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Three Girls wins BAFTA for best mini-series
14th May 2018
'Three Girls' (BBC Studios / Studio Lambert / BBC One), for which Philippa Lowthorpe (Classics, 1980) was the director and Nicole Taylor (Law, 1997) was the screen writer, has won the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards Winners in 2018 for best mini-series. Molly Windsor also won the award for Best Leading Actress, and Liv Hill was nominated for Best Supporting Actress. Find out more from the winners.
Tales of Two Londons: Stories from a Fractured City, edited by Claire Armistead
23rd March 2018
'Tales of Two Londons: Stories from a Fractured City', edited by journalist and our alumna, Claire Armistead (The Guardian and The Observer), has been published by OR Books and was celebrated at a launch party on 21 March 2018. The book comprises a rich collection of fiction, reportage and poetry to capture the schisms defining the contemporary city. Among the contributors are Claire's fellow St Hilda's alumnae, Nicolette Jones and Helen Simpson.
Professor Giovanna Mallucci, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and Associate Director of the UK Dementia Research Institute at the University of Cambridge gives the Pamela MacKinnon Lecture: The Road to New Dementia Treatments
4th March 2018
Despite the snow, our Medical Conference, 'Depths of the Mind: Exploring Issues in Mental Health', was a very warm reunion for our alumnae and alumni who read Medicine and Experimental Psychology. They also enjoyed meeting current students and recent graduates. Take a look at the photo gallery from the day.
22nd October 2017
Our Senior Research Fellow , Dr Lyndall Gordon has written a group biography, Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World. The book, which publishes by Virago on 26 October 2017, tells the stories of five novelists – Mary Shelley, Emily Brontë, George Eliot, Olive Schreiner, Virginia Woolf – and their famous novels.
Mary Moore (1930 - 2017)
20th October 2017
We are greatly saddened by the death on 6 October 2017 of Mary Moore, Principal of St Hilda's 1980-1990.
Goodbye Christopher Robin
20th September 2017
Our alumna Dr Ann Thwaite (English, 1952) was a consultant on the film 'Goodbye Christopher Robin', directed by Simon Curtis and written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Simon Vaughan.
19th September 2017
Congratulations to our alumna Regina Pisa (PPE, 1977). The American Lawyer has selected Regina for its top honour, the 2017 Law Firm Distinguished Leader, as part of its Lifetime Achievement Awards. The award is presented annually to a law firm leader for exemplary stewardship of their firm. Find out more here.
Dr Kate Millett at a lunch in her honour with St Hilda's Fellows past and present (May 2011)
7th September 2017
We are deeply saddened by the death of our alumna, Dr Kate Millett.
St Hilda's University Challenge Team 2016
6th September 2017
A special, live version of University Challenge pitting the recent, triumphant graduate team of Dr Daisy Dunn (Classics, 2005), Dame Fiona Caldicott (Physiology, 1960), Dr Val McDermid (English, 1972) and Adele Geras (Modern Languages, 1966) against another vintage team reuniting Gill Elliott (History, 1963), Dr Susan Bird (Chemistry, 1962), and Professor Heather Joshi (PPE, 1964), with their new captain Anne Morse (History, 1968.) The session will presided over by none other than Bamber Gascoigne.
16th August 2017
Our alumna and the Observer's art critic Laura Cumming was announced as one of the winners of the James Tait Black Prize at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 14 August 2017. The £10,000 prize for biography counts among its former winners Lytton Strachey, John Buchan, Antonia Fraser, and another St Hilda's alumna, Hermione Lee, who won the biography prize for her book 'Penelope Fitzgerald: A life' in 2013.
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 the regulator.