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LMHer succeeds at first women’s rackets varsity match

13 March 2017

LMH student Eve Shenkman (French and Spanish) tells us about her successful participation in this year’s rackets varsity.

Celebrating World Book Day

2 March 2017

Today, 2nd of March, is World Book Day, the biggest annual celebration of books and reading in the UK and Ireland. The main aim of World Book Day is “to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading”. Here at LMH we are joining the celebration by suggesting our own childhood favourites.

Revolutionary England: a festschrift for Dr Clive Holmes

13 February 2017

Revolutionary England, c. 1630-c. 1660: Essays for Clive Holmes is a collection of essays designed to pay tribute to the scholarly career of one of Oxford's leading early modern historians.

Experimental dining at LMH

23 January 2017

We all know what food we like but is this determined just by our taste buds? At last Friday’s formal hall, diners were the willing guinea pigs to an experiment exploring this question, organised by our MSc student Jessica Rowley.

Baroness Warnock, alumna and Honorary Fellow, becomes Companion of Honour

31 December 2016

Many congratulations to Baroness Warnock, LMH alumna & Honorary Fellow, who becomes Companion of Honour in the 2017 New Years Honours List.


LMH alumna wins BBC Carol of the Year competition

22 December 2016

Many congratulations to our alumna Jessica Reeves (Music, 2011), winner of this year's BBC Radio 3 Carol Competition

Dame Frances Lannon invested at Windsor Castle

7 December 2016

Many congratulations to our former Principal and Honorary Fellow Dr Frances Lannon, who was made a Dame of the British Empire at a ceremony at Windsor Castle last Friday.

LMH awarded Silver accreditation by Investors in People

30 November 2016

Lady Margaret Hall Support Staff Services have been reassessed against the new Investors in People Generation 6 standard and have achieved Silver accreditation. LMH is the only Oxbridge College to have achieved Silver IIP at the time of re-accreditation (October 2016), demonstrating the College's commitment to high performance through good people management. 

LMH runner-up in 'Best College Dining Room' category

4 November 2016

We are pleased to announce that LMH came second in the 'Best College Dining Room' category at the 2016 Oxforshire Restaurant Awards. Congratulations to our catering team!

Africa versus the International Criminal Court: Nicole De Silva receives BISA African Affairs Paper Prize

26 October 2016

In her paper “Africa versus the International Criminal Court: The Strategy of Regionalizing International Criminal Justice” Nicole De Silva, the IKEA Research Fellow in International Relations at LMH, examines African states’ evolving strategies vis-à-vis the ICC, their decision-making regarding the proposed regional criminal courts, and, more generally, the opportunities for and constraints on regional human rights protection and institution-building in Africa. This research has been recognised by the British International Studies Association (BISA) and the journal African Affairs, which jointly awarded Dr De Silva the 2016 BISA African Affairs Postgraduate Paper Prize.

Bringing astrophysics to the lab- LMH Physics tutor is elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

24 October 2016

The word ‘astrophysics’ may conjure images of telescopes or particle accelerators, but an exciting new area in the field brings the large scales of the universe to a more manageable laboratory setting. Our Tutor in Physics, Professor Gianluca Gregori, is an expert in laboratory astrophysics and his research has been recognised with a Fellowship of the American Physical Society.

‘Outstanding performance’- LMH Maths students excel in undergraduate exams

20 October 2016

Two LMH Maths students were recognised at this year’s Annual Mathematical Institute Celebration for ‘outstanding performance' in their examinations.

Stories of Life, Death & Brain Surgery- In conversation with Dr Henry Marsh

19 October 2016

Footage of the conversation between our visiting fellow Dr Henry Marsh and our Principal Alan Rusbridger is now available to watch online.

Black History Month- LMH students speak about the people who inspire them

14 October 2016

To celebrate Black History Month we are sharing a series of short movies where our students share the stories that inspire and motivate them

'Our Shared Shelf': Visiting Fellow Emma Watson donates books to LMH library

11 October 2016

Actress and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson, Visiting Fellow at LMH since February, has kindly donated a selection of books to our College library.

