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BBKNewsItemBirkbeck academic awarded the 2019 Leverhulme Trust Prize
Professor Martin Eve has been awarded the prestigious prize in Languages and Literature.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck joins Coalition of Business and Civil Society Groups to Champion Digital Skills
Peter Estlin, the Lord Mayor of London, will launch a new initiative today that motivates the public to improve their digital skills so that the UK continues to thrive in the digital age.
BBKNewsItemBlack History Month at Birkbeck
Birkbeck will host a free public lecture on the African Diaspora in Spain on 8 October, as well as an exhibition exploring first-hand accounts of the Windrush generation, developed by Eastside Community Heritage, running from 14-19 October.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-mdl-rdfile‘Jews, Money, Myth’ exhibition wins 2019 Museums Change Lives Award
The exhibition at the Jewish Museum London, developed in partnership with the Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism at Birkbeck, confronts and debunks deeply held stereotypes surrounding Jews and money.
BBKNewsItemRecord attendance for Birkbeck Futures 2019 Careers Fair
Students and graduates across all departments joined the event to take part in careers workshops, and build their networks with employers and each other.
BBKNewsItem PS documentBirkbeck academics promoted to professorships
This year we are pleased to announce that a number of academics have been promoted to professorships. Congratulations to all of our new professors!
BBKNewsItemArt and Humanities at Birkbeck ranked in top 100 worldwide
The College’s Arts and Humanities courses placed at 92 in the 2020 Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings.
BBKNewsItemBadminton, climbing and netball clubs are coming to Birkbeck
Funding from tailor and robe maker Ede & Ravenscroft will enable Birkbeck Students’ Union to establish the three new clubs.
BBKNewsItemNeuroscience-based educational intervention can improve primary school maths and science performance
Pupils who participated in the programme made the equivalent of +1 additional month’s progress in maths and +2 additional months’ progress in science, compared to those in the control group.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck academics' help address lack of diversity on sport boards
A new project involving the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre has been launched by UK Sport and Sport England to improve the diversity of board members in the sport sector.
BBKNewsItemRecent graduate wins Best Director at The Stage Debut Awards
Atri Banerjee has been awarded the directing prize for the stage play Hobson’s Choice.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck professor’s book up for major literary prizes
'Maoism: A Global History' by Professor Julia Lovell has been shortlisted for the Al Rodhan Prize, the Cundhill History Prize, and the Baillie Gifford Prize.
BBKNewsItemOrientation events at Birkbeck
The programme of Orientation and course induction events are a great chance for students to meet new classmates and to prepare as well as possible for the start of term.
BBKNewsItemRethinking Britain: Policy Ideas for the Many
A new book edited by Dr Sue Konzelmann offers policy solutions that, if implemented, would lead to a fairer society.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck scientists record major comet cliff collapse
A 230-tonne boulder gives new insight into the processes that drive change on a comet’s surface.
BBKNewsItemThe art and craft of historical fiction
Historians and novelists Philippa Gregory and Stella Tillyard joined Birkbeck to discuss narrative, writing and finding the balance between fact and fiction.
BBKNewsItemStudents encouraged to ensure they can vote
If a general election is called this autumn, students who are registered to vote elsewhere will need to apply for a postal vote or register at their new address.
BBKNewsItemShadow Chancellor returns to Birkbeck to announce new policy
John McDonnell, who completed his Master’s degree in Politics and Sociology at Birkbeck, returned to Bloomsbury to announce his party’s adoption of the Financial Transactions Tax.
BBKNewsItemDiscover the Past
Birkbeck’s Department of History, Classics and Archaeology will open its doors to the public with a series of free events exploring histories ranging from ancient to modern.
BBKNewsItem VCS/ICS calendarBirkbeck Researcher Receives European Prize in Combinatorics
Dr Alexey Pokrovskiy accepted the award at the European Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Applications.