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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. 

World Poetry Day 2016

18 March 2016

World Poetry Day, 21 March

LMH students awarded the Kolkhorst & Arteaga Exhibition

18 March 2016

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

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 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 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 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.  

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 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. 


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

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

22 November 2014

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

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

The Great Halloween Bake-Off at LMH

4 November 2014

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.

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

Prizes for LMH Law Students

23 July 2014

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Teaching Award for LMH Fellow

15 November 2013

LMH Fellow in Statistics Dr Christina Goldschmidt has received an Oxford University Teaching Award.

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.

New academic staff

30 September 2013

LMH is delighted to welcome new members of our academic community who have joined the College at the beginning of the new academic year.

LMH achieves Investors in People Silver award

26 September 2013

LMH is proud to announce we are an accredited Silver standard Investors in People employer.

Dame Juliet Wheldon

9 September 2013

We were very sorry to hear the sad news that Dame Juliet Wheldon, DCB, QC, Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, died on 2 September.

Professor Gillespie elected as Fellow of the British Academy

22 July 2013

The College warmly congratulates Professor Vincent Gillespie on his election as a Fellow of the British Academy.

Professor Alain Viala wins 'Coup de cœur' prize

28 June 2013

Professor Viala's Histoire de la littérature – Le Moyen Âge has won the ‘Coup de cœur’ 2013 de l'Académie Charles Cros/Union européenne des Maisons de la poésie.

Launch success of The Hetherington Society

13 June 2013

A review of the launch event held on Wednesday 29 May 2013, by the President of the Society, Sara Edwards.

Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh's research features in The Guardian

23 May 2013

LMH Research Fellow Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh's research on Local Faith Communities and Humanitarian Situations was cited in The Guardian's article 'Faith-based organisations: should dogma be left out of development?' on 20 May 2012. Elena will contribute to an expert panel exploring the role of religion in development and humanitarian programmes on guardian.co.uk on 23 May 2012 from 1pm GMT.

Major gift in support of LMH strategic priorities

10 May 2013

The College is delighted to announce a donation of £1 million from Michael O’Sullivan (1982 PPE).

Three University prizes for first year law student

9 May 2013

Ern Huei Lim, a first year law student at LMH, has been awarded three of the four University prizes in Law Moderations.

LMH undergraduate in ‘Life is a Dream’

22 April 2013

LMH student Benedict Nicholson is in the cast of La vida es sueño (Life is a Dream), a Spanish play presented by the Oxford Spanish Play in the Oxford Playhouse from Wednesday 24th  to Saturday 27th April 2013.

Brilliant results for LMH boaties at Varsity Races

25 March 2013

Two LMH graduate students were rowing for the University against Cambridge on Sunday 24th March and both eights won.

Humanities Taster Day

12 March 2013

Students from Year 11 enjoyed a day at LMH recently.

Admission of Dr Probert Smith as Assessor on 13 March

29 January 2013

LMH is delighted to have elected Dr Penny Probert Smith as the University Assessor. She takes up the one-year office on 13 March 2013.

Portrait unveiling

22 January 2013

We were very pleased to unveil a portrait of one of our long-serving Scouts, Mrs Sandra Brown, recently.

Annual Report 2012

22 January 2013

The LMH Annual Report 2012 has been published.

LMH Research Fellow Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh awarded Lisa Gilad Prize

10 January 2013

LMH Research Fellow Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh awarded Lisa Gilad Prize by the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration.

LMH alumna recognised in New Year Honours

8 January 2013

Congratulations to Judith Freedman who has been made a CBE in the New Year Honours for services to tax research.

LMH Fellow Elizabeth Price wins Turner Prize 2012

4 December 2012

LMH Fellow Elizabeth Price has won the Turner Prize 2012.

Dr Caiani elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

3 December 2012

LMH Lecturer Dr Ambrogio A. Caiani has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Thanksgiving Dinner 2012

29 November 2012

Visiting Students, guests and tutors enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at LMH on 22 November.

Congratulations to Mark Carney, appointed next Governor of the Bank of England

27 November 2012

LMH is delighted to learn of the appointment of Mark Carney as the next Governor of the Bank of England.

Scholars’ and Exhibitioners’ Dinner

17 November 2012

The annual Lady Margaret Hall Scholars’ and Exhibitioners’ Dinner was held on Wednesday 14th November.

