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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Claire Clark

Kitchen Manager

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Edward Coales

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Agriculture

Contact details: edwardcoales@live.co.uk

Susan Coales

Fellow Commoner

Institution: University of Exeter

Dr Carolyn Cobbold

Research Fellow

Subject: Food science

Contact details: cac85@cam.ac.uk

Professor Stefan Collini

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Intellectual history and English literature

Department/institution: Faculty of English

Anne Considine

College Nurse

Anne Considine is Clare Hall's Nurse. She is available to see students on Wednesdays from 9am-5:30pm.

Kerry Cooper


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01223 332 360

Professor David Cope

Foundation Fellow


Former director - Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology

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George Cousins

Deputy Head Porter

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01223 332 360

Dr Nicole Cuunjieng Aboitiz

Research Fellow

Subject: Intellectual and transnational history of Southeast Asia

Contact details: nec34@cam.ac.uk

Professor Stuart Dalziel

Official Fellow

Subject: Fluid Dynamics

Department/Institution: Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics’ GK Batchelor Laboratory

Professor Norman Davies

Honorary Fellow

CMG, FBA, FLSW, FRSL, FRHistS, Honorary Fellow at Clare Hall, St Antony’s College Oxford and Professor Emeritus of UCL-SSEES

Subject: History

Ben de Souza

Associates in Cambridge

Clare Hall Life Member Ben de Souza is a British choral conductor, accordionist and educator.

Lydia Devonport

College Administrator

College Administrator

Norman Doe

Visiting Fellow

Norman Doe, DCL (Lambeth), LLD (Cambridge) is from the Rhondda in south Wales, and studied Law at University College Cardiff; Theology at Mansfield College, Oxford; and completed his PhD in Law at Magdalene Colle

Dr Abigail Dolan

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Concert flutist and musicologist, specialising in performance practice and historical recordings.

Former Artistic Director of the Intimate Engagements concert series


Adrian Du Plessis

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Publishing

Dr Tao DuFour

Visiting Fellow

Subject:  Architecture

Institution:  Cornell University

Contact:  dufour@cornell.edu

Professor Kevin Edwards

Fellow Commoner

Subjects: Geography, Archaeology, History of Science

Clare Hall: Organiser of the Colloquium series for the College.

Adham El-Shazly

GSB President

Role: President, Graduate Student Body Committee (2022/23)

Contact: gsb.president@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

Fellows in the news

Associate of Clare Hall elected international honorary member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor Kevin (Kit) Thompson, master of Moon Chun Memorial College, University of Macau (UM) and an Associate of Clare Hall, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as an international honorary member, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of performing arts. Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honours excellence and convenes leaders in the fields of science, humanities, business administration, political science, and...
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Fellow becomes member of European Molecular Biology Organisation

Dr Madeline Lancaster, a Fellow of Clare Hall, has been named a new member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) - a community of almost 2,000 leading life scientists in Europe and beyond.A group leader in the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Dr Lancaster's work has led to unprecedented insights into the development of the human brain. Her team uses cerebral organoids from stem cells to model human brain development in vitro. The human brain tissue in...
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Innovation by Fellow wins Armourers and Brasiers' Venture Prize

Congratulations to Professor Sohini Kar-Narayan, a Fellow of Clare Hall, whose laboratory's microfluidic force sensors have won the Armourers and Brasiers' Venture Prize 2022. Developed in collaboration with Vikas Khanduja, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, these new smart sensors assist in the soft tissue balancing and correct...
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Research Fellow to share experiences in Race Equality Network panel

Professor Li Su, a Research Fellow at Clare Hall, will appear in a panel discussion hosted by the Race Equality Network next month, within their event titled This too, is Cambridge.The panel will focus on East and South East Asian experiences in Cambridge to both promote and celebrate those staff at the University, as well as recognise the specific issues and challenges they...
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