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Au Pairing in the UK – an open door to exploitation?

Academics call for guidelines to protect au pairs

Flying fish fertilise forest– from Africa to the Amazon

New study reveals how fish dust from Africa is keeping the Amazon alive

New toolkit to develop student work placements that benefit all involved

The 'Critical Work Placements' toolkit provides workflow diagrams to help design effective placements

Judicial Images

New project will look at the power of the visual image in relation to judges and the judiciary

Au Pairing in the UK – an open door to exploitation?

New research sheds light on the working conditions of au pairs in the UK

Scientists to investigate impact of computer game upon children in £1m research project

Children’s incorrect assumptions about maths and science will be challenged in a major study led by neuroscientists at Birkbeck

Birkbeck in £15M consortium to train the next generation of bioscientists

Birkbeck consortium will make available thirty PhD studentships annually for next five years

Rethinking pensions policy in southern India

Two research projects in Chennai, capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, uncovered the major contribution made by older people to the Indian economy.

Creating new forms of artistic expression

Singers have become poets, and poets have contributed to musical scores, as part of an innovative cross-arts collaboration called Voiceworks.

Research video

A day in the life of a scientist

Gordon's research focuses on whether people are good, or bad, at lying, and then to find out why or how.

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