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19 August 2020

Special Award for Pandemic Service awarded to Prof. Zhanfeng Cui

Back in March, when lockdown was just beginning, Hertford’s Professor of Chemical Engineering pioneered a rapid testing solution for Covid-19 which has now been recognised with a special award from the Royal Academ...

23 September 2020

Engineer is Outstanding Reviewer

Hertford’s Engineering Fellow receives recognition for the quality and timeliness of his journal reviews. Associate Professor of Engineering Science, Prof. Manolis Chatzis, has been recognized as a 2019 Outstanding...

22 September 2020

Brand-new Liberation Collection in the Library

Hertford’s Library is home to a brand-new collection of reading material which celebrates diversity and raises awareness of the struggles faced by people from minority backgrounds and oppressed groups. The new Libe...

18 September 2020

21st Century Survival Skills: a new Hertford series

Hertford loves a lively conversation. In a new series, Principal Tom Fletcher will be asking members of the Hertford community and special guests about the survival skills they believe we need but are not always taught. ...

4 September 2020

Human genome editing commission publishes report

An international commission, co-chaired by Hertford’s Professor Dame Kay Davies, has concluded that the genetic editing of human embryos is not yet safe for clinical use. The commission is a partnership between the...

1 September 2020

Introducing our new Principal: Tom Fletcher CMG

Today we welcome Tom Fletcher CMG as the new Principal of Hertford College, Oxford. Tom returns to Hertford 26 years after he joined us as an undergraduate student. His career has taken him to No.10, as policy advisor to...

26 August 2020

Best doctoral thesis prize for English DPhil

Congratulations to Lloyd (Meadhbh) Houston who has been awarded the Swapna Dev Memorial Book Prize for their thesis on Irish Modernism and the Politics of Sexual Health. The Swapna Dev Memorial Book Prize was established...

20 August 2020

Record results for Hertford finalists

Congratulations are in order as this year’s final-year students smash all records to bring home outstanding results, with an unprecedented 50% achieving a first-class degree. 61 students were awarded a first-class ...

3 August 2020

Meet our five new fellows

We are delighted to announce the appointment of five new tutorial fellows, enriching our teaching and research across all four of the University’s academic divisions. Joining us in the new academic year are Prof. D...

29 July 2020

Cyber security chief returns to Oxford

Ciaran Martin CB, the founding CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre, is to join the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government as Professor of Practice in the Management of Public Organisations. Ciaran ...

28 July 2020

Principal-Elect appointed to new AI and governance commission

The Oxford Internet Institute today announced the launch of a new commission to investigate the role of artificial intelligence in the public sector. Principal-Elect Tom Fletcher, who will join Hertford in September 2020...