Latest news from Balliol

Monday 25 September

Martin Burton (Professor of Otolaryngology, Director of the UK Cochrane Centre and Research Fellow in Clinical Medicine) has been elected as Co-Chair of the Cochrane Board.

Tuesday 19 September

Balliol opened its doors on 15 September 2017 to welcome prospective applicants for undergraduate courses - along with parents and teachers - for the third Oxford Open Day of the year.

Monday 4 September

Elena Lombardi (Paget Toynbee Lecturer in Italian Medieval Studies, Fellow and Tutor in Italian) has been received a Recognition of Distinction award.

Monday 4 September

The US Department of Energy has awarded particle physicist Alessandro Tricoli (Balliol 2002) a prestigious Early Career Award in High Energy Physics for his research based on the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN laboratory in Geneva.

Thursday 31 August

Staffa, a composition by Ned Bigham (Balliol 1985), was performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the 70th Anniversary Celebration Concert of the Edinburgh International Festival on 27 August 2017.

Wednesday 23 August

The murals by Christopher Fremantle (Balliol 1925) depicting the legend of the foundation of Balliol by John de Balliol have been wonderfully restored through the generosity of the artist’s son Hugh Fremantle.

Tuesday 22 August

Professor Sir Christopher Ricks (Balliol 1953, Honorary Fellow) has won the Modernist Studies Association 2017 Book Prize for an Edition, Anthology, or Essay Collection for The Poems of T.S. Eliot (ed. with Jim McCue) (Faber & Faber, 2015).

Tuesday 15 August

We warmly congratulate all the Balliol Finalists who earned their degree this summer. Out of 113 students, 44 achieved Firsts.

Friday 4 August

In a BBC interview UN Special Representative Matthew Nimetz (Balliol 1960) talks about his role in the Greece/Macedonia naming dispute.

Wednesday 2 August

Baldwin Li (Balliol 2001) has produced England is Mine, his debut feature film, which is to be released in UK cinemas on 4 August 2017.

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