LMH welcomes new Fellows

5 October 2016

LMH is delighted to welcome 5 new fellows to the College. The new fellows are experts in a variety of fields and will be a valuable addition to our community.

Oxford Vice-Chancellor welcomes LMH foundation year students

30 September 2016

This week Oxford's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, welcomed the first cohort of students joining LMH for our new Foundation Year pilot programme.

Principal awarded honorary doctorate by the Open University

16 September 2016

Congratulations to the LMH Principal, on being awarded an honorary doctorate at the Open University today (September 16)

LMH nominated for Oxfordshire Restaurant Awards

9 September 2016

Congratulations to the LMH catering team, which has been nominated for an Oxfordshire Restaurant Award, in the 'College Dining Room' category.

Cecil Summit- another key milestone in the lion conservation movement

6 September 2016

A year on from the killing of Cecil the lion, WildCRU and Panthera bring together top lion experts to consider future initiatives to preserve the African lion.


College choir on tour in Sicily

25 August 2016

Our college choir departs to Sicily for their 2016 tour.

LMH tutor to chair 1st international conference on global clean water provision

24 August 2016

LMH's fellow and tutor Nicholas Hankins, associated professor of Engineering, will Chair the First International Conference on Sustainable Water Processing.

Studying Law at LMH- new video

3 August 2016

In our latest video, LMH students discuss what it is like to study Law at LMH.

LMH academics recognised at this year’s Recognition of Distinction Awards

15 July 2016

Four LMH fellows have been recognised for their outstanding research, alongside excellent teaching, in the 2016 Recognition of Distinction Awards.

LMH students to perform at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

22 June 2016

Poltergeist Theatre is a young and innovative company founded by LMH students. At this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, they will be performing their dynamic new drama ‘xx’ (or ‘kiss kiss’), combining love, chance and mathematics to produce a unique performance every night. This exciting new project includes writer and director Jack Bradfield (1st year, English), marketing manager Claudia Graham (2nd year, English) and writer of the XX algorithm and assistant director Mitchell Skiles (Visiting student, Maths and Philosophy).

World Refugee Day: LMH academics examine a pressing issue

20 June 2016

To mark World Refugee Day, two LMH academics discuss their research on this pressing issue.

LMH wins Green Impact Gold Award

16 June 2016

At yesterday’s Sustainability Showcase, LMH’s efforts in promoting an environmentally sustainable workplace were rewarded with a Green Impact Gold Award, the first and only Oxford college to do so.

LMH members recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours list

11 June 2016

Many congratulations to the LMH members recognised in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

24 hour rowing marathon aims to raise funds for LMH boat club

9 June 2016

Our boat club reached unprecedented success in this year’s Summer Eights, but they have no intention to rest on their laurels.

LMH Law Society holds inaugural ADR competition

8 June 2016

The Lady Margaret Hall Law Society recently celebrated the success of its inaugural Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition, a first for an Oxford college.

World Environment Day: LMH Takes Action on the Illegal Trade in Wildlife

5 June 2016

Today, 5th June, marks UN World Environment Day (WED), a day recognised annually to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. The theme this year is ‘zero tolerance for the illegal wildlife trade’. Wildlife trafficking and poaching is driving some of the world’s most iconic animals towards extinction but many members of the LMH community are committed to securing a sustainable future for wildlife under threat from trafficking and poaching.

LMH alumna to give this year's Prothero Lecture at the RHS

2 June 2016

Pauline Stafford, LMH alumna and Professor Emerita of Early Medieval History at the University of Liverpool, will be giving this year’s Prothero Lecture at the Royal Historical Society.

New book on the transfer of wealth on death edited by Prof Alexandra Braun

2 June 2016

Prof Alexandra Braun, Fellow and Tutor in Law at LMH, has edited a new book on how wealth can be transferred on death.

Cameroon Stories Children’s Book Project

1 June 2016

A remarkable story of teamwork illustrates how modern conservation work goes far beyond biology.



