St Anne’s Online

St Anne's Online is a new series of videos and virtual events to help you to keep connected with College in this digital world. Keep an eye on our social media channels for the latest updates or see below for upcoming and previous events.

Upcoming Events


Rising Researchers

This autumn we are starting a new series called 'Rising Researchers' which aims to showcase the fascinating research of our graduate and early career researchers.

Our latest video is from Will van Noordt, candidate for the D.Phil. in Engineering Science at St Anne's, who speaks about his research into hypersonic turbulence modelling. Will's video is viewable below.

St Anne's Online Videos

Rising Researchers – Will van Noordt

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Will van Noordt, candidate for the D.Phil. in Engineering Science at St Anne’s, speaks about his research into hypersonic turbulence modelling.

Rising Researchers – Dr Marta Arnaldi

Tuesday 20th October 2020

Dr Marta Arnaldi, Stipendiary Lecturer in Italian at St Anne’s College, tells us about her Post Doctoral Research project Translating Illness and also her new project Translating COVID-19. 

Rising Researchers – Benjamin Lange

Tuesday 13th October 2020

Benjamin Lange, candidate for the D.Phil. in Philosophy at St Anne’s, talks about his research into Partiality. 

Insight into the St Anne’s Society

Tuesday 11th August 2020

Stella Charman, President of the St Anne’s Society (SAS), discusses what the Society aims to achieve, its plans for the future and gives a sneak peek into what is coming up for this year’s Meeting Minds event (previously Alumni Weekend).

Insight into Outreach at St Anne’s

Thursday 18th June 2020

Hannah Snell, Senior Outreach Officer at St Anne’s, gives us an insight into the outreach work which takes place at St Anne’s and how they have adapted to the current Coronavirus situation, ensuring that prospective students have all the information they need.

End of Term Virtual Quiz

Tuesday 16th June 2020

Missed our Virtual Quiz? You can view it here. Test your St Anne’s knowledge and compete with your friends to see who can get the highest score.

Live talk and Q&A – An Alternative History of Shakespeare’s Blank Verse

Tuesday 9th June 2020

Remember those afternoons at school learning about Shakespeare’s iambic pentameter, that de-dum-de-dum-de-dum rhythm which, your teachers may have told you, constituted the supreme meter of English poetry? In this Live talk, Robert Stagg (Lecturer in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, St Anne’s College) tries to persuade you that this rhythm and its history are far more interesting than meets the ear. 


Thursday 4th June 2020

Hear a wonderful musical recital performed by St Anne’s students at home. Created by the Music Society, ‘Quarantunes’ features a range of instruments, styles and compositions. 

Centre for Personalised Medicine

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Professor Simon Leedham is a Wellcome Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science, Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist and the Director of the Centre for Personalised Medicine at St Anne’s College. In this talk Simon explores the use of genetic investigation to help guide precision treatments in cancer and the possibilities, the potential and the pitfalls of personalised medicine in the modern day NHS.


Live talk and Q&A – Human Rights Implications of Covid-19

Tuesday 26th May 2020

What are the human rights implications of the worldwide responses to the Coronavirus pandemic? Professor Liora Lazarus, St Anne’s Law Fellow and Head of Research at the Bonavero Institute for human Rights, takes us through the potential ramifications of the legislative and regulatory responses to the Covid-19 pandemic and talks about her involvement with the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights report.

Cooking Demonstration – Chilled Soup

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Ben Gibbons, Head Chef and Natalie Smyth, Head of Catering at St Anne’s, show us how to make ‘Salmorejo’ an Andalusian chilled tomato and bread soup.

Ingredients; 6 ripe plum tomatoes, 3 slices of stale bread, 2 cloves of garlic , 600ml olive oil, 2 dessertspoons of sherry vinegar, Salt and pepper 

‘Due Regard’ Obligations

Thursday 14th May 2020

St Anne’s student Eirini Fasia, DPhil Candidate in Law at University of Oxford, explains her research into ‘Due Regard’ Obligations – Addressing Competing rights in the Law of the Sea.



Live talk and Q&A – A Personal Perspective on the NHS

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Live talk and Q&A on ‘A personal perspective on how the NHS has managed through the pandemic and plans for the future’ by St Anne’s alumna Charlotte Williams, Director of Strategy and Director leading hospital services restart from COVID-19 in an NHS trust.

Cooking Demonstration – Savoury Cake

Thursday 7th May 2020

Ben Gibbons, Head Chef at St Anne’s College shows us how to make ‘Feta Cheese and Sunblushed Tomato Savoury Cake’
Ingredients: 225g gluten free self raising flour (self-raising flour can also be used or if you only have plain flour, use 225g plain flour with 3tsp baking powder), 3 large eggs, 100ml olive oil, 100ml white wine, 100g vegetarian style Parmesan (or any hard cheese), 250g sunblushed tomatoes, 150g feta cheese, 4 sprigs of chopped thyme, Salt and pepper to season.

Live Talk & Q&A – Contact Tracing

Tuesday 5th May 2020

‘App-based contact tracing as a way out of the lockdown’ by Johannes Abeler, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Tutorial Fellow at St Anne’s College.


St Anne’s Virtual Quiz Night

Tuesday 28th April 2020 

Missed our Virtual Quiz night? Watch the video now here and put your general and St Anne’s knowledge to the test!