Race, Law and Brexit Britain
The Centre for Research on Race and Law at Birkbeck has launched, providing a vitally needed space to develop rigorous race-conscious critical analysis in a range of areas of law.
Eric Hobsbawm Memorial Lecture: Russia’s revolution and the destruction of the past
Professor Catherine Merridale said that Russia shows us how history matters and called on historians to be witnesses to a past that is vanishing from public consciousness
From research to reform
Birkbeck’s Department of Criminology celebrated its launch this week with a lecture by leading prison reformer Juliet Lyon CBE.
The role of populism in recent politics
In a new podcast, Dr Jason Edwards explores how populism has been deployed in several recent political events, and how it is currently being used in the UK general election campaigns.
Professor Ian Crawford elected Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society
Ian has long been a leading figure in planetary sciences and astrobiology, and has made many major contributions to his field.
New research could help in fight against antibiotic resistance
New research has uncovered the structure of components responsible for transferring DNA from one bacteria to another and spreading antibiotic resistance
Welcome to Birkbeck's new website
You might have noticed our website has a new look. Today, Birkbeck, University of London launches a new online design, part of an ambitious project to make our website easier to use.
Artists, writers and performers tackle political issues at Birkbeck Arts Week 2017
Arts Week runs from 15-19 May.
Birkbeck appoints Student Counsellor to focus on those less likely to seek counselling
Paul Mollitt will develop a project to encourage men, refugees and care leavers to access the College counselling service.
Professor Gergely Csibra elected to National Academy of Sciences
Professor Gergely Csibra's election as a foreign associate is a highly prestigious honour given in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.