A collation of the news from 2002
(1952), along with two other scientists, has won the Nobel Prize for Medicine. The prize was awarded for his pioneering work on cell division. He is also known for the discovery of messenger RNA. For more details: BBC report.
(1998, Materials Science) has recently travelled to the magnetic pole. He has written a wonderfully evocative account of the expedition: A journey to the magnetic pole.
(1986, Modern Languages) has recently written a new play. ‘Balance’ has its first reading at the Arches’ festival of new Scottish theatre on 6 March. The Scotsman.
(1965, Physics) has been elected Executive Chairman of GlobespanVirata.
(daughter of former Rector Lord Crowther-Hunt) formerly executive director of the Prince’s Trust has been made an LVO (Royal Victorian Order) in the New Year Honours List.
(1971, English) is currently working on a screenplay of his first novel, Black Milk, set in an imaginary Jewish Ghetto during the Second World War.
(1984, English) is now adapting her first novel, Cold in Earth, for the BBC. Her second novel is entitled Sick at Heart. More details.
(1998, PPE) has won a Fulbright Scholarship.
Philip Pullman (1965, English) won the Whitbread Book of the Year prize on 22 January. Mr Pullman is represented by Caradoc King (1965, English) of the literary agency A P Watt. They met on their first day in College in October 1965 and have remained friends ever since. Author’s Website, press reports: Daily Telegraph, The Guardian & BBC Report.
(1997, Mathematics & Philosophy) has won a Fulbright Scholarship to Harvard.
(1955, PPP) is president-elect of the British Psychological Society. He will be President from April 2003. Heriot-Watt University has elected him Professor Emeritus.