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No 6197

Wednesday 6 October 2010

Vol cxli No 1

pp. 1-48

College Notices

Churchill College


The following elections have been made during 2010–11:

Elected into a Title A (Official) Fellowship:

Neil David Mathur, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., CHU

Elected into Title B (Junior) Research Fellowships:

Amaleena Damlé, B.A., EM, M.A., London, Ph.D., K

Michelle Angela Linterman, B.Sc., Victoria, NZ, B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D., ANU

Robert Vacha, Ph.D., Prague

Emily Louise Wingfield, B.A., M.St., D.Phil., Oxford

Elected into a Title B (Senior) Research Fellowship:

Hallvard Lillehammer, B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., London

Elected into Title F (Overseas) Fellowships:

Florent Calvo, Ph.D., Toulouse

Christa Jansohn, M.A., Ph.D., Dr.Habil, Bonn

Bruce Kutter, B.S., M.S., California, M.Phil., Ph.D., Cambridge

John Gwilym Robinson, B.A., Pennsylvania, Ph.D., North Carolina

Christophe Thébaud, M.Sc., Ph.D., Montpellier

Michael David Thouless, B.A., M.A., CHU, M.S., Ph.D., Berkeley, Sc.D., Cambridge

Elected a Benefactor Fellow:

Michael John Julian Cowan, M.A., CHU

Elected into Teaching By-Fellowships:

Ben Etherington, B.Mus., UWA, M.Phil., Ph.D., K

Alistair Fair, B.A., Oxford, M.A., Courtauld, Ph.D., Cambridge

Timothy Ross Vorley, M.Sc., Ph.D., Leicester

Elected into By-Fellowships:

Simon Bittleston, B.Sc., Imperial, Ph.D., Bristol

Oliver Samuel Buckton, B.A., CHU, M.A., Tufts, M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

Richard Carr, B.A., UEA, M.Phil., CHU, Ph.D., UEA

Emmanuel Defaÿ, Ph.D., Lyon

Jonathan Locke Hart, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Toronto, Ph.D., Cambridge

Fares Hilmi Ahmed Jabr, B.Sc., M.Sc., Cairo, Ph.D., Bradford

Jesper Jespersen, Ph.D., Florence

Charles-Edouard Levillain, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Sorbonne

Jo-Ann Slama Lighty, B.S., Ph.D., Utah

Vladimir Pechatnov

Akiko Yamanaka, B.A., Tsuda


At Churchill, as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we are holding an exhibition to celebrate ‘Science and technology at Churchill College, the first fifty years’.

The exhibition will celebrate the achievements of Churchill’s scientists and engineers from the founding Fellows to the latest generation. It will feature a wealth of historical and contemporary scientific objects, models, notebooks, illustrations, and drawings. The exhibition is open from 11 October to 3 December daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Jock Colville Hall, Churchill College and admission is free.

Contributions to the exhibition include the Nobel prizewinner Francis Crick, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA; Antony Hewish, another Nobel Laureate, who was awarded the prize for his work on the development of radio aperture synthesis and its role in the discovery of pulsars; Peter Wadhams, recently named by the Independent as one of the top five environmentalists working in Britain today; and Henning Sirringhaus who, as co-founder of Plastic Logic, is developing a unique process to produce flexible display modules for ‘take anywhere, read anywhere’ electronic reader products.

To accompany the exhibition, a series of free public lectures will take place in Wolfson Hall at Churchill College. All lectures commence at 5 p.m. on the following dates:

11 OctoberWhat place science in our culture?, by Lord Winston

28 OctoberTowards silent green aircraft, by Professor Dame Ann Dowling

11 NovemberEnergy, climate, and technology – a new world, by Malcolm Brinded and Simon Henry

25 NovemberContemporary climate change: human causes and challenges, by Dr Ralph Cicerone

For more information, please visit, or contact or telephone 01223 336240 to reserve your place at the above lectures.

Fitzwilliam College


The 2010 Lecture, entitled The wellbeing of the world: global patterns of health, wealth, and happiness will be given by Professor Angus Deaton, Dwight D Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. It will take place on 9 November, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College. The Lecture is open to members of the University and others who are interested.

Girton College

The following elections were made during 2009–10:

Elected to a Life Fellowship:

R. E. Randall, M.A., M.Sc., McGill, Ph.D.

Elected to Research Fellowships:

F. Montomoli, M.Sc., Florence, Ph.D., Florence

E. M. J. Naylor, B.Eng., Kingston, Ph.D., Cranfield

K. M. Kennedy, B.A., M.A., King’s London, Ph.D.

K. P. D. Musselman, B.Sc.Eng., Kingston, Canada, M.Sc., British Columbia

Elected to a Bye-Fellowship:

M. Faultless, M.A.

King’s College

Elected as Dean from 1 October 2010

Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, D.Phil.

Elected to a Professorial Fellowship from 1 October 2010

Professor Richard Jozsa, D.Phil., M.Sc.

Elected to an Ordinary Fellowship from 1 October 2010

Dr Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre, Ph.D.

Elected to a Research Fellowship for four years from 1 October 2010

Dr Suchitra Sebastian, Ph.D.

Elected as a Fellow Benefactor

Mr Robin Boyle

New Hall (Murray Edwards College)

Elected to a Stipendiary Research Fellowship for three years from 1 October 2010

Joseph Crawford, D.Phil., M.St., Oxon

Elected to a Non-Stipendiary Research Fellowship for three years from 1 October 2010

Jessica Claire Elizabeth Irving, Ph.D., M.A., M.Sc.

Newnham College


The following elections and appointments have been made, with effect from 1 October 2010 unless otherwise stated:

Elected into a Fellowship in Category A:

Samantha Lucy, Ph.D., and appointed Admissions Tutor

Andreea Font, M.Sc., Ph.D., and appointed College Lecturer in Natural Sciences (Physical)

Caterina Gadelha, M.Res., Ph.D., and appointed College Lecturer in Natural Sciences (Biological)

Catherine Lindon, Ph.D., and appointed College Lecturer in Natural Sciences (Biological)

Barbara Lorber, M.A., Ph.D., and appointed College Lecturer in Natural Sciences (Biological)

Appointed Graduate Tutor:

Liba Taub, M.A., Ph.D.

Elected into Research Fellowships:

Joanne Taylor, D.Phil., M.Sc.

Louise Tillin, M.A., M.Sc., D.Phil.

Elected into an Associate Fellowship:

Susie Harries, M.Litt.

Elected into Bye-Fellowships:

Claire Cockcroft, Ph.D., and appointed Deputy Graduate Tutor

Delphine Mordey, M.St., Ph.D.

Alexandra Sapoznik, M.A.

Elected into a Phyllis & Eileen Gibbs Travelling Research Fellowship for 2010–11:

Kathelijne Koops, M.Sc.

Rose Thorogood, M.Sc.


A memorial celebration for Dr Carola Hicks, Fellow of Newnham College, will be held in Clough Hall Newnham College on 30 October 2010 at 2.30 p.m. Due to the legal limit on numbers in the Hall we would be grateful if those who wish to attend could please inform the Registrar of the Roll on or telephone the Roll Office (mentioning the University Reporter) on 01223 335757.


The following elections have been made with effect from 1 October 2010:

Official Fellowships

Felicitas Maria Becker (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, and the Faculty of History, Cambridge)

Michael Charles Ledger-Lomas (Selwyn College, Cambridge)

Jodie Adams Kirshner (Columbia Law School, USA, and the Faculty of Law, Cambridge)

Research Fellowships

Rebecca Maria Voorhees (Clare College, Cambridge)

Nicholas Andrew Shipley Zair (Jesus College, Oxford)


Andreas Bender (Darwin College, Cambridge, and the Department of Chemistry, Cambridge)

Robert Andrew Ritz (St Hugh’s College, Oxford, and the Faculty of Economics, Cambridge)

Robinson College

Elected into a Fellowship in Title B with effect from 1 October 2010:

Dr Paul Nicholas Schofield, B.A. (First Class Hons), M.A., D.Phil., Keble, Oxon.

St Edmund’s College

At St Edmund’s College the following elections and appointments were made:

Elected into a Class ‘A’ Fellowship

Dr Evan Reid, Ph.D., TH, B.Sc.(Hons), M.B.Ch.B.(Hons), Glasgow, FRCP

Elected into a Class ‘D’ Fellowship

Professor John Loughlin, B.A.(Hons), Ph.D., EUI, Florence, Ph.D., h.c. Umea, Sweden, FRSA, FRHistS, AcSS, Officier dans L’Ordre des Palmes Academiques

Elected into a Class ‘B’ Fellowship

Dr Elizabeth Boyle, M.Phil., Ph.D., M.A., Glasgow

Appointed Acting Bursar until 31 January 2010

Mr Christopher L. Pratt, F, M.A., CTH, ACIS

Elected into a Visiting Fellowship

Professor Emilio Chuvecio, Ph.D., Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Professor of Geography, University of Alcala, Spain. Visiting Fellow from 1 July to 31 August 2010.

Professor Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, B.A., Copenhagen, M.A., Aarhus, Ph.D., Aalborg. Visiting Fellow from 1 September to 31 December 2010.

Associate Member

Dr Philip Woodward, B.Sc.(Hons), Ph.D., Keele

St John’s College



Salary competitive, reflecting qualifications and experience

St John’s College has decided to increase its internal HR capability and an exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding individual, with significant experience as a generalist personnel professional, to take on the new post of Personnel Manager. The Personnel Manager will be responsible for providing a high quality human resources service to the College and its staff, across the whole range of human resource disciplines. The post-holder will lead the College’s personnel function and will have a particular focus on the College’s academic and academic-related staff. The Personnel Manager will be supported by a Personnel Officer whose principal focus will be on the College’s assistant staff. The post-holder will be involved with day-to-day HR issues as well as strategic and policy developments.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, will be fully CIPD-qualified and will have substantial experience of working as an HR professional across a broad range of human resource disciplines including in higher education.

Further particulars and an application form can be obtained from Miss Davina Turner, St John’s College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP (tel 01223 338627, email

The closing date for applications is 14 October 2010.

Selwyn College


The College seeks to appoint an experienced Development Director from 1 January 2011. The successful candidate will lead the College’s fundraising and alumni relations activities. Working closely with the Master, Development Committee, Fellows, and alumni of the College, he/she will build upon the success of the current programmes and will develop and implement a major campaign to strengthen the College’s endowment and secure its academic future.

The successful applicant will most likely have a proven track record in major gift fund-raising, legacy, and annual giving campaigns, will possess excellent powers of communication and persuasion, and will be capable of leading a small team and working with alumni, students, and academic staff. He/she will be confident in his or her ability to work effectively in a collegiate community of the highest academic calibre.

The appointment will be for an initial period of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance. The stipend is expected to be between £55,535 and £64,379 a year. Benefits include a final salary pension scheme. It is expected that the successful candidate will be elected a Fellow of the College.

Further particulars and an application form can be found on the College website, or obtained from the Master’s Assistant, Selwyn College, Cambridge, CB3 9DQ (tel 01223 335890, email Interested parties are invited to contact Mr Nick Downer, Bursar, on 01223 335890, for an informal discussion.

Applications should be sent to the Master’s Assistant by 14 October 2010. It is anticipated that shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on 26 and 27 October 2010.


