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Jean Blumberg

Wednesday 15 March 2023

The College is greatly saddened to learn of the death of Jean Blumberg on 14 March 2023. She was the widow of Baruch (Barry) Blumberg, Master of Balliol 19891994.

Alumna’s company is on Forbes 30 under 30 list 2023

Wednesday 08 March 2023

Wenmiao Yu (Balliol 2015) has been selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe 2023 list in the technology category, with George Dunlop and Ramy Shelbaya, with whom she co-founded Quantum Dice.

Climate change journalism: student publishes report

Wednesday 08 March 2023

Felix Simon (Balliol 2016, DPhil in Information, Communication & Social Sciences) has published, with colleagues, a major report for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on what news organisations should do to improve their coverage of climate change.

Refit for the Carl Woodall launch

Wednesday 08 March 2023

The Carl Woodall launch, belonging to Balliol College Boat Club, has had a complete overhaul and is now riverworthy again, thanks to a generous donation by Carl Woodall himself, Fellow and Domestic Bursar of Balliol 20002009.

Fellow awarded AI2050 Senior Fellowship for AI project

Thursday 23 February 2023

Professor John Tasioulas (Balliol 1989, Professor of Ethics and Legal Philosophy, Senior Research Fellow, and Director of the Institute for Ethics in AI) has been awarded an AI2050 Senior Fellowship by Schmidt Futures, which will allow him to pursue a three-year research project that will take a humanistic approach to the ethics of Artificial Intelligence.

UK India Achievers Awards for two alumni

Thursday 23 February 2023

Two Balliol alumni from India, Soha Khan (1996) Arghya Sengupta (2008), have received UK India Achievers Awards for achieving excellence in their field.

Dawkins prize for work on seahorses

Friday 17 February 2023

The fifth Dawkins Prize for Conservation and Animal Welfare has been awarded to Dr Amanda Vincent for her work in ocean conservation, including the study of seahorses. The prize is awarded by Balliol for outstanding research into ecology and behaviour of animals whose welfare may be endangered by human activity.