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A partnership established in January 2019 is encouraging new research and teaching collaborations across disciplines.

03 December 2019

A new report, 'Pre-trial detention and its over-use: Evidence from ten countries', is published today by the Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research (ICPR), at Birkbeck. The report examines policies and practices that can lead to the over-use of pre-trial detention and makes recommendations for reform.

11 November 2019

Birkbeck will celebrate the achievements of its graduating class across three days of ceremonies this November, and welcome five new Fellows to the College.

04 November 2019

Birkbeck has signed the Fair Chance for Students with Convictions pledge and altered its admissions policies to help people with past criminal convictions access university education.

25 October 2019

The programme of Orientation and course induction events are a great chance for students to meet new classmates and to prepare as well as possible for the start of term.

20 September 2019

If a general election is called this autumn, students who are registered to vote elsewhere will need to apply for a postal vote or register at their new address.

16 September 2019

The Kurdish writer, journalist and activist will participate in events at the School of Law.

10 September 2019

A new research project will explore the use of ‘digital forensics’ in criminal cases, focusing on social media and messaging communications between suspects, victims and witnesses of crimes.

30 August 2019

A warm welcome to all students collecting their exam results today and beginning their journeys at Birkbeck. There are still places left on many courses through clearing - go to or call 020 3907 0700 to apply, and come along to our Clearing Open Day on Saturday to see why more people are choosing evening study at Birkbeck.

14 August 2019

Birkbeck School of Law is gravely concerned about the ongoing judicial harassment of signatories of the Academics for Peace petition in Turkey.

17 July 2019