College news

3 July 2006
Rowland Manthorpe (BA 2005) has won the second Ben Pimlott prize for political writing. His 'Spirit of the Brits' appeared in the Guardian review section on Saturday 1 July. An edited version of his essay can be viewed on the Guardian website.http://www.theguardian.com/books/2006/jul/01/featuresreviews.guardianreview29   
29 June 2006
Dr. Keith Johnstone, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Plant Sciences, has won a national award for his part in improving teaching and learning across the biological sciences at Cambridge University. The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) chose fifty winners from a record 242 nominations from universities and colleges across the country. The...
26 June 2006
  A prize (value £120) will be awarded for the best short dissertation or essay, not more than 10,000 words in length, on a subject in English History  
19 June 2006
Choir to sing concerts at the Chester Summer Festival and the Carlisle International Summer Festival in July.
23 May 2006
The second webcast is now available.  You will need to have a browser with flash installed on your PC to be able to listen on-line.   
15 May 2006
A number of grants to the maximum value of £500 are available to support undergraduate academic research projects in the Long Vacation. 
28 April 2006
St John's - Excellence and Diversity St John's is working with Third Millennium Publishing to create a handsomely illustrated and thoughtful evocation of every aspect of the College - its history, its architecture and gardens, its hidden corners and treasures, its people past and present and their myriad of activities.
24 April 2006
The Linacre Lecture will take place on Friday 5 May at 5.00pm in Lecture Theatre 1, Physiological Laboratory, Downing Street. Professor Frances Ashcroft FRS, University Laboratory of Physiology, University of Oxford, will give a talk entitled'˜Unravelling Diabetes: From Molecule to Malady'.
10 April 2006
Professor Robert Kemsley (Robin) Orr, CBE, MA, MusD, Emeritus Professor of Music, Honorary Fellow of St John's College 1987-2006, and of Pembroke College 1988-2006, Organist of St John's College 1938-1951, Fellow 1948-1956 and 1965-1976, died on 9 April 2006, aged 96.
7 March 2006
The Choir will be touring the East Coast of America from 22 March to 1 April 2006. 
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