Meet the DCSA Executive Committee
dcsa_president AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Chloé is a fourth-year PhD student in History, working on an intellectual history of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1982).
dcsa_secretary AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Mimy is a first-year PhD student in Bioinformatics. She loves doing science, blogging and cooking. If you have any questions about Cambridge/ College life or need a friend to talk with, come to her. A great bowl of Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) is also waiting for you.
dcsa_treasurer AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Carolina is a first-year PhD student in Biochemistry.
dcsa_welfare AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Stef is a second-year PhD student in Gender Studies studying fertility apps and surveillance. She enjoys cats, kayaks, puns, and teas.
dcsa_welfare AT darwin.cam.ac.uk|
Akash is a 3rd year PhD student working on the development of low cost viral diagnostics as part of the Sensor CDT program. When not working, he spends far too much time watching anime and playing video games.
dcsa_women AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Anna is studying an MPhil in Education (Knowledge, Power and Politics). She is particularly interested in intergenerational healing promoted by post-war multilateral youth peace education programs, and gender equality in the Japanese context. Having worked as an educator for nearly five years, including teaching secondary school gender equality studies, Anna is excited to be putting her enthusiasm for this field into practice as Darwin’s 2020-21 Women’s Officer.
dcsa_lgbtq AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Sarah is a PhD student at the Institute of Criminology, where she is studying Queer Intimate Partner Violence, specifically the role of morality within decision making. Outside of her studies, Sarah’s favorite lockdown activity is playing video games and is often found with a pint in hand at the pub (socially distanced, of course). The role of the Q+ Officer is to act as a representative for the interests of LGBTQ+ students at the college level, as well as to organise social events, mixers and workshops benefiting the college’s LGBTQ+ community. Importantly, should any student have the slightest concern about their ability to express their gender or sexual identity in college, Sarah is always there to chat, advise and help out where possible.
dcsa_bame AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Khaled a first year PhD student in Sociology. You will usually find him in the garden by the tree. Feel comfortable to approach him with any problems you may have, questions that arise, for a chat or just to say hi.
Admiral of the Punts|
dcsa_punts AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Michael is a third year PhD student in Medical Genomics; he is using computational and statistical tools to identify the processes that drive cancer development.
dcsa_coms AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
James is a PhD student in the engineering department, where he is studying machine learning. When not doing research, or procrastinating, he likes to climb, row, run, and play board games.
dcsa_ents AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Aurelia is a final year PhD in Chemical Engineering, studying how metal-organic frameworks can be used for gas adsorption applications.
dcsa_ents AT darwin.cam.ac.uk|
Melanie is an MBA at the Judge Business School. She comes from a Media and Entertainment background, making films and TV series. She loves wine and cheese tasting and will talk to anyone about it at length!
Environmental and Ethical Affairs Officer|
dcsa_green AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Meg is in her first year of a PhD in Physics, investigating chemical sensing techniques using optical fibres. She is passionate about climate and environmental justice and ending fast fashion. You'll often find her enjoying a coffee in the Darwin garden – come say hi!
dcsa_events AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Chanon is studying for a PhD in Chemistry.
dcsa_external AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Christopher is a PhD student in the Department of Plant Sciences, researching the conservation and evolutionary genetics of an endangered species of flower growing on the mountaintops of Armenia.
dcsa_international AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Maya is an MPhil student at the Faculty of Education studying the impacts of bi-lingualism on executive functioning. She was keen to join the DCSA as an International Officer because she has lived in 4 different countries (India, the US, Italy and the UK) over the past few years and also speaks multiple languages. As an International Officer, Maya hopes to bring Darwin’s dynamic student body even closer together through events and engagement. Maya is an extremely outgoing person and loves meeting people from around the world. She also sits on the welfare committee and wants to address the mental health concerns of international students. Please feel free to contact her via email.
Sports and Societies Officers|
dcsa_sports AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Dan is a second-year PhD student in Biological Sciences at the Department for Veterinary Medicine developing methods for the detection of bacteria in clinical samples.
dcsa_sports AT darwin.cam.ac.uk|
Poppy is a first-year PhD student in bioelectronics; she is developing flexible microelectrode arrays for brain stimulation. Aside from academics, she enjoys running, cooking, and reading. If you have any questions she is always up for a chat/run/coffee break and can often be found in the Darwin gym or gardens.
Ex officio officers
College Council Representatives|
dcsa_council_reps AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Daniel is a first-year PhD student in computer science where he researches systems that provide strong metadata privacy.
dcsa_council_reps AT darwin.cam.ac.uk|
Jacob is a first year PhD student at the Computer Lab where he researches machine learning applied to pharmacological problems.
Bar Committee Chair|
dcsa_bar AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Edoardo is a third-year PhD student in Classics, where he is studying philology and comparative linguistics. Apart from working and wasting his time on Netflix, he likes to play sports, go punting and hang around in the bar.
President of the Families Society|
dcsa_families AT darwin.cam.ac.uk
Soizic LE COURTOIS
Soizic is a PhD student in Education in the Centre for Play in Education, Development and Learning (PEDAL) and mum to a two-year-old.