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BBKNewsItemTottenham’s Trojan Horse?
Dr Mark Panton researched the impact of football stadium-led regeneration projects for his PhD at Birkbeck and has now turned his thesis into a graphic book.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck responds to review of HE Sector
Professor David Latchman urges newly appointed education panel to make boosting part-time study a priority.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-mdl-rdfileWriters Guild of America heralds Birkbeck alumna with screenwriting fellowship award
A creative writing graduate from Birkbeck has been awarded a fellowship with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) that will help to carve her career in screenwriting.
BBKNewsItemNew TV drama commission for Birkbeck lecturer
Daragh Carville, whose past screen hits include Being Human, celebrates ITV commission for police drama.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck art exhibition explores collaborative and radical work of ‘cultural sniper’ Jo Spence
The late British photographer Jo Spence's life will be celebrated through an archive of works, as featured in a new exhibition at the Peltz Gallery.
BBKNewsItem100 years of votes for women
The Representation of the People Act, passed on 6 February 1918, gave women the right to vote in the UK for the first time. Birkbeck academics celebrate this centenary and look at how we can make further strides towards equality.
BBKNewsItem C source codePoliticians need to change their tune on immigration in the UK, says Birkbeck academic
A Birkbeck professor of politics placed a report by the Home Affairs Select Committee on immigration in the United Kingdom under the spotlight, claiming it neglects the real issues.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck launches Centre for Study of Internationalism
The new Centre brings together researchers from different academic fields interested in internationalism.
BBKNewsItem text/texmacsMichael J. Fox Foundation funds Birkbeck professor’s research for Parkinson’s patients
The Michael J. Fox Foundation has pledged more than £100,000 towards the academic's work.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck to be partner in new Institute of Coding announced by Prime Minister
School of Business, Economics and Informatics is part of a successful consortium to deliver a new £40M Government-led initiative to plug digital skills gap.
BBKNewsItemOnions could hold key to fighting antibiotic resistance
New UCL-Birkbeck research shows the Persian shallot – a staple of Iranian cooking – makes major impact against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck geographer to investigate Australia’s vulnerability to sea level rise
Dr Sue Brooks is part of an international team which will research Australian coastal vulnerabilities, made possible by a prestigious Australian Research Council Discovery Project award.
BBKNewsItemJoanna Bourke appointed Chair of 2018 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize panel
Birkbeck historian and orator Professor Joanna Bourke will chair the judging panel for a prize that recognises an exceptional work of historical non-fiction, published in Britain.
BBKNewsItemThe art of film: research shows we learn to ‘read’ movies
Birkbeck postdoctoral fellow Sermin Ildirar's research into the psychology of film discovered people have to learn to watch films, rather than having an innate understanding of what they're seeing.
BBKNewsItemMaths student takes Birkbeck PhD prize
Chimere Anabanti is given Gilchrist Educational Trust award to recognise achievements in his field.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck student to represent higher education students nationally
Lizzie Pace will sit on the student panel of the government’s new regulatory body for Higher Education, the Office for Students.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-pdbNew Creative Writing scholarship aims to nurture underrepresented literary talent
Leading literary agency Aitken Alexander has created a new scholarship in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, aiming to find and nurture literary talent from groups underrepresented in publishing.
BBKNewsItemLeague tables, executive pay and Birkbeck
Sir Harvey McGrath, Chair of Governors of Birkbeck, discusses recent media coverage.
BBKNewsItemArt exhibition at Birkbeck explores stories of ‘replaced lives’
Four artists have created an exhibition at the Peltz Gallery which tells a number of stories around the cultural idea of relating and belonging.
BBKNewsItemJacqueline Rose joins judging panel for 2018 Man Booker Prize
Professor Rose will be a judge of the prestigious fiction award as it enters its 50th year.