Latest news from Balliol

Thursday 8 March

Gijsbert Werner (Junior Research Fellow in the Sciences) has been awarded a Young Investigator Award by the American Society of Naturalists.

Thursday 8 March

Professor Tom Melham (Professor of Computer Science, Fellow and Tutor in Computation) has been appointed to The Alan Turing Institute’s Board of Trustees. 

Monday 5 March

Balliol MBA student Anders Smedsrud was in the Oxford team which won the 18th Annual Wharton MBA Private Equity Buyout Case Competition.

Friday 2 March

Professor David Lucas (Fellow and Tutor in Physics) and DPhil student Vera Schäfer, with others, have sped up the trapped-ion ‘logic gates’ used in quantum technology, bringing the realisation of a quantum computer one step closer.

Monday 26 February

Three Old Members of Balliol have been appointed to Queen’s Counsel.

Tuesday 13 February

Professor Jin-Chong Tan (Associate Professor of Engineering Science, Fellow and Tutor in Engineering Science) and DPhil student Kirill Titov gave a demonstration on the BBC World Service’s Science in Action programme.

Tuesday 13 February

David Nadlinger, who is reading for a DPhil in Atomic and Laser Physics, has won the EPSRC photo competition for his photograph of a single atom in an ion trap.

Monday 12 February

Following the completion of demolition and enabling works, construction work has begun on the Master’s Field Project.

Thursday 8 February

Supporters of President Trump share more fake news on social media than other groups, a study led by Balliol people has found.

Wednesday 7 February

As Chair of Oxford University’s College Chaplains group, Revd Canon Bruce Kinsey, Chaplain at Balliol, led the colleges in making a gift to the Oxford Jewish Congregation to support the building of a new Ark in the Oxford synagogue.