We are deeply saddened by the news that Jenny Joseph (English, 1950) has died, aged 85. Jenny won a scholarship to St Hilda's, graduating in 1953. She was elected to be an Honorary Fellow of the College in November 2017.
We were saddened by the news that Mrs Rita Harris died on 13th December 2017. Rita read English at St Hilda’s 1950 - 1953, and was a Fellow and Treasurer 1968 - 1985. She was a Supernumerary Fellow of the College since 1985. Some of Rita's friends and former colleagues joined her family at a celebration of her life on 7 January 2018. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Professor Roger Cropp, Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, will give a guest seminar to St Hilda's Maths undergraduates on Modelling Marine Ecosystems. In the seminar Professor Cropp will examine some basic properties of marine ecosystems that determine how we model them, and consider some examples of contemporary research issues. Marine ecosystems are a common focus of modelling studies as:
The theme of this Feminist Salon is "Women in Oxford", which will be held in partnership with Herstory, a new cultural movement created to tell the life stories of historical, mythological AND contemporary women.Speakers include Prof Patricia Daley, Rene Sharanya Verma, Dr Liz Woolley, and "Women in Oxford’s History" podcasters.