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Time is racing towards Town & Gown 2024

The next Town and Gown will take place on Sunday 12 May 2024 and we would love members of our College community to run (or walk!) as part of the St Hugh's team. Last year we fielded the largest team in the race and it would be great to claim the title again this year. Oxford Town and Gown  was started in 1982 by local runners as a fun run to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy and still to this day all profits from the race go to Muscular D...
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St Hugh’s launches 2024 online lecture series: ‘Gifts and Books: From Early Myth to the Present’
We recently launched our 2024 online lecture series with our opening session, ‘Gifts and Books: From Early Myth to the Present’, presented by Prof...
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St Hugh’s skiers reach new heights
Congratulations to two members of St Hugh's College, Professor Horst Eidenmueller and Monty Pierce Jones (pictured on the right during racing), both o...
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St Hugh’s English undergraduate wins film award
Congratulations to St Hugh's second year undergraduate, Natalie Tiede (English, 2022) whose new short film, 'Windows'  was recently premiered at the ...
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Lady Elish Angiolini to retire as Principal in September 2025
  The Principal of St Hugh’s College, The Rt Hon Lady Elish Angiolini LT DBE KC, has advised the Governing Body that she will be ret...
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St Hugh’s Tutorial Fellow in Biology seeks to improve gender equity in Medical Sciences
This International Day Of Women and Girls In Science, we are highlighting the work of our Tutorial Fellow in Biology at St Hugh’s, Professor Rachel ...
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St Hugh’s announces The Catherine Ennis Organ Scholars for 2024
In 2021 St Hugh's launched an appeal to endow three organ scholarships at the College in honour of the late Catherine Ennis (Music, 1973), who was...
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St Hugh’s alumna appointed CBE in The King’s New Year Honours list 2024
We are delighted to offer our congratulations to St Hugh's alumna,
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St Hugh’s alumnus appointed MBE in King’s New Year Honours List 2024
We are delighted to offer our congratulations to St Hugh's alumnus, Laurie Thraves, who has been appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (...
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Research by St Hugh’s Fellow suggests that having employees with disabilities is a source of competitive advantage for organisations
Professor Luisa Alemany, St Hugh's Fellow by Resolution in Management is the co-author of some ground-breaking research which suggests that having emp...
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St Hugh’s Tutorial Fellow receives the prestigious Elman Award for Scientific Achievement and Community Building
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Professor Horst Eidenmüller, Freshfields Chair in Commercial Law, publishes new research article
Together with Dr Kathrin Eidenmüller (Judge, Munich Court of Appeals), who was an Associate Member of St Hugh's SCR between 2021 and 2022, and Conor ...
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St Hugh’s Honorary Fellow appointed lay Commissioner of the Judicial Appointments Commission
Congratulations to Professor Anthony Harnden who has been appointed as a lay Commissioner of the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) by His Majesty...
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St Hugh’s MCR celebrate students’ cutting-edge research
As her tenure as MCR Academic Representative comes to an end, Caroline Taylor (third year DPhil, English) reflects on the past year's MCR activities ...
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St Hugh’s bids farewell to long-serving Fellow, Tom Kuhn
After over 30 years of service to St Hugh's College, Tutorial Fellow in German, Tom Kuhn has retired, and has been elected as an Emeritus Fellow. T...
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St Hugh’s Honorary Fellow, Professor Subra Suresh, presented with two of the highest scientific honours
Congratulations to Honorary Fellow, Professor Subra Suresh, who has been presented with two awards in recognition of his work in engineering science. ...
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St Hugh’s welcomes legators to inaugural 1886 Society Lunch
On Saturday 4 November the Principal was delighted to host the inaugural 1886 Society Lunch for those who have generously remembered St Hugh’s in th...
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St Hugh’s Masters student publishes second book
St Hugh's Masters student, Shireen Kalra (MSc Higher Education) has had her second book published: The Outfield, which is a young adult novel...
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St Hugh’s Lecturer in Medicine receives MSD Teaching Excellence Award
Congratulations to Olly Featherstone, St Hugh's Lecturer in Medicine and full-time DPhil candidate in the
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First recipient of Pamela Gradon Scholarship begins studies at St Hugh’s
Congratulations to St Hugh's Graduate student, Hanna Baker Darch (DPhil English) who has been awarded the Pamela Gradon scholarship, one of two schola...
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St Hugh’s Launches Annual Appeal
St Hugh's has launched its Annual Appeal for 2023, seeking support from its alumni community in three priority areas: academic success, student welfar...
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St Hugh’s Fellow awarded two major research grants
Professor Rachel Tanner, Tutorial Fellow in Biology, has been awarded two major research grants. The first, from the National Centre for the Replaceme...
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St Hugh’s Archaeology & Anthropology student makes important discovery during excavation in Georgia
St Hugh's second year undergraduate student, Luka Shanidze, visited Georgia this summer to take part in excavations at Grakliani Gora, an incr...
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Celebrating the Powys Roberts Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Languages
St Hugh’s is extremely fortunate to be able to offer one of the only Modern Languag...
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St Hugh’s graduate student leads expedition to Príncipe, off the coast of equatorial West Africa.
Earlier this year, Carla Verónica Fuenteslópez (DPhil Engineering Science) led the University of Oxford Príncipe Expedit...
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The Avril Gilchrist Bruten Award for Creative Writing 2024
Applications for the Avril Bruten Award for Creative Writing 2024 are now open! The competition is open to all current undergraduate and postgradua...
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St Hugh’s Principal becomes first female to be sworn in as Lord Clerk Register of Scotland
Congratulations to our Principal, Lady Elish Angiolini, who was yesterday sworn in as the new Lord Clerk Register of Scotland by the Lord Pre...
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St Hugh’s Fellow provides expert comment for BBC on the use of tidal power
St Hugh's Career Development Fellow in Oxford University's Department of Engineering Science, Dr Amanda Smyth has featured on BBC TV News and
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Alumni Weekend 2023
This year we were delighted to put on a bumper weekend of alumni reunions at St Hugh’s to coincide with Meeting Minds in Oxford, 22-24 September. It...
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Brecht at the Sheldonian by Dr Tom Kuhn
In the early 1940s, the German poet and playwright, Bertolt Brecht, embarked on a new scrapbook project. Struck by the way the war was represented in ...
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St Hugh’s Fellow appointed Simons Foundation Investigator
Congratulations to St Hugh's Tutorial Fellow in Mathematical Biology, Professor Ruth Baker, who has been appointed Simons Foundation Investigator. ...
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