Our people

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


Contact details:


01223 332 364


Jennifer Allen

GSB Treasurer

Role: Manages the GSB budget and all reimbursements.

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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

Dr Tobias Baldauf

Research Fellow, Tutor


Theoretical Cosmology


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

College Registrar

Contact details: 


01223 761 247

Sophie Beedell

Development Assistant

Sophie Beedell is the Development Office Administrator

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

Official Fellow, Senior Tutor, Tutor


Historical Geography


Department of Geography

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Michael H Black

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Early fiction of D.H. Lawrence.

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Professor Andrew Blake

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Computer Science

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

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Helaine Blumenfeld

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Art

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Professor Lee Bollinger

Honorary Fellow

Subject: Law; freedom of expression


Fellows in the news

Notice of Professor John Barrow’s funeral - (live stream)

The Funeral Service for Professor John D. Barrow will take place on Monday 19 October, 1:30pm. The ceremony will also run virtually viaZoom:https://theofed-cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/95860468905?pwd=Y1l6bVV6WnEybjNKeUlDU2RycllEUT09Meeting ID: 958 6046 8905Passcode: 257729In order to maximise the quality of the Live Streaming, viewers are kindly requested to watch with their own video and audio turned off...
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Dealing with Mental Health and Covid-19

Following World Mental Health Day on October 10, Clare Hall Professorial Fellow Professor Barbara Sahakian's work has been cited in the latest edition of Vogue. In an article by Sarah Garden, Professor Sahakian talks to her about her current work on neuroscience and Covid-19.https://www.vogue.co.uk/arts-and-lifestyle/article/mental-health-lockdownYou can read Professor Sahakian's...
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Clare Hall Fellow wins Physics prize

Clare Hall is delighted to announce that Professor Hasok Chang has won the 2021 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics.https://www.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/prizerecipient.cfm?first_nm=Hasok&last_nm=Chang&year=2021
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Professor John Barrow

It is with great sadness that the College announces the death of our dear friend and colleague Professor John Barrow, Fellow of the College, and Professor of Mathematical Sciences. John passed away peacefully on Saturday 26 September 2020, at home, surrounded by his family. We send our sincere condolences to John’s family, friends, students and colleagues around the world.Funeral details, including how to access its live streaming, and a fuller appreciation of John’s life and work,...
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