College News

16 Nov 2017

Matthew Cole, former admissions tutor, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET), in doing so becoming the youngest ever Fellow in the IET’s history.

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14 Nov 2017

Visiting Fellow, Professor Colin Williams, has been awarded an honourary doctorate by the University of Wales.

02 Oct 2017

Sam Aworinde & John Mueller have been elected Treasurer and Secretary of the Alumni Society.

19 Sep 2017

A team of four students from St Edmund's has broken the world record in the male 20-29 small team category of "Longest Continual Row".

13 Sep 2017

Matthew Cole, former admissions tutor, has been named one of the Top Innovators Under 35 Europe, among a small group of leading global innovators, pioneers and social changemakers

St Edmund's is one of only four colleges offering places to Home/EU students on the new Graduate Course in Medicine at Cambridge.

31 Jul 2017

Professor Thomas Worcester SJ will become the 11th President of the Jesuit Faculty of Theology in Toronto on 1 August.

28 Jul 2017

We have outranked not only most mature colleges, but several traditional undergraduate colleges.

26 Jul 2017

Kriangsak Kittichaisaree (PhD Law, 1983) has been elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

20 Jul 2017

27 students achieved a First this summer and six achieved a Distinction, which is a record for St Edmund’s.

Eidi Cruz-Valdivieso has worked for many years amongst some of the poorest communities in the areas of poverty relief, community initiative and integration, as well as art and creativity.

19 Jul 2017

Professor Sarah Cleaveland has been awarded the 2018 Leeuwenhoek Medal and Lecture by the Royal Society.

27 Jun 2017

Pontifical Medal Awarded to St Edmund’s Alumnus for his great accomplishments in Jewish-Catholic relations.

26 Jun 2017

The Director of the Von Hügel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry, Dr Philip McCosker, has been appointed a Visiting Research Fellow of the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at the...

20 Jun 2017

Dr Andrew Harter FREng FIET FBCS has been awarded a CBE in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours for notable and sustained contributions to engineering.

16 Jun 2017

A warm but very windy afternoon with gusts up to 30mph, made conditions out on The Cam rather challenging for less experienced crews, but there was plenty of riveting rowing action down at the...

15 Jun 2017

A sunny but breezy afternoon made conditions a little choppy out of the shelter of the trees, but otherwise a great day for racing.

13 Jun 2017

So the rowing highlight of the year, the May Bumps starts tomorrow. St Edmund’s will be fielding 3 crews of fit and finely-trained oarsfolk in our pursuit of success and glory on the river.

09 Jun 2017

Former Fellow Dr Su Metcalfe may be on the verge of curing Multiple Sclerosis and significantly helping millions of sufferers of other auto-immune illnesses.

MS, an auto-...

08 Jun 2017

At a City Council Planning Committee Meeting, on 7 June 2017 the application was supported unanimously by members.

15 May 2017

11 May 2017

The inaugural St Edmund’s College “£500 for 50 words” competition resulted in two winners, who received their prizes at a short ceremony on 26 April 2017. The competition was open to current...

12 Apr 2017

Three Eddies students are asking academics to talk to camera about their work in an honest and accessible way.

Rohan Choudhuri (BA Land Economy 2015), Basil Ting (BA HSPS...

10 Apr 2017

Dennis Mukuba has been elected as a Gates Scholar at St Edmund’s. The Kenyan will join our College family this year to do an MPhil Architecture and Urban Studies. Gates is the most...

29 Mar 2017

The McBurney/St Edmund’s College MPhil Bursary in Archaeological Science has been launched. This bursary is for the best qualified new UK/EU/Overseas entrant to St Edmund's College who intends to...

Robin Ponte, who is studying for an MPhil in Nuclear Energy, will be at number 6 in the Goldie crew (the Cambridge men's reserve crew) rowing against Oxford's Isis in this year's Cancer Research...

13 Mar 2017

Dr Matt Cole, Fellow, College Teaching Officer, Admissions Tutor, and Director of Studies in Engineering has been awarded the...

06 Mar 2017

The Lents 2017 – Final Day Results

The end of a rather cold and windy week, finally saw a little sunshine in a comparatively balmy ten degrees, with a very light s-w wind...

The Lents 2017 – Day 3 Results

 

Eddies M2 technical bump by Caius M4, down 1 place

Eddies W1 rest day

Eddies...

02 Mar 2017

The Lents 2017 – Day 2 Results

 

Eddies M2 bumped by Kings M3, down 1 place
Eddies W1 scratched, down 1
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01 Mar 2017

The Lents 2017 – Day 1 Results

 

Eddies M2 overbumped by Churchill, down 3 places

Eddies W1 bumped by Wolfson, down 1

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27 Feb 2017

The 2017 Lent Bumps will take place from Tuesday 28th February to Saturday 4th March.

Side-by-side racing is not possible over a long distance on the narrow...

22 Feb 2017

The St Edmund's College May Ball OtherWorlds will be on Friday 23 June. Tickets are on sale now.

Join student, alumni, fellows and staff on Eddies' mission to seek new horizons in...

20 Feb 2017

Dr Matt Cole, Fellow, College Teaching Officer, Admissions Tutor, and Director of Studies in Engineering has this morning been named a Fellow of the...

06 Feb 2017

Dr Adrian Simper has been awarded an OBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List.

Adrian is Executive Director of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Chairman of International Nuclear...

02 Feb 2017

Researchers from the Graphene Flagship, working at the University of Cambridge, UK, Emberion, UK, the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Spain, Nokia UK, and the University of Ioannina, Greece...

Proposals by local developer, Howard Osborne LLP, to build modern, purpose-built accommodation for us on the site of Mount Pleasant House (on the Huntingdon Road) were approved yesterday (1...

20 Dec 2016

The Aziz Foundation will be generously funding a new Masters Scholarship for developing public policy practitioners from British Muslim communities at St Edmund's College.

13 Dec 2016

Congratulations to the victorious men’s rugby team who won 23-18 against Oxford in the Varsity Match at Twickenham. It was Cambridge’s first win for 7 years. St Edmund’s was represented by Brian...

01 Dec 2016

Eddies' Selected for the Varsity Match

 

24 Oct 2016

Von Hügel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry

Over the last year the VHI has been reconsidering its mission.

As they look towards their thirtieth anniversary year, which will...

20 Oct 2016

The first St Edmund’s Scholarship for British Muslim community leaders has been awarded.

12 Oct 2016

Prof Bob White, Fellow, Member of the Faraday Institute, and his seismology group had one of the exhibits at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. The occasion showcases some of the best of...

29 Sep 2016

Dr Misty Jenkins, Laboratory Head at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, has been named in The Australian Financial Review & Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. Just twelve women were...

22 Sep 2016

Vicci Lau (Law, 2000) has set up an alumni group for current and former members of St Edmund’s in Hong Kong. When the Master, Matthew Bullock came to visit Hong Kong in April this year, he and...

20 Sep 2016

Dr Andrew Harter FREng CEng FIET has been awarded the Faraday Medal, the most prestigious award of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The Faraday Medal dates back to 1922, and is...

12 Sep 2016

Haosheng Feng (NatSci, 2015) spent three weeks in the Himalayas with the British Exploring Society this summer.

In total, there were around 60 participants on this expedition. Haosheng was...

25 Aug 2016

Helen Mason has been awarded the Public Engagement Fellowship of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

23 Aug 2016

Simon Amor (Management Studies, 2000) led Team GB's Rugby 7s on an explosive run to the final during the Olympic Games in Rio. Simon, who played for Cambridge in the 2000 Rugby Varsity Match, has...

01 Aug 2016

The Royal Historical Society (RHS) has elected Simon Mitton to its Fellowship in recognition of his contributions to historical scholarship.

Since it was founded in 1868 the RHS has become...

28 Jul 2016

Michael Hoskin continues to be showered with awards and acknowledgements for his fascinating work on the dolmens of Antequera.

