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DANSOX's Inaugural Summer School takes place 6 - 8 July 2019

26th June 2019

The Dance Scholarship Oxford (DANSOX) Inaugural Summer School will take place at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, 6 - 8 July 2019. Alastair Macaulay, former Chief Dance Critic at the New York Times, leads this three-day event, which is part of...

Announcing a special prize from Blackwell's to be won at St Hilda's College Crime Fiction Weekend

25th June 2019

Our Crime Fiction Weekend is fast approaching! With thanks to Blackwell's Oxford, we can announce a special prize to be awarded at the event, which takes place 16-18 August 2019.

For the past few years the PD James dinner at the Crime Fiction Weekend has featured a specially written after...

Ruth Cox is awarded the 2019 Rosalind Jane Bairstow Bursary

21st June 2019

Ruth Cox (English, 2016) has been awarded this year's Rosalind Jane Bairstow bursary. The bursary of £10,000 has been awarded to Ruth to support postgraduate study at the University of Edinburgh, where she will be reading for an MSc in the Psychology of Mental Health next year. Ruth served as St...

Rachel McLean Award 2019 at St Hilda's College

James Cockayne has won the Rachel McLean award for 2019

21st June 2019

James Cockayne (English, 2017) has won the 2019 Rachel McLean award. Members of St Hilda's Junior Common Room are nominated by their peers for the prize, which is awarded annually to the student who has 'improved College life and/or raised the profile of the College within the University'.

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Through the Eye of the Researcher

Through the Eye of the Researcher

19th June 2019

This exhibition of photographs showcases the range of research by St Hilda's College members of St Hilda's. It is open in the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building Foyer from 20 June through Michaelmas Term 2020.

The new Clinical Therapeutics Research Centre at St Hilda's College is launched with an inaugural lecture by Professor Sir Michael Rawlins GBE, MD, FRCP

St Hilda's new Clinical Therapeutics Research Centre launches with an inaugural lecture by Professor Sir Michael Rawlins GBE, MD, FRCP, FMedSci

17th June 2019

Professor Sir Michael Rawlins GBE, MD, FRCP, FMedSci gave the inaugural lecture to launch the new Clinical Therapeutics Research Centre at St Hilda’s College on 11 June 2019. Sir Michael is the Chair of MHRA, the national regulator of all medicines and medical devices used in the UK. The lecture...

Philip Pullman, Dr Margaret Kean, and Mansfield College Principal, Helen Mountfield QC

Dr Margaret Kean gave the 2019 John Milton Fellowship Lecture, 'Taking Liberties: contemporary fiction and the fall of man'.

16th June 2019

Our Fellow and Tutor in English, Dr Margaret Kean, gave the John Milton Fellowship Lecture, Taking Liberties: contemporary fiction and the fall of man, at Mansfield College on 31 May 2019.

Dr Kean is the Dame Helen Gardner Fellow in English at St Hilda's College. Her research focusses on...

'Behind Closed Doors: Through the Eyes of a Child' wins the RTS Yorkshire Centre Award for Professional Excellence: Factual Production

16th June 2019

'Behind Closed Doors: Through the Eyes of a Child' won the RTS Yorkshire Centre Award for Professional Excellence Factual Production on 14 June 2019.

Congratulations to the Production Team at True Vision Yorkshire, including their Creative Director...

In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny' by Daisy Dunn publishes in paperback

In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny' by Daisy Dunn publishes in paperback

16th June 2019

In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny is the latest book by our alumna, Daisy Dunn (Classics, 2005). It publishes in paperback on 18 June 2019. Blackwell's Oxford is hosting a day-time talk with Daisy about her new...

Bettany Hughes is made an OBE

10th June 2019

Our alumna, historian, author, and television presenter Bettany Hughes (Ancient and Modern History, 1985), has been made an...

Dr Marinella Cappelletti at Brain and Mind: From concrete to abstract - Dementia and the Brain

Dementia and the Brain was the topic of Trinity Term's 'Brain and Mind: From concrete to abstract' research seminar.

3rd June 2019

After an introduction from Dr Anita Avramides, we heard the following fascinating talks from experts in the field. Dr Sana Suri, a neuroscientist from the University of Oxford, spoke on Imaging dementia risk in the human brain: what changes when?

Dr Margaret Rayner, Emeritus Fellow in Mathematics, has died.

3rd June 2019

We are deeply saddened by the news that Dr Margaret Rayner CBE, Emeritus Fellow in Mathematics, died on 31 May 2019.

Dr Rayner first came to St Hilda's as a temporary part-time lecturer in Maths aged 24 in 1953. She went on to become Fellow in Maths and a longserving Vice-Principal in the...

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