LMH boat club succeeds at this year's Summer Eights

30 May 2016

The LMH Boat Club enjoyed a fantastic run of success last week at Summer Eights. The annual four-day long regatta, in which college boats compete against each other to ‘bump’ the boat beginning the race in the position ahead of them, saw two of LMH’s five boats win ‘blades’ in spectacular fashion.

LMH student wins the 2016 Chancellor’s English Essay Prize

26 May 2016

Many congratulations to Christopher Robson, 3rd year student in English Literature, for winning this year’s Chancellor’s English Essay Prize.

Dr Sophie Ratcliffe to judge the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize

23 May 2016

We congratulate Dr Sophie Ratcliffe, fellow and tutor in English at LMH, for her appointment as one of the judges of the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction.

Dr Jill O'Reilly awarded outstanding graduate supervisor award

18 May 2016

LMH congratulates Dr Jill O'Reilly, Fellow and Tutor in Psychology, for being awarded most Outstanding Graduate Supervisor in the Department of Medical Sciences. She received her award on the 3rd of May, at the Oxford University Student Union (OUSU) Teaching Awards ceremony.

Further details on Dr O'Reilly's research can be found on her lab's website.

Dr Helen Kaufmann granted Rising Star Award

12 May 2016

LMH congratulates Dr Helen Kaufmann, Stipendiary Lecturer in Classics, for being awarded a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award.

The BARSEA "enables established early career scholars to actively engage in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through the organisation of events, training, and mentoring activities for a wide range of other early career researchers".

Dr Kaufmann will use the award to bring together and foster exchange between graduate students and early career researchers who work in the field of late Latin poetry through an international workshop and conference.

For further details on these events, see https://voicesinlatelatinpoetry.wordpress.com/.


LMH wins Athletics Cuppers

9 May 2016

The weekend before last, LMH won athletics cuppers – 26 of them made the trip down to Iffley, ranging from blues athletes to sports enthusiasts and freshers to MCR DPhil students. 

LMH congratulates Professor Antony Galione

29 April 2016

LMH congratulates Professor Antony Galione named as one of this year’s 50 elected fellows of The Royal Society

Sanja Bogojevic will join LMH as an Associate Professor in Law

25 April 2016

Sanja Bogojevic will join LMH and the Faculty of Law as an Associate Professor in Law in September 2016. Prior to joining LMH, Bogojevic was an Associate Professor of Law at Lund University in Sweden (2011-2016). Bogojevic received her LLB with German Law from King’s College London and Passau Universität, LLM from the College of Europe, Bruges, and DPhil from Oxford University.

She has been a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Collective Goods in Bonn, and a visiting doctoral Hauser Global Fellow at the New York University School of Law. She has also been a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia) and at UC Berkeley School of Law.

Bogojevic researches in the areas of environmental law, EU law, constitutional law and administrative law, which are also subjects she teaches in. More precisely, her work analyses interlinks and dichotomies between public and private spheres in law. To this end, she discusses the role of states and markets in emissions trading regimes in her book, 'Emissions Trading Schemes: Markets, States and Law', published by Hart Publishing (2013).

Her current research looks at the adjudication of environmental rights with a similar focus on the public/private divide in environmental law. In 2016, she was awarded the Nils Klim prize for her outstanding scholarly contribution to environmental law and emissions trading.


An evening with Jennifer Pike

4 April 2016

Jennifer Pike (2009 Music) returned to LMH on 31 March to give an evening concert. 

LMH students awarded the Kolkhorst & Arteaga Exhibition

18 March 2016

Two of our students have been awarded the Kolkhorst & Arteaga Exhibition.

World Poetry Day 2016

18 March 2016

World Poetry Day, 21 March

LMH Sports Dinner 2016

11 March 2016

This week saw the LMH sports dinner take place, with awards being presented to many of the students in recognition of their achievements.

Lady Margaret Hall: Female firsts and founders

8 March 2016

Dedicated to recognise the achievements of women all around the globe, International Women’s Day celebrated each year on 8th March, highlights the social, economic and political success of women. 