26 Jul 2016

Dr Philip McCosker, Fellow of St Edmund's College and Director of the Von Hügel Institute is co-editor with Professor Denys Turner of The Cambridge Companion to the Summa Theologiae, released 13th...

18 Jul 2016

Congratulations to our hard-working scholars. We are pleased to announce that 21 students obtained a First in their exams this year, three received a Distinction and 64 achieved a 2:1. Particular...

13 Jul 2016

On June 29, 2016, St. Edmund's College hosted the conference dinner for a major international conference on modern cosmology. The meeting, 'HI 21cm Cosmology',  was held at the Kavli Institute for...

05 Jul 2016

The College is delighted to announce that Patricia Odero has been awarded the St Edmund’s College Studentship in Social Innovation from Michaelmas 2016. The studentship, which is donor-funded and...

20 Jun 2016

We are proud to announce that current student, Mr Josiah Yan, has won the Institute of Civil Engineering Bakers's Prize, awarded each year to a Part IIB Engineering Tripos Candidate who achieves...

St Edmund’s alumna Professor Sarah Cleaveland has been recognised as one of the world’s leading scientists by being elected to a fellowship at The Royal Society.

15 Jun 2016

The Von Hügel Institute was honoured to welcome internationally-renowned classical pianist, composer, and writer Stephen Hough CBE to Cambridge on Friday 10th June, for a lecture-recital to...

09 Jun 2016

A gloriously sunny day on the river with just a light northerly breeze to take the edge off the heat. As we know fortunes can change quickly in Bumps and that was certainly the case with our crews...

08 Jun 2016

On Tuesday 7th June, the Master and the Chair of the St Edmund's Alumni Society, Mr Edward Hagger, hosted a drinks reception for our final year students.  Over 60 students, fellows, and tutors...

06 Jun 2016

The highlight of the Cambridge College rowing calendar is upon us this week; The May Bumps start on Wednesday for 4 days of passionate, lung-busting, thigh-...

25 May 2016

Fellow of St Edmund's College and Director of the Faraday Institute and his research team will be showcasing their current research in the explosive field of volcano seismology at the Royal...

23 May 2016

On Tuesday 17th May 2016, Dr Ed Kessler, Fellow of St Edmund's College, took part in a ceremony to lay the foundation stone...

13 May 2016

Ilyas Khan, Chairman of the Stephen Hawking Foundation and a Fellow Commoner of St Edmund’s, published a short book earlier this week on the subject of the continuing debate about String Theory. ‘...

03 May 2016

Bye Fellow of the College, Dr Sara Silvestri, was a guest speaker at the...

25 Apr 2016

Lily welcomed HRH The Earl Of Wessex to the Cambridge University Real Tennis Club to meet members new and old, and to see a first class exhibition match....

21 Apr 2016

Dr Florian Urmetzer, Senior Member of the College, was recently awarded with the EuBC Research Award 2016. The European Business Circle (EuBC) is an international and...

20 Apr 2016

Professor Mike Herrtage, Vice-Master of St Edmund’s, has won a lifetime achievement award as part of one of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in the world for his incredible...

29 Mar 2016

As part of our academic agreement with Teikyo University, we were very pleased to welcome members of the Teikyo Primary School in Japan to the College.  During their visit the students and staff...

The College congratulates Luke Juckett and Nicole Abernethy on their respective victories as members of the men’s Blue Boat and the women’s Blondie crew in this year’s Cancer Research UK Boat...

21 Mar 2016

Lily was up at 5am on Saturday 19th March to take our M1 for a trip to The Tideway!

08 Mar 2016

On 20 February 2016, St Edmund’s held its second Annual Student Interdisciplinary Conference, giving students a much-valued platform to share their research and hone their presentational skills....

07 Mar 2016

St Edmund’s College is delighted to congratulate alumnus Dr Nikhil Agarwal (MPhil, Technology Policy, 2006), who has been nominated as a finalist for the Professional Achievement Award in the...

Saturday 27th February 2016, Final Results - and more overcast on The Cam than is befitting for such an occasion. The mood at the boat house was one of quiet expectation – there is no second...

29 Feb 2016

Friday 26th, February 2016, The Results - Thank you for cheering on your crews ....

26 Feb 2016

Thursday 25, February 2016, The Results - If you would like to come and cheer on our valiant crews there are plenty of great...

25 Feb 2016

Wednesday 24th February, The Results - If you would like to come and cheer on our valiant crews there are plenty of great vantage points along the river to see...

24 Feb 2016

St Edmund's College has been flying the Rainbow Flag on the front page of its College website throughout February in support of LGBT History Month. LGBT History Month is an annual celebration that...

Tuesday 23rd February 2016, The Results - Don't forget that if you would like to cheer on our valiant crews there are plenty of great vantage points along the...

05 Feb 2016

On a rather chilly Saturday afternoon in late January, the sun sparkled on the Cam as the members and guests of St Edmund’s College Boat Club assembled at the Cambridge ‘99s Boathouse to see...

01 Feb 2016

Professor Simon Lee, College Fellow and Executive Director of the Cambridge Theological Federation, was presented with an honorary degree from Liverpool Hope University at its Winter Graduation...

29 Jan 2016

Dr Judith Rommel, Fellow and Director of Music Making at St Edmund's, has been interviewed by Cambridge News about how her research uses computers to study chemistry.

St Edmund's is delighted that Cardinal Vincent Nichols has publically endorsed the work of the College in the following letter; The foundation of St Edmund’s College, originally named St Edmund’s...

21 Jan 2016

Dr Matthew Cole, College Director of Studies in Engineering and Deputy Admissions Tutor, has been featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Science and Healthcare.

04 Jan 2016

The College offers many congratulations to Emeritus Fellow Dr Michael Hoskin on having been awarded the Gold Medal of Fine Arts 2015 by Royal Decree in Spain on 30 December 2015.

15 Dec 2015

On Thursday, 10 December 2015 students from St Edmund’s represented Cambridge in both the men’s and women’s Varsity Rugby Matches. For the very first time the women were playing at Twickenham and...

01 Dec 2015

The DCD Family Trust and St Edmund’s College are proud to announce the launch of The AGM Randeree Scholarship to enable outstanding individuals to study for a Master’s degree at St Edmund’s...

18 Nov 2015

On Friday, 13 November, the College was honoured to welcome His Eminence, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and Visitor of the College. The Cardinal presided at Solemn Sung...

16 Nov 2015

Ilyas Khan, Fellow Commoner of St Edmund’s, and the founder of Cambridge Quantum Computing, is interviewed about Quantum Computing by Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley-based venture...

06 Nov 2015

Congratulations to St Edmund’s alumna, Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE FRSE (Veterinary Medicine, 1983), on becoming the first researcher from the...

23 Oct 2015

The University has launched its new campaign, 'Dear World... Yours, Cambridge', to raise £2 billion to help shape all our futures.

19 Oct 2015

Dr Andrew Harter FREng has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Anglia Ruskin University. The award recognises Andy’s distinguished contribution to computer science and...

14 Oct 2015

College Fellow and former Senior Tutor, Dr Helen Mason OBE, delivered a Royal Astronomical Society Prize lecture last Friday entitled ‘A Golden Age of Solar Physics’. The James W. Dungey Lecture...

13 Oct 2015

Jane Luzio, Senior Member and wife of the former Master, Prof Paul Luzio, has been appointed as Director of Newcomers and Visiting Scholars from 1 October 2015...

09 Oct 2015

Dr Matthew Cole, College Director of Studies in Engineering and Deputy Admissions ...

15 Sep 2015

St Edmund’s College is delighted to congratulate Ilyas Khan, Fellow Commoner, on receiving a Papal Knighthood from Pope Francis. Ilyas has been recognised for his many years of quiet philanthropy...

14 Sep 2015

St Edmund’s College and the Von Hügel Institute are pleased to announce that Dr Philip McCosker has been appointed Director of the Institute and Fellow of the College from 1 October 2015...

10 Sep 2015

The VHI conference 'Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith and Social Justice', co-hosted with the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic...