LMH Fellow Elizabeth Price wins Paul Hamlyn Foundation prize

7 November 2012

LMH Supernumerary Fellow Elizabeth Price is a winner of the prestigious 2012 Awards for Artists programme presented by the Paul Hamblyn Foundation.

LMH Alumnus interviewed on Radio 4 Today Programme

24 October 2012

LMH Alumnus Mark Gay (1981 Jurisprudence)  was interviewed on the BBC Radio 4 'Today' Programme about the legal implications of trying to reclaim prize and sponsorship monies paid to cyclist Lance Armstrong.

Conservation prize for LMH student

19 October 2012

LMH graduate student Mohammad Farhadinia has won the 2012 Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation in Wild Cat Conservation.

Prof Anant Parekh to deliver GL Brown Prize Lecture

8 October 2012

Congratulations to Prof Anant Parekh, who has been awarded the 2013 GL Brown Prize Lecture by the Physiological Society.

Mrs Pamela Currie

3 October 2012

We are very sorry to announce that Mrs Pamela Currie died in Oxford on 1 September from cancer.

LMH artist featured at Modern Art Oxford

20 September 2012

Kamila Janska is among nine 2012 graduate artists from across the South East of England whose work will be exhibited at Modern Art Oxford this autumn.

Dr de Ros shortlisted for OUSU Teaching Award

6 September 2012

Dr Xon de Ros, LMH Tutor in Spanish, was shortlisted for the 'Innovation in Teaching' category in Humanities Division in this year's Oxford University Student Union Teaching Awards.

First Class Honours 2012

31 August 2012

Twenty four students gained First Class Honours degrees in their Finals Examinations in 2012.

LMH Alumna Fiona MacCarthy wins the James Tait Black Prize for Best Biography

29 August 2012

Dr Fiona MacCarthy, 1958 English, has won the prestigious James Tait Black Prize for Best Biography, 2012.

Literary festival welcomes 600 students from challenging secondary schools

17 August 2012

First Story, a growing charity that fosters creativity in challenging secondary schools, will be holding its second annual literary festival at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford in September 2012.

University Prizes

10 August 2012

Congratulations to Aaron Chee, Winifred Mark, Elliot Neale, Faisail Shaikh and Olinga Tahzib on their awards.

Special Shakespeare offer for Oxford Alumni

19 July 2012

The Oxford University Drama Society (OUDS) have arranged a special deal for Oxford alumni of all colleges for the OUDS International Tour of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.

Open Days June 2012

29 June 2012

We were delighted to welcome so many prospective students to our summer open days on 27th and 28th June.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

25 June 2012

Three LMH alumnae Jennifer Montagu (1949 PPE), Mary Jacobus (1962 English) and Peninah Thomson (1980 English) were acknowledged in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced on 16 June.

Astronomical trip for DPhil student

15 June 2012

LMH student James Sinclair writes about his recent research trip to a world-class observatory in Hawaii.

LMH alumna wins Rolex Award for Enterprise

15 June 2012

LMH alumna Erika Cuéllar (2005 DPhil Zoology) has been awarded a Rolex Award for Enterprise to support her conservation project in one of South America’s last truly wild places.

Baroness Manningham-Buller to receive honorary degree

30 May 2012

Baroness Manningham-Buller, LMH alumna and Honorary Fellow, is to receive a honorary degree from the University at Encaenia this year.

Addresses at Dr Simon Price’s memorial service

28 May 2012

Texts of the addresses by Mary Beard (Professor of Classics, Newnham College, Cambridge) and Nicholas Purcell (Camden Professor of Ancient History, Brasenose College, Oxford) at Dr Price’s memorial service on 19 May 2012.

Green Week 2012

15 May 2012

Third week of Trinity term was LMH Green Week 2012. The rain, wind and hail did not put people off from getting involved with an eclectic range of events.

Professor Anant Parekh elected as Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow

10 May 2012

Professor Anant Parekh, Tutor in Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Dr Geoffrey Ferrari swimming the Channel for charity

9 May 2012

Sponsor our Lecturer in Philosophy, Dr Geoffrey Ferrari, as he and his team swim the Channel this August for three excellent charities.

