Latest news from Balliol
The National Portrait Gallery commemorated Slavery Remembrance Day with an interview with Sudhir Hazareesingh (Balliol 1981, Fellow and Tutor in Politics) about Toussaint Louverture, the Haitian revolution, and the global histories of enslaved peoples’ resistance.
Lindy Cameron (Balliol 1991) is to become Chief Executive Officer of the National Cyber Security Centre.
Professor Jin-Chong Tan (Professor of Engineering Science (Nanoscale Engineering), Fellow and Tutor in Engineering Science) has won the 2020 ISIS Science Impact Award for his group’s work on lattice dynamics in Metal-Organic Frameworks, and how this affects the way they absorb and release gases and drug molecules.
Mathematician Professor James Maynard (Balliol 2009) has been elected to the Academia Europaea.
The College shares the concerns raised by many people, including Old Members of Balliol, about the impact of Covid-19 on this year’s cohort of school leavers and the nature of the processes through which they have been assigned their A-level grades.
Balliol law students have created a Guide to Studying Law for Freshers.
The College is greatly saddened by the death of Donald Renshaw Harris, QC (Hon), BA LLM New Zealand, BCL MA Oxf, LLD Keele, Balliol 1953, Fellow and Tutor in Jurisprudence 1956–1976, Senior Research Fellow 1977–1993 and Emeritus Fellow from 1993. He died on 10 August 2020.
The latest COVID-19 research, news and publications by Balliol people.
We congratulate Jo Johnson (Balliol 1991) on being nominated for a peerage in the Dissolution Peerages 2019 list.
Brian Foster (Donald H. Perkins Professor of Experimental Physics and Professorial Fellow) has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics.