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Walter Federle

Federle – Walter, PhD

University Post: University Lecturer in Animal Physiology
Faculty/Department:
Zoology
College Offices Currently Held: Fellow

Degrees Obtained:
Diploma Music (Violin), 1995
Diploma Biology, 1994
Ph.D., Zoology, 1998

Awards & Prizes:
Fellow of the ‘Young Academy’ at the BBAW and Leopoldina (Germany)
‘Emmy Noether’ Award by the German Research Council

Academic Interests:
Integration of biomechanics, functional morphology and evolutionary ecology. Special interest in attachment mechanisms in animals and insect-plant interactions.

Other Interests:
My family, music (violin), hillwalking, travelling, playing games.

Email: wf222@cam.ac.uk
Tel: 339408

Links:
Departmental Web Page – http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/zoostaff/federle.html

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Shailaja Fennell

Fennell – Shailaja, PhD

University Post: Lecturer in Development Studies
Faculty/Department:
Department of Land Economy
College Offices Currently Held:
Fellow. Deputy Graduate Tutor.

Degrees Obtained:
B.A., Economics, Delhi University, 1985
M.A., Economics, Delhi University, 1987
M.Phil, Economics, Delhi University, 1990
M.Phil, Economics, Cambridge University, 1991
Ph.D., Economics, Cambridge University, 2003

Subjects Supervised:
Land Policy and Development Economics

Academic Interests:
Agrarian transformation; economic reform; the dynamics of household decision making; educational provision; comparative economic development; and economic history.

Other Interests:
Food, Asian culture, Yoga, Indian dance.

Biography:
Shailaja Fennell is Director of Research at Cambridge Central Asia Forum and a University Lecturer in Development Studies, and a Fellow of Jesus College at the University of Cambridge. She was awarded her degrees of BA, MA and MPhil in Economics from the University of Delhi, and then went on to read for her MPhil and PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge. Her doctoral research was on long-term agricultural trends in India and China.

Shailaja was a international team leader on the project on public private partnerships in education within the DFID funded research consortium on educational outcomes and rural and urban poverty (RECOUP). She was a member of the team commissioned by the EU to bring about the first European Report on Development team (2008-09), titled Overcoming Fragility in Africa: Forging a New Approach Forward.

Shailaja has been researching the linkages between rural development, environmental and educational strategies in India, China and Central Asia since 2004. She has specialised in the sub-fields of institutional reform, rural development, gender and household dynamics, kinship and ethnicity, and educational provision.

Her recent publications include Rules, rubrics and riches: the relationship between legal reform, institutional change and international development (Routledge 2010), Gender Education and Development: conceptual frameworks, engagements and agendas (Routledge 2008) edited with M. Arnot. She is currently completing a book titled Grains and Gains: the political economy of agriculture in China and India (Sage 2012) and working on a manuscript currently titled Development in Transition: lessons from Central Asia.

Shailaja was appointed visiting professor at the Kazakh National University in Almaty in 2008 and conferred a honorary professorship by the A. Yasawi Kazakh-Turkic University in November 2009.

Email: ss141@cam.ac.uk
Tel: 339315

Links:
Departmental Web Page – http://www.devstudies.cam.ac.uk/people/academic/ss141.html

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Professor Fieldhouse

Fieldhouse – Prof David K, LittD, FBA

University Post: Emeritus Professor of Imperial and Naval History
Faculty/Department:
History
College Post Currently Held: Emeritus Fellow

Degrees Obtained:
B.A., M.A., Litt.D.

Academic Interests:
Imperial History: Third World Economics Development

Other Interests:
Music, Reading, Sailing, Golf

Email: dkf1000@cam.ac.uk

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Pau Figueras

Figueras – Pau, PhD

University Post: EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Faculty/Department:
DAMTP
College Post Currently Held:
College Research Associate

Degrees Obtained:
Ph.D. (University of Barcelona)

Awards & Prizes:
EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowship
2nd prize for the Best Ph.D Thesis Defended at the University of Barcelona (2007)
Best Student in Physics – Univeristy of Barcelona (2002-2003)

Academic Interests:
General relativity, Black holes.

Other Interests:
Sport (tennis, hiking), Classical Music, Travelling.

Email: p.figueras@damtp.cam.ac.uk

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Rebecca Fleming

Flemming – Rebecca E, PhD

University Post: University Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)
Faculty/Department:
Classics/History
College Post Currently Held: Fellow. Tutorial Adviser.

Degrees Obtained:
B.A. (Cantab)
M.A. & PhD (London)

Academic Interests:
Social and cultural history of the Roman Empire; Ancient medicine; Women and gender: ancient and modern; Roman religion; Historiography, comparative history, and historical theory.

Other Interests:
The natural world, beer, books, and some sport.

Email: ref33@cam.ac.uk
Tel: 761560

Links:
Departmental Web Page – www.classics.cam.ac.uk

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Professor Freeman

Freeman – Prof Ray, ScD, FRS

University Post: John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Magnetic Resonance (Emeritus)
Faculty/Department:
Chemistry
College Post Currently Held: Emeritus Fellow

Degrees Obtained:
M.A., D.Phil., D.Sc., Honorary D.Sc. (Durham)

Academic Interests:
Physics, Chemistry

Other Interests:
Traditional Jazz

Email: rf110@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Tel: 746543

Links:
Personal Web Page – http://www.ray-freeman.org
Departmental Web Page – http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk

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