College news

23 January 2015
St John’s has been granted Two Stars in the Sustainable Restaurants Association Awards 2015, making it the first College to achieve this award in Cambridge.The Sustainable Restaurants Association (SRA), which celebrates everything that is good about the food-service industry and the people in it, awarded St John’s College an impressive Two Star rating in...
16 January 2015
An event at St John's will examine the significance of a movement involving thousands of Jewish- and Palestinian-Israeli women, which is spreading across Israel in opposition to repeated cycles of violence in Gaza. 
16 January 2015
A free four-day classical music festival at St John’s College will provide a stage for exciting new talent and established performers in a programme that combines famous works with no fewer than eight world premieres.A new, free classical music festival which promises to introduce audiences to some of the brightest breaking musical talent in Cambridge has...
15 January 2015
The following are elected into Fellowships under Title A from 1 October 2015:
7 January 2015
Fellows and alumni of St John’s are amongst those recognised for their contributions to society in this year’s New Year Honours list.Professors Graeme Barker and Sharon Peacock, both Fellows of the College, have been presented with CBEs in recognition of their academic research.
22 December 2014
In a breakthrough study led by St John's Fellow Mete Atature, scientists have revealed the coherence, or the visibility lifespan, of the spin of an electron in an emerging colour centre in diamond. This could provide a potential component for future quantum networks.A new study has successfully measured the coherence of electron spin – the...
17 December 2014
Research by a PhD student at St John's has uncovered the earliest known practical piece of polyphonic music, an example of the principles that laid the foundations of European musical tradition.
The Novice Men’s first boat racing against the wind
16 December 2014
St John's College rowing novices have achieved victory in the prestigious Fairbairn Cup boat race.Novice rowers from Lady Margaret Boat Club, the rowing club of St John’s College, beat their rivals Trinity College to emerge victorious in the prestigious Fairbairn Cup, an annual boat race hosted by Jesus College.
University College Dublin campus
14 December 2014
St John’s College Fellow, Professor Deborah Howard, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by University College Dublin.Professor Howard, Director of Studies in Architecture at St John’s and University Professor Emerita in Architectural History and Director of Research, received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters (Litt.D) in a ceremony held in Dublin earlier...
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