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Professor Chris Dobson

Professor Christopher M Dobson

Master
John Humphrey Plummer Prof of Chemical and Structural Biology
Molecular Sciences
Investigation of the fundamental science underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, and the development of new strategies for their treatment and prevention.
Dr Tim Adamo

Dr Timothy Adamo

Mathematical Physics
The relationship between geometry and physics; gauge theories and gravity; mathematical structures of scattering amplitudes, Wilson loops, and correlation functions; aspects of twistor theory and string theory.

Dr Albertina Albors-Llorens

Director of Studies in Law (Part II)
College Lecturer in Law
University Senior Lecturer
European Union Law, in particular EU remedies. Competition law in the European Union and the interface between Competition Law and Consumer Protection Law.

Dr Pierpaolo Antonello

College Lecturer in Italian
University Reader in Italian Literature and Culture
Italian
Twentieth century Italian writing and intellectual history, Futurism and the Avant-Garde, Literature and Science, Calvino, Postmodern Italian literature, French theory and epistemology (Girard, Serres).

Dr Neil S Arnold

College Lecturer and Director of Studies for Geography
University Lecturer in Geography and the Scott Polar Research Institute
The interactions between ice sheets, glaciers and climate at the present day, and in the past. Interactions between the hydrology and dynamics of glaciers. Mathematical models of these interactions. Development of computer-based, interactive teaching resources.

Dr Andrew Arsan

Director of Studies in History (Part II)
College Lecturer in History
Middle Eastern History
Modern Middle Eastern history and world history.

Dr Mete Atatüre

Tutor
College Lecturer in Physics
Director of Studies in Physics & Astrophysics
Physics
My research group's primary focus is on the optical control of solid-state based mesoscopic quantum systems for the goals of quantum information processing.

Professor Graeme W W Barker

Disney Prof of Archaeology
Head of Department of Archaeology
Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Dean of Discipline
Archaeology
Prehistoric archaeology. Landscape and environmental archaeology. Transitions from foraging to farming.

Professor Tim P Bayliss-Smith

University Professor of Pacific Geography
Tropical rainforest management, logging and indigenous social institutions in Solomon Islands and Fiji; agricultural intensification and population change in pre-colonial Melanesia.

Professor H Richard L Beadle

College Lecturer in English
Director of Studies in English (Part II)
Medieval English Literature, early history of European drama. Palaeography, textual and editorial studies, the history of the book.

Professor Serena M Best

Director of Studies and College Lecturer in Materials Science and Metallurgy
Professor of Materials Science
Materials Science
The production and characterisation of ceramic materials for medical application. The evaluation of bioactive materials for bone replacement and bone repair. The development of a new generation of pharmaceutical biomaterials.

Dr Erica M Bexley

College Lecturer in Classics
Dr Alexandre Bouayad

Dr Alexandre Bouayad

College Associate Lecturer in Pure Mathematics
Director of Studies in Pure Mathematics
Pure Mathematics

Professor Patrick Boyde

Fellow Borderer
Emeritus Prof of Italian
Italian
The interaction between Dante’s thought and poetry; Dante and the visual arts; rival theories and styles in the declamation of Homer; the first performance in London (1635) of a play by Corneille (1606-84).

Professor Graham J Burton

Mary Marshall and Arthur Walton Professor of the Physiology of Reproduction
Director, Centre for Trophoblast Research
Formerly College Lecturer in Veterinary Medicine
Placental development and function. The role of placental stress in early pregnancy failure, growth restriction and pre-eclampsia. Early fetal nutrition and metabolism, and developmental programming of adult disease.
Dr Tim Button

Dr Tim Button

University Lecturer in Philosophy
College Lecturer in Philosophy
Director of Studies in Philosophy
Metaphysics, Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language, Metametaphysics.

Dr Stefano Castelvecchi

College Lecturer in Music
University Lecturer in Music
Eighteenth-and nineteenth-century opera, Mozart and Rossini, textual criticism, genre.

Dr Jim A Charles

Formerly College Lecturer in Materials Science & Metallurgy
University Emeritus Reader in Process Metallurgy
Metallurgy
Materials Science & Metallurgy.

