Latest news from Balliol

Thursday 6 December

Congratulations to Professor David Williams on being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 

Tuesday 4 December

On 3 December 2018 Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow and Tutor in Politics) spoke on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight about the latest French fiasco with the gilets jaunes.

Monday 3 December

We are greatly saddened to learn of the death of Julia Delafield Hore (Fellow Commoner) on 1 December 2018.

Wednesday 28 November

Congratulations to second-year Engineering Science undergraduate Arman Karshenas on winning Best Therapeutics Project award and a gold medal with an Oxford team in the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.

Monday 26 November

We are very proud that two Balliol early career Fellows have been appointed University Research Fellows at the Royal Society.

Wednesday 14 November

Nick Trefethen (Professor of Numerical Analysis and Professorial Fellow) is to be awarded honorary degrees by the University of Fribourg and the University of Stellenbosch.

Tuesday 13 November

On 9 November 2018, the Master, College staff and Old Members who have been involved with the project donned hard hats for a celebration of progress at the site.

Tuesday 13 November

At a Service of Reconciliation in Chapel for Remembrance Sunday on 11 November 2018, Balliol commemorated the centenary of the Armistice.

Thursday 8 November

Professor Bruce Chapman (Oliver Smithies Lecturer and Visiting Fellow) will give these Oliver Smithies Lectures: ’Normativity and Rationality in Economic Analysis of Law: Two Critiques’. 

Tuesday 6 November

Second-year BPhil Philosophy student Maya Krishnan has been elected to a Fellowship by Examination at All Souls College, Oxford.