Latest news from Balliol

Thursday 19 April

Jeffrey Gettleman (1994) has won a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting.

Monday 16 April

Oriel College Eugene Lee Hamilton Prize for a Petrarchan Sonnet open to all

Saturday 14 April

On this day a hundred years ago the Reverend Father Thomas  Byles (1889) declined  a Titanic lifeboat place, and gave absolution and comfort to the doomed as the ship went down.

Wednesday 21 March

Oxford beat Cambridge at Oxford Town Hall on Sunday 18 March, in the Varsity Judo match. Balliol provided the captain for the men’s team, Max Denning (2010) and a member of the women’s team, Rebecca Bayliss (2009).

Tuesday 13 March

Oxford Nanopore presents a new portable sequencing device that will allow faster analysis of DNA.

Wednesday 22 February

New sponsorship deal for the Boat Race will enable the men’s and women’s races to be held on the same stretch of river on the same day for the first time.

Friday 17 February

A groundbreaking debate between the Archbishop of Canterbury and Professor Richard Dawkins.

Thursday 16 February

Wildlife conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), University of Oxford, was awarded The Queen’s Anniversary Prize.

Monday 9 January

Four Old Members were mentioned in the New Year Honours 2012.

Thursday 5 January

Balliol College’s Ben Woolgar (2009) was victorious in the World Universities Debating Championships.