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BBKNewsItem Octet StreamProfessor Ulrike Hahn wins major prize for research into political accuracy and social media
Professor Hahn won the Computational Modeling Prize in Applied Cognition from the Cognitive Science Society for a paper which examined how the accuracy of political information is affected as it is shared through social media networks.
BBKNewsItemBabies' response to 'peek-a-boo' could hold clue to autism
New research from Birkbeck, exploring the levels of brain activity of babies in response to social stimuli such as peek-a-boo and the sound of laughter, could show the earliest marker of autism to date.
BBKNewsItemNew exhibition explores issues of citizenship, rights and migration
Day for Night is a multimedia exhibition inspired by the life and landscapes of writer Walter Benjamin. It will run at Birkbeck's Peltz Gallery from 21 September - 27 October 2018.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck graduate wins British Psychological Society prize
Matthew Danvers won the prestigious award for his project looking at the putative biomarkers of social attention in infants at high risk of ADHD and autism.
BBKNewsItem C headerBirkbeck counselling service leading initiative on student mental health
The counselling service will bring together mental health practitioners from universities across the UK for training sessions to address the critical issues of student mental health and wellbeing.
BBKNewsItem text/texmacsWork pressures contribute to signs of poor mental health in one in three NHS consultants
New research from Birkbeck’s Department of Organizational Psychology shows high levels of mental stress amongst NHS consultants.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck flying high in London for NSS satisfaction
Teaching and overall satisfaction for the College highly ranked in London for latest National Student Survey with several subjects performing well nationally.
BBKNewsItemApply to Birkbeck now through Clearing
Opportunities available to enter clearing process until late September for a range of courses.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck President elected Honorary Fellow of British Academy
Alongside her role as President of the College, Baroness Joan Bakewell DBE is known for her journalism, broadcasting, creative writing and humanitarianism. She is also a Labour Party peer.
BBKNewsItemCelebrating contributions to College life
Donors, volunteers, students and staff of Birkbeck gathered at ‘An Evening of Thanks’ to celebrate contributions to our community, made possible by the generosity of benefactors.
BBKNewsItem VCS/ICS calendarBirkbeck partners with OptaPro to launch short course in Football Analytics
Birkbeck’s Sport Business Centre will collaborate with OptaPro to deliver a short course on Football Analytics to upskill sports and media professionals interested in data analytics.
BBKNewsItemA new direction for asylum seekers
Birkbeck last night celebrated the end of the first year of the Compass Project, an initiative which gave asylum seekers access to fully funded study. 20 more students will begin courses through the scheme this autumn.
BBKNewsItem Pascal source codeProfessor Lynda Nead elected to prestigious British Academy fellowship
Professor Nead is among 76 distinguished scholars to be elected to the fellowship, having been chosen in recognition of her work on the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century British visual culture.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-pdbA Human Rights Approach to Prison Management
Birkbeck’s Institute for Criminal Policy Research has launched the third edition of a handbook hugely influential to prison managers and policy makers worldwide.
BBKNewsItemNew plaque commemorates Birkbeck alumna Rebecca Dykes
The plaque has been installed at the College’s main library in Malet Street in memory of the late former student.
BBKNewsItemLeading academics and practitioners discuss the changing world of work
Professor Evangelia Demerouti and Dr Wilson Wong of CIPD delivered keynote lectures on the changing world of work at the Alec Rodger Memorial Lecture and Organizational Psychology Summer Seminar.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck historian develops theatre and dance with performers with learning disabilities
The two shows are informed by Dr Simon Jarrett’s own research on the history of intellectual disability, the idea of intelligence and the idea of consciousness.
BBKNewsItemHigh-flyer discusses women in business at Birkbeck memorial event
Dorothy Thompson CBE discussed her career and thoughts on topics that matter to women in leadership with journalist Helen Barrett.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck team devises new method to measure research impact
Index provides fresh approach to take account of factors such as 'influence' in assessing impact.
BBKNewsItemhistory prize for birkbeck's champion
Dr Matthew Champion has been awarded the Royal History Society's Gladstone Prize.