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2017

April: University Challenge champions

Balliol Choir goes on tour in Sicily, planning permission for more student accommodation has been granted, and student wins award for 'most proming' scientist.

March: University Challenge team through to semi-finals

Two Balliol students are competing in the Boat Race, Chapel windows are restored, and alumna is made a Fellow of the Orwell Prize.

February: Cressida Dick appointed Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police

Balliol Football Club has been promoted to the Premier Division, alumna wins a prestigious British Council Award, and alumna leads project to make Palestianian History resources more accessible.

January: Vice-Chancellor to speak at the Jowett Bicentenary Seminar

Balliol professor leads the research on preventing and treating cancer, alumni featured in the New Year Honours List, and Emeritus Professor discusses Secular Buddhism.

2016

December:  Balliol choristers celebrate festive season with charity carols

Oxford women win Varsity, Balliol University Challenge team are through to the quarter finals, and new research shows threat to lion population

November: Balliol lawyers give expert opinion on Brexit

Balliol wins Cross-Country cuppers, Balliol alumnus appointed Vicar of the University Church, and Balliolites participate in new theatre production

October: 2,000 women at Balliol

Annual Record 2016 available, propaganda bots, and Balliol Old Member becomes World Masters Track Cycling Championship winner

September: Oxford ranks first in the world

Collegiate system contributes to Oxford's No. 1 ranking in the world, the first bictoin donation, and the first Chinese Rhodes Scholar joins Balliol

August: Balliol's 2016 University Challenge team

Quantum technologies, and student success in exams.

July: Video of Balliol in 1987 found

Suggested reading for year 9-10 English Literature students, Recognition of Distinction awards 2016, new men's eight for Boat Club

June: Master becomes a Pro Vice-Chancellor

Success in sport and the Queen's Birthday Honours

May: A new painting for Hall

Tilden Prize for Balliol Fellow, Floreat Domus 2016, OUSU Teaching Awards

April: Memoir of Maurice Keen and Andrew Graham on the EU referendum

Theatre awards, intercollegiate golf and mathematics competitions

March: Memorial for Carol Clarke

Emeritus Fellow to be Master of Christ's College, Young Journalist of the Year, the Australian Grand Prix

February: Working to solve the refugee crisis

Working to solve the refugee crisis, Lord Avebury, and Chemistry award for a Balliol Fellow

January: New Year Honours for Balliol Old Members

Honours for Balliol OMs, a Lifetime Achievement Award for Piers Nye

2015

December: Celebrating 60 Years of Pathfinders

Meritorious Service Medal for Balliol OM, Parliament's role in voting on the Syrian Conflict

November: Breakthrough Prize for Balliol Physicists

Prizes in Physics and Neurology, a look at Swinburne at Balliol

October: World record for Balliol buggy marathon mother

The extraordinary life of Stephanie Shirley, Denis Healey obituary and a buggy marathon record

September: French Philosophy and Varsity rugby

How the French Think, September Telethon and a visual feast in the Garden Quad

August: Norrington Table success

Balliol back in the Norrington top 5, awards and fellowships for Balliol Old Members

July: Free Thinking Fellows

Recognition of Distinction awards for Balliol Fellows, remembering Prof Martin West

June: Remembering Carol Clark

Tributes to Carol Clark, Honours for Balliol Old Members

May: New Generation Thinkers

Election success for Balliol Old Members, new University Vice-Chancellor

April: Balliol women in historic boat race victory

Balliol in women's boat race win, Spring telethon raises over £185,000

March: Refurbished Buttery welcomes guests

Buttery refurbishment, boxing champions and cuppers triumph

February: Research in tiger conservation

Balliol research calls for new approach in tiger conservation, prizes and sporting success

January: JCR brewing own 'Balliale'

New Year's Honours, brewing beer with the JCR

2014

December: Varsity Triumph

Balliol at the Varsity Match, the multiverse in a nutshell

November: The mathematics of beauty

Exploring 'Why are things Beautiful', the new Cherry Record Greene Archive

October: New Balliol Professors

Four Balliol Fellows appointed Professor, new access programme at Balliol

September: Luther, Dreams and the Reformation

September Telethon success, Cockatoos go to carpentry school