By Miro Cafolla. An account of a recent Café Politique discussion between Professor Aileen McHarg and Dr Benedict Douglas, on whether the UK needs a written constitution.
By Miro Cafolla and Alice Keith. A discussion of the first Café Politique on the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.
By Miro Cafolla and Clarissa Wemple. A reflection on a celebration of the Chinese Lantern Festival held in John’s.
By Miro Cafolla. An account of an industrially sponsored pub quiz held in college for members of the Durham Centre for Soft Matter – including the quiz questions!
By Miro Cafolla. An account of a recent Café Scientifique talk on Professor Colin Bain’s breakthrough research.
By Miro Cafolla. Since January 2019, the academic and cultural life of the College has been enriched with an Italian language course for beginners. The course immediately received great interest both from John’s students and from members of the wider University, with more than 50 requests to join the classes.
To celebrate winning £500 from having the best response rate to the International Student Barometer, the College organised a trip to the Beamish Museum
By Miro Cafolla. On the 4 March 2019, St John’s had the great pleasure of listening to a talk by Jurriaan Husken, Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry & Nanofabrication Molecular Nanofabrication group on Nanochemistry for biosensing.
By Miro Cafolla. For the 2018/19 Café Scientifique series, John’s hosted two brilliant talks focusing on some of the biggest energy challenges facing humanity. Has the future arrived?
Professor Roy Quinlan delivered a fascinating talk on the biological mechanisms behind visual perception at Cafe Scientifique.