Life at LMH Photo Competition

30 April 2012

Many thanks to everyone who took part in this year's photo competition, and congratulations to our winners.

Alumni vs Student Football

30 April 2012

Victory for the Students in the Alumni vs Students Football Match.

LMH goes solar

13 March 2012

LMH is proud to have installed a 32 kW array of solar panels on four of its buildings to generate green electricity.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

5 March 2012

As one of only two Fairtrade Colleges in Oxford, LMH is again celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight this year.

Folk night at LMH

28 February 2012

Friday, 24th February saw the first LMH inter-Common Room folk music event, ‘Coming Home’, featuring performers and listeners from all corners of the College.

Torpids 2012

27 February 2012

Congratulations to all LMH rowers for a very successful Torpids.

Signing Ceremony with Santander and the University of Alcala

21 February 2012

A signing ceremony took place on 15 February for two agreements between Santander and LMH and between LMH and the University of Alcalá in Spain. We are delighted to announce that Santander UK plc has generously agreed to fund scholarships for postgraduate students to study at LMH, financial support for a visiting fellow to LMH from the University of Alcalá, and a research grant fund for LMH students with a minimum of three awards.

MA Ceremony and Reunion for the Class of 2004

20 February 2012

We were delighted to welcome back over 70 alumni from 2004 to the first reunion of their year group in College.

Whither the City?

19 February 2012

Whither the City? was a stimulating panel discussion about the future of the City with a drinks and canapés  reception at The Association of British Insurers.

Ockenden International Lecture and Reception

9 February 2012

On Tuesday 7 February, LMH hosted an evening marking the establishment of a Junior Research Fellowship in Refugee Studies and Forced Migration funded by Ockenden International and to be named in honour of their Founder, the late Joyce Pearce, OBE (LMH 1934-37).

Annual Report 2011

24 January 2012

LMH is delighted to present the Annual Report 2011.

LMH Fellow leads discovery of a new mechanism in cells that has major implications for allergy treatment

23 January 2012

A research group in the Physiology Department led by LMH Fellow Professor Anant Parekh has found a potential new way of treating allergies.

Professor Stroumsa knighted in France

17 January 2012

Professor Guy Stroumsa, Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, has been awarded one of France’s honorary titles by President Nicolas Sarkozy.

New official LMH merchandise

17 January 2012

LMH is proud to announce its new range of official College merchandise on sale via the OU shop.

LMH welcomes three Visiting Fellows

13 January 2012

This term, LMH will be welcoming three Visiting Fellows. They are Professor Alberto Lázaro (Santander-Alcalá Visiting Fellow) from University of Alcalá, and Professors John Francis and Leslie Francis (Beaufort Visiting Fellows) from University of Utah.

LMH rolls out the red carpet

6 January 2012

LMH will be hosting its first ever film premiere later this month, the first UK screening of the award- winning film Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.

LMH professors nominated for Indianapolis Prize

8 December 2011

Two LMH's Research Fellows, Prof David Macdonald and Prof Claudio Sillero, have been nominated for a prestigious international conservation award.

WildCRU wins Queen's Anniversary Prize

25 November 2011

Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), based within the University’s Department of Zoology and Lady Margaret Hall, has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education 2011.

Oxford Preservation Trust Certificate for Pipe Partridge

24 November 2011

LMH’s Pipe Partridge Building has been awarded a certificate in the New Buildings category by the Oxford Preservation Trust through their Awards for 2011.

Graduate Scholarships 2011-12

18 November 2011

Lady Margaret Hall congratulates the graduate students whose scholarships have been awarded or renewed for academic year 2011-2012.

Oxford University Teaching Award for LMH Lecturer

14 November 2011

Congratulations to Dr Phil Biggin on winning an Oxford University Teaching Award.

Call for alumni news for the 2012 Brown Book

7 November 2011

Do let us know your news (career/personal/publishing) if you would like us to print it in the Brown Book next spring before 31 December. Please  email us with your details!

First ever OUDS student production in Simpkins Lee Theatre

26 October 2011

The first ever Oxford University Dramatic Society production to be staged in the Simpkins Lee theatre will take place in 4th Week between Wednesday 2 November and Saturday 5 November.

LMH alumna appointed to High Court

21 October 2011

Beverley Lang QC, 1974 Jurisprudence, has been appointed a Justice of the High Court.

LMH Research Fair

20 October 2011

LMH is holding its first ever Research Fair on Friday October 28th.

LMH celebrates portrait of the Principal

13 October 2011

LMH celebrates the portrait of the Principal, Dr Frances Lannon, by Hernán Cortés Moreno.

The portrait was presented at a reception on Saturday 8 October 2011 in the Dining Hall at LMH where it now hangs. The Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton and Mrs Jennie Hamilton attended, together with many Fellows, members and friends of the College.

Prof Wong co-hosts a visit from Governor of the People's Bank of China

11 October 2011

LMH Fellow and Director of Chinese Studies (School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies), Professor Christine Wong, and Academic Director of the Blavatnik School of Government, Professor Ngaire Woods, co-hosted an official visit from Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People’s Bank of China in early September.

LMHers climb Mount Kenya for charity

7 October 2011

This summer, current LMH undergraduate student Genevieve Clark (2008 Law) climbed Mount Kenya to raise funds for charity. In the same group was alumna Josie Long (2000 English).

LMH Fellows awarded title of Professor

3 October 2011

LMH is delighted to announce that three of our Fellows have been awarded the title of Professor in the University's recent Recognition of Academic Distinction exercise.

International Gender Studies Centre at LMH

30 September 2011

LMH is delighted to announce that the International Gender Studies Centre (IGS) has moved to the College.

Welcome to new academic staff

23 September 2011

LMH is delighted to offer a warm welcome to the newest members of our academic community.

Little Dream-Lighters

9 September 2011

Six LMH students work on Little Dream-Lighters, a community service established by a group of Hong Kong students studying at Oxford, which gives free English lessons to under-privileged children in Sham Shui Po, the worst poverty-stricken district in Hong Kong.

New prints of LMH

8 September 2011

Beautiful new prints of Lady Margaret Hall are available from the Virtual Archive website www.virtual-archive.co.uk. The College will receive 10% of each print sale.

Sermon at the funeral of Dr Simon Price

9 August 2011

This is the full text of Rev'd Dr Allan Doig's sermon at the funeral of Simon Price at St Margaret’s Church on 23 June.

LMH students win top University prizes

2 August 2011

LMH students have won 19 major University prizes and scholarships this year. Overall over 92% of LMH finalists were awarded 2.1s and Firsts. We congratulate you all!

LMH students: top grades in engineering

21 July 2011

Congratulations to our finalists in Engineering Science, who have all obtained 1st class degrees.

Dr Michael Broers awarded Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship

14 July 2011

Dr Michael Broers has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for academic years 2011-2013.

LMH registers as charity

14 July 2011

LMH has become the latest college of University of Oxford to be a registered charity.

LMH welcomes UNIQ students

8 July 2011

Lady Margaret Hall warmly welcomes participants in the University of Oxford’s UNIQ Summer Schools. Highly qualified Year 12 students currently studying at UK state schools have been selected by the UNIQ team to attend an intensive week-long introduction to Oxford.

Power, Persuasion and Panic

7 July 2011

On 6 July over 40 graduates of  PPE and related schools attended a highly successful event hosted by the Chairman of the LMH Advisory Council, Mr Guy Monson, in the London offices of Sarasin & Partners LLP.

Gaudy 2011

6 July 2011

Alumnae who matriculated in 1961 and prior were invited back for the Gaudy Dinner on Saturday 2 July. Those alumnae celebrating their 50th and 60th anniversaries of matriculation on Saturday were then joined by the 40th anniversary of 1971 on Sunday when representatives from the years between 1937 and 2007 swelled numbers to one of LMH’s largest Gaudies in recent memory.

LMH celebrates Encaenia

1 July 2011

Following the University's traditional ceremony held in the Sheldonian Theatre, LMH hosted the Encaenia Garden Party on 29 June.

Dr Simon Price (1954-2011)

17 June 2011

Everyone at LMH was deeply saddened by the death of Dr Simon Price on 14 June 2011.

LMH alumna made CBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

13 June 2011

Congratulations to Maggy Pigott (Toohey 1969 Law), who has been appointed CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for 2011.

Death of Dame Barbara Mills

31 May 2011

The College is deeply saddened to learn of the death of alumna and Honorary Fellow Dame Barbara Mills QC, on May 28 2011.