Dr Adam Chau

College Lecturer in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Professor Malcolm A Clarke

College Supervisor in Law
University Professor of Commercial Contract Law
The law of obligations, in particular, the law relating to insurance and to the carriage of goods and passengers.
Dr Samuel Cohen

Dr Samuel I A Cohen

Biophysical Chemistry
Investigation of complex biomolecular systems, particularly the pathogenic protein self-assembly processes underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Dr Sue Colwell

Dr Sue M Colwell

Tutor for Graduate Affairs
Tutor
College Lecturer in Maths for Natural Sciences
Director of Studies in Maths for Natural Sciences
Maths for Natural Sciences
Non-linear dynamics. Applications to molecular vibration-rotation spectra. Molecular Quantum Mechanics. Time-dependent Density Functional Theory methods for electromagnetic molecular properties.

Professor Simon Conway Morris

University Prof of Evolutionary Palaeobiology
Palaeontology
Analysis of evolutionary convergence and role of historical contingency. The Cambrian "explosion" and Burgess Shale-type faunas. Early evolution of the deuterostomes. Debates in science and religion.
Meredith Crowley

Dr Meredith A Crowley

College Lecturer in Economics
University Lecturer in Economics
international trade, trade policy, firms in international trade, law and economics of the GATT/WTO
Orietta Da Rold

Dr Orietta Da Rold

Director of Studies in English (Part I)
College Lecturer in English
University Lecturer in Medieval Literature and the Material Text: 1100-1500
Medieval Literature, Chaucer, Editing and Textual Studies and Medieval British Manuscripts.

Professor Sir Partha S Dasgupta

College Supervisor in Economics
Formerly Frank Ramsey Prof of Economics
Environmental and resource economics. The economics of poor countries. Game theory.
Dr Michael De Volder

Dr Michael F L De Volder

University Lecturer
College Lecturer in Engineering
Nanoparticle manufacturing and assembly.

The Rev'd Duncan J Dormor

President
Dean
Director of Studies for Theology and Religious Studies
Affiliated Lecturer in Divinity
College Lecturer in Theology
Contemporary family change and sexual ethics from the perspective of the Christian tradition.
Dr Mattias Dörrzapf

Dr Matthias Dörrzapf

Senior Tutor
Director of Studies in Mathematics
College Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Algebraic aspects of quantum field theories, in particular representations of superconformal algebras in conformal field theories and string theories.

Dr Steve A Edgley

Tutor
Director of Studies in Anatomy
College Lecturer in Anatomy
University Reader in Sensorimotor Neuroscience
Anatomy
Neuroscience: Information processing in motor systems. Organisation and contribution to movement of the spinal cord, cerebellum and motor cortex.

Dr Michael G Elliot

Research Fellow in Physiology
Fellow of the Centre for Trophoblast Research
Evolutionary Biology
Evolutionary diversification of the placenta; Developmental origins of health and disease; Computational methods in phylogenetics and evolution.

Professor John A Emerton

Emeritus Regius Prof of Hebrew
Hebrew
Retired

Dr Georgina L Evans

College Lecturer in French
University Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
French
Georgina Evans works mainly on contemporary French film. She has a particular interest in inter-sensory relationships in cinema, and the workings of synaesthetic narrative. She has published work on the French films of Michael Haneke and Krzysztof Kieslowski, and also has a particular interest in Claire Denis. Her next project examines the idea of home in French cinema.

Professor Robert A Evans

College Supervisor in Economics
University Professor of Economic Theory
Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Political Economy, Economics of Contracts.

Mr Chris F Ewbank

Senior Bursar
History/Law
Responsible for overall direction of the College's finances.

Dr David Fox

College Lecturer in Law
Equity and property law, particularly the law of trusts, registered land and proprietary interests in money.
Dr Kristian Franze

Dr Kristian Franze

College Lecturer in Cell Biology/Biochemistry
University Lecturer
Fellow of the Medical Research Council
Cell Biology / Biochemistry
Influence of mechanical cues on neuronal regeneration. Physics in development and pathology of the nervous system. Retinal optics.

Professor Sir Richard H Friend

Cavendish Prof of Physics
Physics
Optoelectronic properties of organic semiconductors. Polymer light-emitting diodes, solar cells and transistors.

Dr D J H (Ben) Garling

Formerly President, Tutor, Senior Proctor
College Supervisor in Pure Mathematics
University Emeritus Reader in Mathematical Analysis
Pure Mathematics
Functional Analysis, and particularly the geometry of Banach spaces, probabilistic methods, related inequalities and applications to classical analysis.

Dr Petra M Geraats

College Lecturer in Economics
University Lecturer in Economics
Macroeconomics, international finance and behavioral economics, with a special interest in transparency of monetary policy.

Professor Zoubin Ghahramani

Dr Robin E Glasscock

Formerly Director of Studies, College Supervisor and University Lecturer in Geography, Dean,
Medieval settlement, agriculture and the economy in the UK and Ireland. Landscape history.

Dr Peter Goddard

Formerly Master
and University Professor, Theoretical Physics
Professor, School of Natural Sciences, and
formerly Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Mathematical physics; elementary particle physics; string theory; conformal field theory; infinite-dimensional Lie algebras.

Professor Sir John R Goody

Emeritus William Wyse Prof of Social Anthropology
Anthropology
West African anthropology; kinship and family; modes of communication,of production and of destruction; representations and iconoclasm; world history.

Professor Usha C Goswami

Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education
Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience
Cognitive development in children. Cognitive neuroscience of literacy and numeracy. Brain basis of dyslexia.

Dr Emily J Gowers

College Lecturer in Classics
University Senior Lecturer in Classics
Latin literature
Latin literature, especially satire.

Professor Christine D Gray

College Supervisor in Law
Prof of International Law, Faculty of Law
Director of Studies in Law (LLM)
International Law on the use of force. UN peacekeeping and enforcement action. Peaceful settlement of disputes and the International Court of Justice.

Professor Roger F Griffin

Emeritus Prof of Observational Astronomy
Astronomy
Stellar spectroscopy and radial velocities. Measurement of radial velocities with on-site 36-inch reflector at Cambridge. Binary and multiple stars; orbit determination.

Professor Stephen F Gull

College Lecturer in Physics and Astrophysics
University Professor of Physics
Radio Astronomy
Bayesian data analysis. Physical applications of geometric algebras. Astrophysical fluid dynamic and plasma physics.

Commodore John W R Harris

Formerly Domestic Bursar
Royal Navy
Professor B Jane Heal

Professor B Jane Heal

College Supervisor in Philosophy
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy of language and of mind; the thought of Wittgenstein; the interrelations of metaphysics, epistemology and ethics.

Professor Robert A Hinde

Formerly Master and Emeritus Royal Society Research Prof
Zoology
The application of biological and psychological data to understanding the bases of religion and ethics. Eliminating the causes of war.

Professor Geoffrey C Horrocks

College Supervisor in Classics
University Prof of Comparative Philology
History and structure of the Greek and Latin languages, medieval and modern Greek grammar and semantics, grammatical theory, historical linguistics.

Professor Deborah Howard

College Supervisor and Director of Studies in Architecture
University Prof of Architectural History
Formerly Head of Department of History of Art
Architecture & History of Art
The art and architecture of Venice and the Veneto; Renaissance architectural theory; cultural exchanges between Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean; aspects of Scottish architecture.

Dr Howard P Hughes

College Lecturer in Physics
University Reader in Physics
Formerly Tutor
Physics
Optical and electronic properties of nanostructures. Plasmons in microstructured metals.

Dr Michael T G Humphreys

Late Antique and Early Medieval History
I am interested in the entirety of the late antique and early medieval worlds, and in particular how the former transformed into the latter. My principal research centres on Byzantium, the refashioned and re-imagined remnant of the Roman Empire, and especially its law. At present I am writing a monograph on the various legal texts of Byzantium c.680-850, and working on a separate translation and commentary of those texts.

Professor Ian M Hutchings

GKN Prof of Manufacturing Engineering
Chairman of St John's Innovation Centre Ltd.
Aspects of manufacturing technology, especially fundamental aspects of inkjet printing and its use as a manufacturing process.

Dr John B Hutchison

Formerly College Lecturer in Physiology
Physiology
The role of steroids in neuroprotection and brain repair. The neural, biochemical and genetic mechanisms involved in the sexual differentiation of the brain and behaviour.

