Latest news from Balliol
A study led by Professor Jin-Chong Tan (Professor of Engineering Science (Nanoscale Engineering), Fellow and Tutor in Engineering Science) and published in the journal Nature Materials has demonstrated a fundamentally new energy absorption mechanism under high-speed mechanical impact.
Professor Ian Goldin (Professor of Globalisation and Development and Special Supernumerary Fellow) will be publishing Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World on 13 May 2021 and giving an online talk about the book.
On 25 and 26 March 2021 friends and colleagues came together to celebrate the work of Professor Leslie Green (Professor of the Philosophy of Law, Pauline and Max Gordon Fellow and Professorial Fellow).
To mark Stephen Lawrence Day 2021, Samuel Bailey (Balliol 2020) and another Oxford BCL student did a video interview with Rt Hon David Lammy MP on institutional racism and the criminal justice system.
Professor Michèle Flournoy (Balliol 1983) talks to Michael Fullilove (Balliol 1997) about her life and career (including her time as a graduate student at Balliol), China’s rise and America’s resilience.
With the easing of government restrictions, the majority of Balliol students have returned to Oxford for Trinity Term.
As the project reaches the home straight, the final element is taking shape: the new pavilion.
Sudhir Hazareesingh (Balliol 1981, CUF Lecturer in Politics and Tutorial Fellow in Politics) and Richard Ovenden (Bodley’s Librarian and Professorial Fellow) have been shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2021, the UK’s most prestigious history prize.
Stefan Constantin-Buliga, a second-year undergraduate reading Computer Science, was in the Oxford University team that won the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest’s Northwest Europe regional heats.
At the end of March we say farewell to Steve Gaisford, who is retiring after 44 years as Balliol’s boatman.