Wellness Week

11 May 2011

This week LMH is bursting with vibrant events to help everyone in college feel fitter, healthier, and happier.

LMH in Paris, May 2011

10 May 2011

Thank you to all of our alumni who participated in the second ever Oxford European Reunion between 6th and 8th May.

LMH gardens open for charity

10 May 2011

LMH gardens will be open to the public this Sunday as part of the NGS Open Garden Scheme.

Tim Hetherington (1970-2011)

21 April 2011

LMH is sad to learn of the death of alumnus Tim Hetherington, 1989 Classics and English, who was killed in Misrata, Libya, on Wednesday 20th April.

ITV1 to air Lewis episode filmed at LMH

28 March 2011

An episode of the new series of detective drama Lewis, which was filmed at Lady Margaret Hall in November, will be on this Sunday at 8pm on ITV1.

LMH and OLP partnership

17 March 2011

LMH has set up a partnership with OLP, an independent company with wide experience in online learning for the gifted and talented.

LMH women’s sporting success

8 March 2011

Congratulations to the LMH girls who triumphed in Torpids, Netball Cuppers and Varsity Football matches last week.

LMHBC continues bumps domination at Torpids 2011

1 March 2011

LMH Boat Club had its most successful Torpids and Summer VIIIs in memory last year. Our teams want to continue working their way up the divisions this year.

V&A display of Maggie's Centres

27 February 2011

To mark the 15th anniversary of the first Maggie’s Centre, this Spring the Victoria & Albert Museum will present the first comprehensive study of Maggie's Centres, in the V&A and RIBA Architecture Gallery.

LMH Green Week art installation

27 February 2011

LMH student Kamila Janska, 2009 Fine Art, has shown an art installation in the Pipe Partridge quadrangle as part of LMH Green Week.

LMH students in new adaptation of Strindberg's A Dream Play

11 February 2011

Don’t miss Strindberg’s A Dream Play at the Oxford Playhouse next week (Wednesday 16 February - Saturday 19 February) produced by University of Oxford Student Company BlindSpot Productions, adapted by Emma Reay (2009 English), designed by Anouska Lester (2009 English) and starring Jessie Norman (2010 English) and Lewis Godfrey (2009 English).

A memorial event in celebration of Alison Brading's life

10 February 2011

A memorial event in celebration of Alison Brading's life will be held at LMH on Saturday 4 June 2011.

LMH fellows lead new African wolf discovery

1 February 2011

A team including researchers from Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCru), led by LMH's Wildlife Research Fellow, Professor David Macdonald, and LMH’s Bill Travers Research Fellow for Wildlife Conservation, Professor Claudio Sillero, have discovered a new species of wolf in Africa.

Annual Report 2010

24 January 2011

We are very pleased to announce the publication of our Annual Report 2010.

Professor Alison Brading (1939-2011)

21 January 2011

Professor Alison Brading’s death on 7th January saddened everyone at LMH.

Lady Antonia Fraser in New Year Honours

6 January 2011

Congratulations to Lady Antonia Fraser, alumna and Honorary Fellow of LMH, who has been made a dame in this year's New Year Honours for services to literature.

Oxford victorious in 129th Varsity Match

10 December 2010

Congratulations to Oxford University Rugby Club for winning the 129th Varsity Match, especially LMH’s Jeremy Mather, who played fly-half in the victorious team on Thursday.

TV show Lewis filmed at LMH

30 November 2010

Lewis, the ITV detective drama and successor to Inspector Morse, has just finished filming at LMH. The episode is due to be aired in April 2011.

Pipe Partridge wins an award

9 November 2010

The Pipe Partridge Building at Lady Margaret Hall, designed by John Simpson and Partners, wins the 2010 Georgian Group Architectural Award for the Best New Building in the Classical Tradition.

Refurbishments brighten College accommodation

3 November 2010

During the summer vacation of 2010 much effort has been put into the refurbishment of live-in accommodation at LMH.

LMH alumnus Danny Cohen appointed Controller of BBC1

20 October 2010

Danny Cohen (1992 English) has been appointed as Controller of BBC1. 

LMH alumna Michelle Paver wins Guardian children's fiction prize

13 October 2010

Author Michelle Paver has won Britain’s most prestigious writing prize for children’s fiction, The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize 2010.

