College news

23 November 2005
A Memorial Service for Kenneth George Budden, MA, PhD, FRS, Emeritus Reader in Physics, Fellow of St John's College, 1947-2005, who died on 4 September 2005, aged 90, will be held in St John's College Chapel on Saturday 28 January 2006, at 12 noon.
17 November 2005
Applications are invited for the post of College Lector in French tenable for a year from 1 October 2006 with the possibility of reneval for a further year. Closing date for applications is 15 January 2006.
14 November 2005
The Caltech Exchange Programme has now been advertised. Closing date Wednesday, November 16th 2005.
31 October 2005
The Old Library of St John's College has been awarded Designated Status by the Museums Libraries and Archives Council. The Designation scheme has for some years been open to non-national Museums in England, but in 2005, for the first time, libraries and archives have been eligible to apply. Collections in just twenty-eight libraries and archives have been...
28 October 2005
Johnians living in London and the Home Counties have been invited to join the Master, Professor Richard Perham and Dr Nancy Lane Perham for drinks at Goodenough College on Monday 12 December 2005.  Goodenough College is located in, Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AB.
19 October 2005
The annual Kenneth Craik Lecture takes place on Monday 14 November from 3.00pm in Physiology Lecture Theatre 1 on the Downing Site. This year there will be lectures by Professor Patricia Kuhl and Professor Andrew Meltzoff, Co-Directors of the University of Washington Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences. Professor Kuhl will give a lecture entitled'˜...
13 October 2005
The University of Cambridge was established in 1209.  For almost 800 years, the University and its Colleges have provided education, scholarship and research at the very highest level.
13 October 2005
Elections to Fellowship under Title A (Research Fellowships) Mr Iain Burns was elected to a Research Fellowship from 1 October 2005, for research in Chemical Engineering.  He graduated from the University of Strathclyde with an MEng in 2002 and since then has been working towards his PhD on 'A Sensor for Combustion Thermometry based on Blue Diode...
13 October 2005
Dr Mark Carrington, College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Natural Sciences, continues to hold the post of University Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry.  Dr Santanu Das, Research Fellow in English Literature, left at the end of the Lent Term to take up a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary College...
23 September 2005
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (cert PG) Directed by Garth Jennings (2005)  To be shown in the Palmerston Room (Fisher Building) on Sunday 9th October at 7pm and 10pm.  Admission: £2.  We expect these showings to be very popular, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
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