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The College aims to promote research by providing Research Fellowships for outstanding young academics and by supporting the research work of its Fellows and graduate students. These pages demonstrate the active research environment at St John's and provide more information about the College's Research Fellows and Research Associates.

Research News

A conference this Sunday, organised by Dr Theodor Dunkelgrün of St John's, will explore the impact of the work of the Jewish scholar Solomon Schechter.
The closing date for applications for Research Fellowships for 2015 was 17.00 on 1 October 2015.Information for candidates wishing to apply for Research Fellowships in 2017 will be published on this website in 2016.
Amyloid fibrils of alpha-synuclein grown out of synthetic lipid vesicles
Excess quantities of a specific protein in the brain dramatically increase the chances of so-called "nucleation events" that could eventually result in Parkinson's Disease, according to a new study.The circumstances in which a protein closely associated with Parkinson’s Disease begins to malfunction and aggregate in the brain have been pinpointed in a quantitative manner for the first time in a new study.