LMH: an Investor in People

11 October 2010

LMH has been successful in achieving the Investors in People standard.

LMH postgraduate scholarships 2010-2011

10 October 2010

Congratulations to our graduate students who have recently been awarded scholarships.

LMH academic successes

19 August 2010

Congratulations to our students on their excellent examination results.

Prof Ewan McKendrick appointed as Registrar of the University of Oxford

28 July 2010

The College is delighted to learn of the appointment of Professor Ewan McKendrick to the post of Registrar of the University of Oxford.

LMH student named as finalist for Oxford Leadership Prize

30 June 2010

Nita Colaco, who is reading for an MPhil in Economic and Social History at Lady Margaret Hall, has been named as a finalist for the Oxford Leadership Prize.

Cuppers victory for LMH netball

15 June 2010

LMH netball team beat Mansfield 10-3 in the final and won Cuppers 2010. Captain Sophie Stoye reports.

Two members of LMH appointed CBEs

14 June 2010

Professor David Macdonald, Wildlife Research Fellow at LMH, and Professor Veronica van Heyningen (1970 DPhil Biochemistry) have been appointed CBEs in the 2010 Birthday Honours.

LMH graduate student granted Vice-Chancellor's Civic Award

9 June 2010

Congratulates to Suzie Sheehy for being granted the inaugural Vice-Chancellor's Civic Award.

LMH undergraduate wins Newdigate Prize

9 June 2010

Congratulations to Lavinia Singer for the award of the Sir Roger Newdigate's Prize for the best composition in English verse by an Oxford undergraduate.

Two LMH alumni appointed peers

30 May 2010

Kathryn Parminter (1983 Theology) and Matthew Taylor (1982 PPE) have been made Life Peers in the House of Lords in the working peers and dissolution honours list 2010.

LMH Fellow elected to Royal Society

21 May 2010

Many congratulations to Professor Robert Griffiths, whose election as a Fellow of the Royal Society is announced today.

LMH alumna appointed Minister for Security

19 May 2010

LMH Alumna Pauline Neville-Jones (1958 Modern History) has been appointed Minister of State for Security in the new coalition government.

Michael Gove becomes first LMH alumnus in UK Cabinet

13 May 2010

Michael Gove (1985 English) has been appointed Education Secretary in the new Conservative/Liberal Democrat government.

Reunion of LMH English marking the retirement of Dr Shrimpton

12 May 2010

On 8th May, the College held a reunion of former English students to mark the retirement of Dr Nicholas Shrimpton.

LMH Fellow elected to Academy of Medical Sciences

7 May 2010

Professor Antony Galione has been elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Opening of the Pipe Partridge Building

26 April 2010

The opening ceremony for the Pipe Partridge Building takes place on Wednesday, April 21st.

LMH Reunions in China 2010

19 April 2010

In the second half of March, LMH reunions were held in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing. The Principal and Politics Tutor Gillian Peele attended these reunions. Read a report by Dr Lannon.

Annual Report 2009 published

4 February 2010

We are very pleased to announce the publication of our Annual Report 2009. 

LMH alumna involved in Haiti earthquake response

25 January 2010

Dr Lynne Jones OBE is coordinating the mental health response to the Haiti earthquake disaster for one of the first international NGOs into the country.

Students take up residence in Pipe Partridge Building

12 January 2010

Sixty-six undergraduates and visiting students have become the first users and occupiers of the new Pipe Partridge Building.

Special issue of the Brown Book

4 December 2009

This December the College is sending alumni a special issue of the Brown Book to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1509.

Congratulations scholarship and exhibition winners

3 December 2009

The recipients of College scholarships and exhibitions 2009/10 have been announced.

Restoration and refurbishment of College graduate accommodation

27 November 2009

Plans are being drawn up to refurbish one of the LMH’s Victorian houses in the middle of the North Oxford Conservation Area during the second half of the Academic Year.

LMHA Autumn Reception 2009

26 November 2009

Just under 120 members of the Lady Margaret Hall Association met on Tuesday evening, 24 November, at the Reform Club for the 2009 LMHA Autumn Reception.

Freshers' Family Day

4 November 2009

On Saturday 31st October we held our annual Freshers’ Family Day.  More than 200 joined us for the event which allows family members of new undergraduates to visit the College and learn a little more about its history, and enabling them to appreciate more fully the student experience of LMH and Oxford both past and present.

