Latest news from Balliol

Thursday 23 February

Nick Trefethen (Professor of Numerical Analysis and Professorial Fellow) has been awarded the 2017 Pólya Prize for Mathematical Exposition by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Thursday 23 February

We warmly congratulate Cressida Dick CBE, QPM (Balliol 1979) on her appointment as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.

Wednesday 22 February

After a season of great results, the Balliol Football Club’s men’s first XI have been promoted to the Premier Division.

Wednesday 8 February

Dr Bilge Demirkoz (Balliol 2004) is a finalist in the British Council’s Study UK Alumni Awards 2017, in the Professional Achievement Award category.

Monday 6 February

Congratulations to Balliol graduate student Sophie Avery on gaining a place on the Royal Veterinary College’s Accelerated Graduate Entry Veterinary Medicine Programme.

Tuesday 24 January

There will be an exhibition to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the passing of Professor Les Woods (Tutorial Fellow in Engineering Science 1960-1970, Professor of Mathematics and Professorial Fellow of Balliol 1970-1990 and Emeritus Fellow 1991-2007) on Tuesday 25 April, Wednesday 26 April and Friday 28 April 2017.

Tuesday 17 January

Balliol College and the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford are proud to announce the inaugural Martin West Memorial Lecture, to be held on 2 March 2017. 

Tuesday 17 January

The Balliol team were narrowly defeated in their University Challenge match against Wolfson College, Cambridge, 135-165, on 16 January 2017 - their first match in the quarter-finals.

Monday 16 January

We are very saddened to learn of the death of James Oswald Fairfax AO, AC, MA Oxf (Balliol 1952 and Honorary Fellow from 1992) on 11 January 2017.

Monday 16 January

Oliver Smithies Visiting Lecturer Professor Françoise Sullet-Nylander, from the University of Stockholm, will give this term’s Oliver Smithies Lectures.