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Eleanor Stride appointed Commissioner to 1851 Royal Commission News

21 July 2022

Eleanor Stride appointed Commissioner to 1851 Royal Commission

Catz Fellow Eleanor Stride had been appointed as a Commissioner of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The organisation …

Byron Byrne: Oxford Professor, award-winning innovator, cricketer News

19 July 2022

Byron Byrne: Oxford Professor, award-winning innovator, cricketer

This 'Oxford Profile' on Catz Fellow Byron Byrne discovers more about his Oxford career, his world-changing research and... cricket.   If you …

Catz alumni recognised in 2022 Birthday Honours News

22 June 2022

Catz alumni recognised in 2022 Birthday Honours

St Catherine’s College is pleased to share the news that two alumni have been recognised in the 2022 Birthday Honours. Kate …

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An image of Eleanor Stride to the left and the logo of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 to the right. News

21 July 2022

Eleanor Stride appointed Commissioner to 1851 Royal Commission

Catz Fellow Eleanor Stride had been appointed as a Commissioner of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The…

News

19 July 2022

Byron Byrne: Oxford Professor, award-winning innovator, cricketer

This ‘Oxford Profile’ on Catz Fellow Byron Byrne discovers more about his Oxford career, his world-changing research and… cricket.  …

Three glass cases containing books and materials for the exhibition. News

1 July, 2022

Exhibition on a Russian-Ukrainian genderqueer hero

An exhibition is running at Catz this month which tells the story of a Russian-Ukrainian genderqueer hero. Aleksandr Aleksandrov (born…

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22 June 2022

Catz alumni recognised in 2022 Birthday Honours

St Catherine’s College is pleased to share the news that two alumni have been recognised in the 2022 Birthday Honours….

Events

16 October, 2022

Day-long workshop with Adjoa Andoh

During the 2022-23 academic year, Adjoa Andoh is the Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre at the University and…

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17 June 2022

Latest Alumni Publications

Here you’ll find the latest round-up of publications written by Catz alumni. If you’ve recently published a book, or have…

Kersti Borjars smiles with her arms crossed in front of a wood-panelled College corridor. News

16 June 2022

Master’s round-up of the year

The Master, Professor Kersti Börjars, reflects on the 2021-22 academic year at St Catherine’s: I started as Master of St…

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8 June 2022

Kia Nobre awarded prestigious Heineken Prize

Kia Nobre, Catz Fellow and Professor of Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, has been awarded one of the Netherlands’ most prestigious international…

Events

27 August, 2022

Arne Jacobsen and St Catherine’s College: a conference

On 27 August, St Catherine’s College will be hosting a one-day conference in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the…

Men's boat club rowing on the river News

30 May 2022

Oar-some success at Summer Eights

Niamh Louwman, President of the Catz Boat Club, reports on the Club’s achievements at this year’s Summer Eights: Summer Eights…

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24 May 2022

Latest Norrington Table released

The latest Norrington Table has been released, covering results of the 2020-21 academic year. St Catherine’s has been placed sixth…

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23 May 2022

Henfrey Prize 2021-22 final concert

Staff, students and others gathered last week for the final concert of this year’s Henfrey Prize for Composition. The competition,…

Events

15 October, 2022

Swinging The Lens – All Our Stories: Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor inaugural lecture

Join Adjoa Andoh, our incoming Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre for her inaugural lecture: Swinging The Lens –…

Richard Thomson stands before two French flags as the Commander medallion is placed around his neck. News

13 May 2022

French Government honours Catz alum

Catz alumnus Richard Thomson (1971, Modern History) has been appointed as Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Commander…

An image of Alain Goriely's head and shoulders, in front of a chalkboard, Ian Shipsey with a backdrop of greenery, separated by the logo of the Royal Society. News

10 May 2022

Two Catz fellows elected to Royal Society Fellowship

St Catherine’s is delighted to announce that two of its fellows have been elected fellows of the Royal Society. The…

An image of Fiona McConnell sitting in front of a wood-panelled wall, with an image of the RGS/IBG logo on the right. News

3 May 2022

Fiona McConnell awarded prestigious geography prize

Catz Fellow Fiona McConnell, Associate Professor in Human Geography, has been awarded the prestigious Back Award by the Royal Geographical…

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4 April 2022

Catz students achieve success in weekend of sport

This weekend was a significant one for Oxford sport, with both the rugby Varsity matches and The Boat Race taking…

The women's Varsity rugby team pose on the pitch for a photo. News

24 March 2022

Three Catz women selected for Varsity rugby squad

Three Catz students have been selected to represent Oxford in the Varsity rugby match on Saturday 2 April. The students,…

The men's team run across the pitch, arms waving in the air, as they celebrate their Cuppers victory News

15 March 2022

Further footballing successes for Catz

The Catz football teams are celebrating a season of success. Last week, the women*’s team won Cuppers for the second…

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11 March 2022

Latest Alumni Publications

Here you’ll find the latest round-up of publications written by Catz alumni. If you’ve recently published a book, or have…

News

11 March 2022

Catz to welcome the Oxford Vaccine Group

The Oxford Vaccine Group – one of the teams key to the development of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will be…

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9 March 2022

Catz’s Angus Groom to row in The Boat Race

Catz will once again be represented in The Boat Race, with Angus Groom sitting in seat seven of this year’s…

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8 March 2022

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022

To mark International Women’s Day, we spoke to the College’s first female fellow, Professor Gilliane Sills, and its newest, Dr…

The women's football team celebrate together as they receive the Cuppers trophy. News

7 March 2022

Catz women* win football Cuppers

The Catz women*’s football team has triumphed to a victory in the final of the 2021-22 Cuppers competition, beating the…

The College grounds. News

3 March 2022

Statement on the situation in Ukraine

St Catherine’s College shares the world’s outrage at the events unfolding currently in Ukraine. We understand this will be a…

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3 March 2022

Catz celebrates World Book Day 2022

To mark World Book Day 2022, the day when the world comes together to celebrate reading and the joys it…

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24 February 2022

Eric Williams’ seminal work on slavery republished

A groundbreaking book on slavery by Catz alum Eric Williams (1932, Modern History) has been republished, more than 80 years…

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18 February 2022

Catz student elected VP of Oxford Student Union

Catz student Grace Olusola has been elected to serve as Vice-President Welfare & Equal Opportunities of the Oxford University Student…

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11 January 2022

Catz alumni recognised in 2022 New Year Honours

St Catherine’s College is pleased to share the news that two of our alumni have been recognised in the 2022…

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4 January 2022

Richard Parish (1948-2022)

St Catherine’s College is saddened to share the news that Professor Richard Parish, Emeritus Fellow, has died aged 73. Professor…

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