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This year’s programme, running from 24-29 June 2019, will see discussions on the intriguing science behind the adolescent brain, the search for life on Mars, and how we can tell what dinosaurs were like.

10 June 2019

Birkbeck biologist Professor Bhakta is working with academic and research institutes across India to share expertise on developing new potential antibiotic leads.

19 February 2019

The British made rover, due to roam the surface of Mars in 2021, has been named after scientist Rosalind Franklin who worked at Birkbeck in the 1950s.

12 February 2019

The Department of Biological Sciences welcomed crystallography alumni back to the College in an evening of celebration that considered the past, present and future of science at Birkbeck.

11 February 2019

The former Birkbeck scientist was instrumental in the discovery of the structure of DNA, but the Nobel Prize bore only the names of her male colleagues.

04 December 2018

The Athena SWAN Awards are bestowed by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) to recognise and reward commitment to gender equality in higher education.

25 October 2018

Professor Carolyn Moores will co-lead the project, which will use cryo-electron microscopy to investigate the molecular machinery inside our cells. This is funded by a highly competitive ERC Synergy Grant.

23 October 2018

The Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology has partnered with Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt to address the rising problem of antibiotic resistance.

10 October 2018

Dr Sanjib Bhakta has been awarded the inaugural Rishi Bankim Chandra Memorial Award, in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of global infectious diseases research.

04 July 2018