20 Aug 2015

Dr Matthew Cole, Oppenheimer Research Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, University of Cambridge, is to receive the Royal Academy of Engineering Sir George Macfarlane...

14 Aug 2015

Professor Bob White FRS, Fellow of St Edmund’s College and Director of The Faraday Institute, leads a research group which has had a paper published in the August edition of Nature Geoscience, one...

24 Jul 2015

Congratulations to the scholars of St Edmund’s, as 18.5% of our students received a First this year, which is a record in recent years. 15 students achieved a First and 9 were awarded a...

17 Jun 2015

The College is delighted to announce that with effect from 1 October 2015, Dr. Shahzad Ansari, Reader in Strategy, will be promoted to a Professorship in the Judge Business School.

08 Jun 2015

The University’s Sports Yearbook for 2015 has recently been published. This provides an overview of sport in the University, including news of the success of the West Cambridge Sports centre, as...

05 Jun 2015

St Edmund’s College Fellow, Director of Studies in Engineering and Deputy Admissions Tutor, Dr Matt Cole, has been awarded the prestigious Silver Medal from the Institute of Materials, Minerals...

27 May 2015

St Edmund’s College Life Fellow, Dr Simon Mitton, has been chosen as the leading author for the launch of a new website State of Innovation from Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world’s...

26 May 2015

The 2014 Basic Income Studies Best Essay Prize is awarded to Toru Yamamori. The winning paper is entitled ‘A Feminist Way to Basic Income: Claimants Unions and Women’s Liberation Movements in...

21 May 2015

St Edmund's College Fellow, Dr Fiona Maine, has won a student-led teaching award in the lecturer category for 'passionate and innovative' teaching from the Cambridge University Student's Union....

09 Apr 2015

St Edmund's College Fellow Dr Richard Jennings, a UK pioneer in the field of academic knowledge transfer, has stepped down as Deputy Director of Cambridge Enterprise (CE), the commercialisation...

30 Mar 2015

On Saturday 11th April 2015 at 5.50pm, four St Edmund’s students will be in the Cambridge University crew lining up on the stake boat at Putney for the start of the 161st BNY Mellon Boat Race...

10 Mar 2015

The Von Hügel Institute had been awarded a research grant by the Charles Plater Trust....

03 Mar 2015

To mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s death and 75 years since he became Prime Minister, a major new series of work examining the role of faith and religion will take place this...

20 Feb 2015

Mr Ilyas Khan, Fellow Commoner of the College and “Leader in Residence” at Cambridge Judge Business School recently gave a public lecture on Wittgenstein at the University of Navarra in Spain...

12 Feb 2015

The College is very sad to announce the death of one of its Honorary Fellows, Professor Sir David Watson, Principal of Green Templeton College since October 2010

22 Jan 2015

The College hall has a new painting hanging on its walls.  This is the portrait of the thirteenth Master Professor Paul Luzio, which was painted by John Walton RP. The painting shows Paul in the...

Dr Peter O’Donnell, Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, has had his second book published, which is entitled 'Essential Dynamics & Relativity...

17 Dec 2014

Congratulations to Ian McCrone who has become a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Diary Practice speciality DipABVP (Dairy Practice).

27 Nov 2014

William Stoeger SJ, who was a doctoral student of St Edmund’s House, has died aged 71. Bill arrived at St Edmund’s House in October 1973 to pursue doctoral studies in Stephen Hawking’s group at...

04 Nov 2014

A Memorial Service for Dr Richard Maitland Laws CBE ScD FSB FRS will be held at 2.30pm on Saturday 31st January 2015 at St Edmund’s College.  Further details to follow.

Telegraph Obituary...

17 Oct 2014

Professor Douglas Paul, Former Fellow at St Edmund's College, received the Institute of Physics President’s Medal at an event in London on Wednesday 15 October 2014.

09 Oct 2014

Mr Matthew Bullock was inaugurated as 14th Master of St Edmund's College at a ceremony in the College Chapel on Friday 3 October 2014. His inauguration was streamed live to the Garden Room and was...

