Latest news from Balliol
In a new video, a student gives a tour of Balliol, to show prospective applicants around and give them an idea of what it’s like to live and study here.
Oswyn Murray (Emeritus Fellow) has been awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship 2021 to complete his book, ‘The Muse of History, Ancient and Modern’, about the influence of European scholarship on Ancient History 1700-2000.
Human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson (Balliol 2006) has received a Australia PeaceWomen Award from the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
Matthew Baum (Balliol 2010) has received the Carol Davis Ethics Award from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in recognition of his book The Neuroethics of Biomarkers: What the Development of Bioprediction Means for Moral Responsibility, Justice, and the Nature of Mental Disorder (Oxford University Press, 2016).
On 4 May 2021 the Oxford Internet Institute reached its 20th birthday - a cause for celebration for Balliol, which played a critical role in its conception and development.
Balliol BPhil student Michael O’Connor has been elected to Oxfordshire County Council for the University Parks constituency.
A study led by Professor Jin-Chong Tan (Professor of Engineering Science (Nanoscale Engineering), Fellow and Tutor in Engineering Science) and published in the journal Nature Materials has demonstrated a fundamentally new energy absorption mechanism under high-speed mechanical impact.
Professor Ian Goldin (Professor of Globalisation and Development and Special Supernumerary Fellow) will be publishing Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World on 13 May 2021 and giving an online talk about the book.
On 25 and 26 March 2021 friends and colleagues came together to celebrate the work of Professor Leslie Green (Professor of the Philosophy of Law, Pauline and Max Gordon Fellow and Professorial Fellow).
To mark Stephen Lawrence Day 2021, Samuel Bailey (Balliol 2020) and another Oxford BCL student did a video interview with Rt Hon David Lammy MP on institutional racism and the criminal justice system.