Dr Tom Hynes

College Lecturer in Engineering (Part 1)
University Reader in Mechanical Engineering
Director, Whittle Laboratory
Aerodynamics of jet engines. Aircraft and helicopter noise. Compressor stall. Minimising the environmental impact of aviation.

Professor John Iliffe

College Supervisor in History
University Prof of African History
African History
Research in African History.

Dr Edward D James

Formerly College Lecturer in Modern Language, University Lecturer in French
French
French classicism and the French enlightenment. The intellectual history of France in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The philosophy of Pierre Bayle.

Professor Chris D Jiggins

College Lecturer in Zoology
Director of Studies in Natural Sciences (Biological), Animal Biology & Zoology, Evolution & Behaviour
Professor of Evolutionary Biology
Zoology
Speciation and the genetic basis of adaptation in neotropical butterflies. Population genomics in evolutionary biology.

Mr Ray G Jobling

Formerly Senior Tutor, University Lecturer in Sociology
College Lecturer in Sociology
Sociology
Sociology and politics of health care and health professions, especially Medicine & Pharmacy. Psycho-social & cultural aspects of chronic illness, especially dermatological conditions.

Dr Christopher M P Johnson

Formerly Senior Bursar
Physics

Professor Peter T Johnstone

College Supervisor in Mathematics
University Prof of the Foundations of Mathematics
Praelector
Pure Mathematics
Categorical aspects of the foundations of mathematics, in particular topos theory. Applications of category theory to mathematical logic, physics and theorectical computer science.
Dr Hannah Joyce

Dr Hannah Joyce

University Lecturer in Electronic Devices and Materials
College Lecturer in Engineering
Semiconductor nanomaterials for optoelectronics and photovoltaics.

Professor John F Kerrigan

College Supervisor in English
University Prof of English 2000
Shakespeare and early modern literature, especially the interaction between cultural history and British-Irish state formation. Textual scholarship. Poetry since Wordsworth.

Professor Ann-Louise Kinmonth

College Supervisor and Director of Studies in Clinical Medicine
Clinical Director, Foundation Prof of General Practice
Chair Undergraduate Admissions Working Group
Prevention of diabetes and its consequences; development and evaluation of complex behavioural interventions; the place of the generalist physician.

Dr Tuomas P J Knowles

College Lecturer in Nanoscience
Nanoscience

Helena S Knowles

Research Fellow in Physics
Dr Austen Lamacraft

Dr Austen Lamacraft

College Lecturer in Physics
Physics

Professor Christel O Lane

College Lecturer in Sociology
Prof of Economic Sociology
Sociology
Economic Sociology: Varieties of capitalism theory. Transformations of corporate governance systems in Europe. Responses of UK and German companies to globalisation: reconfiguration of the value chain and foreign sourcing.

Dr Tomas H Larsson

Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies
College Lecturer in Social and Political Science
Social & Political Science
Comparative Politics and International Relations: Southeast Asia, state formation, economic development.

Professor Ernest D Laue

Formerly College Lecturer in Biochemistry
University Prof of Structural Biology
Biochemistry
Structural biology of protein complexes involved in chromatin structures, Epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation. Cancer.

Dr John A Leake

Formerly President, University Senior Lecturer and College Lecturer in Materials Science
Materials Science
X-Ray diffraction for microstructural characterisation, especially of novel materials. Structure-property relations. Development of web-based teaching resources.

Dr Janet M Lees

University Senior Lecturer in Engineering
College Lecturer in Engineering
Strengthening of existing reinforced concrete structures. The use of advanced composites in infrastructure applications. Development of cementitious products that minimise waste.

Dr Gilbert A Lewis

Formerly College Lecturer in Anthropology, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology
Anthropology
Medical anthropology. Ritual. The anthropology of Melanesia.

Dr Peter A Linehan

The history of medieval Spain and Portugal. The history of medieval canon law.

Professor M M G (Manucha) Lisboa

College Lecturer in Portuguese
Director of Studies in Portuguese
Portuguese
Nineteenth and twentieth-century Portuguese Literature. The art of Paula Rego. Nationality, motherhood and gender. Church and State within literature and art (Catholicism and Fascism). Feminist Theory, Object Relations Theory and New Historicism.