07 Oct 2014

Dr Laws was Master of St Edmund’s College from 1985 - 1996. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of the College from 1996 - 2014. The funeral for Dr Richard Laws will take place on Tuesday 28 October...

A team of researchers from Cambridge’s Department of Earth Sciences, led by Professor Bob White, Fellow of St Edmund's College and Director of The Faraday Institute, have recently returned from...

01 Oct 2014

Dr Andy Harter FREng FIET FRSA, Fellow of St Edmund's College, has been appointed as Chair of Cambridge Network. Cambridge combines a world-leading University and Europe's most significant and...

25 Sep 2014

Nathalie Walker, Fellow and alumna of St Edmund's College, has been honoured with a rare Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Crystal Apple award for her excellence...

19 Jun 2014

St Edmund’s College is delighted to congratulate Dr Helen Mason, Fellow and former Senior Tutor on receiving an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Helen is a Reader in Solar Physics and...

St Edmund’s College Boat Club had a very successful 2014 May Bumps campaign. In Division 2 the men’s first eight, which included the new Cambridge University Boat Club President Alex Leichter,...

St Edmund's College congratulates Dr Stephen Jenkins, Fellow and Rooms Tutor, on his promotion to be a Reader in the Department of Chemistry in the recent round of senior academic promotions in...

30 May 2014

Second year mature undergraduate engineer Aleksi Tukiainen has won a prestigious Advanced Award from the Engineering Leadership Award...

01 May 2014

Professor Richard Hills, the emeritus Professor Radio Astronomy in the University of Cambridge and an emeritus Fellow of St Edmund's has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. Richard has...

30 Apr 2014

Mildred Yuan-Crotaz, who graduated from St Edmund’s College with a BA in English in 2006 and was awarded a Blue in ballroom dancing, has been shortlisted in the Media category for the 2014 Asian...

Dr Helen Mason, Head of the Atomic Astrophysics Group in the University's Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics is co-author of a study showing the mechanism behind explosive...

25 Apr 2014

Professor John Loughlin, a Fellow of St Edmund's College and Director of the Von Hugel Institute, has been elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales. Professor Loughlin held the Chair of...

30 Mar 2014

Professor John Loughlin, Director of the Von Hugel Institute and Fellow of St Edmund's College, was one of 300 guests invited by H.M. the Queen to attend a reception at Buckingham Palace on 25...

18 Mar 2014

St Edmund’s College is pleased to congratulate Monsignor Professor Tomas Halik who was a Visiting Fellow in 2003, on the award of the 2014 Templeton Prize. Professor Halik is a Czech priest and...

On Sunday 6th April 2014 at 6pm, four St Edmund’s students will be members of the Cambridge University crew lining up on the stake boat at Putney for the start of the 160th BNY Mellon Boat Race...

St Edmund’s College is pleased to congratulate Professor Dr Josef (Yousef) Meri on the award of the 2014 Goldziher Prize in Jewish-Muslim Relations. Josef was a Research Fellow at St Edmund’s...

17 Mar 2014

Professor Loughlin to deliver the 'Gaudium Et Spes Lecture 2014'

Professor John Loughlin, Director of the Von Hügel Institute, Fellow of St Edmund's College and Senior Fellow at the...

04 Mar 2014

On Saturday 1st March the St Edmund's Men's first boat won blades in the Lent Bumps. Over the 4 days of racing, the M1 boat moved up 5 places and a division, ending up at 15th place in Division 2...

25 Feb 2014

Cardinal George Pell (centre of the photo), Honorary Fellow of St Edmund's College has been named by Pope Francis as the prefect of the new Secretariat for the Economy at the Vatican. Cardinal...

04 Feb 2014

The College is delighted to announce that Professor Mike Herrtage is the recipient of the 2014 WSAVA (World Small Animal Veterinary Association) International Award for Scientific Achievement....

24 Jan 2014

The Hon. Matthew Bullock has been elected as Master of St Edmund's College, Cambridge. He will take up office in October 2014 and succeeds Professor Paul Luzio, who has been Master since 2004.