How we think about different hues has been 'coloured' by years of history, culture and scientific endeavour, says Dr Gavin Evans in new book The Story of Colour.
The Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies celebrates 10 years
CILAVS, now an established hub for research in the UK and overseas, promotes the best research on the history and theory of visual culture in the Hispanic and Lusophone worlds.
Birkbeck graduate named among 100 Most Influential Young Africans
Amr Sobhy, who graduated from Birkbeck’s MSc Public Policy and Management in 2016, is an award winning Egyptian information activist, social entrepreneur, published author and poet.
Workplaces failing to tackle 'always on' culture
New research from the Department of Organizational Psychology’s Dr Almuth McDowall found that unlike other countries, the UK has made little progress in helping staff switch off outside of work hours – to the detriment of workers' wellbeing.
In Pursuit of Love
The Peltz Gallery celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality with an exhibition of artist Sunil Gupta’s iconic images of gay love and desire.
Scholarships awarded to five exceptional Arts students
The Daniel and Elizabeth Peltz Awards, each worth £6000, have been granted to five students from the School of Arts based on their outstanding academic or professional records.
Beginning: new play from Birkbeck lecturer comes to the National Theatre
The play, by Lecturer in Creative Writing David Eldridge, offers an intimate look at the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a chance with a new person.
Birkbeck among best universities in the world for international outlook
The newly published Times Higher Education World University rankings for 2017-18 puts Birkbeck in the top third of more than a thousand leading universities, and in the top 10% of universities for international outlook, based on overseas staff, students and research collaborations.
Birkbeck art historian uncovers earliest known case of ‘facsimile portraiture’
Using digital analysis, Dr Jacobus reveals the earliest known portraits to represent an exact physical likeness of their subject, centuries ahead of the advent of photography and other forms of facsimile portraiture.
Birkbeck Fellow awarded Ewald Prize
The Prize is perhaps the most prestigious available in the field of crystallography, given to Sir Tom Blundell in recognition of his worldwide leadership in crystallographic innovation.