Development Director As Fellow and Development Director, I am responsible for the development and implementation of the overall strategy of the department, which encapsulates all fundraising, alumni relations and administrative activity. In addition, I am the lead fundraiser for the Campaign, concentrating on gifts of £100,000 and above. Full profile
Dr Annis May Timpson Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) As Fellow at St John’s I lead the Senior Tutor’s Department and work with six teams of colleagues in Admissions, the Academic Office, Graduate Affairs, Student Services, the Health Centre, and the Senior Tutor’s Office. Leadership training, indigenous politics, language protection, women’s activism and public policy. Area focus: Canada and the UK. Full profile
Professor Tim Whitmarsh Classics I write about Greek literature and cultural history from archaic times through to late antiquity.
I have just finished a book on atheism in antiquity, which will be published by Vintage in the US in Autumn (/Fall) 2015, and by Faber in the UK in February 2016. Full profile
I research the ways in which time and space interact in literature, and how the subjective experience of time and space is presented in narrative. My main research interest is modern German literature, particularly writers such as Thomas Mann and Franz Kakfa. My book, 'The Architecture of Narrative Time: Thomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative', will appear with OUP. Full profile
Dr David Williams Medical Science Pathology Veterinary and comparative ophthalmology, specifically age-related cataract, ocular surface disease and immunology. Full profile
Dr Alex Wilshaw Archaeology Biological Anthropology Human Evolution. In particular, the evolution of Later Stone Age technologies, human evolutionary ecology and population patterns during the late-Pleistocene/early-Holocene in Kenya and East Africa. Full profile
Dr Alex Wong English English poetry of the early modern period until about 1700; English Renaissance verse in relation to Renaissance Latin verse; Victorian literature, especially authors associated with the Aesthetic Movement; the essay; form, style and genre; irony.
Working at present on 'aesthetic criticism' and the 'aesthetic life' as represented by late-Victorian and early-twentieth-century writers in the wake of Walter Pater. Full profile
Dr Paul Wood Natural Sciences (Physical) Inorganic Chemistry Synthesis and characterisation of new porous materials for gas separation and storage, and new magnetic materials. Synthesis in superheated liquids. Full profile
Professor Andrew Wyllie Medical Science Pathology The biology of programmed cell death (apoptosis). The role of apoptosis in response to cell injury and its relevance to cancer. The molecular biology of human colorectal cancer. Full profile