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Open Rehearsal of The Cellist by Cathy Marston and The Royal Ballet

'The Cellist', about the life of Jacqueline du Pré, premieres at the Royal Opera House

20th February 2020

The life of the celebrated cellist and our Honorary Fellow, Jacqueline du Pré, has inspired a new work by the Royal Ballet.

Professor Martyn Harry, John Bennett Lecturer in Music, rehearses his new children's opera, 'Vehicles', at the JdP Music Building before it premieres.

20th February 2020

Professor Martyn Harry, our John Bennett Lecturer in Music, is currently rehearsing his new children's opera, Vehicles, at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building. This operatic space voyage through the history of transport...

“At His Majesty’s Pleasure” by Professor Martyn Harry, our John Bennett Lecturer in Music, premieres on 28 February 2020

20th February 2020

Martyn Harry, professor of composition at the Faculty of Music and John Bennett Lecturer in Music at St Hilda's, will conduct the world premiere of his evening-long work, At His Majesty’s Pleasure, on 28 February 2020 as part of the Keble College Early Music Festival.

Our Principal will lead Silence Therapeutics's new scientific advisory board

18th February 2020

The biopharma firm, Silence Therapeutics PLC, has launched a scientific advisory board to provide governance for its research and development (R&D) activities. The board will be led by St Hilda's Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff.

Chaplain's Chat with Canon Mountford and John Simpson

We welcomed John Simpson as our guest at Chaplain's Chat

5th February 2020

Canon Brian Mountford's guest at our Hilary Term's Chaplain's Chat was his former neighbour and BBC World Affairs Editor, John Cody Fidler-Simpson CBE. They discussed John's religious views, the ethics of war, and...

St Hilda's Men's Football Team wins the 2020 Cuppers quarter finals vs Worcester

St Hilda's Men's Football Team goes through to Cuppers semi-finals!

3rd February 2020

Congratulations to St Hilda's men's football team on their Cuppers victory! They won 2-1 against strong opposition, Worcester College, in the quarter finals on 1 February.

We are delighted by this result and for our team and their many supporters. We're now looking forward to the semi-...

Mind and Brain - From Concrete to Abstract seminar on Art and the Brain, 30 January

Art and the Brain was the topic for Hilary Term's 'Brain and Mind - from Concrete to Abstract' series

31st January 2020

We were joined by expert speakers, Professor Chrystalina Antoniades (Oxford University), Dr Richard Jolley (University of Staffordshire), and Dr James Grant (Oxford University) who addressed the topic of 'Art and the Brain' from the points of view of neuroscience, psychology and philosophy...

Burns Night celebrations at St Hilda's followed the Sue Lloyds-Roberts Memorial Lecture for 2020

30th January 2020

This annual lecture series was established in honour of our alumna, Sue Lloyd-Roberts, an award-winning broadcast journalist whose uncompromising and courageous documentaries highlighted...

Dressed for War by Julie Summers, Writing Fellow at St Hilda's College

Our Writing Fellow, Julie Summers's book, 'Dressed for War: The Story of Vogue Editor Audrey Withers' is reviewed in The Guardian

29th January 2020

Read about Dressed for War: the Story of Audrey Withers, Vogue Editor Extraordinaire from the Blitz to the Swinging Sixties, in the Guardian article, The fashion futurist: How Vogue's wartime editor revolutionised women's lives . This book by our Writing...

DANSOX event, Making "The Cellist", is reviewed by Oxford Dance Writers

27th January 2020

Making “The Cellist” was an exciting opportunity to watch choreographer Cathy Marston’s creative process as, with dancers from The Royal Ballet, she rehearsed her work based on the life of renowned cellist and our Honorary Fellow, Jacqueline du Pré. The event was introduced by...

Dr Barbara Havelkovà, Law Fellow, co-edited and co-authored ‘Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions’, is published by OUP

23rd January 2020

Dr Barbara Havelkovà, Fellow and Tutor in Law, co-edited and co-authored, with Mathias Möschel,...

'Performing Epic or Telling Tales' by Professor Fiona Macintosh and Justine McConnell will be published by OUP in February 2020

23rd January 2020

Performing Epic or Telling Tales, co-authored by our Fellow in Classics, Professor Fiona Macintosh...