Dr Yusuf Hamied, pharmaceutical chemist and Chairman of Cipla Limited received an Honorary Doctorate from the University on 18 June 2014. Dr Hamied is an Honorary Fellow of Christ's College, a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Circle of Advisors for India and a recipient of the Padma Bhushan.
The Scott Polar Research Institute has until 25 March to raise the necessary funds to purchase Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s rediscovered photographic negatives for its Polar Museum, which would ensure that the negatives remain available to all in perpetuity, for research and exhibition.
The Museum of Zoology is one of the leading international research centres for the study of Zoology and a gem in a city full of wonderful museums. With support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, work has begun to develop a totally new Museum of Zoology. We are now on our way to our target of £5 million to fund the new Museum but if we are to succeed we must raise a further £3 million and we need your help.