Welcome to the Alumni Relations page where you will find resources and links to Alumni related events.
2013 Cavendish Alumni Festival Open Day
The 2013 Cavendish Alumni Festival Open Day will be held on Friday 27th September 2013 from 2pm until 5.30pm.
The programme for the event is as follows:-
At 2pm there will be a Lecture in the Pippard Lecture Theatre by Professor Malcolm Longair entitled "A New History of the Cavendish Laboratory - What Really Happened".
The Lecture will be followed by "Physics at Work", an exhibition presented by those at the cutting-edge of research and development showcasing the many uses of physics in everyday life, along with applications of physics in research and industry. Refreshments will be available between 3pm and 4pm.
Further further details please contact Mrs Leona Hope-Coles (email lh294 at cam.ac.uk, tel 01223 337429).
The Cavendish is proud to have many illustrious alumni making groundbreaking discoveries from the structure of DNA to the splitting of the atom. Here are a few of those famous faces.
- Cockcroft, Rutherford and Walton soon after splitting the atom
- William Bragg Jr. and Sr.
- Watson and Crick discussing over coffee
Below are some links to presenations that may be useful which include various slides outlining the Cavendish Laboratory's history and a powerpoint version of the Cavendish brochure above