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No 6182

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Vol cxl No 23

pp. 637–652

College Notices

Girton College

The following concert is jointly organized by Girton College and the Faculty of Music:

Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine

His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts

Cambridge University Collegium Musicum (leader: Margaret Faultless)

With leading University choral scholars, directed by Martin Ennis

Performances will take place on the following dates: Friday, 23 April, at 8 p.m., in Girton College Hall, and Saturday, 24 April 2010, at 8 p.m., in St John’s College Chapel.

Tickets (£10/£4 at Girton; £12/£5 at St John’s) are available from the ADC Box Office (01223 300085;, and from Girton College (tel. 01223 766672, email


The above workshop will take place on Saturday, 8 May 2010, from 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., at Girton College. It will address key issues related to retirement in the 21st century and has been organized by Girton College Roll for Girtonians, but a limited number of places will be available for non-Girtonians to attend.

Keynote speakers will be Professor Deryn Watson, Professor of Information Technologies and Education, reporting on the Girton survey on ‘Life after the main career’ carried out in 2008; Lord Eatwell, Professor of Financial Policy and President of Queens’ College, Cambridge, considering financial and political aspects; Professor Anthea Tinker, Professor of Social Gerontology at King’s College, London, considering social aspects; and Katharine Whitehorn, who is currently agony aunt for Saga Magazine and was a leading columnist for the Observer for thirty years, who will sum up the day’s proceedings. In addition there will be short presentations and break-out groups to consider some of the key issues in greater detail.

The day will cost £22.50 including tea or coffee and lunch. Further details of the programme as it develops can be found on the Girton College website ( under Roll and Development Office.

To register please either download the Application Form from the website, contact Life After your Main Career, c/o The Registrar of the Roll, Girton College, Cambridge, CB3 0JG, or email

King’s College


King’s College wishes to appoint, with effect from 1 October 2010, a Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellow. Applications are welcome in any subject.

The main function of the Non-Stipendiary Fellowships is to offer researchers who have already secured external funding at Cambridge University the chance to participate in College life and enjoy the benefits of a College Fellowship. Applicants must therefore have external funding support for their salary for at least two years from 1 October 2010.

The closing date is 1 May 2010. Full details, including the method of application, are available on the King’s College website:


Elected to an Ordinary Fellowship from 1 October 2010:

Dr Francesco Colucci, M.D., Ph.D.

Elected to a Trapnell Fellowship from 1 October 2010:

Dr Sarah Crisp, Ph.D.

Elected to a Research Fellowship for four years from 1 October 2010:

Dr Camille Bonvin, Ph.D.

Dr Anastasia Norton-Piliavsky, D.Phil.

Elected to a Visiting Fellowship for Easter Term 2010:

Dr Soumhya Venkatesan, Ph.D.

Newnham College


Professor Kathleen Coleman, Professor of Latin in the Department of the Classics at Harvard University, will give this year’s Jane Harrison Memorial Lecture, entitled Fatal ambitions: the hazards of educating the gifted and talented in Ancient Rome, at 5.30 p.m., on Friday, 23 April, in Room LG17 of the Law Faculty, Sidgwick Site. All are welcome.

St Edmund’s College


Applications are invited for the full-time position of Bursar to commence during August – September 2010, by negotiation. The Bursar is the senior financial officer of the College and acts as the financial ‘enabler’ to help promote the College’s mission as a place of education, learning, and research. The Bursar is responsible for all financial matters, personnel management, and the College estate.

Further information and details of how to apply are available from the Master’s secretary, Mrs Sue Lowdell, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, CB3 0BN (email, tel. 01223 336122, fax 01223 331966). The closing date for applications is Friday, 9 April 2010. Information about the College can be found at

St Edmund’s College is an equal opportunities employer.