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BBKNewsItemBirkbeck statement on the triggering of Article 50
Today sees the triggering of Article 50, the start of the UK’s negotiation to leave the European Union. While there will be no immediate effect, Birkbeck, University of London, assures all of our staff, students and research partners that we remain an open, accessible and inclusive institution.
BBKNewsItem Pascal source codeBirkbeck philosophy student wins Book Scholarship
Warren O'Keefe says philosophy has taught him how to live well
BBKNewsItemNew partnership with Unum provides 15 bursaries over next two years
Partnership represents an important contribution to Birkbeck's mission
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-pdbLondon terrorist incident
Birkbeck, University of London, extends its deepest sympathy to the people affected by the terrorist incident in London yesterday.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-pdbBirkbeck signs San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
Declaration commits College to not using journal-based metrics in hiring and promotion of academic staff
BBKNewsItem object codeEl Encanto at Birkbeck's Peltz Gallery
New exhibition runs from 6 April – 4 May 2017
BBKNewsItemUPP Foundation backs ground-breaking Birkbeck study on barriers to accessing counselling
Birkbeck’s Outreach Student Counselling Project has been awarded £40,000 by the UPP Foundation, a charitable trust created by University Partnerships Programme (UPP) to help tackle the biggest issues facing the higher education sector across the UK.
BBKNewsItemNew study could lead to better treatments for people with anxiety and depression
Attentional training shown to enhance the effect of mindfulness meditation on reducing worry
BBKNewsItem application/x-troff-meBirkbeck student selected for prestigious international leadership programme
Programme focuses on Freedom of Religion or Belief
BBKNewsItem Troff documentVast disparities in use of imprisonment in 10 countries around the world: new report
Prison: Evidence of its use and over-use from around the world, by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR), describes the effects of growth in the use of imprisonment worldwide.
BBKNewsItemNew study reveals details of how malarial parasite escapes from red blood cells
Findings could lead to new treatments for malaria
BBKNewsItem Citrix ICA settings fileBirkbeck graduate named in Forbes’ 30 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa
Chevening scholar’s mobile publishing company earns him place in prestigious list
BBKNewsItem D source codeBirkbeck degree apprenticeships announced
Birkbeck will be offering three new degree apprenticeships, starting October 2017.
BBKNewsItemNew app could lead to improved treatment for people with Parkinson’s Disease
Technology uses a smartphone app and online Big Data analytics to assess symptoms in real-time
BBKNewsItemUnLocke study into child analytical learning moves into new phase
A collaboration involving research staff from Birkbeck’s Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, looking at how primary school children learn, is looking for schools to participate in the next stage of their research.
BBKNewsItemThe Institutions of the European Union, 4th edition
A new book by Dr Dermot Hodson examines the changing politics of the European Union’s institutions.
BBKNewsItemSpring Budget 2017: Birkbeck reaction
Birkbeck has welcomed the Government's commitment to Lifelong Learning in this Spring's Budget.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck in global top 100 in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
Birkbeck has been rated within the world’s top 100 institutions for English and Philosophy in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, published today [8 March 2017].
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck win on part-time study in HE Bill
The importance of part-time study has been explicitly recognised by the Government in a change to the Higher Education & Research Bill approved in the House of Lords last night.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-mdl-rdfileProfessor Martin Paul Eve shortlisted for Guardian University Award
Martin Paul Eve, Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, has been shortlisted for a Guardian University Award for Inspirational Leadership.