​Founded in 1878, LMH was the first College in the University of Oxford college for women. Today we recognise the empowering women who have read various subjects in LMH and gone on to become some of the most notable global figures. 


LMH biologist takes his research to Parliament

4 March 2016

Christopher Schoene (Biochemistry, 2012) 24, was present at Parliament to present his biological research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 7 March.

The Faculty of Music and LMH announce the appointment of Dr Gascia Ouzounian

1 March 2016

Lady Margaret Hall welcomes the appointment of Dr Gascia Ouzounian who will begin her Fellowship here in LMH September this year. 


The Cherwell gives LMH’s Thark revival a 5 star review

11 February 2016

The Oxford student newspaper, The Cherwell, has given the vintage farce, Thark, a  stunning 5-star rating. The Cherwell Review

LMH alumna Bridget Kendall to become first female Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge

4 February 2016

LMH congratulates alumna and BBC’s diplomatic correspondent, Bridget Kendall (194 Modern Languages) who has been elected next Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. 

Tortoise film narrated by Alan Rickman and made by LMH students to raise money for refugees receives over 3.5 million views

18 January 2016

A film made by students from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and narrated by Alan Rickman to raise money for refugees has been viewed by over 3.5 million people since his sad death last week.

Sam Sanders awarded the Queen's prize for outstanding A-level results

8 January 2016

PPE student, Sam Sanders meets the Queen

LMH Supernumerary Fellow Dr Elizabeth Price’s latest work of art to be featured in the Ashmolean

5 January 2016

Turner Prize winner, Dr Elizabeth Price brings another thrilling work of art to the museums of Oxford.

Two LMH alumni awarded appointments in the New Year’s Honours List 2016

4 January 2016

Many congratulations to two of our alumni who have received appointments in the New Year’s Honours List 2016.

Cecil the lion: Oxford University donations top £750,000

22 December 2015

Oxford University’s Cecil the lion appeal has raised more than £750,000. 

Alan Rickman narrates LMH students' charity video

15 December 2015

A student-run charity initiative, part-founded by current LMH students called OneClickGiving has launched a video, featuring voice over by movie star Alan Rickman on YouTube. The 30-second clip intends to spread awareness to raise money for the ongoing refugee crisis.

LMH Law Society dinner

3 December 2015

The Simpkins Lee Theatre was packed on Saturday 28 November to hear the Principal Alan Rusbridger in conversation with Dinah Rose QC, a discussion covering a fascinating range of topics including human rights legislation, legal aid and access to justice, and a career at the bar today. 

LMH Principal Alan Rusbridger awarded Marie Colvin prize

2 December 2015

The Principal of Lady Margaret Hall was last night given the Marie Colvin Award – a new prize to recognise a lifetime achievement in raising the reputation of British Journalism.

Richie Halpin (2015, Law and Finance) represents Oxford in Rugby Varsity match

1 December 2015

Two LMH students in Rugby Varsity 2015

LMH Newsletter 2015

30 November 2015

2015 has been a thrilling year so far. LMH welcomed new principal, Alan Rusbridger, who took up office in October and said goodbye to former principal Dr Frances Lannon.

The newsletter also shares the impact of losing Cecil the Lion plus updates on the New Buildings Project. Read more here

Finalists for the 2016 Ockenden International Prize Announced

5 November 2015

Finalists for the 2016 Ockenden International Prize Announced

Myanmar academics create history in dialogue during second Women, Ancestry and Heritage Workshop

4 November 2015

Following the success of the first “Women, Ancestry and Heritage (WAH)” workshop in 2014, a second workshop was convened on 21-24 October 2015 at SEAMEO CHAT in Yangon, Myanmar. The essential purpose of the Myanmar Women’s Oral History Project Series is to serve the needs of education, heritage, research, teaching, outreach and archival holdings, and to offer an opportunity for interdisciplinary collaborative and transformative research with long-ranging implications and impact on educational and teaching uses.

