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18 March 2020

Coronavirus testing breakthrough

Hertford’s Professor of Chemical Engineering has led an Oxford research team responsible for developing new rapid testing technology for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Prof. Zhanfeng Cui, a Professorial Fellow a...

6 July 2020

Unsung Heroes of Science winners announced virtually

Reaching new heights in its second year, our Unsung Heroes of Science competition saw 56 video entries from around the world. Last week we announced the winners in a special online celebration event and awards ceremony. ...

26 June 2020

Inaugural prize for clinical medicine announced

At Hertford, we’re awarding a new annual prize for achievement during the clinical part of the 6-year A100 Medicine course. It will be given to the best-performing clinical student in memory of our legendary tutor in M...

16 June 2020

Alum shortlisted for Forward Prize for Poetry

Hertford alum Will Harris (English, 2007) has recently been shortlisted for a Forward Prize for Poetry which honour excellence in contemporary poetry in the UK and Ireland.   Will’s first full poetry collectio...

28 May 2020

Hertford Responds: a new webinar series

In order to somewhat quench our academic thirst during the lockdown and beyond, we have launched Hertford Responds. The series of webinars conducted by our fellows will delve into some of today’s most important topics,...

21 May 2020

Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Awards

With this year’s Unsung Heroes of Science shortlist racking up over 15,000 views since it was launched last week, we’re delighted to have made another shortlist – this time for the competition itself! A...

11 May 2020

Unsung Heroes of Science shortlist announced

This year’s shortlisted videos have been made by school students from around the world, shining a light on a new cohort of unsung scientists. Now in its second year, our Unsung Heroes of Science competition challen...

23 April 2020

Music lecturer releases new album

The latest album from iyatraQuartet, Break the Dawn, will be released tomorrow and you can join their Live Listen Along on YouTube from 7pm. The band have worked together for the last seven years, creating original music...

21 April 2020

How to read Shakespeare for pleasure

Emma Smith, Professor of Shakespeare Studies and Fellow in English at Hertford, gives her five top tips for tackling Shakespeare in lockdown, in an article originally published by The Conversation. In recent years the or...

2 April 2020

Shahnaz Ahsan publishes debut novel

Published today, Hashim & Family is Shahnaz Ahsan’s debut novel. It tells an epic story of familial ties, migration and finding a connection to home, tracking the experience of two cousins over two decades as t...

30 March 2020

Video competition opened up to teenagers around the world

In light of the current lockdowns and social distancing measures in place around the world, we’re expanding this year’s video competition. Unsung Heroes of Science challenges you to make a short video celebra...