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BBKNewsItemBirkbeck academics help to shape the parliamentary future of Wales
Professors Sarah Childs and Rosie Campbell were among an independent group of parliamentary experts who made recommendations for the future of the National Assembly for Wales.
BBKNewsItemAutumn telephone campaign raises nearly £90,000 for Birkbeck students and facilities
The funds generously donated by alumni will go towards providing financial assistance to struggling students and to support Birkbeck’s mission in providing the very best facilities, support and career guidance to current and future students.
BBKNewsItem C headerBirkbeck Psychological Scientists awarded grant for infant autism research
The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) pilot award will fund a project which aims to better understand autism symptoms in infants and toddlers.
BBKNewsItem text/texmacsBirkbeck’s green team on track to meet sustainability targets
The College’s Sustainability team has recently launched a new programme ‘The Green Forest’ as part of its mission to reduce environmental impacts and carbon emissions on campus – and is on course to meeting its own targets.
BBKNewsItem VCS/ICS calendarAfter the Olympics
A new book from Birkbeck geographers takes a close look at the lasting effects of the London 2012 Olympics for local people and the city.
BBKNewsItemDr Almuth McDowall awarded prestigious Ian Beardwell Prize
McDowall’s research into the ‘always on’ culture permeating British workplaces was recognised for its impact and excellence.
BBKNewsItemNew research sheds light on one of the world’s earliest urban civilisations
An international team, including Birkbeck’s Professor Andy Carter, uncovered new evidence on the rise and fall of the Indus Civilisation.
BBKNewsItem Troff documentGreen site gets the green light
A new website aims to help Birkbeck students and staff get involved with sustainability efforts, to help boost environmental improvements across the College.
BBKNewsItem VCS/ICS calendarRonald Tress Prize awarded to exceptional early career academics
Dr Ali Burak Güven, Dr Lara Maister and Dr Florian Steinberger won the Prize in the categories of Social Sciences, Sciences, and Arts and Humanities, respectively.
BBKNewsItemThe temperament of memory: Award-winning author Julian Barnes visits Birkbeck
Winner of the 2011 Booker prize, author Julian Barnes spoke to students and staff at Birkbeck about his novel ‘The Sense of an Ending’ at the annual Man Booker event.
BBKNewsItem application/x-internet-signupBirkbeck research project will provide new insight into the ‘building blocks’ of our brains
A grant of £1.7 million will allow Professor Carolyn Moores to research disease-causing defects in neuronal function.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck Helping More Men to Access Counselling
Men are significantly less likely to seek counselling for mental health problems. The Birkbeck Student Counselling Outreach Project aims to change this.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week
Birkbeck Enterprise Pathways invited founder and CEO of EdAid, Tom Woolf, to speak to students for its inaugural ‘Audience With’ event.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck History Short Courses: bringing London's history to life in 2018
Two new short courses, run in partnership with the Charterhouse and the London Metropolitan Archives, offer deep insight into London’s history and the forces which have shaped the city.
BBKNewsItemBoughton Studentship awarded to exceptional History PhD candidate
The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology has selected Željka Oparnica for the newly established Margery Boughton Studentship, funded by a generous legacy donation from its namesake's late alumna.
BBKNewsItemGraduation joy at Birkbeck ceremonies
Hundreds of graduates celebrated with their families during six formal events at Autumn Graduation Week 2017
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck’s Master gives evidence to Lords Committee
Professor David Latchman appeared before Economic Affairs Committee to discuss the finances of the HE Sector
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck flying high in Times Higher Education’s first Psychology rankings
Psychology at Birkbeck has been lauded in a new Times Higher Education subjects ranking, in the top two for London and 68th in the world; plus grant success for Department of Psychological Sciences.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck welcomes four new Fellows to the College
The autumn graduation ceremonies will formally recognise new additions.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck graduates shine during autumn 2017 Graduation Week
Graduates are formally celebrating their academic qualification at six ceremonies over three days from 14 to 16 November