Latest news from Balliol

Friday 16 March

The Balliol Students’ Scholarship for a refugee student has been awarded to Sulaiman Wihba, a Syrian refugee who has accepted a place at Balliol to study for an undergraduate degree in mathematics.

Friday 16 March

Matthew Ryder (Balliol 2013) has been awarded a Clifford G. Shull Fellowship at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the United States – the youngest person ever to receive this prestigious fellowship.

Wednesday 14 March

A round-up of some sporting achievements during Hilary Term 2018.

Wednesday 14 March

Despite sub-zero temperatures and snow, Balliol’s crews managed results that bode well for the Eights campaigns of next term.

Thursday 8 March

Gijsbert Werner (Junior Research Fellow in the Sciences) has been awarded a Young Investigator Award by the American Society of Naturalists.

Thursday 8 March

Professor Tom Melham (Professor of Computer Science, Fellow and Tutor in Computation) has been appointed to The Alan Turing Institute’s Board of Trustees. 

Monday 5 March

Balliol MBA student Anders Smedsrud was in the Oxford team which won the 18th Annual Wharton MBA Private Equity Buyout Case Competition.

Friday 2 March

Professor David Lucas (Fellow and Tutor in Physics) and DPhil student Vera Schäfer, with others, have sped up the trapped-ion ‘logic gates’ used in quantum technology, bringing the realisation of a quantum computer one step closer.

Monday 26 February

Three Old Members of Balliol have been appointed to Queen’s Counsel.

Tuesday 13 February

Professor Jin-Chong Tan (Associate Professor of Engineering Science, Fellow and Tutor in Engineering Science) and DPhil student Kirill Titov gave a demonstration on the BBC World Service’s Science in Action programme.