Latest news from Balliol

Friday 18 December

Rebecca Bayliss (2009) is to represent England at the 2010 Commonwealth Judo Championships.

Tuesday 8 December

Mark Cummins (2001) and James Philbin (New College), two DPhil students from the Department of Engineering Science, have won a prize of $100,000 in a major competition run by Google. Their company, Plink Search, received the largest share of the public vote for a visual search engine called ‘PlinkArt’.

Tuesday 1 December

Senior Partner Neil MacLennan is due to retire at Christmas.

Monday 30 November

Balliol congratulates a runner-up and a winner at the Guardian Student Media Awards 2009.

Thursday 5 November

The Dawkins Prize is for outstanding research into the ecology and behaviour of animals whose welfare and survival may be endangered by human activities. It was endowed by a generous donation from the family of Professor Richard Dawkins FRS. Balliol is now seeking nominations for the fourth Prize. The Prize-winner will receive £2,000 and will be expected to give one public lecture in Oxford.

Wednesday 4 November

The Master and Fellows regret to announce the death of Professor John Wyon Burrow, Fellow of Balliol 1994-2000, on 3rd November 2009.

Tuesday 20 October

The Master and Fellows regret to announce the death of Mr Paul Young, Porter at Balliol 1983 to 2009, on Monday 19 October.

Tuesday 13 October

Jane Stapleton (1981) elected Honorary Bencher of Gray’s Inn.

Monday 28 September

Visit our publications page to download a pdf of the 2009 Annual Record.

Wednesday 23 September

Beth Shapiro (1999), Shaffer Career Development Assistant Professor of Biology at Pennsylvania State University, has been selected as a MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.