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Research and Innovation

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 researchers.

Research News

What does it mean to be English and what does that mean for our political future? Leading thinkers on the subject aim to reach some conclusions in a conference at St John's.A group of leading political thinkers, historians and commentators are gathering at St John’s today (27 November 2015) to examine the intensifying political debate over what it...
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.
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...