Clare Arnstein

Centre Co-ordinator (CSER) & Deputy Institute Manager (ITH); Secretary to CSER Advisory Board

Clare is the Centre Co-ordinator and main point of contact for CSER, providing administrative support to the active research grants by managing the day to day running of the centre, HR and recruitment, monitoring grant expenditure, finances and reporting, overseeing events, communications and social media, and other general administration related to CSER, including research grant applications. 

Clare's administrative career started in a Suffolk primary school before joining the University of Cambridge as Office Administrator for the School of Arts and Humanities in 2014. She was Executive Assistant to Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope prior to her CSER appointment in December 2018, and in October 2023 returned from a 6-month secondment to CRASSH as Deputy Centre Administrator.

As of January 2024, Clare is also Deputy Institute Manager for the Cambridge Institute for Technology and Humanity, which is home to three University Research Centres: The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence and the Centre for Human-inspired AI. She studied Sociology at the University of Sheffield.

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