/5).

Robinson May Balls have been around since the early 1980s. An event called Castle Carnival was held in 1983, followed by the Barefoot Ball, the first full blown May Ball, in 1984.

In 2007 the College Archive received an interesting file on the origins and early years of 4 Adams Road from a Mr Melville, a relative of former owners of the house

The Chandrakala & Mansukhlal Shah Building, the new home for the Robinson College Archive, was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, 3 July 2022.

Helena Mennie Shire (1912-1991, literary scholar) was a Founding Fellow of Robinson and had a particular interest in the poetry and music of Scotland 1500-1700.

We were delighted this week to make a new home in the Robinson College Archive for the College's Foundation Charter (RCGR 1/1/1).

A rare treat for the College Archive, we were briefly home to the extraordinary model of the College in miniature which was made to celebrate Sir David Robinson's 80th birthday in April 1984.  Made

One area of the College Archive in which there are many gaps is what is loosely termed the 'ephemera' collections - flyers, leaflets, posters, term cards, programmes, tickets, photos, menus, and ma

In 1971, our founder David Robinson gave a speech at York racecourse to an audience mostly populated by members of the Jockey Club. Although he left behind few personal papers, we are very fortunate to have in the College Archive the text from which he gave this speech
Photograph of David Robinson, aged about 16, probably taken not long after he left Cambridge High School for Boys, now Hills Road Sixth Form College, whose Robinson Theatre was funded by him and is named after him.

This first item is offered as a tribute to Commander George Coupe, who played a key role in Robinson College for nearly thirty years.

The box labelled RCPP/Robinson/7/6 has always carried an air of enigma about it. When the majority of the collection you work with is typewritten papers from 1970s-80s, two bubble-wrapped, oddly-shaped artefacts do tend to stand out, containing as they do probably the very last thing you would expect to find in the archive of a late-twentieth century Cambridge college

Historic England have announced that Robinson College has been listed at Grade II* by the Department of Digital Media, Culture and Sport.

Robinson Fellow, Professor Rachel Oliver, has been awarded £2.5M by the Royal Academy of Engineering to develop her work on porous semiconductors.

THE VARSITY MATCHES | TWICKENHAM STADIUM | SATURDAY 25 MARCH 2023

Robinson College Virtual Donor Day , Sunday 28 June 2020

A Fellow of Robinson College is first author on an article published today in the prestigious Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

On International Womens’ Day, Robinson postgraduate student Ruth Jepkemoi tells us about her journey from Kenya to Cambridge.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year's Binson Gives! 

The Robinson Admissions Office was as busy as ever throughout Lent term and the Easter vacation, organising a diverse range of widening participation and outreach activities both virtually and in college.

Robinson alumna Claire Spencer (Theology, 1991) attended the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6 May. Below, she shares her experience of this incredible day.

Robinson alumna Claire Spencer (Theology, 1991) attended the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6 May.
Our Undergraduates may have largely gone home but Robinson is anything but quiet.

A statue of Dante Alighieri is now to be found in the garden of 2 Adams Road.

The Chandrakala & Mansukhlal Shah Building, the new home for the Robinson College Archive, was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, 3 July 2022.

On 11 to 12 July, Robinson held its first law residential course, generously sponsored by Slaughter and May. The residential course was part of our widening participation programme. We welcomed 12 students from across the UK, all of whom were from backgrounds that do not traditionally apply to Cambridge.
Robinson College is delighted to announce the appointment of Will Sims to the post of Director of Choral Music, starting in September this year
Welcoming our first Head of Student Wellbeing & Welfare...Karen Tate Nick Lomax, Bursars’ Assistant, grabbed a cuppa with Karen and found out a little more about her...

Robinson College, Cambridge, announces the appointment of Sir Richard Heaton KCB as its next Warden

Sir Richard Heaton will succeed Prof