Dr Nathan MacDonald

College Lecturer in Theology
University Lecturer in Hebrew Bible
Old Testament
Pentateuch; Old Testament Theology; History of Israelite Religion; Ritual; Priesthood; Redaction Criticism; Inner-biblical Interpretation.

Dr Alan J Macfarlane

Formerly College Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Emeritus University Reader in Mathematical Physics
Applied Mathematics
Symmetries and supersymmetries and applications to integrable models in ordinary and supersymmetric quantum mechanics. Studies of exceptional Lie algebras in such contexts.

The Rev'd Dr Andrew A Macintosh

Formerly Dean of Chapel, Tutor, President, College Lecturer in Theology
Hebrew as a biblical language; its links with its sister language Arabic; the work of the 10th Century Jewish philologist Rabbi Jonah ibn Janah and his dictionary of Hebrew written in Arabic.

Professor Nicholas S Manton

Prof of Mathematical Physics
Applied Mathematics
Theoretical elementary particle physics, topological solitons and their dynamics in two and three dimensions, quantum field theory and supersymmetry.

Simon H Martin

Evolutionary Biology, Speciation, Population Genetics, Genomics.

Dr E Keith Matthews

Formerly College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Pharmacology
Emeritus University Reader in Pharmacology
Pharmacology
Photodynamic pharmacology. Development of laser-activated anti-tumour agents.

Dr Hugh R Matthews

College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Physiology & Organisms
University Reader in Sensory Physiology
Physiology
Phototransduction and olfactory transduction. Calcium homeostasis in vertebrate photoreceptors and olfactory receptors, and its role in modulating their electrical responses to stimulation.

Professor Peter H Matthews

Formerly Praelector
Emeritus University Prof of Linguistics
Linguistics
Retired

Professor I Nick McCave

College Supervisor in Geological Sciences
Emeritus Woodwardian Prof of Geology
Chaiman of May Ball Cttee
Chairman of JUMSECA
College rep on the Johnian Society Committee
President of the General Athletic Club
Geology
Marine geology. Deep-sea sedimentation, geological record of the changing deep-sea circulation under varying climate, mechanics of fine sediment erosion, transport, aggregation and deposition in the deep ocean.

Dr R (Dick) E McConnel

Tutor
College Lecturer in Engineering
Formerly University Lecturer in Structural Engineering
Structural Engineering
Composite steel and concrete structures. Light weight domes and large span roofs.

Dr Joseph P McDermott

Director of Studies for Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
University Lecturer in Chinese Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
The social and economic history of China 1000-1700, with special interest in the history of the Chinese family and rural Chinese life. Additional interests include the social history of the Chinese book, calligraphy and painting, and state ritual.

Dr Stacey McDowell

Director of Studies in English
College Lecturer in English
Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature; the history of reading; ideas about private and shared experience, intimacy and sympathy.

Professor Duncan C McFarlane

College Lecturer in Engineering
Professor of Industrial Information Engineering
Distributed automation strategies in the industrial supply chain. Determining the impact of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) on industrial decision making. Architectures for reconfigurable manufacturing operations.

Professor David L McMullen

University Prof of Chinese
China
The history of China in the Sui (A.D.589-618), Tang (618-907) and Five Dynasties (907-960) periods. The development of Chinese Studies in the UK.

Dr A (Ricky) C Metaxas

Formerly Tutor
The use of high frequencies for industrial processing. Specifically the use of radio frequencies and microwaves for heating, drying, waste reprocessing, tempering of foodstuffs and so on. Computational electromagnetics for processes involving electroheat. Physics or arc/spark instigation and numerical modelling or coronas leading to arc formation.

Professor David R Midgley

Director of Studies in Modern & Medieval Languages, German and Italian
Professor of German Literature and Intellectual History
Head of Department of German
College Lecturer in German
German
Cultural change in Germany since the unification of 1871. Cultural memory and the literary representation of memory in a German context.

Professor S F C (Toby) Milsom

Emeritus University Prof of Law
English legal history.

