Archaeology, classics and geology courses ranked in national top 10 by Complete University Guide
It is the first time that Birkbeck has appeared in the ranking, following the establishment of full-time undergraduate degree programmes
26 April 2017
Poet Matt Martin awarded the Stuart Hall PhD Scholarship at Birkbeck
The Stuart Hall PhD Scholarship at Birkbeck has been awarded to Matt Martin, who will begin his PhD studies at the Department of English and Humanities and Birkbeck Contemporary Poetics Research Centre later this year. Matt’s project will be entitled Nation Language Poetry as Political Resistance in the Caribbean and the UK.
25 April 2017
Rediscovering the radical Partisan Coffee House
A new exhibition, curated by Mike Berlin from the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, will tell the story of the Partisan Coffee House. It will launch on 5 May 2017 at Four Corners Gallery, Bethnal Green.
21 April 2017
How gut bacteria changes cancer drug activity
The activity of cancer drugs change depending on the types of microbes living in the gut, according to a new study involving scientists from Birkbeck into how nematode worms and their microbes process drugs and nutrients.
20 April 2017
Birkbeck graduates shine during spring 2017 Graduation Week
Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a qualification
19 April 2017
Babies and toddlers who use touchscreens sleep less
The TABLET project is the first scientific study of the early use of touchscreens
13 April 2017
Parent-mediated therapy may help babies at risk of developing autism
Video-based intervention for families may reduce the severity of emerging signs of the condition
11 April 2017
Birkbeck holds fees at home levels for European Union students
Birkbeck, University of London has committed to maintaining fees for postgraduate students from the European Union at the same level as those for UK home students, for those starting courses in the academic year 2018/19.
07 April 2017
Professor Marina Warner elected first female President of the Royal Society of Literature
Professor Warner said on the appointment: “It is a huge honour and a great surprise to become President of the RSL. Literature has been my life – reading, writing, listening. I believe it matters to all of us, as individuals and in our relations with one another, now and stretching back to the past."
06 April 2017
Anxiety support app for teenagers wins Teach First Innovation Award
MeeTwo, a new social media app founded by Birkbeck PhD candidate Suzi Godson and her business partner Dr Kerstyn Comley, has won a prestigious £15,000 Teach First Innovation Award. The app is designed to help teenagers deal with stress and anxiety.
03 April 2017