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The Martlet issue 14

The Martlet issue 14 is now online.

In this issue, Shamil Thakrar (1990, PPE), co-founder of Dishoom, discusses founding myths, philosophy and philanthropy. John Weltman (1979, History), founder of Circle Surrogacy, has a Univ Conversation with Dr Will Prescott (2016, History). We ask Emma Woods (1993, Law), former CEO of wagamama, a few Leading Questions.

Issue 14 also features part two of our series on Univ entrepreneurs, we meet Rohan Gunatillake (1999, Chemistry), creator of mindfulness app Buddhify; Harry Briggs (1995, Psychology), co-founder and director of Firefly Tonics and Dr Mark Catherall (2003, Engineering) of Canopy Simulations.

This issue includes Patrick S Chung, Managing General Partner of Xfund, discussing measuring success beyond profits and the privilege of practicing venture capital; Nigel Tully MBE (1961, Physics) reflecting on life at Univ in the sixties and the early years of his bands The Fourbeats and The Dark Blues; and Dr Laura Stevens, Supernumerary Fellow, reporting back on a trip to Antarctica to collect critical data for understanding ice-shelf collapse. Lieutenant Commander Andrew Ward (2006, PPE) finds solace at the Chalet in choppy waters. Plus, Old Member announcements and books, College news and the latest on digital Univ.

Our thanks to those Old Members, students, Fellows and staff who contributed to this issue. Members of the College who have requested a printed version of The Martlet will receive their copies in the post.

You can read issue 14 of The Martlet below or download the PDF.

Explore all of the back issues of The Martlet below.

Published: 14 April 2022

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