Latest news from Balliol

Wednesday 1 May

Balliol is very sad to announce the death, on 26 April 2013, of Patrick George Henry Sandars, MA DPhil.

Wednesday 24 April

College Lecturer Valentina Gosetti has been highly commended for the SDN (Society of Dix-Neuviemistes) Postgraduate Prize.

Friday 19 April

Carmen Bugan’s memoir Burying the Typewriter has been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2013.

Wednesday 17 April

A lunchtime talk on manuscripts held in Balliol’s special collections will be given on 26 April 2013.

Monday 15 April

Professor Concepción Naval will give Oliver Smithies lectures on 7 and 14 May 2013.

Friday 12 April

Film director Michael Winterbottom (1979) is to be in Oxford in late April as Humanitas Visiting Professor in Film and Television.

Thursday 21 March

Professor Christine Borgman will give a lecture entitled ‘Scholarship in the Networked World: Big Data, Little Data, No Data’ on 6 June 2013 .

Monday 11 March

Current scholars’ academic achievement is recognised.

Thursday 7 March

Visiting Lecturer T.A. Barron will give an Oliver Smithies Lecture entitled ‘The Wizard’s Way: Merlin’s Guide to a Meaningful Life’.

Wednesday 27 February

Balliol DPhil student Tom Arnold was Top Taster at the annual Varsity Blind Wine Tasting Match.