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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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Dr Maijastina Kahlos

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Classics, Roman History

Department/institution: Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki

Professor Masumichi Kanaya

Visiting Fellow

Department/Institution: Department of English, Doshisha University, Japan

Contact details: mkanaya@mail.doshisha.ac.jp

Subject: Functional nanomaterials and devices for energy, sensing and biomedical applications

Department/institution: Department of Materials Science

Dr Nitya Mohan Khemka

Fellow Commoner


Development Studies


Faculty of Development Studies, University of Cambridge

Dame Carolyn Emma Kirkby

Honorary Fellow

Subject: Music

Dr Madeline Lancaster

Official Fellow

Subject: Molecular Biology

Department/Institution: Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge

Neil J Lavender

Head Porter

Head Porter

Contact details: 


01223 332360

Professor Mathew Lewsey

Visiting Fellow

Mat Lewsey is a hands-on lab biologist turned data-crunching genome scientist. He studies how plants perceive and interact with the world around them through regulation of their genes.

Dr Julie Qiaojin Lin

Research Fellow

Subject: Neuroscience

Department: UK Dementia Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Professor Pietro Lio'

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Computational Biology

Department/institution: The Computer Laboratory

Subject: The comparative study of religion and Hindu culture, theology and philosophy with special reference to the relationship between Britain and India in nineteenth...

Dr Michael Loewe

Emeritus Fellow


The history of early imperial China

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Physics, astrophysics and cosmology


Cavendish Laboratory 

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Dr Ems Lord

Research Fellow

Subject: Mathematics

Department/institution: Director of NRICH, President-Elect of Mathematical Association 2019-20

Dr Rosie Luff

Communication Skills Tutor, Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Archaeology

Contact: rml10@cam.ac.uk

Research interests:

Subject: Cancer Immunology

Department/Institution: Surgery, Pathology, Immunology

Contact: kl585@cam.ac.uk

Katrine Mackay

HR Manager

HR Manager

Contact details: hr@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

Professor Howard Markel

Visiting Fellow

Howard Markel is the George E. Wantz, M.D.

Professor Hugh Markus

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Neurology

Department/institution: Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Cambridge

Tam Marshall-Watts

College Registrar



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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