Latest news from Balliol

Thursday 14 February

We are pleased to report significant success this year for Balliol’s Floreat access programme: 75% of participants made Oxbridge applications, with a 43% success rate.

Thursday 7 February

Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow and Tutor in Politics) has written about the decline of President Macron in a TLS article and discusses the piece in the TLS weekly podcast.

Tuesday 5 February

We congratulate the Hon John F. Godfrey (Balliol 1965) on being appointed a Member of the Order of Canada (CM) for his commitment as a public servant and educator who has enriched Canada’s media landscape.

Monday 4 February

Jonathan Meakins, former Nuffield Professor of Surgery and Professorial Fellow at Balliol, has received the degree of Honorary Doctor of Science, honoris causa, from Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.

Monday 28 January

The ratification of the North Macedonia name agreement in January 2019 is a major success for United Nations mediator Matt Nimetz (Balliol 1960).

Thursday 24 January

This year we are asking Balliol alumni to send us their News and Notes by Easter, as we are moving News and Notes from the Annual Record to Floreat Domus.

Monday 21 January

Congratulations to Paul Williams (Balliol 1995) on winning the £5,000 runner-up prize for a NERC Impact Award 2018. 

Monday 21 January

We congratulate two Balliol alumni on appointments at the University of Sydney, Australia: Dr Tim Soutphommasane (2004) on being appointed the university’s first Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) and Dr Frances Flanagan (2005) on being awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Wednesday 16 January

Former Balliol Junior Research Fellow Tom Douglas has been awarded a European Research Council Consolidator Grant.

Monday 14 January

Former Career Development Fellow Ohad Kammar has received the Distinguished Paper Award at the Association for Computing Machinery’s annual Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages.