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Hughes in the News

Posted: 17, September, 2020

Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement pledged 4.5 million pounds

Founded in 2018 and formally established in August 2019, the Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement (HHCCCE) has, after...
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Posted: 15, September, 2020

Hughes Hall researchers invited to apply for unique leadership programme

The Impact Leadership Programme (ILP), part of the Bridge at Hughes Hall, is designed to prepare our research community for...
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Posted: 7, September, 2020

Megan Hunter (Associate) Publishes her Second Novel

Congratulations to Hughes Hall Associate, Megan Hunter, on the publication of her second novel, The Harpy, a fierce tale of love, betrayal and revenge. Born in Manchester, Megan studied English Literature...
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Posted: 28, August, 2020

Alumni Festival moves online

The 30th University of Cambridge Alumni Festival will be taking place from Thursday 17 September to Saturday 26 September 2020...
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Posted: 24, August, 2020

University launches #StaySafeCambridgeUni Campaign

The StaySafeCambridgeUni has been launched to provide information to help Cambridge students and staff minimise the risks to themselves and others from...
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Posted: 20, August, 2020

A-level statement

Hughes Hall is very grateful to its community of current students, alumni, and Senior Members for your concern about A-level...
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Posted: 10, August, 2020

Prof. Antje Wiener awarded Membership of the Academia Europaea

The Academia Europaea is the pan-European Academy of Humanities, Letters, Law, and Sciences. Founded in 1988, it elects members each year in...
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Posted: 10, August, 2020

Further Up The Beach – Alumni Spotlight

Further Up the Beach is a semi-autobiographical book written by Hughes Hall alumnus, David Monk. The book was heavily influenced...
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Posted: 7, August, 2020

The Whiteness of AI

Hughes Hall Fellow and Executive Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Dr. Stephen Cave, has co-authored...
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Posted: 31, July, 2020

Hughes Hall Boat Club Alumni Journal – summer edition 2020

The latest edition of the HHBCA alumni journal has now been published and features interesting news, photos and articles from...
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Posted: 31, July, 2020

The Cambridge fever: the closure of Cambridge University during the Easter Term of 1815

Ged Martin, Hughes Hall Honorary Fellow and author of Hughes Hall 1885-2010, has written a fascinating online essay recounting the...
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Posted: 29, July, 2020

Students nominate their Hughes Hall Heroes

The arrival of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown saw students and staff face numerous unprecedented challenges. The response of the Hughes...
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Posted: 29, July, 2020

My ten years at Hughes Hall – Tim Hardiman

Tim recently celebrated an important work anniversary – ten years at Hughes Hall. Over this time he’s taken on a...
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Posted: 24, July, 2020

Blackbaud data breach

You may have read in the news about a data breach experienced by Blackbaud, one of the world’s largest providers...
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Posted: 8, July, 2020

‘Insight Zoom’ Sessions Connect Alumni with Offer-holders

The college has set up a number of online sessions aimed at connecting Hughes Hall offer-holders with alumni and the...
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Posted: 1, July, 2020

Cambridge take Victory in Virtual Boat Race

Both teams competed on indoor rowing machines with Cambridge taking home the win in the inaugural ‘Virtual Boat Race’ on...
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Discipline, Grievance, Plagiarism
Posted: 26, June, 2020

Fellows Awarded Academic Promotions

Three Hughes Hall Fellows have recently received academic promotions in their departments, a wonderful achievement and a reflection of their hard-work and dedication to their respective fields. Dr. Ricardo Sabates has...
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Posted: 25, June, 2020

Hughes PhD Candidate Helps Launch COVID-19 Initiative

Sheen Gurrib, a Hughes Hall student and PhD candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, is one of...
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Posted: 15, June, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Appeal – Update

After its launch in May, the college’s COVID-19 Emergency Appeal has seen the Hughes Hall community pull together and show...
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Discipline, Grievance, Plagiarism
Posted: 10, June, 2020

College Welcomes New Senior Members

Heidi Allen, the former MP for South Cambridgeshire, amongst those to have joined us in 2019/20. Heidi Allen is a...
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Posted: 4, June, 2020

Statement from Hughes Hall President: Black Lives Matter

“We cannot watch the recent events in the United States following the death of George Floyd without sharing the Vice-Chancellor’s...
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Posted: 4, June, 2020

“There is no place for racism at Hughes Hall and across the University”

Dr. Othman Cole, Hughes Hall Governing Body Fellow, Tutor and BAME Champion has released the below statement in response to...
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Posted: 2, June, 2020

Careers Service launches Handshake Cambridge

As of 1 June, Cambridge students, postdocs and recent alumni will be able to access Handshake Cambridge: a platform through...
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Posted: 1, June, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

A direct appeal for support from Hughes Hall President, Dr. Anthony Freeling. Dear Hughesian, Cambridge has returned to work following...
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Posted: 29, May, 2020

COVID-19: A Student Blog

In part two of our series of student blogs recounting experiences of life in lockdown, Asrif Yusoff (MSt 2017) discusses...
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Posted: 28, May, 2020

Station Eleven: A Book Review

With a great deal of society’s leisure activity currently taking place online, now is a good time to savour getting...
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Discipline, Grievance, Plagiarism
Posted: 24, May, 2020

New Law Scholarship at Hughes

We are pleased to announce the introduction of the Liam Mooney LLM scholarship. Kindly provided by Liam Mooney, an alumnus...
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Discipline, Grievance, Plagiarism
Posted: 22, May, 2020

Coronavirus Update: A message on teaching in 2020-2021

After recent reports in the media regarding the delivery of teaching in 2020-2021, we want to reassure our students and...
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Posted: 21, May, 2020

COVID-19: A Student Blog

In this guest post we hear from PhD Student, Andrea Di Antonio, as he tells us about his experience dealing...
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Posted: 21, May, 2020

College Members Win CUSU Awards

Two Hughes Hall Members have won their categories in the recent Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU) Student-Led Teaching Awards 2020....
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