Latest news from Balliol

Friday 21 July

The summer vacation has been marked by the arrival of 16 new desks in the Library.

Tuesday 18 July

With the development of the Master’s Field Project, new accommodation is to be built for the Eastman Professor. 

Tuesday 18 July

Balliol College is very pleased to announce that it has offered the Mastership of the College to Dame Helen Ghosh DCB and she has accepted. She will take up her post in April 2018.

Tuesday 18 July

On 18 July 2017 the Balliol flag was flown in celebration of the 100th birthday of Professor Paul Streeten (Balliol 1944, Tutorial Fellow in Economics 1948–1966, Professorial Fellow 1968–1978, Honorary Fellow from 1986).

Wednesday 12 July

The papers of Labour politician Denis Healey (Balliol 1936 and Honorary Fellow 1979-2015) have been acquired by the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford.

Tuesday 11 July

Professor Martin Conway (Professor of Contemporary European History, Chair of History Faculty, MacLellan-Warburg Fellow and Tutor in History) has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship at Aberystwyth University.

Tuesday 11 July

Burying the Typewriter by Carmen Bugan (Balliol 2000) is Book of the Week on Radio 4 Extra.

Wednesday 5 July

Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow and Tutor in Politics) was interviewed by BBC News about President Macron’s speech on 2 July 2017.

Wednesday 28 June

Lord Patten of Barnes (Balliol 1962), Chancellor of the University of Oxford, and Andrew Graham (Master of Balliol 2001-2011) have been appointed to new roles at the Europeaum, an association of some of the leading universities in Europe.

Monday 26 June

Foundation Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley and David Long (Balliol 1964) have received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2017.