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BBKNewsItemBaroness Betty Lockwood 1924 – 2019
Birkbeck is saddened by the death of former College President, who was a passionate equalities campaigner
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck researchers discover source of historic Italian earthquake that killed 80,000
The fault runs along the Messina Strait where Europe’s longest bridge has been proposed
BBKNewsItem Troff documentDiscover the Past
Public events exploring history, classics and archaeology come to Birkbeck.
BBKNewsItemLanguage Barriers in the Criminal Justice System
An innovative study by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, in partnership with Victim Support and the Centre for Justice Innovation, will explore the impact of language barriers in criminal justice policy.
BBKNewsItemPakistan’s Best Kept Secret – Lahore Museum
Birkbeck hosts launch of new film which will support diversity in the curriculum
BBKNewsItemCongratulations to Birkbeck’s graduates
Graduates are formally celebrating their academic qualification at seven ceremonies across three days from 30 April to 2 May.
BBKNewsItemBrain training games may reduce teenagers’ vulnerability to depression and anxiety
New research from Birkbeck's Department of Psychological Sciences shows how simple cognitive exercises may reduce symptoms of depression in young people.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck PhD student wins London History Prize
Aaron Columbus won the 2018 Curriers’ Company London History Essay Prize for his research into the plague-endemic experience of a suburban London parish.
BBKNewsItemDr Clare Makepeace
Read Birkbeck's tributes to Dr Clare Makepeace, who died on 3 April 2019.
BBKNewsItem text/texmacsResearch finds parents pay career penalty in performing arts
Performers including Cate Blanchett, Paloma Faith and Federico Bonelli call for change following Birkbeck/PiPA research into low wages and work-life balance in the performing arts.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-mdl-rdfileBirkbeck academic wins major international book award
Dr Antoine Bousquet from Birkbeck’s Department of Politics won the STAIR Book Award for his recent monograph, The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone.
BBKNewsItemDr Christine Mabey OBE
We are saddened to announce the death of Dr Christine Mabey, who served as College Secretary from 1988-99 and became a Fellow of the College in 1999.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck students explore London’s start-up ecosystem
Entrepreneurial students from Birkbeck and 12 other universities took part in the Venture Crawl, to see what London offers in terms of start-up support and for inspiration in setting up their own businesses.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-pdbNew research in The Gambia reveals effects of childhood adversity on brain development
Birkbeck psychologists conduct studies to measure brain and cognitive function in The Gambia and advance our understanding of the impact of early adversity.
BBKNewsItemCelebrating the best of Public Engagement at Birkbeck
Birkbeck scholars and collaborators were recognised for the ways in which they work with the public and non-academic communities to make their research accessible and to include non-academic expertise in their research practice.
BBKNewsItemNew research breaks down barriers to accessing counselling
Counselling team identifies reasons why certain groups don’t access counselling services and implements action plan to address them.
BBKNewsItemMajor book deal for Birkbeck Creative Writing graduate
The debut novel from Abi Darè, a recent graduate from Birkbeck’s esteemed MA Creative Writing, will be published by Sceptre following a “fierce” auction between five publishers.
BBKNewsItem image/x-jgNew exhibition explores the work of major film theorists through the prism of art
‘Art at the Frontier of Film Theory’ will be at the Peltz Gallery from 22 March - 24 May 2019.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck welcomes author Philippa Gregory as Honorary Research Fellow
The acclaimed historian and author of The Other Boleyn Girl will join the College as she writes a new history of women in England.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-pdbFirst Lorraine Lim Prize awarded to Arts Policy and Management Student
Karla Pauline Gudiño Yañez won the prize for her essay arguing for a human rights-based approach to contested local heritage policy in Mexico. The prize was set up in honour of Dr Lorraine Lim, who lectured Arts Management at Birkbeck and sadly passed away in September 2017.