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St John's College news archive

  1. London Drinks Reception, 12 December

    London Drinks Reception, 12 December Johnians living in London and the Home Counties have been invited to join the Master, Professor Richard Perham and Dr Nancy Lane Perham for drinks at Goodenough College on Monday 12 December 2005.  Goodenough College is located in, Mecklenburgh…

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  2. Kenneth Craik Lecture

    Kenneth Craik Lecture The annual Kenneth Craik Lecture takes place on Monday 14 November from 3.00pm in Physiology Lecture Theatre 1 on the Downing Site. This year there will be lectures by Professor Patricia Kuhl and Professor Andrew Meltzoff, Co-Directors of the University of…

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  3. Cambridge 800th Anniversary Campaign

    Cambridge 800th Anniversary Campaign The University of Cambridge was established in 1209.  For almost 800 years, the University and its Colleges have provided education, scholarship and research at the very highest level. The Cambridge 800th Anniversary Campaign celebrates this…

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  4. Elections to Fellowships, 2005

    Elections to Fellowships, 2005 Elections to Fellowship under Title A (Research Fellowships) Mr Iain Burns was elected to a Research Fellowship from 1 October 2005, for research in Chemical Engineering.  He graduated from the University of Strathclyde with an MEng in 2002 and since…

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  5. Departures from the Fellowship 2004-2005

    Departures from the Fellowship 2004-2005 Dr Mark Carrington, College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Natural Sciences, continues to hold the post of University Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry.  Dr Santanu Das, Research Fellow in English Literature, left at the end of the Lent…

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  6. Students run the Berlin Marathon for charity

    Students run the Berlin Marathon for charity Graduate students run Berlin Marathon for charity On Sunday 25 September, several members of the SBR -- Frank Scheibe, Nic Ross, Paul McFadden and David Conlon -- will undertake the gruelling 42.2 km Berlin Marathon, accompanied by their…

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  7. Dr Ken Budden dies, aged 90

    Dr Ken Budden dies, aged 90 Kenneth George Budden, MA, PhD, FRS, Fellow of St John's College 1947-2005 and Emeritus Reader in Physics, died on 4 September 2005, aged 90.

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  8. Fellow awarded Knighthood in Honours List

    Fellow awarded Knighthood in Honours List Professor Jack Goody, Fellow of St John's since 1961, has been awarded a Knighthood in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to social anthropology.

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  9. LMBC organise Cambridge Channel Challenge

    LMBC organise Cambridge Channel Challenge Cambridge Channel Challenge, 20 June 2005 The inaugural Cambridge Channel Challenge was launched in December 2004 and has been organised by members of the LMBC. It will take place from 20th June 2005. The challenging race will start at…

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  10. St John's College elects new Senior Bursar

    St John's College elects new Senior Bursar St John's College has elected Chris Ewbank, 43, as Fellow and Senior Bursar from 18 April 2005. Chris took his BA at St John's in 1984, reading Part I History and Part II Law. Chris Ewbank has most recently been Chief Operating…

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  11. Fellow wins prestigious Dan David Prize

    Fellow wins prestigious Dan David Prize The Dan David Prize Board has announced that the $1,000,000 Dan David 2005 Prize for achievements in the past category has been awarded jointly to Professor Yisrael Finkelstein of Tel Aviv University and Professor Graeme Barker FBA, Disney…

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  12. Professor Ernest Frederick Gale dies, aged 90

    Professor Ernest Frederick Gale dies, aged 90 GALE, Professor Ernest Frederick, BA, PhD, FRS, Emeritus Professor of Chemical Microbiology, Fellow of St John's College 1941-44, 1949-88, died on 7 March 2005, aged 90.

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  13. Dr Xander Monro dies, aged 86

    Dr Xander Monro dies, aged 86 MONRO, Dr Peter Alexander George, MA, MSc (London), MB, BChir, MD, University Lecturer in Anatomy, 1955-1982, Fellow of St John's College, 1966-1986, died on 9 March 2005, aged 86.

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  14. College Open Afternoons

    College Open Afternoons Our web area has now been updated to include information on our Open Afternoons this year: these will take place on 29 June and 1 July. Individuals are now able to check out the programme and submit an online booking in the main Open Days section, and…

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  15. Register of Twentieth-Century Johnians

    Register of Twentieth-Century Johnians Register of Twentieth-Century Johnians The Register of Twentieth-Century Johnians, Volume I, has been published. The book, which contains entries for all Johnians who were admitted to the College between 1900 and 1949, is available to purchase…

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  16. Elections to Fellowships, 2004

    Elections to Fellowships, 2004 Elections to Fellowships, 2004 Elections to Fellowship under Title A (Research Fellowships) Dr Sarah Houghton was elected to a Research Fellowship from 1 October 2004, for research in English.  She graduated from St John's with a BA in 1999, was…

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  17. Deadline for Scholarship Competition

    Deadline for Scholarship Competition Don't forget that the closing date of the Benefactors' Scholarships Competition is 1 May 2005.

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  18. Departures from the Fellowship

    Departures from the Fellowship Departures from the Fellowship 2003-2004  Dr Gavin Mark Bierman, College Lecturer, Director of Studies and University Lecturer in Computer Science, left at the end of the Lent Term to become a full time researcher at Microsoft Research, Cambridge. Mr…

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  19. Honorary Fellow has died

    Honorary Fellow has died Professor Maurice Wilkins, Honorary Fellow of the College, has died, aged 87 Professor Maurice Wilkins, CBE, MA, PhD (Birmingham), FRS, Honorary Fellow of the College since 1972, Emeritus Professor of Biophysics, King's College London and joint winner, with…

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  20. It's Application Time...

    It's Application Time... DON'T FORGET!!! Friday 15 October is the next important date on the Admissions Calendar.  If you are applying to Cambridge in general - and St John's College in particular - please ensure that we receive your Cambridge Application Form no later than…

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  21. The Eagle

    The Eagle The Eagle has now been sent out to all alumni.  If you have not received your copy by 18 August, please contact the Johnian Office on 01223 338700 or e-mail: development-officer@joh.cam.ac.uk

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