Latest news from Balliol

Thursday 3 March

A study by Dr Adam Swift shows that comprehensive education does not reduce social mobility. Read more…

Thursday 17 February

Professor Tom Melham, Tutor in Computation, and colleagues from four universities, have won a $1.3 million grant from Intel to work on delivering improvements to firmware – critical software that is embedded in computer chips at the factory.


Thursday 3 February

A taste-masking drug delivery technology developed by Professor Dermot O’Hare and his research group at Oxford University’s Chemistry department has resulted in a worldwide licensing agreement. Read more…

Thursday 3 February

The Vicegerent and Fellows regret to announce the death on Thursday 3 February 2011 of Rivington Winant.

Wednesday 2 February

Balliol Tutor and a Balliol applicant featured in BBC programme about Oxford admissions.

Monday 31 January

Works have been completed to restore St Cross Church and create the College’s new Historic Collections Centre.

Monday 31 January

Anna Lewis (Balliol 2003) has suspended her DPhil in Systems Biology in order to row the Atlantic.

Monday 13 December

Balliol graduate student Victor Prisacariu, one of 8 finalists in an international competition run by the company Freescale, has been declared winner after receiving the most votes on Facebook.

Wednesday 8 December

Professor Nick Trefethen has been awarded the biennial IMA Gold Medal by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications.