Emmanuel instantly felt like home
and I am very sad to have to leave
Grace, 3rd Year
Professorial Fellow; Member of the College Council
Professor of Applied Mathematics
Since high school I have been fascinated by Particle Physics. The fact that humankind has been able to develop a profound understanding of nature at this most fundamental level is a remarkable achievement.
Japan, books, prints, popular culture, unusual scripts and cats: these are the great passions of my life.
I usually describe myself as a ‘cultural’ historian, an adjective that raised eyebrows when I joined the History Faculty in Cambridge in 1979, but became normal and even fashionable by the 1990s.