Latest news from Balliol

Tuesday 19 January

Balliol’s Rebecca Bayliss wins Bronze Medal in Commonwealth Judo Championships.

Friday 15 January

Peter Joo Hee Ng (1985) takes over as the Commissioner of Police in Singapore on 1 February 2010.

Monday 11 January

Shengwu Li (2006) has been ranked the top debater at the world’s biggest debating tournament.

Monday 11 January

The Master and Fellows regret to announce the death of The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Graham Douglas Leonard KCVO (Balliol 1940, and Honorary Fellow) on 6 January 2010, aged 88 years.

Friday 18 December

Rebecca Bayliss (2009) is to represent England at the 2010 Commonwealth Judo Championships.

Tuesday 8 December

Mark Cummins (2001) and James Philbin (New College), two DPhil students from the Department of Engineering Science, have won a prize of $100,000 in a major competition run by Google. Their company, Plink Search, received the largest share of the public vote for a visual search engine called ‘PlinkArt’.

Tuesday 1 December

Senior Partner Neil MacLennan is due to retire at Christmas.

Monday 30 November

Balliol congratulates a runner-up and a winner at the Guardian Student Media Awards 2009.

Thursday 5 November

The Dawkins Prize is for outstanding research into the ecology and behaviour of animals whose welfare and survival may be endangered by human activities. It was endowed by a generous donation from the family of Professor Richard Dawkins FRS. Balliol is now seeking nominations for the fourth Prize. The Prize-winner will receive £2,000 and will be expected to give one public lecture in Oxford.

Wednesday 4 November

The Master and Fellows regret to announce the death of Professor John Wyon Burrow, Fellow of Balliol 1994-2000, on 3rd November 2009.