Professor Martin Burton, Professor of Otolaryngology, Director of Cochrane UK and Research Fellow in Clinical Medicine, and Vice-Master (Executive) at Balliol, has been elected as the next Master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.
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Professor Leela Gandhi (Balliol 1986) has been awarded the University of Tubingen’s Alfons Auer Ethics Prize for her work on postcolonial ethics and theory.
In Hilary Term 2023 the Library will be launching an exhibition on food and dining at Balliol, and they are inviting members of Balliol past and present to contribute photos.
The Hon Bob Rae PC QC (Balliol 1969) is to receive a Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians.
Jemima Chen, a second-year undergraduate studying English and Italian at Balliol, is producer for Oxford University’s second ever feature film, Breakwater.
Maria Czepiel (Lecturer in Spanish at Balliol) has discovered lost works by the Spanish Renaissance poet Garcilaso de la Vega (1501−1536).
Dr Vicky Neale (Whitehead Lecturer in Mathematics and Supernumerary Fellow) is hosting a new Maths + Cancer podcast series exploring how maths and statistics help with cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. In the first episode she talks to mathematical biologist Professor Philip Maini FRS FMedSci (Balliol 1979).
Balliol members now have two more opportunities to recycle, with recycling buckets both for writing instruments and for batteries.
Balliol’s new development at the Master’s Field has won a certificate in the New Buildings category of the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2022. The College was also shortlisted for the RIBA Client of the Year award for the development.
Professor David Clifton (Research Fellow in the Sciences and Lecturer in Engineering Science at Balliol 2014–2018) has been awarded the IEEE Early Career Award for 2022.