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BBKNewsItem C source codeProfessor Joanna Bourke appointed 49th Gresham Professor of Rhetoric
Professor Bourke’s free lecture series, 'Exploring the Body', will examine the changing social, cultural, and political meanings given to the material body and reveal unexpected insights into what it means to be human.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck to play leading role in project to transform open access academic publishing
Professor Martin Eve will lead Birkbeck’s part in the project, which has been made possible through a £2.2 million grant from Research England.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck alumni in Queen’s birthday honours list 2019
Television presenter Bear Grylls, founder of the children’s Summer Reading Challenge, Anne Sarrag and public servant Gillian Arthur were all named as part of this year’s honours list.
BBKNewsItemScience Week 2019
This year’s programme, running from 24-29 June 2019, will see discussions on the intriguing science behind the adolescent brain, the search for life on Mars, and how we can tell what dinosaurs were like.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck welcomes David Ruebain as Visiting Professor
The eminent human rights lawyer and equality activist has joined Birkbeck’s School of Law.
BBKNewsItem x-conference/x-cooltalkBirkbeck Student Services partner with Citizens Advice
New partnership aids to improve student wellbeing.
BBKNewsItemCommunications Technologies on Trial
Birkbeck’s School of Law opens its doors to the public this June for a week-long programme of free events exploring the implications and regulation of communications technologies.
BBKNewsItemPrison overcrowding - a global public health issue
New report from The Institute for Criminal Policy Research warns of public health risks from prison overcrowding
BBKNewsItem text/texmacsEuropean Elections 2019: Birkbeck alumni win seats
Lecturer and alumna Barbara Gibson and alumnus Claude Moraes have both won seats in this month’s election.
BBKNewsItemResponse to Independent Panel Report to the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding
Master of Birkbeck, Professor David Latchman shares his response to the Independent Panel Report to the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding published today.
BBKNewsItemWhen does gaming become a problem?
Researchers have developed the first test to tell you how your gaming habits compare with the rest of the population, and are now looking at how socioeconomic factors and personality traits may contribute to the development of 'gaming disorders'.
BBKNewsItemThe War on Drugs and the Global Colour Line
New book from Birkbeck academic calls for changes in drug policy legislation
BBKNewsItemWork stress turns doctors to alcohol and binge-eating
A Birkbeck-UCL study shows 1 in 20 doctors are alcohol dependent and nearly 1 in 10 have a binge-eating disorder.
BBKNewsItem image/x-jgExploring women’s imprisonment through art
An evocative new exhibition, A History of Women’s Prisons, challenges assumptions about the social justice concerns of imprisonment.
BBKNewsItemRefugees, Newcomers, Citizens
New exhibition celebrates stories of migration from Picture Post 1938-1956
BBKNewsItemArts Week: 20-24 May 2019
The annual summer showcase of Birkbeck’s varied arts enterprises is here again.
BBKNewsItemLife through Hobsbawm's lens
Baroness Joan Bakewell and Professor Sir Richard J Evans discussed the ideas of Eric Hobsbawm and today’s burning issues in conversation at Birkbeck.
BBKNewsItem chemical/x-mdl-rdfileDepartment of Psychological Sciences achieves Athena SWAN Bronze Award
The Athena SWAN Awards are bestowed by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) to recognise and reward commitment to gender equality in higher education.
BBKNewsItem application/x-troff-meContemporary archaeologist and historian to join Birkbeck under prestigious Fellowship scheme
Drs Breithoff and Marks will work on the contemporary archaeology of conflict, and the history of mind and medicine.
BBKNewsItemBaroness Betty Lockwood 1924 – 2019
Birkbeck is saddened by the death of former College President, who was a passionate equalities campaigner