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Congratulations to Dr Helen Swift on publication of her book, 'Representing the Dead: Epitaph Fictions in Late-Medieval France'

21st September 2016

'Representing the Dead: Epitaph Fictions in Late-Medieval France', is an examination of how the dead were memorialised in late medieval French literature, published by Boydell & Brewer in October 2016.


Congratulations to Hilary Boulding on her appointment as President of Trinity College, University of Oxford

15th September 2016

The Fellows of Trinity College have announced the appointment of Hilary Boulding, Principal of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and alumna of St Hilda's College (Music, 1975), as their next President. Ms Boulding will succeed Sir Ivor Roberts, with effect from 1st August 2017. She was...

Our Account Assistant Ben Symonds is walking from Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge stadium in London to the County Ground in Swindon, via the Kassam stadium for the Alzheimer’s Society and the Oxford United Community Trust.

6th September 2016

Good luck to our colleague Ben Symonds, who is walking from Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge stadium in London to the County Ground in Swindon, via the Kassam stadium, to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society and the...

Congratulations to Professor Judith Weir, on being appointed Master of the Queen's Music

2nd September 2016

Composer and Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's College, Professor Judith Weir CBE has been appointed to the honorary position of ...

Success for St Hilda's academics in the University of Oxford's Recognition of Distinction Awards.

1st September 2016

Congratulations to Dmitry Filatov (Fellow and Tutor in Biological Sciences), who was awarded the title of Professor of Evolutionary Genetics; Martyn...

Congratulations to Professor Selina Todd on being awarded an Arts and Humanities Council Fellowship of £245,000 to study Shelagh Delaney and feminism.

27th August 2016

Professor Selina Todd, Tutorial Fellow in History at St Hilda's College and Professor in Modern British History, History Faculty has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Council Fellowship of £245,000 to study Shelagh...

Groundbreaking research by scientists from Oxford University, including members of St Hilda's, has shown how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to provide a steady power source.

27th August 2016

Professor Julia Yeomans (Tutorial Fellow in Physics at St HIlda's and and Professor of Physics in Department of Physics) and Dr Tyler Shendruk,...

St Hilda's Mystery & Crime Conference 2016

23rd August 2016

In case you missed our Mystery & Crime Conference over the weekend of 19-21 August, the Conference Lecture, 'Seven Million Years of Thriller Fiction' by acclaimed author Lee Child, is available to watch here....

Congratulations to our alumna Philippa Lowthorpe on the release of her movie, 'Swallows and Amazons'

19th August 2016

Many congratulations to St Hilda’s alumna and BAFTA-winning film director, Philippa Lowthorpe (Classics, 1980), on the release of her movie, Swallows and Amazons; a new twist on the childhood classic by Arthur Ransome, featuring a starry cast sailing in the Lake District. In 2013, Philippa...

'The War on Women: And the Brave Ones Who Fight Back' by Sue Lloyd-Roberts is published by Simon & Schuster

9th August 2016

Our alumna Sue Lloyd-Roberts (History and Modern Languages, 1970) sadly died in 2015, following a battle with leukaemia and shortly after finishing this book. Sue joined ITN as a news trainee and went on to be the UK's first female video-journalist to report alone from the bleak outposts of the...

Mrs Jean Austin, Emeritus Fellow and Former Tutor in Philosophy, has died.

4th August 2016

We are sad to share the news that our Emeritus Fellow Mrs Jean Austin passed away on July 26th 2016. Jean enjoyed a long association with St Hilda's as Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy from 1964-1986 and Emeritus Fellow of the College thereafter. Our thoughts are with her family at this time.

Congratulations to Professor Alison Noble on winning an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council research grant.

4th August 2016

Professor Alison Noble, Professorial Fellow in Engineering, St Hilda's College and Technikos Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director of Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Engineering, has won an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council...