The Homerton College News web page lists a number of new Fellowships, Honorary Fellowships, and staff awards. Amongst them are the following appointments:
Two Honorary Fellows: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (Master of the Queen’s Music) and Carol Ann Duffy (Poet Laureate)(from January 2010).
Five new Fellows: Prof Maria Nikolajeva (Professorial Fellow, and Professor of Education), Dr Ashwin Moheeput (Fellow and Lecturer in Economics), Dr Axel Bangert (Junior Research Fellow in Film Studies), Dr Anders Hansen (Junior Research Fellow in Mathematics), and Dr Melanie Keene (Junior Research Fellow in History and Philosophy of Science).
Dr Kate Pretty, Principal, was recently awarded the CBE for her services to Higher Education.
The Homertonian (no.13, May 2009, page 2) published an article by Dr John Hopkins (Fellow and Director of Studies in Music) abour Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
The Library holds a number of Carol Ann Duffy’s works including some of her children’s poetry and also her recent collection, Rapture (2008), comprising intimate poems about a love affair. We also have a number of Peter Maxwell Davies’ CDs and musical scores.