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Welcome to the John Ray Society!

The Natural Sciences Society of St Catharine’s College, est. 1926.

The John Ray Society is a society for Natural Sciences, computer science, PBS and medicine students at St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge. All students of these subjects automatically become members of the society upon joining the college community. Throughout the year, we organise talks from students and visiting speakers, including Nobel laureates. We also have social events, including an always-popular quiz night in the Michaelmas term and film nights throughout the year! Finally, we help our students make plans for the future by offering internship and tripos module evenings, where students at different stages in their academic pathways can share their knowledge and experience with each other.

This year we are finally able to bring back in-person events:

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