George Chambers (2007 Music) performs in Bury for the first time

26 October 2015

George Chambers (2007, Music) never forgot debt he owest to family, friends and teachers who helped him blossom. 

LMH students' excellence in Maths recognised

20 October 2015

LMH Undergraduate students awarded prizes in Mathematics 

Professor Brian Bell, LMH Associate Professor of Economics, reveals sample questions for Oxford University entry interview

13 October 2015

Professor Brian Bell along with other tutors from colleges around Oxford University reveal sample questions asked to applicants during interviews when applying to study in the University.

LMH Fellow and Tutor in Statistics Prof Christina Goldschmidt awarded EPSRC Fellowship

9 October 2015

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has recently awarded Prof Christina Goldschmidt a 5-year Early Career Fellowship, to begin on 1 January 2016.

Welcome freshers!

2 October 2015

Useful information for freshers.

Baroness Manningham-Buller (1971, English), starts as the new chair of the Wellcome Trust

1 October 2015

Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller (1971, English) is the first woman to chair the Wellcome Trust's Board of Governors.

LMH Student Alice Thomson (2013, Biological Sciences) gallops her way to a spot on the Vision Varsity Horse Race

29 September 2015

Alice Thomson (2013, Biological Sciences) has been selected as part of a five-strong team from Oxford to ride in the Vision Varsity horse race at Newmarket on October 10th 2015.


LMH welcomes new Head Chef

29 September 2015

Markus Gerber will join LMH's Support Staff team, as the new Head Chef on October 1st 2015. 

LMH Senior Research Lecturer in Physics leads in building Spectrograph for World's Largest Optical Telescope

23 September 2015

The project known as the HARMONI spectrograph, will be designed and built for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) and will provide the world's largest visible and infrared telescope with unprecedented physical insights about objects in the distant Universe.  

LMH Student Renato Garin Gonzalez wins Oxford Law Faculty Prize in Law and Society in Medieval England

22 September 2015

Renato was awarded the prize for his essay on three central institutions of the medieval society. 


The Species Survival Commission of the IUCN recognise Professor Claudio Sillero’s achievements to Conservation

22 September 2015

Species Survival Commission of the IUCN recognized the achievements of two acclaimed members of the WildCRU team.

LMH Student Adam Cobb wins HMGCC prize

10 September 2015

Congratulations to LMH student Adam Cobb (2011, MEng) who was awarded the HMGCC prize. Adam's project called 'Exoplanet Detection in Large Astronomical Data Sets' is aimed to improve upon current methods for detecting planets outside our Solar System.

LMH Fellow and Tutor in Biology, Professor Adrian Thomas, will try to break human-powered water speed record

7 September 2015

LMH Fellow and Tutor in Biology, Professor Adrian Thomas, will try to break the human-powered water speed record.

Two LMH Alumni to take part in 'The Chatsworth Festival - Art Out Loud'

7 September 2015

Two LMH alumni, biographer and cultural historian Fiona MacCarthy OBE (1958 English) as well as renowned sculptor Conrad Shawcross RA (1996 Fine Art), will be taking part in a major new literary festival at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire from Friday 18 September to Sunday 20 September 2015.

Miss Sheila Browne, 25 Dec 1924 – 27 Aug 2015

2 September 2015

Miss Sheila Browne (1942 Modern Languages), Honorary Fellow of LMH and former Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge, (1983-1992) died on 27 August 2015 at the age of 90.

Topping-out ceremony

14 August 2015

The College marked an important milestone on August 5, with a topping-out ceremony for the Donald Fothergill Building, one of two buildings being constructed at the front of the College. The traditional ceremony takes place when a building under construction reaches its highest point.

LMH perfume expert launches ‘Oxford’ fragrance

13 August 2015

Certain distinctive smells can immediately transport one back to a familiar time in life. Having fond memories of her university days, Ruth Mastenbroek (Chemistry, 1970), has created a perfume to bring those memories gushing back.

