Latest news from Balliol

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.

Monday 30 October

Professor Claire Jarvis (Oliver Smithies Lecturer and Visiting Fellow) will give two Oliver Smithies Lectures in Michaelmas Term 2017.

Friday 27 October

The Chaplain comments on Balliol JCR’s decision to prohibit the banning of official Balliol religious socieites from attending the Freshers’ Fair.

Wednesday 25 October

A video is available of Vicky Neale (Whitehead Lecturer in Mathematics and Supernumerary Fellow) giving a public lecture about prime numbers at Oxford’s Mathematical Institute.

Wednesday 25 October

Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow and Tutor in Politics) has done an interview on Napoleon’s legend for France Inter’s La Marche de l’Histoire programme.