Latest news from Balliol

Monday 27 November

Heads of House, University staff, Balliol Fellows, Lecturers, students and staff joined the Master, Professor Sir Drummond Bone for afternoon tea in Hall on 24 November 2017, to mark his forthcoming retirement.

Friday 24 November

A portrait by Emily Carrington Freeman (Balliol 2013) is one of the new portraits on display in an exhibition at the Weston Library.

Thursday 23 November

Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow and Tutor in Politics) has written about ‘What it means to be French’ for the Times Literary Supplement online.

Wednesday 22 November

Postgraduate student Yin Yin Lu has been in the news with her discoveries about potential Russian interference in the EU referendum through Twitter.

Tuesday 21 November

Andrei-Costin Constantinescu, a first-year undergraduate in Computer Science, has (with his team) reached the North Western European Regional phase of the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Tuesday 14 November

We congratulate Robert Field (Professor of Engineering Science, Lubbock Fellow and Tutor in Engineering Science) on being awarded an Academies Partnership in Supporting Excellence in Cross-disciplinary research award.

Thursday 9 November

How do you decide when a statue must fall? Daniel Butt (Associate Professor, Robert Maxwell Fellow and Tutor in Political Theory, and Vice-Master (Academic)) comments in a BBC interview.

Monday 6 November

Philip Howard (Professor of Internet Studies at the Oxford Internet Institute and Professorial Fellow), Lisa-Maria Neudert, a Balliol postgraduate student, and Gillian Bolsover (Balliol 2012) are part of a research team that has won the National Democratic Institute (NDI) W. Averell Harriman Democracy Award.

Monday 6 November

Repairs have been necessitated down at the river, following damage to the boathouse by the effects of a neighbouring fire, and damage to a boat at Eights Week 2017.

Tuesday 31 October

On 18 October 2017 we were delighted to receive a visit from Philippa Bambach, daughter of Richard Eurich RA, who is the artist of a Balliol painting known as The Garden Quad in Wartime.