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St Hilda's Mystery & Crime Conference 2017

The 2017 St Hilda's Mystery and Crime Conference is taking place 18-20 August!

14th August 2017

Launched in 1994, this conference offers the audience the unique experience of hearing their favourite authors exploring a theme. It has become a significant entry in the calendar of crime fiction conferences and is a wonderful way to spend a weekend with like-minded devotees of crime fiction....

'Professor Bulte's Incredible Medical Machines' has launched on YouTube

7th August 2017

'Professor Bulte's Incredible Medical Machines' has just launched on YouTube. This new series of three bite-sized factual films by Oxford Digital Media and our Fellow and Tutor in Engineering...

Dr Aris Katzourakis and Dr Amr Aswad discover unknown virus in ‘throwaway’ DNA

4th August 2017

In research published in the journal Virus Evolution, our Tutorial Fellow in Zoology Dr Aris Katzourakis...

Nicola Dandridge to be CEO of England’s Office for Students

2nd August 2017

Our alumna Nicola Dandridge (Classics, 1978) will be come the first chief executive of England's Office for Students on 1 September 2017. She will leave her current position of chief executive of Universities UK to take up this role, joining Sir Michael Barber, who has been appointed as chair of...

Professor Selina Todd will be the new President of the Socialist Education Association

21st July 2017

Professor Selina Todd, Tutorial Fellow in History at St Hilda's College and Professor in Modern British History, History Faculty, University of Oxford, has accepted nomination as the new President of the Socialist...

Professor Sir Gordon Duff receives his Honorary Degree from the University of Sheffield

Professor Sir Gordon Duff receives an Honorary Degree from the University of Sheffield.

17th July 2017

Each year the University of Sheffield recognises a series of individuals who have made significant achievements in their fields or profession, or who have contributed to the betterment of Sheffield.

Olly Jackson

St Hilda's Alumnae are presenting their work at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

13th July 2017

Works by two recent graduates are featuring this year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – look out for Olly Jackson and Madeleine Perham on the programme!

Olly Jackson, actor, writer, director is Herr Falkenstein in...

We held full subject experience days in Chemistry and Physics for students from Surrey schools

13th July 2017

We were delighted to host students from our Surrey Schools - St Hilda's College partnership at our full subject experience day in Chemistry and Physics on 11 July 2017.

Six St Hilda’s Mystery & Crime authors featured on longlists for prestigious crime fiction awards

11th July 2017

We are delighted to note that several of our conference speakers, old friends and new, are listed for awards in 2017.

Longlist for the McIlvanney Prize 2017:

Lin Anderson – None...

St Hilda's Telethon Team 2017

Many thanks to our student callers and alumnae at the end of St Hilda's 2017 Telephone Campaign

10th July 2017

‘We are overwhelmed by the generous response of our Senior Members to St Hilda’s 2017 telephone campaign. Our team of undergraduate and graduate students has spent the last two weeks calling our alumnae to update them on College news and seek support for our projects. They have also enjoyed...

The Oxford Science Blog 'Women in science: why female mentors matter in engineering' discusses the work of women engineers, including St Hilda's Fellows Professor Alison Noble and Dr Ana Namburete

10th July 2017

The above blog raises the diversity problem in the engineering industry as well as considering campaigning efforts to address this. Lanisha Butterfield discusses the work of inspirational women engineers, including Professor...

Professor David Wulstan, former Lecturer in Music at St Hilda's, has died.

6th July 2017

We are saddened to hear of Professor David Wulstan's death. Professor Wulstan was a Lecturer in Music at St Hilda's College from 1965 to 1979 and remained in contact with the College throughout his career. He was a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford and later held a number of other distinguished...