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BBKNewsItem text/texmacsCongratulations to incoming students
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.
BBKNewsItemCollaboration between the insurance industry and policy makers key to climate change response
Research led by Birkbeck's Department of Management and the Cass Business School recommends adaptation of insurance industry in background paper prepared for Global Commission on Adaptation.
BBKNewsItemA new frontier in data mining
A new service, developed by Birkbeck’s Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, can automatically annotate huge volumes of text data to better serve the needs of researchers, businesses and individuals.
BBKNewsItemDeveloping new strategies to combat antimicrobial drug resistance
An international study of human defence molecules, from Birkbeck, University of London and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, may help tackle this global health challenge.
BBKNewsItem Troff documentBirkbeck celebrates two years of the Compass Project
Birkbeck’s unique scholarship and outreach scheme for refugees and asylum seekers was celebrated in an event held for students and donors.
BBKNewsItem Pascal source codeBritish Academy elects Birkbeck academics to Fellowship
Three Birkbeck academics recognised for their achievements in the humanities and social sciences.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck welcomes British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Jeffries receives award for work on 1980s feminist ‘sex wars’ and will join Birkbeck in the Autumn.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck jumps 20 places in the People & Planet University League Table 2019
The College scored a ‘2:1’ in the environmental and ethical performance rankings.
BBKNewsItemHaringey students explore consumerism, Brexit and protest in Globalisation photography exhibition
The exhibition features the work of year 12 photography A-level students from North London, and will be displayed at Birkbeck’s Peltz Gallery
BBKNewsItemCreative Writing Lecturer Shortlisted for TV Choice Award
Daragh Carville's new drama 'The Bay' debuted on ITV in March 2019.
BBKNewsItemInaugural Gwynne-Vaughan medal recognises Birkbeck PhD students’ work
Aren Roukema has been awarded the inaugural medal for his notable contribution to the field of English and Humanities.
BBKNewsItemUniversities Minister visits Birkbeck
Chris Skidmore MP gave a speech on access and participation in HE, as well as visiting Birkbeck’s world-leading BabyLab.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck students among the most satisfied in the capital
The latest National Student Survey results rank courses highly for intellectual stimulation and place the College in London’s top five universities for teaching quality for the fifth consecutive year.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck project 'Me, Human' at the Science Museum
This summer Dr Gillian Forrester presents Me, Human, a series of experiments as part of ‘Live Science’ at the Science Museum.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-pdbBirkbeck’s Enterprise programme recognised for supporting students in self-employment
The Enterprise programme, part of Birkbeck’s careers and employability service, was the runner-up in the University Partner of the Year category at the 5th annual IPSE Awards.
BBKNewsItem C source codeProfessor Joanna Bourke appointed 49th Gresham Professor of Rhetoric
Professor Bourke’s free lecture series, 'Exploring the Body', will examine the changing social, cultural, and political meanings given to the material body and reveal unexpected insights into what it means to be human.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck to play leading role in project to transform open access academic publishing
Professor Martin Eve will lead Birkbeck’s part in the project, which has been made possible through a £2.2 million grant from Research England.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck alumni in Queen’s birthday honours list 2019
Television presenter Bear Grylls, founder of the children’s Summer Reading Challenge, Anne Sarrag and public servant Gillian Arthur were all named as part of this year’s honours list.
BBKNewsItemScience Week 2019
This year’s programme, running from 24-29 June 2019, will see discussions on the intriguing science behind the adolescent brain, the search for life on Mars, and how we can tell what dinosaurs were like.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck welcomes David Ruebain as Visiting Professor
The eminent human rights lawyer and equality activist has joined Birkbeck’s School of Law.