Recent College News

Review: Richard Pembroke

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

The Economics and Business Society welcomed Richard Pembroke (B1 1985-90), a successful entrepreneur, on Thursday 14th January when he gave a talk titled, ‘Exploding the Myths of Entrepreneurship’. The packed audience was taken on a whistle-stop tour of his career and let into some of the trade... More »

Review: Natural History and Biology Society talk

Category: Speakers

The Natural History and Biology Society was treated to a superb lecture on Thursday evening by University of Gloucestershire Professor of Science Communication, Adam Hart and wildlife photographer, Mr Ayub Amin.   The talk, entitled "How insects say a lot without making a sound"... More »

Renaissance Art in Venice

Category: Speakers

On Wednesday 9th December, Charlie Hall from John Hall Venice, the long-established art history travel specialists, addressed Marlborough's Art Historians on the subject of Renaissance Art in Venice. He spoke about the transitions in style and handling between Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto... More »

Review: Tim Harrison

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Tim Harrison – University of Bristol, School of Chemistry (A HEFCE Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL))Our friend and colleague Tim Harrison, delivered this year’s Christmas Chemistry Lecture entitled ‘Gases in the Air’ to an excited audience in the Memorial Hall of our own... More »

Polar traveller visits Marlborough

Category: Speakers, General, Trips

Alex Hibbert, the world record-holding polar traveller, visited the College on Tuesday evening.He gave a talk to pupils and beaks in a packed Ellis Theatre, discussing his successful world record unsupported polar journey on skis across Greenland and his 2,000 miles with dog teams on another visit... More »

Blackett Science Lecture

Category: Academic, General, Events, Speakers

Professor Donald Kurtz, Vice-President Royal Astronomical Society and Astrophysics Department at University of Central Lancashire delivered the 11th Blackett Science lecture on 'Planets and Pulsations' on Tuesday 24th November. The concept of Asteroseismology was clearly explained with the basic... More »

Review: Robert Parker

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Pupils and staff from the College and from St John's School enjoyed a fascinating talk on Ancient Greek oracles by Robert Parker, the Wykeham Professor of Ancient History at Oxford. Professor Parker is an expert on Greek religion and in 2011 delivered the prestigious Sather Classical lectures at... More »

Review: Dr Janneke Blokland

Category: Speakers

‘Particles in the Spotlight’ by Dr Janneke Blokland, Thursday 5th November Dr Janneke Blokland completed her first undergraduate Physics degree and PhD in her home country, the Netherlands. She then went on to complete a post-doc of Berlin, whilst at the same time reading Theology.During her early... More »

Review: Dr Marc Morris

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

'King John and the Road to Magna Carta' On Tuesday 13th October the History Society was lucky enough to receive a visit from Dr Marc Morris, a renowned medievalist responsible for excellent biographies of King Edward I and King John, as well as a very popular television series about castles. Dr... More »

Review: Professor Henrietta Harrison

Category: Speakers, General, Events, Academic

On Thursday 1st October, the Chinese Society was privileged to welcome British Academy Fellow, Professor Henrietta Harrison from Pembroke College, Oxford to deliver a talk titled, 'Interpreting China to Britain: The story of a Chinese boy in 18th Century Europe’.Pupils found the professor very... More »

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