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Posted: 21, June, 2021

Shaping the future of UK innovation

Hughes Hall Fellow helps us get smart about our knowledge assets Dr Andrew Mackintosh has been working with Her Majesty’s...
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Posted: 18, June, 2021

3 Minute Thesis prize winners

The 6th Hughes Hall 3-minute thesis (3MT) competition took place on May 20th and we are delighted to announce the...
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Posted: 17, June, 2021

Safeguarding therapeutic provision for children at special schools

Hughes Hall alumnus, Neil Gilbride (2009, MEd Psychology and Education) explains how he and his team at the Oak National...
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Posted: 17, June, 2021

‘Hughes has come of age’ – a retiring Senior Tutor’s reflections

When Dr Philip Johnston joined Hughes Hall in 2009 as Senior Tutor, the job description was full of terms like...
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Posted: 17, June, 2021

Hughes Hall and NHS entrepreneurship

Translating knowledge into improved healthcare An important aspect of our college’s role is to equip our graduates to transition from...
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Posted: 17, June, 2021

Fighting the misinformation pandemic

“the spread of false information was unravelling decades of achievements in public health and science” At 17, Hughes Hall alumna...
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Posted: 14, June, 2021

Alumni Spotlight – Arunima Hoskote (2000, Economics)

In this first edition of ‘Alumni Spotlight’ we meet Arunima Hoskote, an Economics graduate who has gone on to forge...
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Posted: 12, June, 2021

You’re never too old for University

Lotte Brundle describes what it’s like to be an undergraduate at one of Cambridge’s ‘mature’ colleges (reproduced by kind permission of...
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Posted: 11, June, 2021

Marking Pride month and supporting LGBTQ+ rights and visibility

Hughes Hall is always proud to fly the rainbow flag at significant times throughout the year. During June, we are...
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Posted: 9, June, 2021

Hughes Hall awarded Gold for ‘Green Impact’

Hughes Hall has been recognised for excellence in its approach to the environment and sustainability by the University’s environmental accreditation...
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Posted: 8, June, 2021

Olympic rowers: Hughesians to represent Saudi Arabia and Bermuda in Tokyo

We are absolutely delighted that Hughes Hall alumnus and talented rower Husein Alireza (2016, Entrepreneurship) has secured qualification for the...
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Posted: 8, June, 2021

Hughesian to be the next Bishop of Stockport

The Reverend Canon Samuel Corley (1998, Education) has recently had his nomination to the Suffragen See of Stockport approved by...
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Posted: 8, June, 2021

Alumnus appointed to Fodome Chiefship in Ghana

On May 27, Richard Kafui Agala (2010, Finance), now known as Togbe Agbefle I, was installed as the Asafofiaga of...
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Posted: 17, May, 2021

Update for students on COVID-guidance at College and around the UK, 17th May 2021

How restrictions are relaxing; the importance of weekly testing; and making the next few weeks at Hughes Hall as enjoyable...
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Posted: 5, May, 2021

Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Engagement supports ClimateExp0

The Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Engagement is pleased to announce registration for Climate Exp0 is now open. Online, free...
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Posted: 29, April, 2021

Hughes Hall welcomes U.S. Chapter to the global Climate Governance Initiative

The Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Engagement (CCE) is a major element of our research translation and impact initiative, The Bridge. The CCE...
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Posted: 21, April, 2021

Hughes Hall Boat Club Alumni Journal – Lent Term 2021

The latest edition of the HHBCA Journal has now been published and features all the latest news and views from the Hughes Hall Boat Club. You can read...
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Posted: 19, April, 2021

In their own words

Our fantastic students discuss why they chose Hughes Hall, their research, and thoughts about the College and our community....
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Posted: 19, April, 2021

COVID update: arrangements in and around College

We look forward to welcoming increasing numbers of our students back to Hughes Hall, from the UK and around the...
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Posted: 13, April, 2021

Hughes Hall Centre supports international collaboration to tackle climate change

The Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement (CCCE) is a major element of our research translation and impact initiative,...
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Posted: 12, April, 2021

You did say Hughes Hall was a ‘mature’ College

David Baker tells us about becoming a full-time student again at 69. Having retired in his sixties, David gave the...
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Posted: 9, April, 2021

Goodbye and thank you Hughes Hall

“Whose Hall? Your Hall!” Andrea Di Antonio remembers the ‘four beautiful years’ of his PhD in Chemistry, during which he...
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Posted: 9, April, 2021

Hughes Hall remembers HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Hughes Hall joins the University and many across the UK and around the world in expressing great sadness at the...
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Posted: 7, April, 2021

Getting the most out of life…and university

Dr Sheen Gurrib, shortlisted for the Vice Chancellor’s Social Impact Award and the Forbes 30 under 30 for Europe, on...
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Posted: 6, April, 2021

Flipping the narrative

Hughes Hall postgraduate student, Mosope Adeyinka, tells us about overcoming the challenges of being a Black woman at Cambridge and...
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Posted: 31, March, 2021

Easter Vacation 2021: information and inspiration

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Posted: 31, March, 2021

Spring is here and students are smiling – and studying – in the sunshine again

Sarah Langford, Communications Manager, visits College, camera in hand, to reacquaint herself with the place and its people. Being at...
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Posted: 29, March, 2021

TEDxCambridgeUniversity: Untangling Networks

This year’s TEDxCambridgeUniversity annual conference took place on the 20 and 21 March, with a host of inspirational speakers presenting...
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Posted: 22, March, 2021

Introducing new members of the Centre for Climate Change Engagement team

The Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement (CCCE) is growing. Four new members have recently joined the existing team...
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Posted: 15, March, 2021

Calling new and expecting parents… and their babies

Hughes Hall student, Zahra Khan, is recruiting. She tells us here about her research at Cambridge Babylab as well as...
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