Latest news from Balliol

Monday 25 June

Arabella Currie (Balliol 2008) has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, hosted in the English Department at Exeter University, studying the influence of Classics on William Golding.

Friday 22 June

Emeritus Fellow Joseph Raz has been awarded the Tang Prize, a Taiwanese prize for the rule of law.

Thursday 21 June

Professor Robert Putnam (Balliol 1963) was one of those who received an honorary degree at Encaenia on 20 June 2018.

Tuesday 19 June

The recently founded Balliol Improv Group performed an improvised murder mystery at the Michael Pilch Studio. 

Monday 18 June

Balliol is now on Facebook and Instagram, as well as Twitter.

Monday 18 June

In June 2018 the Outreach Office has been busy with events, including several aimed at encouraging applications from students in groups underrepresented in Oxford.

Thursday 14 June

Congratulations to Kim Beazley (Balliol 1973) on being appointed Governor of Western Australia.

Wednesday 13 June

Philosopher Professor Michael Sandel (Balliol 1975) has won the 2018 Princess of Asturias Award in Social Sciences.

Wednesday 13 June

Why has division of labour evolved in some species, such as bees, and not others? Balliol DPhil student Guy Cooper has developed the first comprehensive theoretical model of the division of labour across the tree of life.

Wednesday 13 June

With the 2018 Football World Cup about to begin, mathematician Sammy Ford (Balliol 2012) has calculated how much it would cost to fill the 682 empty spots in the accompanying Panini sticker album.

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