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A poetry collection, a prose and poetry memoir, and a short story prize are the results of the work from three of St John’s Harper-Wood Students, past and present.
Professor Sir Mark Welland, Fellow of St John’s, has been elected the 39th Master of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, and takes up the role in October.
People in the ancient world did not always believe in the gods, a new study suggests – casting doubt on the idea that religious belief is a “default setting” for humans.
Three alumni have been awarded the University of Cambridge’s Pilkington Prize in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the teaching programme of their departments.
Applications are now being accepted for the Harper-Wood Studentship for English Poetry and Literature, allowing the holder to engage in their own creative writing project.
Applications are now open for College Research Associates at St John's College.