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8 October 2021

Landmark partnership announced with the John Porter Charitable Foundation

Hertford College recently announced our aspirations for the next decade: Hertford 2030. Alongside excellent teaching and research, we aim to be an academy that prepares students for life, work and citizenship, and a fron...

22 October 2021

Literary podcast launched

We’re excited to launch The Hertford Bookshelf, a brand-new podcast in which we’ll hear from our alumni writers.   Hertford writers may have cut their teeth on essays and problem sheets – but they are ...

19 October 2021

Two Teaching Excellence Awards from Medical Sciences Division

Congratulations are in order for Prof. David Greaves and Prof. Alison Woollard, who have been recognised for their outstanding teaching and supervision by the University’s Medical Sciences Division. Tutorial Fellow...

18 October 2021

New paper and podcast from newest fellow

Earlier this month we welcomed Dr Linda Speight as Career Development Fellow and Departmental Lecturer in Physical Geography. Linda is a hydrometeorologist working at the interface between research and practice. Before c...

13 October 2021

Emma Smith becomes an inaugural RSC Associate Scholar

As the Royal Shakespeare Company becomes a new centre for research, Professor Emma Smith joins as an inaugural Associate Scholar.   When Peter Hall founded the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1961, his vision was for i...

13 September 2021

Dr Gerald Stone, 1932-2021

Hertford College is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Emeritus Fellow Dr Gerald Stone FBA. Gerald was a Fellow of the college from 1972 to 1999, during which time he taught and researched non-Russian Slavonic la...

27 August 2021

Phenomenal prize performances

Our undergraduates have once again demonstrated their hard work and tenacity by scooping several University prizes for exam performance. We’re very proud of their achievements, especially during an academic year wh...

2 August 2021

Why do we sleep? A new paper from Hertford neuroscientists

Published today in Nature Neuroscience, a study led by Hertford DPhil candidate Lukas Krone opens new and exciting perspectives on the fundamental question underpinning sleep science: why do we sleep? Led by Lukas at the...

2 August 2021

Enjoy afternoon tea in the quad

We’re delighted to be able to welcome visitors to our first ever public café, taking up a summer residence in the quad marquee from today.   You’ll be able to enjoy our delicious afternoon tea stands an...

30 July 2021

Mike Wooldridge named Turing AI World-Leading Researcher

Professor Michael Wooldridge is one of five internationally-recognised researchers awarded a new fellowship from UK Research and Innovation. A Hertford fellow and head of Oxford’s Department of Computer Science, Mi...

27 July 2021

Saving turtle doves with a subsidy auction

Economics fellow Professor Elizabeth Baldwin is part of an Oxford team bringing subsidy auctioning to the rescue of England’s endangered turtle doves. Despite prominent roles in literature and popular culture ̵...