Dr Preston T Miracle

College Lecturer in Archaeology
University Senior Lecturer in Archaeology
Archaeology
Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Europe, Zooarchaeology, Hunter-Gatherers, The archaeology of food and the body.

Dr Robert Mullins

College Lecturer in Computer Science
Director of Studies in Computer Science
University Lecturer in Computer Science
Computer architecture and digital electronics.

Dr Philip Murray

Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Law
College Associate Lecturer in Law
Director of Studies in Law (Parts IA and IB)
Administrative law; constitutional law; legal history; Roman law.

Mr Andrew Nethsingha

Director of Music

Dr Máire Ní Mhaonaigh

Tutor
Director of Studies in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
University Reader in Celtic
College Lecturer intudies in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Medieval Irish language, literature and history. Medieval Welsh language, literature and history. The Vikings. Hiberno-Norse relations. Inter-relationships between peoples and cultures of Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia.

Dr Mark Nicholls

Librarian
Tutor
Secretary of College Council
Elizabethan and early-Stuart government and politics. Conspiracies, including the Gunpowder Plot. Treason trials. Sir Walter Raleigh. The history of the British Army.

Dr Isabel M Palacios

Director of Studies in CDB, BMB and Part 2 Biochemistry
College Lecturer in Biochemistry
Biochemistry
Understanding the genetic, cell biology and biophysics basis of cell polarity and cell fate in a multicellular organism.
Dr Uta Paszkowski

Dr Uta Paszkowski

Director of Studies in Plant Sciences
College Lecturer in Plant Sciences
Plant Sciences
Plant Molecular Genetics with special focus on Cereal Symbioses.

Professor Ole Paulsen

Neuroscience
How the cortex of the brain encodes, stores, and retrieves information.

Professor Sharon Peacock

Professor of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Medicine
Clinical Microbiology
Translating microbial genome sequencing technologies into diagnostic and public health microbiology

Professor Richard N Perham

Former Master
Emeritus Prof of Structural Biochemistry
Biochemistry
The molecular biology of biomolecular assemblies. Multifunctional enzymes as catalytic nanomachines. The use of self-assembling molecular scaffolds in vaccine design.

Dr Kate C Plaisted Grant

Tutor
Director of Studies in Psychology and Evolution & Behaviour
College Lecturer in Psychology
University Senior Lecturer in Experimental Psychology
Psychology
Mechanisms of perception and attention that may be different in autism compared to typical individuals.

Dr Reg H Prince

Formerly Tutor, Director of Studies in Chemistry & formerly University Lecturer in Chemistry
Chemistry
Kinetics and mechanism of reactions of metal comlexes. Zinc chemistry and function in zinc metalloenzymes. Coordination chemistry of metals and metalloenzymes.

Dr Akhilesh (Ak) B Reddy

Director of Studies and College Lecturer in Medical and Veterinary Sciences (MVST)
Director of Studies in Pharmacology (Natural Sciences, NST)
University Wellcome Senior Fellow in Clinical Sciences
Medicine & Veterinary Sciences

Dr George A Reid

Formerly Senior Bursar & formerly College and University Lecturer in Mathematics.
Head, Office of Intercollegiate Services
Pure Mathematics
University and inter-Collegiate affairs.

Professor Stefan C Reif

College Supervisor in Hebrew Studies
University Prof of Medieval Hebrew Studies
Medieval Hebrew
Manuscript material from the Cairo Genizah; History of Hebrew liturgy; Medieval Jewish Bible commentary; Historical development of Hebrew studies at Cambridge.

Dr Erwin Reisner

College Lecturer in Organic Chemistry
University Lecturer in Materials, Energy and Sustainability, Department of Chemistry
Chemistry
We are interested in applying principles from the traditional field of Biological Inorganic Chemistry to Renewable Energy research. We design artificial photosynthetic systems, which either mimic photobiological energy generation and/or incorporate enzymes directly in biotechnologically relevant hybrid systems. To achieve this aim, a solar light-harvesting component is coupled to a suitable redox catalyst to drive an energetically uphill redox transformation to produce a so-called "solar fuel".

Dr Martin Richards

College Lecturer in Computer Science
Retired University Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
Programming Languages, Compiling techniques, Data Structures and Algorithms.

