Welcome to the Alumni Relations page where you will find resources and links to Alumni related events.
2011 Cavendish Alumni Open Day
The 2011 Cavendish Alumni Open Day will be held on Friday 23rd September 2011 from 2pm until 5.30pm.
The programme for the event is as follows:-
At 2pm there will be a Lecture by Professors James Stirling and Malcolm Longair in the Pippard Lecture Theatre
From 3pm to 5pm there will be tours of the following Research Areas:-
- Astrophysics - High Energy Physics - Atomic, Mesoscopic and Optical Physics - Optoelectronics & Microelectronics - Nanophotonics.
You may book for this event on-line via the University's Alumni Weekend website or download a pdf of the booking form here and return to the Cambridge Alumni Relations Office. [NB Please note that the entry for the Cavendish Open Day in the University's Alumni Brochure for Saturday 24th September is incorrect.]
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