There’s a reason historical research is so often preoccupied with dark topics such as pain, loss and ruin.
From the FIFA corruption case, to recent allegations of match-fixing in Italy, scandal within the ‘Beautiful Game’ couldn’t be a hotter topic.
Based in the heart of one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, it’s perhaps natural that Birkbeck is a site of considerable research into race and intercultural communications.
Birkbeck researchers are prominent expert voices on the UK, from historical, political and arts perspectives.
From investigating lunar samples, to finding a safe place to land a space rover, academics in our Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences are at the forefront of research activities on a galactic scale.
Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions. Our scholarship informs public policy, achieves scientific advances, supports the economy, promotes culture and the arts, and makes a positive difference to society.
Birkbeck’s five academic Schools and more than 40 specialist research centres work with government, business and educational and scientific institutions globally to extend the boundaries of knowledge.