Latest news from Balliol

Tuesday 17 April

On 24 March 2018 the Master unveiled new names that have been added to the Major Benefactors’ Plaque in the Library Passage.

Monday 16 April

Balliol has a new undergraduate admissions video, which aims to show potential applicants what Balliol is like and to address some of the concerns they may have.

Tuesday 3 April

We congratulate Professor Brian Foster CBE FRS (Donald H. Perkins Professor of Experimental Physics and Professorial Fellow) on becoming Vice-President of the Royal Society.

Tuesday 27 March

Dr Daniel Susskind (Career Development Fellow in Economics) has given a TED talk entitled ’3 myths about the future of work and why they’re not true’.

Tuesday 27 March

On his retirement from the Mastership of Balliol, Professor Sir Drummond Bone has recorded a video message in which he bids farewell to Balliol alumni.

Tuesday 20 March

Adam Smyth (Professor of English Literature and the History of the Book, Clarendon University Lecturer, A.C. Bradley-J.C. Maxwell Fellow and Tutor in English Literature) has published Material Texts in Early Modern England (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

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.