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The Person Behind the Prize: An Interview with Richard Parmee

The Parmee Prize competition is an annual event that offers students a chance to win £2000 to kickstart their business. Richard Parmee (1970) is the driving force behind the prize. He began at Pembroke in the Natural Sciences Tripos, but after two years had migrated to Electrical Sciences in Engineering. This, it transpired, was a good decision, as he did well enough there to begin research in what is now signal…

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Lent 2018: A Snapshot of Events

January can be a slow month, but if you’re wondering what to do with yourself, wonder no more! Because terms at Cambridge are only eight weeks long they tend to…

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2017 in Pictures: Part 1

Now that 2017 is finished, we take a look at a small snapshot of the many events, achievements, and important moments of 2017. Lent term saw a flurry of fundraising by staff and students in aid of the Jo Cox Memorial Studentship, which will fund PhD research in refugee and migration studies. The rowers rowed, the library sold books, and later on in the year a group cycled from Oxford to Cambridge on the annual Charity bike ride organised by the Dean.   It's been a strong year for music, with a free weekly recital series in Lent term and a performance of Bach's St John Passion in…

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2017 in Pictures: Part 2

Last time on the blog we looked back at some of the music, talks, and fundraising that took place in 2017. We continue our year in pictures with some of…

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For a Winter Afternoon

There’s only five days until Christmas; the perfect time for some wintry poetry from President of the Pembroke Poetry Society, Michael Brown For a Winter afternoon Dedicated to Helena Thurm…

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