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The College is a highly integrated academic society with a President, Fellows, graduate students and other members. About 300 members are currently in Cambridge creating a professionally and culturally diverse environment. To find out more about any of our members, please click on their names below. Clare Hall is committed to protecting your privacy, please refer to www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk/data-protection-information.

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Professor Robert Ackerman

Fellow Commoner


History of anthropology


Martin Aldridge


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01223 332 364


Jennifer Allen

GSB Treasurer

Role: Manages the GSB budget and all reimbursements.

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Dr Gianluca Amadei

Research Fellow

Dr Gianluca Amadei completed his PhD at the University of Toronto in 2016, under the supervision of Dr Freda Miller, where he studied the role of RNA-binding proteins in the context of mammalian embryonic brain d

Dr Mario Amado-Montero

Research Fellow

Subject: Physics


Materials science and metallurgy

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Dr Robert G W Anderson

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: History of Chemistry

Contact details: rgwa2@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Professor Emilio Artacho

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Theory of condensed matter

Department/institution: Cavendish Laboratory

Contact details: ea245@cam.ac.uk

Professor Michael F Ashby

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: The mechanical behaviour of materials; particularly metals, ceramics and ice

Contact details: mfa2@eng.cam.ac.uk

Minja Axelsson

GSB Equalities

Role: Addresses issues concerning equality, diversity, and representation.

Dr Tobias Baldauf

Research Fellow, Tutor

Subject: Theoretical Cosmology

Department/institution: Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Professor Manohar Bance

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Disorders of hearing and balance

Department: Medicine

Contact: mlb59@cam.ac.uk

Dr Jenny Bangham

Research Fellow

Subject: History of science

Department/institution: History and philosophy of science

Amanda Barclay

Associates in Cambridge

Martin Baur

GSB Sports

Role: Organises sports activities and is the main contact for the Clare Hall sports teams.

Professor Dame Gillian Beer

Honorary Fellow


Literature and history of science


Subject: Material Sciences

Department/institution: Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

Dr Denis Bilodeau

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Intellectual history, particularly history and philosophy of the human sciences.

Contact details: dcb28@cam.ac.uk

Dr Iain Black

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Historical Geography

Department/institution: Department of Geography

Michael H Black

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Early fiction of D.H. Lawrence.

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Professor Andrew Blake

Professorial Fellow, Tutor

Subject: Computer Science

Department/institution: Artificial Intelligence Consultant. Chair, Samsung AI Centre, Cambridge.

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Fellows in the news

Fellow highlights research with miniature brain tissues in This Cambridge Life article

Dr Madeline Lancaster, a Fellow of Clare Hall and Group Leader in the Cell Biology Division of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), has been profiled in the University's 'This Cambridge Life' blog series.In the piece, Dr Lancaster reveals details on her research with mini brain tissues – three-dimensional tissues known as organoids. Research in the Lancaster Lab focuses on human brain development using stem cells to generate brain organoids...
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Honorary Fellow to demystify resilience in film series

Professor Lord Martin Rees, Honorary Fellow of Clare Hall, is one of several leading thinkers set to appear in a series of short films explaining what resilience is, and why it matters, launching this month.Titled Resilience Engineered and developed by The Resilience Shift in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and SWR Media, the three films present interviews with experts from the world of engineering and climate action, plus thought leaders and those at the forefront of building...
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Contemporary artist Mark Cazalet to exhibit work at Clare Hall

Clare Hall Art Committee will present an exhibition of mixed media work by contemporary artist Mark Cazalet this autumn.Running from 7 October-18 November, the Committee's first exhibition of the academic year will feature paintings, drawings and pastels by Cazalet, who is a dynamic artist and notable figure at the Royal Drawing School.Professor Frances Spalding, curator of the exhibition and Chair of Clare Hall Art Committee, shares:
“This exhibition will be the...
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Research Fellow to lead reading group on Landscapes of Southeast Asia

What are the landscapes of Southeast Asia? How are they inhabited, cultivated, framed, curated, and witnessed—and by whom? A reading group run by Dr Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz and Dr Michael Edwards seeks to explore these questions and more during Michaelmas 2021 and Lent 2022.Seven meetings will be run over the two terms, and all are welcome to join what promises to be a lively discussion.Landscape has featured prominently in studies of Southeast Asia: literally, as the...
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