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16 September 2019

Orwell week – 1984 Now

Following the publication of his latest book on George Orwell, English Fellow Dr David Dwan organises a week-long event investigating the impact and legacy of the author’s iconic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. ‘...

13 September 2019

Hertford welcomes new Academic Visitors

We are delighted to announce that Hertford will be welcoming three new Academic Visitors for the year ahead: Professor Judith Herrin, winner of the Heineken history prize in 2016, is a British archaeologist and academic ...

11 September 2019

Olly Robbins becomes the first Heywood Fellow

A new fellowship has been created in memory of Jeremy Heywood (Modern History, 1980), who was Cabinet Secretary from 2012 to 2018. The post has been established through a partnership between the Heywood Foundation and Ox...

22 August 2019

University prizes for Hertfordians

We’d like to offer congratulations to all of our students who have sat exams this year, and are delighted to hear that several have been awarded University prizes for their exceptional performance or research work....

22 August 2019

Professor Gideon Henderson appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser to DEFRA

Hertford alumnus Professor Gideon Henderson (Earth Sciences, 1986) has been appointed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) as its new Chief Scientific Adviser. Professor Henderson, who is a P...

20 August 2019

Chief Conductor of Netherlands Radio Choir

Benjamin Goodson, who graduated with a degree in Music from Hertford College in 2012, has been appointed Chief Conductor of the Groot Omroepkoor – the Netherlands Radio Choir – from September 2020. We’r...

16 August 2019

Veganism in the vestry

College Chaplain Mia Smith explores the ethical and theological implications of plant-based diets in her new book, The Plant-based Diet: A Christian Option? Thanks to the launch of a vegan sausage roll in January of this...

31 July 2019

New Fellows in Law and Accounting

We’re delighted to be welcoming two new Associate Professors & Tutorial Fellows to the college in the new academic year, who will contribute to our teaching and research excellence in Law and Economics and Mana...

25 July 2019

Four weeks of UNIQ

As we reach what may well be the hottest day on record, we also say goodbye to the summer school students staying with us as part of Oxford University’s UNIQ residential programme. During the last month, we’v...

19 July 2019

Sir Henry Carr QC

It is with great sadness that we announce the death yesterday of Sir Henry Carr QC, distinguished barrister and high court judge, at only 61. As a Hertford alumnus, Henry chaired our Remuneration Committee for the last f...