First-year student wins London Music Masters Award

21 October 2009

Jennifer Pike, a first-year student at LMH, appeared on Woman's Hour of Radio 4 yesterday to mark her success at being one of three young musicians to be awarded the London Music Masters Awards for 2009–12.

Major gift to College

6 October 2009

The College is delighted to announce a donation of £1.75 million from the Clore Duffield Foundation to support the building of a new Graduate Centre. It will be named the Clore Graduate Centre.

LMH welcomes new students

6 October 2009

LMH has welcomed over 200 new undergraduate and graduate students to its academic community by Monday.

LMH undergraduate Finalists celebrate Big Degree Day

29 September 2009

‘Big Degree Day 2009’ took place in glorious sunshine on Friday 25th September.  Just under 300 people attended the occasion with the majority of LMH’s undergraduate Finalists of 2009 returning to Oxford to graduate together.

LMH Open Day attracts 250 visitors

23 September 2009

Around 250 visitors from across the country came to see what LMH has to offer, a record number of participants for an Open Day at the College.

Class 2002 return for MA Ceremony and Reunion

23 September 2009

On Saturday 19th September, alumni who matriculated in 2002 returned to College for the MA Ceremony and Reunion: the first reunion event for their year group.

New undergraduate building nearly complete

14 September 2009

We are now in the final sections of work on the construction of the new undergraduate building. Once completed, this £9 million new building will enable the College to house all undergraduates for three years of their course.

Final examination results

26 August 2009

2009 examination results showed significant improvement and many Firsts.

A Summer Serenade celebrates the New Era Building Campaign

14 July 2009

Bill Nighy, Diana Quick and the Classical Opera Company entertained LMH alumni and friends at the gala fundraising event in July.  View an image gallery of the evening.

Bill Nighy joins the cast for the Summer Serenade event

26 June 2009

Acclaimed actor Bill Nighy will join Diana Quick and the Classical Opera Company to present "The Truth about Love" in the gardens of LMH on 8 July 2009.  The event is a fundraiser for the new buildings project at the College.

Ruby Lamboll retires

15 June 2009

LMH's first ever Personnel Officer, Ruby Lamboll, retired in May.

Principal & Fellows in LA and San Francisco

8 June 2009

LMH Principal, politics don Gillian Peele and Development Director Peter Watson will be in California as part of the Oxford Thinking campaign.

Tapestry conservation

4 June 2009

The early 18th century tapestry has been restored and rehung in Talbot Hall.  A series of photos shows this bright and lively depiction of the 'Triumph of Neptune'.

LMH Fellow wins top Evolutionary Biology prize

2 April 2009

Judith Mank, Fellow and Tutor in Biological Sciences at LMH has been awarded the Dobzhansky Prize, the most prestigious award for young Evolutionary Biologists.

LMH Footballers triumph

1 April 2009

Both the LMH women's and the men's teams have scored triumphs in intercollegiate football tournaments, while two LMHers were part of the victorious Oxford team when Oxford beat Cambridge in the Varsity Match on Sunday.

LMHer takes up Presidency of the Oxford Union

15 January 2009

At the start of Hilary Term 2009 LMH student Charlie Holt began his term as President of the Oxford Union, the renowned debating society founded in 1823.

Diana Athill (LMH 1936) awarded top literary prize

6 January 2009

LMH alumna Diana Athill (1936 English) has won one of the UK's most prestigious literary awards.

LMH Fellow applies computer game technology to stroke victim rehabilitation

11 November 2008

Dr Penny Probert Smith is applying the motion capture technology used in computer games and films to solve one of the greatest hindrances to the rehabilitation of stroke victims: lack of motivation. Dr Smith is developing devices that will enable patients to track even the most gradual of progress and may help more patients stick with their physiotherapy regimens.

New students arrive at LMH

15 October 2008

The 2008 intake is the most diverse to date as 121 undergraduates, and more than 100 postgraduates, begin their studies at the College.

Alumnae appointed to the High Court bench

1 October 2008

Sonia Proudman QC (1968 Jurisprudence) and Elizabeth Slade QC (1968 Jurisprudence) have been appointed High Court judges.

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