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Professor Rom Harré

Friday 18th October 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Rom Harré who died peacefully yesterday morning at the age of 91. 

Professor Sir Christopher Dobson, FRS

Wednesday 11th September 2019

Honorary Fellow, Chris Dobson, died on Sunday, September 8 2019. Chris was Master of St John’s College, University of Cambridge, Professor of Chemical and Structural Biology, and Director of the Cambridge Centre for Misfolding Diseases. 

Natalie Christopher

Friday 9th August 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of former Linacre student Natalie Christopher (2008). 

I met Natalie in Linacre. She was an activist and founded the organization "Cyprus Girls Can" in an effort to bring together Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot girls through sport. Natalie was a visionary, a trailblazer and a lovely person and she will be sadly missed. 

Christina Orphanidou (2000)


Geoffrey Harrison

Friday 22nd September 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Emeritus Fellow Geoffrey Harrison, who died peacefully on 14th September 2017. 

Funeral details are available from the Principal's PA, Jo Whitfield.

Professor Stephen Moorbath

Tuesday 18th October 2016

The College is sad to announce the death of Professor Stephen Moorbath, Emertius Fellow of Linacre and Geochemist at the University's Earth Sciences department. 

Rosalind Brain

Thursday 17th September 2015

Linacre has been informed of the sad news of the death of Rosalind Brain (Fellow: 1966--1989; Emeritus Fellow: 1989--2015).

Patrick Heffernan

Thursday 28th August 2014

Linacre announces with sadness the death, on 23rd August 2014, of Patrick Heffernan, Domestic Bursar of Linacre from 2001 to 2011. The funeral was held on Monday 1st September.