Elected to a Fellowship in Class C for a period of five years from 1 April 2010:

Sarah Elizabeth Arwen MacDonald, M.A., R, FRCO

Elected to a Fellowship in Class A effective from 22 June 2010 to 30 September 2012:

Hugo Lee Service, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., JE

Elected to a Fellowship in Class D (Trevelyan Research Fellowship) for a period of three years from 1 October 2010:

Fabian Grabenhorst, Dipl-Psych., Bielefeld, D.Phil., Oxon

Elected to a Fellowship in Class A for a period of three years from 1 October 2010:

Rosemary Clare Bolton, M.Sci., M.A., Ph.D., CAI

Sidney Sussex College

Elected to a Fellowship in Class E for one year from 1 August 2010:

Edward Wilson-Lee, B.A., University College London, M.A., Columbia, Ph.D., SID

Elected to a College Lectureship and Fellowship in Class A for three years from 1 September 2010:

María Ruth Noriega-Sánchez, B.A., Ph.D., Valencia, M.A., Ph.D., Sheffield

Elected to the Osborn Fellowship and College Lectureship in Class A for five years from 1 September 2010:

Philip Wood, B.A., PEM, M.Phil., D.Phil., Oxford

Elected to the John & Delia Agar Research Fellowship in Class B for three years from 1 July 2010:

Thomas Henry Peter Harvey, B.Sc., M.Sc., Bristol, Ph.D., SE

Elected to the Austin Robinson Research Fellowship in Class B for three years from 1 September 2010:

Joanna Elizabeth Irene Craigwood (formerly Eastwood), B.A., M.Phil., JN

Elected to a Visiting Fellowship in Class G for the Michaelmas Term 2010:

Eric Edward Whitacre, B.A., Nevada, M.M., The Juilliard School

Elected to a Visiting Fellowship in Class G for the Lent Term 2011:

Professor Hélène Jeanne Claude Merlin-Kajman, D.E.A., Ph.D., EHESS, H.D.R., Université Denis Diderot, Université de Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle

Elected to a Visiting Fellowship in Class G for the Easter Term 2011:

Michael Hochedlinger, M.A., Ph.D., Vienna, University of Vienna

Elected to a Visiting Fellowship in Class G for the Easter Term 2012:

Professor Jill D. Harries, B.A., M.A., D.Phil., Oxford, University of St Andrews

Trinity College


A gathering to commemorate the life and work of Gordon Leslie Squires, Fellow of Trinity College and formerly University Lecturer in Physics (see Reporter, 2009–10, p. 794), will be held in Trinity College Chapel at 2 p.m. on Saturday, 20 November 2010.


Wednesday, 20 October

The creation of Anglo-American grand strategy 1941–45, by Mr Andrew Roberts.

Wednesday, 27 October

The British Navy in the Second World War, by Professor Nicholas Rodger.

Wednesday, 3 November

Air power in the Second World War: a war winner? by Professor Richard Overy.

Wednesday, 10 November

The British Army in the Second World War, by Sir Max Hastings.

Lectures are open to all and take place at 5 p.m. in LG2 at the Faculty of Law, West Road.

Trinity Hall

The Governing Body of Trinity Hall has elected the following into Fellowships with effect from 1 October 2010:

Elected into a Research Fellowship (Class A)

Dr John Biggins, M.A., M.Sci., Ph.D., CC

Ms Emily Kneebone, M.A., M.Phil., N

Elected into a Supernumerary Fellowship (Class D) in Theology, and Deanship

Revd Dr Stephen Plant, B.A., Birmingham, Ph.D., F

Elected into a Staff Fellowship (Class B) in Earth Sciences:

Dr Alexandra Turchyn, A.B., Princeton, Ph.D., Harvard

Elected into a Professorial Fellowship (Class C) in Natural Sciences (Chemical Biology)

Prof Jane Clarke, B.A., York, M.Sc., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ph.D., LC

Elected into an Honorary Fellowship:

Mr Mani Shankar Aiyar, M.A., TH

Sir David Bell, M.A., TH, M.A., Pennsylvania

Elected into an Emeritus Fellowship:

Mr Tony Oakley, M.A., LL.M., CTH