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No 6161

Wednesday 14 October 2009

Vol cxl No 2

pp. 57–68

College Notices

Emmanuel College


SOS Children is an international children’s charity caring for orphans and abandoned children and working to support communities in 124 countries all over the world. Emmanuel College is hosting a lecture at 6 p.m. on 13 November in the Queen’s Building to honour the late Derek Brewer, previous Master of Emmanuel, and trustee of SOS Children. The speaker will be Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick, who is KPMG International’s Global Head of Citizenship and Diversity and who received the UNICEF award for his outstanding contribution to understanding and effecting solutions for Africa’s children. His title is Sustaining hope in a cynical society. All are welcome to the lecture and to the drinks reception afterwards. If you plan to attend, please contact (tel. 01223 365589).

Fitzwilliam College


The Fitzwilliam College Foundation Lecture 2009, entitled The Growth of a Poet’s Mind, will be given by Professor Sir Andrew Motion, on 12 November, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College. The Lecture is open to members of the University and others who are interested.

Gonville and Caius College

The following have been elected with effect from 1 October 2009:

As Supernumerary Fellows:

Victoria Naomi Bateman, B.A., CAI, M.Sc., D.Phil., Oxford, College Lecturer in Economics

Andrew Joseph Counter, B.A., Ph.D., CHR, College Lecturer in Modern and Medieval Languages

Gerald Alan Jermy, OBE, Domestic Bursar

Ian Robert Henderson, B.A., Ph.D., Oxford, College Lecturer in Biology

Ulrich Felix Keyser, Ph.D., Hannover, College Lecturer in Physics

As Research Fellows:

Ferdia Aidan Gallagher, B.A., CAI, B.M., B.Ch., Oxford (Radiology)

Thomas Edward Stammers, B.A., EM (History)

Hughes Hall Centre for Biomedical Science in Society


Professor Sarah Franklin of the London School of Economics and Political Science will give a lecture entitled In VitroVeritas? IVF, stem cells, and the reproductive frontier on Tuesday, 27 October 2009, at 5.30 p.m., in the Pavilion Room at Hughes Hall. Pre-lecture refreshments will be served from 5 p.m. in the Combination and Pfeiffer Rooms. Parking will be available within the College grounds.

Members of the University and others interested in hearing Dr Franklin are warmly invited to attend. Further information and the abstract of the lecture can be found at To register, please email (you are still very welcome to attend without an RSVP).

New Hall (Murray Edwards College)


Elected to a College Lectureship and Fellowship in Materials Science for three years from 1 October 2009:

Erica Grace Bithell, M.A., Ph.D.

Elected to a College Lectureship and the Zara Steiner Fellowship in History for five years from 1 October 2009:

Martha Kate Peters, M.A.A., Ph.D.

Elected to a Bye-Fellowship and College Lectureship for one year from 1 October 2009:

Victoria Ruth Neale, B.A. (Hons)

Elected to a College Lectureship for one year from 1 October 2009:

Adam Ramadan, M.Sc., D.Phil.


The next Environment on the Edge lecture, entitled Prosperity without growth, will be given by Professor Tim Jackson, University of Surrey, on Thursday, 29 October 2009, at 5.15 p.m., in the Buckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College (New Hall). To register, email For further information, see


Light Up! will screen three programmes of shorts over one weekend (23 and 24 October 2009), and promises to be an exciting weekend where film audiences and filmmakers can celebrate the exhilarating but often under-exposed world of short film. The Light Up! Film Festival will also be welcoming more established guest filmmakers to discuss their work before and after the screenings. Further details can be found at

Trinity College

Elected into a Professorial Fellowship under Title D with effect from 1 January 2009:

Sir David Charles Baulcombe, Professor of Botany

Elected into Junior Research Fellowships under Title A with effect from 5 October 2009:

Lyndsay Mei-Ling Coo, PEM, for research in Classics

Andrew Francis Croxall, R, for research in Experimental Physics

Tudor Dan Dimofte, T, for research in Mathematical Physics

Mohan Ganesalingam, T, for research in Computer Science

Felicity Mariko Green, K, for research in Intellectual History

Urs Rauwald, JE, for research in Chemistry

Alexander Friedrich Ritter, T, for research in Mathematics

Gail Christiana Trimble, for research in Classics

Elected into Staff Fellowships under Title C:

With effect from 1 November 2008:

Stuart Kenneth Haigh, on appointment as College Lecturer in Engineering

With effect from 1 October 2009:

Filipa Goncalves Sá, on appointment as College Lecturer in Economics

David Tong, on appointment as College Lecturer in Mathematics

Elected into Honorary Fellowships:

Peter Goddard, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Hisashi Owada, President of the International Court of Justice