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24 January 2013

Obama inauguration poem

Paul Muldoon, Honorary Fellow at Hertford and Pulitzer Prize winning poet, reads his poem for Barack Obama’s second term inauguration, commissioned by Yahoo News.

23 January 2013

Hertford’s link schools coming to Oxford

Oxford Pathways Programme Success for Hertford’s link schools We are thrilled that 11 of our link schools have made successful applications to bring 10 students to Oxford for a fully-funded Oxford Pathways Programm...

18 January 2013

Alison Woollard at Han’s Applied Sciences University

Hertford’s Dr Alison Woollard has been welcomed to Han’s Applied Sciences university. Read all about the visit of Prominente Oxfordse, who spoke on her research on “Molecular mechanisms controlling cell p...

12 January 2013

New collection from Paul Muldoon

The poet Paul Muldoon, Honorary Fellow at Hertford, has published a new collection whose title, Songs and Sonnets, recalls that of another Hertford (well, Hart Hall), poet, John Donne. Muldoon discussed Donne’s po...

9 January 2013

Welcoming our new Outreach Fellow

We are delighted to welcome Dr Jamie Castell as the college’s first Outreach Fellow. Jamie will divide his time equally between research (he works on Wordsworth, animals and ethics), and on co-ordinating the colleg...

7 January 2013

Epiphany Astronomy from Pat Roche

Listen to Professor Pat Roche, Fellow and Tutor in Physics, discussing the astronomy of the star of Bethlehem, on Radio Oxford and other radio stations yesterday. Pat is also involved with the Physics department Stargazi...

7 January 2013

Wind turbines and conservation

Clive Hambler, Hertford’s tutor in Zoology, writes in the current issue of The Spectator about the danger posed to birds by wind turbines. The second edition of Clive’s book Conservation, co-authored Susan M....

7 January 2013

Will Hutton on the threats to universities

Hertford Principal Will Hutton writes a weekly column for the Observer newspaper. This week he discusses the crisis in postgraduate funding and the role of the university. Hertford is currently seeking actively seeking s...

2 January 2013

Recording of Hertford’s new anthem

On 28 October 2012, the Hertford College Chapel Choir performed the première of a new anthem composed by Samuel Pegg. Like as the hart was commissioned by the Hertford Society in memory of alumnus Brian Galpin. This liv...

20 December 2012

Fear the Deer

Simon Lloyd, Hertford’s Bursar since 2008 and an alumnus of the college, spoke warmly of the college staff at his farewell today, commending to us the boat club motto, ‘Fear the Deer’ (or perhaps, in tr...