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Tolkien's successor on newly published Beowulf translation This week saw the publication of Beowulf: a translation and commentary, by J R R Tolkien - completed when he was a Fellow at Pembroke and Rawlinson and... 23rd May 2014
Success on the river for Pembroke Boat Club Wednesday to Saturday of 5th week saw the annual Summer Eights regatta take place in Oxford. 170 crews from colleges took part in the bumps-style event with... 2nd June 2014
Sports Awards 2014 The Master, Dame Lynne Brindley, hosted a reception on 18th June at which the 2014 Sports Awards were presented. 31 students were awarded College Colours for a... 24th June 2014
Dr Piers Mackesy Pembroke College announces with great sadness that Emeritus Fellow Piers Mackesy, MA, D Phil, DLitt, FBA died peacefully at home on 30th June 2014 aged 89.... 4th July 2014
Professor Richard Sorabji (1955) receives Knighthood Our congratulations to alumnus and eminent philosopher, Professor Richard Sorabji (1955), who has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s birthday honours... 23rd July 2014
University Prizes for Student Exam Performance This year’s Trinity Term exam results have once again highlighted some individual excellence, with several students being awarded special prizes by the... 23rd July 2014
Hansjoerg Wacker Prize for Kishan Patel (2011) Congratulations to Kishan Patel who has won the 2014 Hansjoerg Wacker Prize of the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry. This prize is awarded for a... 23rd July 2014
Professor X: superhero and Pembroke alumnus Writing in the THE magazine this week Matthew Reisz explores the parallels between comic book superheroes and plotlines and the people and scenarios of modern... 24th July 2014
The Ballads of Robin Hood: illustrated gift from Maxim Kantor Renowned artist and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke Maxim Kantor has given a limited edition livre d'artiste to the College. The Ballads of Robin Hood, one of... 29th July 2014
Dr Elisabeth Kendall research in Yemen Senior Research Fellow and Arabic specialist Dr Elisabeth Kendall has been working in Egypt and Yemen in the years following the outbreak of the Arab Spring in... 31st July 2014