Professor John Rink

Director of Studies in Music
College Supervisor in Music
Professor of Musical Performance Studies
Director, AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP)
Nineteenth-century music (especially Chopin, Liszt, Brahms), performance studies, theory and analysis, digital applications in musicology, improvisation.

Dr Natalie Roberts

Research Fellow
Deputy Dean of Discipline
Oceanography
Past ocean circulation and understanding geochemical proxies.

Dr Jason J W A Robinson

College Lecturer in Materials Science
The electronic and magnetic properties of metallic and oxide thin-films, multilayers, and heterostructure devices.

Dr Christopher J Robinson

Formerly Organist & formerly Director of Music
Music

Col Richard H Robinson

Formerly Domestic Bursar
Ex Army
Retired

Professor Ulinka C Rublack

University Professor of Early Modern European History
The social, cultural and religious history of Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Dr Frank Salmon

Tutor (Medical and Veterinary Science)
College Lecturer in Architecture and History of Art
Director of Studies in History of Art
University Senior Lecturer in History of Art
Formerly Head of Department of History of Art (2009-12)
History of Art and Architecture
Post-medieval British and European architecture and landscape history; the relationship of classical architecture with archaeology; the history of classical sculpture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Professor Richard J Samworth

College Lecturer in Pure Mathematics
University Professor of Statistics
Pure Mathematics
Nonparametric and high-dimensional statistics. Particular topics include shape-constrained density and other nonparametric function estimation problems, nonparametric classification, clustering and regression, the bootstrap and high-dimensional statistical inference.

Professor Malcolm Schofield

Emeritus Professor of Ancient Philosophy
College Supervisor in Ancient Philosophy
Fellows' Steward
Has interests in a broad range of subjects within ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. Author (with G.S. Kirk and J.E. Raven) of The Presocratic Philosophers (Cambridge U.P., 1983 [2nd edn.]), The Stoic Idea of the City (Chicago U.P., 1999 [expanded edn.]), Saving the City (Routledge, 1999), and Plato: Political Philosophy (Oxford U.P., 2006). Co-editor of The Cambridge History of Hellenistic Philosophy (Cambridge U.P., 1999), and the Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought (Cambridge U.P., 2000). Editor of Aristotle, Plato and Pythagoreanism in the First Century B.C. (Cambridge U.P., 2013). Currently working mostly on Plato's Laws and on Cicero's philosophical writings.
Dr Susan Shao

Dr Susan Shao

Molecular Biology
Mechanisms of protein biogenesis/sorting within cells, and the recognition and degradation of damaged or mislocalised proteins that would otherwise lead to disease.

Professor Ben D Simons

College Supervisor in Physics
Herchel Smith Chair in Physics
Physics
Biophysics of stem cell and developmental biology; mesoscopic physics; condensation and non-equilbrium phenomena in ultracold atomic gases
Dr John Slight

Dr John Slight

Research Fellow
British History
Britain’s relationship with Islam in the British Empire; history of the Red Sea

Dr Alan G Smith

Formerly College Lecturer in Geology
Emeritus University Reader in Geology
Geology
Global tectonics. Development of software for making global reconstructions of the continents in past time; construction of the geological time-scale; geology of Greece.

Professor Jim Staunton

Formerly College Lecturer in Chemistry, Director of Studies in Chemistry & Formerly Dean
Emeritus Prof of Chemical Biology
Chemistry
Biosynthesis of antibiotics and other medicinal natural products in plants and micro-organisms. Biosynthetic engineering of natural organisms to produce new medicines.

Dr Eva Steiner

Director of Studies in Land Economy
College Lecturer in Land Economy

Dr David M A Stuart

College Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
University Reader in Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Partial differential equations in classical field theory. Soliton dynamics in gauge theories, general relativity and quantum field theory.
Dr Yuri Suhov

Professor Yuri M Suhov

College Lecturer in Statistics
University Prof in Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Mathematical Statistics
Dynamical systems, statistical mechanics (classical and quantum), queueing networks, random processes and fields.

Professor Simon R S Szreter

College Lecturer in History
University Professor of History and Public Policy
The history of demographic, social and economic change in Britain since c.1750 and the history of international thought in the empirical social sciences and demography. Founding Editor of www.historyandpolicy.org

Dr John R. Taylor

College Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
University Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Fluid Dynamics and Oceanography.

