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Professor Dame Sarah Springman

Welcome to St Hilda's new Principal, Professor Sarah Springman

1st February 2022

We are delighted to welcome Professor Dame Sarah Springman, who joins St Hilda's as our new Principal today. We are already enjoying having Professor Springman and her wife, Rosie Mayglothling OBE, as part of the...

Gardens News: Mahonica japonica

Gardens News

31st January 2022

This Hilary Term, we are enjoying our weekly Plant Appreciation sessions, when our Gardener, Deborah Bowden, shares her knowledge about the shrubs, flowers and trees in the College grounds.

Mahonia japonica is a medium-sized shrub that grows next to the appropriately named Garden Building...

Gardens News: Tree Ferns

Gardens News: Tree Ferns

31st January 2022

This Hilary Term, we are enjoying our weekly Plant Appreciation sessions, when our Gardens Consultant, Walter Sawyer, shares his knowledge about the shrubs, flowers and trees in the College grounds.

Sleeping Beauty by Henry Meynell Rheam

DANSOX Lectures, 'The Sleeping Princess and The Sleeping Beauty' are available to watch

31st January 2022

Our speakers, Dame Monica Mason (Royal Ballet; Honorary Fellow, St Hilda's; Patron, DANSOX) and Jane Pritchard (Curator of Dance, V&A) gave sparkling presentations on 'The Sleeping Princess and The Sleeping Beauty' on 25 January 2022. If you missed the event or would like to watch again, the...

Research Spotlight: 'Art and Public Engagement' by Amy Lim

28th January 2022

Our Hilary Term Research Spotlight focuses on the work of Amy Lim, a DPhil candidate in History.

The Operas of Rameau: Genesis, Staging, Reception, edited by Graham Sadler, Shirley Thompson and Jonathan Williams is published by Routledge

27th January 2022

The Operas of Rameau, edited by Graham Sadler, Shirley Thompson and leading...

The ATLAS collaboration, including St Hilda's Fellows, provides insight into internal structure of proton

21st January 2022

The ATLAS collaboration, of which Oxford is a founding member, has shed new light on the behaviour of partons – the quarks and gluons inside protons. ATLAS is one of the four major experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Geneva and...

Oxford investigators, including Dr Ann Dowker, are part of an urgent new economic and social research programme.

19th January 2022

Oxford investigators, including Dr Ann Dowker, Lecturer in Psychology, are part of an urgent new economic and social research programme.

Dr Velda Elliott receives an ESRC Impact Acceleration Award to create a set of resources for Secondary English Teachers 'Canon in Colour'

19th January 2022

Dr Velda Elliott, Supernumerary Fellow in Education, has received an ESRC Impact Acceleration Award to create 'Canon in Colour' - a set of resources for secondary English teachers around teaching specific 19th century texts in the context of race and empire. This follows up her work leading the...

St Hilda's alumnae recognised in the New Year Honours 2022

14th January 2022

Many congratulations to our alumnae on their recognition in the New Years Honours List 2022. 

Vivien Life (English, 1976) was named Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) for services to Trade and Investment. She is Director and Chief Negotiator of the Department for...

'Armies and political change in Britain, 1660-1750' by Dr Hannah Smith is published

12th January 2022

Dr Hannah Smith, one of the College's Tutorial Fellows in History, has published...

Welcome from the Acting Principal

11th January 2022

St Hilda’s is a very remarkable place. We are a lively community of intellectually curious, talented and engaged people from many different backgrounds who collectively model something rare and wonderful: cohesion and mutual respect in diversity.

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