Introducing the Stephen Hawking Room
World famous cosmologist, Professor Stephen Hawking, joined members of Trinity Hall for the official opening of the Stephen Hawking Room on Saturday 17th October 2015.
Professor Hawking was at Trinity Hall from 1962 to 1965, where he studied for his PhD in cosmology. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of the College in 1984.
Situated next to the Jerwood Library, the Stephen Hawking Room overlooks the iconic Latham Lawn which leads down to the River Terrace and the River Cam. This attractive seminar room has many historic features and the walls are lined with antique volumes from the Library.
At the opening ceremony, Professor Hawking said: "As much as I would like to say that I spent all my early Cambridge research career at Trinity Hall thinking about the universe and everything, I spent some of my time enjoying this beautiful setting by the river. It is therefore a pleasure to be back in my old college and a privilege to have this room overlooking Latham Lawn named in my honour. I hope that the next generation of cosmologists, and of course other Trinity Hall scholars, gain inspiration from working in this space."
In addition to budding cosmologists and members of Trinity Hall, the Stephen Hawking Room is also available for private hire for business meetings, seminars and small presentations. This is an ideal space in which to focus the mind and enjoy the ambience of the great and the good who have studied here.
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