Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
A message of seasonal greetings from the Master, Professor Geoffrey Grimmett.
Downing College announces Master Elect
Mr Alan Bookbinder has been pre-elected as the next Master of Downing College, Cambridge.
Downing alumnus changing the face of technology
Kathryn Parsons (Classics 2000) named as one of the most influential women in technology.
A Century of Exploration in Greenland
Downing PhD student Tom Chudley has collaborated on a new exhibition at the Polar Museum.
Rare Fitzwilliam Museum harpsichord played at Downing
Sophie Yates makes historic recording at the Master's Lodge.
Archive exhibition marks 300th anniversary
Library Octagon hosts exhibition to celebrate the signing of Founder's will in December 1717.
Downing launches Inspire2INVOLVE partnership
Downing College and Villiers Park Educational Trust supporting social mobility in Plymouth.
Downing Fellow co-authors new study on evolution of height and weight
Dr Jay Stock and Dr Manuel Will publish research in the Royal Society: Open Science journal.
Gabrielle Bennett joins Cambridge in America
Fellow Commoner of Downing, and former Director of Development, appointed Director of Principal Gifts.
First World War Roll of Honour
Today we remember Downing Fellow Walter Douglas Aston who died 100 years ago today.
Maitland Historical Society holds first talk of the year
Professor Gary Gerstle speaks to Downing students and Young Alumni.
First World War Roll of Honour
Today we remember Captain Davies who was killed in action 100 years ago during the Third Battle of Ypres.
Decoy birds installed at Downing
Downing's Gardens and Grounds team battle with chafer grubs in a bid to protect our magnificent lawns.
Welcome message from the Master of Downing College
Professor Geoffrey Grimmett welcomes new and returning students.
Downing student raises £23K for Cancer Research UK
Sophie Fallen and 'Lynda's Lovelies' take part in Race for Life.
Alumnus elevated to the Bench of the High Court of Bombay
Exciting news about Downing lawyer Mr Justice Riyaz Chagla (1990).
New interim Director of Development appointed
Cat Middleton joins the Alumni and Development team at Downing College.
Downing Enterprise competition winners grow 'generation defining brand'
Alumnus Jack Rivlin (2007) announces £4.5 million investment for Tab Media.
Downing Fellow discusses student mental health
Dr Ewan Jones features in today's Guardian article discussing a rise in student mental health problems.
Downing student bound for World Rowing Championships
Holly Hill and Melissa Wilson selected in all-Cambridge boat for British Women's Pair.
Downing Archive reveals Fringe connection as DDS production opens
Downing Dramatic Society's These Walls runs from 5 to 20 August at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Mr Martin Baker named President of RCO
Honorary Fellow of Downing College begins Royal College of Organists Presidency.
Downing College Archive to take part in Open Cambridge
Three exhibitions relating to Downing's history to feature in 2017 programme.
Honorary Fellow of Downing appointed as Supreme Court Justice
The Right Honourable Sir David Lloyd Jones appointed to the Supreme Court.
Professor Ledgeway made Fellow of the British Academy
Downing Fellow among those honoured for achievements in Humanities and Social Sciences research.
Dr Sarah Kennedy appointed Development Ambassador Fellow
Downing Fellow to deepen connections between College and its alumni and donors.
Film celebrates teaching of Dr Monica Moreno Figueroa
Downing Fellow featured in films to showcase 2017 Pilkington Prize winners.
Dr Monica Moreno Figueroa promoted to Senior Lecturer
Congratulations to our Downing Fellow in Social Sciences.
Mr and Mrs Geoffrey Twining Egginton Prize 2017
Talented students showcase artwork at Downing College.
Michael Apted admitted as Honorary Fellow
Downing College welcomes distinguished director, producer and writer to the Fellowship.
Downing Geographer in 'This Cambridge Life'
University website features Rachel Mumford, 3rd Year Downing Geographer.
Downing hosts Black Cantabs event
Exciting Downing connection with current Heong Gallery exhibition.
Professor Robbins on the OCD Brain
Downing Fellow discusses what we know about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Easter at The Heong Gallery
Extended opening hours over the Easter weekend, from 14 to 17 April 2017
Downing's Holly Hill in CUWBC crew
University Boat Races take place this weekend on the challenging Tideway course
Heong Gallery shortlisted for RIBA Award
Gallery one of a record number of shortlisted buildings in the East
Heong Gallery wins Civic Trust Award
Gallery building awarded commendation for the East of England region
Downing seeks Summer School Teaching Assistants
Apply now for our seven 2017 Summer School Teaching Assistants vacancies
Professor Robbins discusses study on cognitive-enhancing drugs
Research shows certain drugs help chess players win more games
Downing Fellow wins Pilkington Prize
Dr Monica Moreno Figueroa is recognized for teaching excellence
Lifetime achievement honour for Professor Robbins
Downing Fellow given Gold Medal Award by Society of Biological Psychiatry
Professor Virgo comments on the Higher Education and Research Bill
The university as 'critic and conscience of society'
Frederick Rotherham Cecil - Roll of Honour
Today we remember a former Downing student who died 100 years ago
Downing students in Varsity match squads
CURUFC and CURUFCW announce squads for Twickenham matches on 8th December
Downing Fellow ranked 4th in the world
Semantic scholar program ranks Professor Robbins fourth most influential brain scientist in the modern era
The Duke Quartet mesmerises 'after dark' audience
Part of the Heong Gallery's 'arts after dark' season of events
Ian Macdonald Brown - First World War Roll of Honour
Today we remember a former Downing student who died 100 years ago today.
Brammer Geographical Society fieldtrip
The Society's annual Geography fieldtrip takes place in Sheringham
Downing retains Gold Award for Green Tourism
Staff celebrate winning a Gold Award for the second time as a Green Tourism site for conference business.
Caruso St John win Stirling Prize 2016
Firm responsible for Heong Gallery design win the prestigious award for the Newport Street Gallery.
Guy Harold Corke - First World War Roll of Honour
Today we remember former Downing student Guy Harold Corke, who died 100 years ago this week.
The Politics of Beauty
Department of Sociology and Downing College host ground-breaking summer school and international conference.
Downing alumnus presents new study on infection
Professor Akhilesh Reddy (1995) is senior author of a study that suggests time of day influences our susceptibility to infection.
Gerald Harmer - First World War Roll of Honour
Today we remember a former Downing student who was killed in action 100 years ago at the Battle of the Somme.
Mark Aldred (05) rows from Downing to Rio
Former Downing College Boat Club member competes in Rio Olympics.
Dr Barber promoted to Professor
Dr Zoe Barber has been promoted to be a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.
Professor Wales elected as FRS
Professor David Wales has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.