10 December 2013
The following students are among those whose excellent work has been recognised by the University, or external organisations and academic institutions, since September 2013.
9 December 2013
A Memorial Service will be held in the College Chapel at 12 noon on Saturday 1 February 2014 for Mr George Watson, Fellow 1961-2013. After the Service, refreshments will be served in the Combination Room.
29 November 2013
The Foulkes Foundation Medal for 2013 was awarded to Dr Akhilesh Reddy, Director of Medical and Veterinary Sciences at St John's College, for his work on the disruption of circadian rhythms and sleep cycles in the body and links to disease.The Medal is awarded biennially by the Foulkes Foundation and Academy of Medical Sciences in London to a "rising star...
19 November 2013
On Monday 18 November the Choral Students and Director of Music, Andrew Nethsingha, headed to BBC Broadcasting House in London. They arrived in plenty of time to rehearse before appearing live on BBC Radio 3's’s In Tune programme at 4.30pm.
7 November 2013
On Saturday 2 November 2013, students were admitted to their Scholarships at a ceremony held in Chapel. By doing so they have now become members of the foundation of the College, which consists of the Master, the Fellows, and the Scholars. Being a Scholar means being part of the Foundation of almost 500 years of excellence and tradition.
4 November 2013
Dr Frank Salmon (Department of History of Art) has recently completed a substantial piece research into the early Georgian architect William Kent's public architecture, including his plans for new Houses of Parliament of the 1730s, which he believes could have left us today with a great classical riverside legislative building. As Kent's designs were...
30 October 2013
Professor Efraim Lev has been awarded the George Urdang Medal from the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy for his book "Practical Materia Medica of the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean According to the Cairo Genizah."The research and publications that led to the medal were largely carried out during Professor Lev's time spent at St John's as an...
25 October 2013
Professor François Englert has received a Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the theory of the Higgs boson. This award is shared jointly with Professor Peter W. Higgs.