Mr Stephen W Teal

Development Director
Development Director
As Fellow and Development Director, I am responsible for the development and implementation of the overall strategy of the department, which encapsulates all fundraising, alumni relations and administrative activity. In addition, I am the lead fundraiser for the Campaign, concentrating on gifts of £100,000 and above.
Filtering the Mekong River abord to track the terrestrial carbon cycle July 2014

Dr Edward Tipper

Director of Studies in Geology/Earth Sciences
College Lecturer in Earth Sciences
to fly sky high and keep the spirit level

Professor John Toland

N M Rothchild and Sons Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Director of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Goal: to fly sky high and keep the spirit level
Nonlinear functional analysis, mathematical analysis of nonlinear ordinary and partial differential equations, nonlinear waves, free boundary problems in mathematical hydrodynamics.

Miss Sylvana P Tomaselli

Sir Harry Hinsley Lecturer in History, Fellow, Tutor
Director of Studies in History and HSPS
College Lecturer in History and HSPS
Affiliated Lecturer in History and Human, Social and Political Sciences
Senior Treasurer of the Associated Societies
Senior Treasurer of the Palmerston Society
Senior Treasurer of the History Society
Social & Political Science
Topics relating to History, Social and Political Sciences, particularly Enlightenment political theory and Conjectural History.

Professor Robert P Tombs

College Lecturer in French History
University Professor in French History
Modern French history (18th - 21st centuries). The history of Franco-British relations.

Dr Francesca Vella

Research Fellow in Music
Verdi; opera, particularly of the nineteenth century; music and national identity; Italian studies; urban studies; cultural history; transnational history.

Dr Christopher G Warnes

College Lecturer in English
University Lecturer in English
African Literature; postcolonial studies; the novel; digital culture.
Dr Helen Watson

Dr Helen E Watson

Admissions Tutor
Tutor
College Lecturer in Anthropology
Director of Studies in Archaeology & Anthropology
Formerly University Lecturer in Anthropology
Anthropology
Anthropology of war and violence. Religious Nationalism, gender and inequalities.

Tim Watts

College Associate Lecturer in Music
Dr Robert Weatherup

Dr Robert Weatherup

Nanoscience
Understanding and controlling the catalytic growth of two-dimensional nanomaterials, such as graphene. Developing integration strategies to exploit these materials in applications.

Professor Sir Mark E Welland

College Supervisor in Engineering
University Prof of Nanotechnology
Mark Wells

Mark N Wells

Domestic Bursar

Professor Timothy J.G. Whitmarsh

Supervisor in Classics

Dr Derek G D Wight

Emeritus Associate Lecturer in Pathology
Pathology

Dr David L Williams

Director of Studies in Veterinary Medicine & Pathology
College Lecturer in Pathology
Associate University Lecturer in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Pathology
Veterinary and comparative ophthalmology, specifically age-related cataract, ocular surface disease and immunology.
Dr Alex Wilshaw

Dr Alex Wilshaw

College Lecturer in Biological Anthropology
Research Associate on the 'In Africa' Project
Deputy Dean of Discipline
Biological Anthropology
Human Evolution. In particular, the evolution of Later Stone Age technologies, human evolutionary ecology and population patterns during the late-Pleistocene/early-Holocene in Kenya and East Africa.

Dr Ian M Winter

College Lecturer in Physiology
Physiology

Dr Paul T Wood

Director of Studies in Natural Sciences (Physical) and Chemistry
College Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry
University Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Synthesis and characterisation of new porous materials for gas separation and storage, and new magnetic materials. Synthesis in superheated liquids.

Professor Andrew W Woods

College Supervisor in Mathematics
BP Prof of Petroleum Science
Applied Mathematics
Dr Martin Worthington

Dr Martin Worthington

Assyriology

Professor Andrew D H Wyllie

College Supervisor in Pathology
Emeritus Professor of Pathology
Pathology
The biology of programmed cell death (apoptosis). The role of apoptosis in response to cell injury and its relevance to cancer. The molecular biology of human colorectal cancer.