Latest news from Balliol
New videos featuring Balliol tutors in five subjects have been published. Intended to give those considering applying to Oxford University an idea of what it would be like to study at Balliol, in each video the tutors answer questions about preparing for tutorials, how they explore ideas with students and what they enjoy about conversations with them.
Professor James Kwan (Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Engineering Science) has, with colleagues, been awarded an EPRSC grant of just under £1 million for a research project that seeks to achieve a sustainable route to clean hydrogen production.
A new portrait of Professor Karma Nabulsi (Balliol 1989) by Nina Mae Fowler has been unveiled.
Professor Brian Foster (Donald H. Perkins Professor of Experimental Physics and Professorial Fellow) has been awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship.
Balliol Honorary Fellow Michael Winterbottom (Balliol 1979) has directed Eleven Days in May, a film about Gaza and the children who have died in the war there.
We are delighted that Balliol’s Master’s Field Development has been awarded a RIBA South Award 2022 and the RIBA South Project Architect of the Year 2022.
With great sadness we report the death of Professor Joseph Raz, MJr Jerusalem, MA DPhil Oxf, FBA. Fellow and Tutor in Law 1972-1985, Professor of Philosophy of Law, Oxford, and Professorial Fellow, Balliol, 1985-2006, and Emeritus Fellow from 2006. Research Professor, Oxford University, 2006–2009. Winner of the Tang Prize in Rule of Law, 2018. He died on 2 May 2022.
Balliol launches an appeal to assist refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine, which will award a scholarship to a postgraduate student and support a Researchers at Risk Fellowship in partnership with the British Academy.
As part of the transition support offered to new students, Balliol held an event for offerholders, who had not been able to visit Balliol before because last year’s Open Days were online.
Professor Helen Scott (Balliol 1999) is to be the Regius Professor of Civil Law in the Faculty of Law at Cambridge University.