"An Afternoon with the Apiones: New Evidence from an Aristocratic Large Estate in Late Antiquity" Conference on Sept 4th 2015

7 August 2015

Dr Amin Benaissa (LMH Classics Fellow) and Prof. Nikolaos Gonis (Professor in Papyrology at UCL) are hosting a workshop and conference at LMH on a substantial collection of papyri known as the "Apion archive". The conference, which will take place on the afternoon of 4 September, is entitled "An Afternoon with the Apiones: New Evidence from an Aristocratic Large Estate in Late Antiquity". It will follow a two-day workshop between the participants on unpublished texts.

The Empire State Building and a reflection from LMH Fellow, Professor David Macdonald

4 August 2015

LMH fellow, Prof David Macdonald's reflection on the projection of Cecil the Lion's image on The Empire State Building

LMH and WildCRU Research Fellows on the Impact of losing Cecil the Lion

3 August 2015

The recent news of the demise of Cecil, Zimbabwe's most famous lion, has hit the world by storm. Cecil was one of the lions fitted with a GPS collar as part of Oxford University research led by Dr Andrew Loveridge of Oxford's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU).

LMH Student Rose Jones (Modern Languages, 2011) wins Arteaga Prize in Spanish Studies 2014-15

23 July 2015

LMH Student Rose Jones was recently awarded the Arteaga Prize in Spanish Studies 2014-15.

LMH Student Liam Peck (Medicine, 2012) wins Wronker Research Project Prize

17 July 2015

Liam Peck (Medicine, 2015) wins Wronker Research Project Prize

The University of East Anglia (UEA) recognizes figures from the worlds of literature, film and journalism

22 May 2015

Samuel West (English 1985), follows in the footsteps of his parents Prunella Scales and Timothy West, making it a family treble, on his receipt of the UEA honorary degree.

The Wildlife Power List

13 May 2015

BBC Wildlife Magazine, 13/05/2015 (May Edition), p.36

William Shakespeare's As You Like It

12 May 2015

William Shakespeare's As You Like It 
The Gardens, Lady Margaret Hall 

4th year at the London Marathon for LMH student, Victoria Rees

29 April 2015

Victoria Rees, student of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at LMH makes her fourth appearance at the renowned London Marathon this year, which took place on the weekend of April 26 2015.

LMH Research Fellow, Katrina Palmer, wins Artangel/Radio 4 award

28 April 2015

Katrina Palmer, Randall MacIver JRF at LMH Award winning new sculpture opens in Dorset and programmed on BBC Radio 4

Professorship of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions

24 April 2015

LMH is delighted to welcome Anna Sapir Abulafia LittD, DLitt, recently appointed to the Professorship of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions, as a Professorial Fellow of the College.

Elections to Honorary and Foundation Fellowships

20 March 2015

The Governing Body of Lady Margaret Hall is delighted to announce the election of Professor Margaret Buckingham, Professor Carol Harrison, and Ms Bridget Kendall to Honorary Fellowships, and the election of Mr Michael O’Sullivan, and Mr Guy Monson to Foundation Fellowships. Honorary Fellowships are awarded to those who have achieved recognition for outstanding work and distinction in their field. Foundation Fellowships are awarded in recognition of exceptional service to the College.

Professor Dame Marina Warner DBE FBA awarded The Holberg Prize 2015

13 March 2015

Dame Marina Warner, (1964 Modern Languages) Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, and Professor of English and creative writing at Birkbeck, University of London, was named on March 12th as the 11th winner of the Holberg Prize.

LMH 3rd year student of Medicine (Preclinical) wins NSAMR prize

12 March 2015


Dr Kirsten McConnachie wins SLSA–Hart Socio-Legal Prize for Early Career Academics

11 March 2015

One of the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA)'s stated aims is to advance the dissemination of knowledge in the field of socio-legal studies. To that end, the Executive Committee of the SLSA invites nominations for three annual prizes sponsored by Hart Publishing and a fourth prize sponsored by a private benefactor (new for 2015).

