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24 May 2021

Introducing Hertford 2030: our aspirations for the next ten years

Today we’re launching Hertford 2030, our aspirations for the next ten years and beyond. While the past 15 months have challenged us all, we want to come together to write our next chapter. Over the last few months, our...

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 ̵...

26 July 2021

Team Hertford takes on University Challenge

Tonight sees Team Hertford on BBC Two as they take on London Business School in the first round of this year’s University Challenge competition. The college will be represented by four graduate students from a rang...

19 July 2021

Celebrating our Unsung Heroes of Science

The end of June brought with it the end of this year’s Unsung Heroes of Science video competition, in which we challenge 16-18s from around the world to make two-minute videos about a scientist they think deserves more...

12 July 2021

The Duchess of Malfi revisited

Tune in to BBC Radio 3 to hear a new interpretation of the classic revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi. The radio play is introduced by Hertford’s Professor Emma Smith, who abridged and adapted John Webster’...

8 July 2021

Alumni recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

This summer’s honours list saw two Hertfordians recognised for their outstanding contributions to foreign policy and humanitarian work. Michael Adamson (MPhil Economics, 1982) was awarded a CBE for services to the ...

6 July 2021

Royal Society of Literature Fellowship for Sally Bayley

Congratulations to Sally Bayley, Lecturer in English for Visiting Students, who has today been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Sally’s fellowship recognises her work of “outstanding liter...

2 July 2021

Introducing my new podcast: Dr Charlie Lee-Potter

Dr Charlie Lee-Potter teaches English to Hertford’s visiting students. Her research interests include nineteenth-century literature, as well as the representation of catastrophe in art and literary texts. She is cu...

23 June 2021

Awards for outstanding outreach

Last week, we were delighted to award this year’s Tanner Prizes to six of our outstanding access and outreach ambassadors. Our student ambassador programme is integral to our outreach work with schools and colleges...

21 June 2021

A walk through Covid wards with Dr Henry Bettinson

Listen to Dr Henry Bettinson as he guides BBC Radio 4 through the Covid-19 patient pathways at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Dr Bettinson, Hertford clinical medicine lecturer and lead respiratory consultant at Oxford Univ...

8 June 2021

Prestigious prize for Fernanda Duarte

Professor Fernanda Duarte, Tutorial Fellow in Chemistry, is one of three Oxford researchers to win a Royal Society of Chemistry prize, celebrating the most exciting chemical science taking place today. The Harrison-Meldo...