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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...

27 May 2022

Sensational Books at the Bodleian co-curated by Emma Smith

From sight and sound to taste and touch, the latest exhibition at the Bodleian’s Weston Library unlocks the world of sensory engagement with books.   Co-curated by Hertford’s Prof. Emma Smith alongside P...

20 May 2022

Mike Wooldridge to lead AI expansion at Alan Turing Institute

Hertford’s Professor of Computer Science, Mike Wooldridge, has been chosen to lead a key expansion in artificial intelligence research. Working to the aims of the National AI Strategy, Mike will head up a new overa...

6 May 2022

Volcano project ignites Barton

Over the few months a team of researchers, including Hertford’s Dr Kathryn Boast, have been running Barton CoLab, a collaborative project with young people in East Oxford.   The aim of the project was to bring Oxf...

5 May 2022

Sid Parameswaran publishes on unusual new state of matter

Professor Sid Parameswaran, Tutorial Fellow in Physics, is part of a team which has this week published exciting new research on quantum materials. Writing in Nature alongside two other members of Oxford’s Rudolf ...

3 May 2022

Emma Smith’s ‘Portable Magic’ 70,000th book added to Hertford library collection

Taking its title from a Stephen King quote describing books as “a uniquely portable magic,” Emma’s new book explores the life of the book as a material object, exploring the relationships they create between reader...

29 April 2022

Hertford hosts EMPower Oxford

Earlier this month, Hertford welcomed 20 students of Black Heritage to stay in the college as part of a brand-new collaboration with three of the university’s science departments. EMPower Oxford works with young people...

26 April 2022

OED exhibition co-curated by Charlotte Brewer

A new display at the Bodleian’s Weston Library shines a light on the correspondence engaged in by James Murray, the first Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. Co-curated by Tutorial Fellow in English, Pro...

5 April 2022

New skills course piloted to prepare student for life, work and citizenship

Over the first two weeks of the Easter vacation, 10 second-year undergraduates participated in our first ‘Head, Hand & Hertford’ course. Led by Principal Tom Fletcher, the aim of the pilot programme was t...

4 April 2022

Leverhulme humanities research grants for two Hertford fellows

Hertford fellows Nick Barton and Jieun Kiaer have been awarded two of the four Leverhulme Trust grants available nationally in this March’s funding round. The Leverhulme Research Project Grants enable researchers t...

4 April 2022

Excellence in creative journalism prize awarded in Paris

Congratulations to Dr Charlie Lee-Potter on being awarded the Créateurs Design Award for excellence in creative journalism. Charlie is a College Lecturer in English for Visiting Students at Hertford. The prize, chosen b...