Ockenden International Prize 2015 Awards Ceremony

25 February 2015

The third annual Ockenden International Prize for excellence in self-reliant refugee projects has been won by The Community Association for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights (ACPDH) and Disability and Development Partners (DDP) UK for the DDP-nominated project: “Twunganire Abahungutse (TA) - Everyone Supports Returddpuk.org/nees” operating in two provinces of Burundi. 

Professor Douglas-Scott discusses constitutional implications of leaving the EU.

24 February 2015

Professor Douglas-Scott discusses constitutional implications of leaving the EU.

BAFTA Award winner, Elaine Morgan (Floyd 1939 English) remembered

16 February 2015

Born Elaine Floyd in Hopkins, Pontypridd in 1920 and better known as Elaine Morgan, feminist writer and maverick scientist, was remembered in a special plaque-unveiling-memorial at Pontypridd Library on February 12th. 

Edward's Boys present The Lady's Trial by John Ford

12 February 2015

The new production by Edward’s Boys (the all-boy theatre company from King Edward VI School) will be John Ford’s The Lady’s Trial, in collaboration with the education wing of Shakespeare’s Globe.

Constitutional implications of draft Scotland clauses inquiry launch

11 February 2015

Constitutional implications of draft Scotland clauses inquiry launch 

4th Research Fair – Friday 13th February – 5-7pm – Monson Room and Simpkins Lee theatre

9 February 2015

4th Research Fair

Dr Sali Dening receives degree scroll after 61 years

9 February 2015

Dr Sali Dening receives degree scroll after 61 years

LMH's Upcoming Taster Days

30 January 2015

LMH is due to host an exciting series of Taster Days for prospective Year 12 students. Click here to find out more and book a place!'

Announcing the IGS Centre Masculinities and Class in a Global Perspective Seminar Series

19 January 2015

Masculinities and Class in a Global Perspective' Seminar Series

New Year’s Honours List – Congratulations to Marina Warner and Anne Chisholm

7 January 2015

New Year’s Honours List – Congratulations to Marina Warner and Anne Chisholm

Mr Alan Rusbridger elected as next Principal of Lady Margaret Hall

17 December 2014

Mr Alan Rusbridger elected as next Principal of Lady Margaret Hall

Katrina Palmer (JRF) - Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award Winner

16 November 2014

MOT International is delighted to congratulate Katrina Palmer, recipient of a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists 2014.

Professor Douglas-Scott speaks on The European State in the 21st Century

13 November 2014

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott visited Barcelona to speak at the international conference 'Building a New State'.

Eric Greitens (1996 DPhil Politics) wins Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award

12 November 2014

Veterans’ community service organizer to be honored on Nov. 12

IGS and University of Oxford-Sponsored Oral History Workshop Written up by UNESCO

4 November 2014

The first Oral History Methodology Workshop on Women, Ancestry and Heritage (WAH) conducted on 9-10 October, provided an opportunity for a conversation between national and international academics to delve deep into Oral History as anthropologists and historians.

The Great Halloween Bake-Off at LMH

4 November 2014

Travel Reports from Charles Oldham Scholarship Holders

29 October 2014

Thomas Hoskins (Classics) and Spencer Lenfield (Classics) were awarded Charles Oldham Scholarships for travel abroad by the Faculty of Classics. Here they share their experiences of travel in Italy and immersing themselves in Roman culture.

Gibbs Prizes for Five LMH Students

22 September 2014

Congratulations to five LMH students who are recipients of the Gibbs Prize. 

LMH Fellow invited by Scottish Parliament to discuss EU Membership, the UK, and Scotland

22 August 2014

LMH Fellow invited by Scottish Parliament to discuss EU Membership, the UK, and Scotland

Dr Maria Jaschok named 'Gender Specialist' on Canadian project

11 August 2014

Dr Maria Jaschok named 'Gender Specialist' on Canadian project

First Class Honours for LMH Finalists

23 July 2014

Congratulations to a number of students who have received outstanding results in their final examinations, including the highest number of firsts for any college for BA History.

Prizes for LMH Law Students

23 July 2014

LMH congratulates three students who have received prizes for their studies in Law. 

