Professor Ruth Cameron


Director of Studies

College Jobs

  • Director of Studies, Natural Physical Sciences (Material Sciences)

University Jobs

  • Professor of Materials Science, Department of Materials Science
  • Fellow Lucy Cavendish College (Snr Fellow from 2015)


Telephone: 01223 334324



Ruth Cameron gained a degree in Natural Sciences and a PhD in Physics from Newnham College, Cambridge before joining Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. She is now Senior Fellow and Director of Studies in Physical Natural Sciences at Lucy Cavendish College and a Professor within the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.

Research Interests

Professor Cameron works in the field of medical and pharmaceutical materials and directs the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials in the Materials Science Department in Cambridge. Her research concerns materials that interact therapeutically with the body.