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Revd Dr Joel Edwards

It is with great sadness that the College heard of the death of Revd Dr Joel Edwards. Joel was a Visiting Fellow of the College and had completed his DThM recently as a part-time student. He was one of the most significant Christian leaders of his generation not only as General Secretary of the Evangelical Alliance but as a behind the scenes mentor and advisor to leaders across the broad spectrum of the church.
Revd Dr Joel Edwards

Churches receive £400k for Science-Faith Outreach

Twenty-two churches in England and Wales have been awarded funding totalling £400,000 to explore the relationship between science and faith through the church engagement programme Scientists in Congregations, which is run by Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science (ECLAS). ECLAS is a project led by St John’s College, with the University of York and Mission and Public Affairs at the Church of England.

Death of Andy Corkhill

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Andy Corkhill who was the President of the MCR (2015-16) and a valued postgraduate member of the College.
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Death of Joan Crooks

Joan Crooks, dedicated missionary, teacher, student of Theology and devoted friend of St John's College and Cranmer Hall, who worshipped for many years at the Cathedral, has died after a short illness.

Principal David Wilkinson speaks at Ignatius Forum on Our Future in Space

The Principal of St John's College, the Revd Professor David Wilkinson, spoke at the Ignatius Forum in Washington Cathedral on 10 November, alongside Jeff Bezos, Avril Haines, Avi Loeb and Bill Nelson.
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Androids, AI, and Archbishops

On Wednesday 3 November the Principal mingled with bishops and policy advisors at an event on AI and Ethics at Lambeth Palace – all from the comfort of his office in Durham. Using a telepresence robot, Revd Prof Wilkinson was able to approach delegates and take part in conversations, manoeuvring around the room using controls on his laptop on the other side of the country.
screen robot with two bishops

SJC Boat Club prepares for Novice Cup

As the term draws to a close, St John's College Boat Club gears up for the event of the term: Novice Cup. During this two day event, crews from all of the colleges compete to win the prestigious Novice Cup. The weekend begins with time trials: a fast paced sprint down the racecourse; accompanied with cheers from the crowds and heckles from the infamous commentators.
students rowing boats

Media coverage of events at South College

A statement from the Principal of St John's College regarding the events at South College.

Principal David Wilkinson receives Archbishop's Award for Education

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2022 Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship has been awarded to St John's College Principal, Revd Professor David Wilkinson. He has been recognised for his outstanding contribution as a communicator and thinker, bringing together science and Christian faith in full dialogue in the public square.
David Wilkinson shakes hands with Archbishop Welby

Lizzi Kew Ross joins us for Summer Term 2022 as our Visiting Fellow in Residence

Lizzi is a dancer, choreographer and teacher, and artistic director of LKR & Co, a dance company specialising in site specific dance music performances. She is regularly funded by Arts Council England on a project basis. She works as a freelance movement director/choreographer for theatre and creates new work particularly in outdoor settings and unusual spaces, for libraries and galleries
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