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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

Applications are invited for Research Fellowships intended for outstanding researchers early in their careers. The Fellowships offer an opportunity to carry out independent research in a stimulating and supportive academic environment.  Applications will be accepted from any graduate of a university within or outside the United Kingdom.For details please see https://research-fellowships.joh.cam.ac.ukApplications must be submitted online and received by 17.00 BST on Wednesday 1 October 2014.
A fascinating insight into how World War I affected the lives of people at St John’s College is now available to hear online.The lecture, St. John’s and the First World War: From New Court to France and the wider world, was given by Dr John Slight, a Research Fellow in history at St John’s, at the College’s Donor Day on 18 May. It blends a survey of the British experience of World War I with first-hand accounts and the often tragic personal stories of Johnians who served in the armed forces, or witnessed the effects of the conflict at home.
St John’s College intends to appoint up to six College Research Associates from 1 September 2014.  Please see the vacancy details page for more information about these posts and how to apply. Applications close on Friday 30 May 2014.