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Visiting Pembroke House: Lunch Clubs and Well-being

It is impossible to overstate the number of activities that taken place in Pembroke House, the social action centre in Walworth, South London. Started in 1885 with the vision of creating a ‘settlement’, where living locally, learning, and receiving are all as important as giving and serving, Pembroke House is now a hive of activity with connections to numerous other community organisations providing services from music-making to mental health support.…

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Exploring Wilkie Collins’ Writing Desk

Wilkie Collins’ writing desk was kindly gifted to Pembroke by Rosemary Watt on 9th May 2017.  Graduate student Joseph Ashmore (2009) explored its story with the guidance of Librarian Patricia…

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Green Impact: Gold!

Green Impact is a university-wide environmental accreditation scheme, encouraging Colleges to reduce environmental impacts. This year, Pembroke achieved a Gold level. Lily Maxwell is the Pembroke Green Impact Officer, which means she leads a team of seven Pembroke students who are passionate about reducing climate change.  Green Impact is a College-wide effort, as students work with the Environmental Awareness Committee (made up of College staff) to reduce Pembroke's environmental impact.  Lily has been involved in assessing every level of College's activities from watering the plants to buying furniture, and from student electricity usage to communicating…

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Promotion of Pembroke Fellows

Four Pembroke Fellows have been promoted this year: Silvana Cardoso Promoted to Professor Research interests: Industrial and environmental fluid mechanics, two-phase flow, mixing and mathematics. This year Dr Cardoso was…

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