College news

18 January 2018
Charlotte Eves, third year undergraduate at St John’s, will be bringing a reworked version of a Russian opera with her brand new score to the stage this month. Charlotte, currently in her third year at the College, has written new music to the abstract Russian Futurist opera Victory Over the Sun. Charlotte will be bringing the epic work back to life with...
Dr Jenny Zhang
18 January 2018
Dr Jenny Zhang, Research Associate at St John’s College, has been awarded a BBSRC David Phillips Fellowship which will provide funding for five years, enabling Dr Zhang to start her own independent research group at the Department of Chemistry.
16 January 2018
A new exhibition opening today in the St John's College Archive Centre offers a fascinating insight into some of the College’s early charitable activities.
Dr Andrew Arsan
15 January 2018
Dr Andrew Arsan, Fellow at St John’s College, has won a 2017 Philip Leverhulme Prize.The Leverhulme Trust has just announced the winners of the 2017 Philip Leverhulme Prize, and Dr Arsan, Director of Studies in History at St John’s, is one of five Cambridge researchers among this year's winners.
15 January 2018
Professor Graeme Barker, a Fellow of St John’s College, has received international recognition for his work on the ways in which people have shaped the rainforests of Island Southeast Asia through human history. In an award ceremony at the Shanghai Archaeology Forum last December, Prof Barker received a prestigious Field Discovery Award for his research.
12 January 2018
This January the IT Helpdesk will be assisting all St John’s students and staff to protect against computer viruses and vulnerabilities by providing free checks and fixes for their laptops and smart devices.All students and staff are invited to have a Hack-Free New Year by taking any new hardware they acquired over the Christmas period to the IT Helpdesk in...
11 January 2018
The annual Linacre Lecture will take place at St John’s College on 12 February and will be given by Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe.This year’s Linacre Lecture will be presented by Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe FRS and is entitled ‘Elucidation of hypoxia signalling pathways: implications for medicine’.Professor Ratcliffe studied Medicine at Gonville &...
9 January 2018
Dr Edward Donald James, Fellow of St John’s College and former University Lecturer in French, has died at the age of 91.
5 January 2018
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet will give a poetry reading on 26 January.Paul Muldoon will be reading a selection of his work at St John’s College on Friday 26 January, at 5.30pm. This event is free, and open to all.
The team celebrating their success at the Netball Christmas dinner
5 January 2018
After a victorious first term, St John’s College Netball team have maintained their top spot in the College league table.The Netball team are unbeaten after their first seven matches, and successfully hold onto first place in the league, which St John’s won last year.The term started with an 18-18 draw against Fitzwilliam College, and was followed by...
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