Latest news from Balliol

Monday 23 July

With the installation of the timber frame and panels, Block A is taking shape; and the excavation of the basement is complete.

Friday 20 July

Former Balliol Research Fellow David Clifton is part of a team that has won a 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Award.

Thursday 19 July

A group of students from Didcot Girls’ School came to Balliol Library to learn information skills as part of the pilot OxLibris scheme.

Tuesday 17 July

Chas Bountra, who was a Lecturer in Physiology at Balliol 1988-1991, has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) of Oxford University.

Tuesday 17 July

Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow and Tutor in Politics) has written a review of a new Charles de Gaulle biography in the Times Literary Supplement.

Wednesday 4 July

We are greatly saddened by the death, on 3 July 2018, of John Michael Prest, MA Camb, MA Oxf, Fellow and Tutor in Modern History 1954–1996 and Emeritus Fellow from 1996.

Thursday 28 June

We congratulate Michele Giddens (1984), co-founder, Bridges Fund Management and Chair, National Advisory Board for Impact Investment, on being awarded an OBE for services to international development and social finance.

Wednesday 27 June

Postgraduate student Géza Orbán has been representing Oxford in korfball, being awarded a half-blue and playing in the BUCS national korball championships in Norwich.

Monday 25 June

Arabella Currie (Balliol 2008) has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, hosted in the English Department at Exeter University, studying the influence of Classics on William Golding.

Friday 22 June

The new Master of Balliol, Dame Helen Ghosh, DCB, has recorded a welcome message for Balliol alumni.