LMH student Rakesh Dodhia wins GSK Pharmacology Prize

10 July 2014

Congratulations to Rakesh Dodhia for winning this major University prize.

Mrs Sally Chilver, Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, 1971-1979

3 July 2014

Mrs Sally Chilver [Elizabeth Millicent Chilver, née Graves], 3 August 1914 - 3 July 2014, Principal of Lady Margaret Hall 1971-1979

LMH alumna Oonagh Gay appointed OBE

24 June 2014

Congratulations to Oonagh Gay who has been appointed OBE in the The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2014.

Full Blue for LMH student Ismaila Ngum

20 June 2014

Congratulations to Ismaila Ngum (3rd year, Law).

Professor Michael Monoyios wins Departmental Teaching Award

17 June 2014

Professor Michael Monoyios has been awarded a Departmental Teaching Award.

Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh awarded special grant to examine gender, faith and humanitarian responses to displacement from Syria

13 June 2014

LMH Research Fellow Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh has been awarded a special grant by the Henry Luce Foundation to pursue her research project which will examine the gendered nature and impacts of faith-based humanitarian responses to forced migration from the ongoing Syria crisis.

Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh co-edits OUP Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

13 June 2014

LMH Research Fellow Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh has co-edited a major 52-chapter volume tracing the birth and development of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies and analysing the key intellectual, political, social and institutional challenges arising from mass displacement in the world today.

Dr Margaret Coombe wins OUSU Teaching Award

27 May 2014

Dr Margaret Coombe, LMH Junior Research Fellow in History, is a winner in the OUSU Teaching Awards 2014.

Second year student wins Middle Temple Access to the Bar Award

13 March 2014

Congratulations to Anaum Riaz (2nd Year Law), who has been awarded a prestigious Middle Temple Access to the Bar Award.

LMH Research Fellow wins Excellence in Gender Research award

10 March 2014

Dr Daw Khin Mar Mar Kyi (Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Gender Research Fellow) has won the 2013 Excellence in Gender Research Award from the Australian Gender Institute.

Mooting success

6 March 2014

On 19 February, two law undergraduates, Alison Stonebanks and Zhi Hao Tan, represented LMH in the final of the Inter-collegiate Mooting Competition organised by the Law Faculty.

Brilliant Club Graduation Ceremony

25 February 2014

LMH has been delighted to host another Brilliant Club Graduation Day here in the College.

Principal Dr Frances Lannon to step down in September 2015

13 February 2014

Outreach trip to Gloucester

7 February 2014

Our Outreach Officer, Hannah, and a current Experimental Psychology student, Fiona Young, recently visited Ribston Hall High School, The Crypt School and Sir Thomas Rich’s School.

Potential PPE applicants meet LMH tutors

7 February 2014

The LMH PPE tutors hosted a fascinating Q&A session for a group of Year 12 pupils from Manchester who are interested in applying for PPE.

LMH Alumnus James Lomax wins Sky Academy Arts Scholarship

31 January 2014

Congratulations to James Lomax (2010 Fine Art), who has won a Sky Academy Arts Scholarship.

LMH Research Fellow awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant

23 January 2014

LMH alumna Anne Willcocks appointed CBE

7 January 2014

Work begins on two new buildings at the front of LMH

7 January 2014

LMH alumna Margaret Buckingham receives the CNRS Gold Medal

20 December 2013

Scholars and Exhibitioners 2013-14

29 November 2013

LMH congratulates the undergraduate students whose scholarships and exhibitions were awarded or renewed for academic year 2013-14.

Vice-Chancellor presents Investor in People Silver Award

29 November 2013

The Vice-Chancellor presented the Investor in People Silver Award to LMH support staff on 28 November 2013.

Wear it Pink and the Great Pink College Bake-Off

29 October 2013


LMH Fellows awarded for academic distinction

18 October 2013

Three of our Fellows have recently been recognised for academic distinction: Dr Phil Biggin, Dr Garry Brown and Professor Gianluca Gregori.

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