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300 x 360 ‌Professor Dame Athene Donald

Athene Donald is a Professor of Experimental Physics in the University of Cambridge and Master of Churchill College.

She has served on many University committees and was Gender Equality Champion from 2010 -14.

Athene is a Fellow of the Royal Society, Trustee of the Science Museum Group, Member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council, and is President of the British Science Association. She is a regular blogger, particularly about gender issues and on the Guardian Science blogs; she also is a regular tweeter

Athene is married to Matthew Donald, a mathematician; they have two adult children, James and Margaret.