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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...

2 February 2023

Seeing Hertford in a New Light

Tutorial Fellow in Physics Pat Roche has been part of a college-wide survey looking at how we can best reduce our energy-based carbon footprint. Pat has been using a thermal imager to detect heat escape, and in the proce...

20 January 2023

Ciaran Martin appointed Senior Research Fellow

Hertford College is pleased to announce that last term Ciaran Martin CB was elected a Senior Research Fellow by Governing Body. Ciaran joined the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government as Professor of Pr...

18 January 2023

Hertford football team honours Kenny Lewis in first match of term

Earlier this week, Hertford College’s men’s football team played its first fixture of the year against St Anne’s. The team wore black arm bands in memory of Kenny Lewis, SCR Butler and long-standing cen...

18 January 2023

Science competition winners uncover Christmas Lectures secrets

The winners of the 2022 ‘Unsung Heroes of Science’ competition have gone behind-the-scenes of the Royal Institution’s famous Christmas Lectures, as part of their prize for creating the top-scoring video in this yea...

13 January 2023

Visiting student Ashira Biswas receives Nobel Essay Prize recognition

Visiting student Ashira Biswas has come second in the Nobel Peace Prize Challenge 2022, with her essay highlighting the plight of sewage cleaners in India. Ashira, who is studying Economics at Hertford on a year abroad f...

11 January 2023

Jonathan Black appointed as new Heywood Fellow

Yesterday the Heywood Foundation announced the appointment of Jonathan Black as the new Heywood Fellow. Until December 2022, Jonathan was the Prime Minister’s G7 & G20 Sherpa and Deputy National Security Adviser. D...

3 January 2023

The Passing of Kenny Lewis

It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the death of Kenny Lewis.   Kenny was, for several decades, a central part of Hertford life. He joined the college in July 1978, aged 15, and was at the heart of the colleg...

16 December 2022

Oxford Polish Association enjoys festive lunch at Hertford

The Oxford Polish Association (OPA) held its annual ‘Wigilia’ -Christmas Eve meal- at Hertford College earlier this week. Attended by the Lord Mayor of Oxford, James Fry, and his wife, Susanna Pressel, Chair ...

8 December 2022

2023 theme announced for the John Porter Diplomacy Centre

The John Porter Diplomacy Centre’s 2023 theme will be The Peace Processes of the Future. Our Research Associates will be working on a series of projects, drawing on huge experience and expertise. These include: Kathrin...

25 November 2022

New Honorary Fellows elected

We are delighted to announce the election of three new honorary fellows: Fiona Bruce, Modern Languages 1982 Fiona is a British journalist, newsreader, and television presenter. She joined the BBC as a researcher for Pano...