Robert Crabtree (Le. 1960-66) is Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Yale University since 1977. His research focuses on design and synthesis of inorganic, coordination or organometallic molecules with unusual structures and properties. Robert has just become a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences of the US.
The Old Brightonian Community
Sixth former Maddie Pink, is undertaking a cycling challenge this week in aid of Reading Spots, a charity which supports the construction of community libraries in IT centres in remote areas of Ghana.
We are delighted to hear that OB Max Elton (Ab. 2008-10)'s play "End of Hope" has been picked up by the Soho Theatre in the West End!
Our Deputy Headmaster, Steve Marshall-Taylor, and Housemaster of Ryle, Graham Kennedy are swimming the English Channel for MNDA.
We are absolutely delighted to hear that one of our newest Old Brightonians, Marcus Smith (Le. 2011-17) will be joining the England Rugby pre-season training squad.
James Adutt (Le. 1982-87) is a Senior Civil Servant in the Government Legal Department, and a classical pianist. We have been lucky to welcome James back to the College a few times now to help with our annual Law Conference, to give advice to Sixth Formers interested in pursuing a career in law.
With a strong anti-bullying message, Brighton College pupils and staff embraced the 'Summer of Love' theme of this year's parade.