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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.
BBKNewsItemManus Island detainee Behrouz Boochani to become Visiting Professor at Birkbeck
The Kurdish writer, journalist and activist will participate in events at the School of Law.
BBKNewsItem Troff documentBirkbeck academic awarded European Research Council Grant
Dr Giulia Zanetti is one of 403 early career researchers who have been selected to receive a Starting Grant.
BBKNewsItemDigital Forensics and Social Media: ethics, challenges and opportunities
A new research project will explore the use of ‘digital forensics’ in criminal cases, focusing on social media and messaging communications between suspects, victims and witnesses of crimes.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck experts call for evidence-based approach to supporting dyslexia in the workplace
Academics from the Department of Organizational Psychology found massive variability in the type of dyslexia support available in a work environment. They are now calling for further research to inform an evidence-based approach to supporting dyslexia in the workplace.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck’s University Challenge team take on reigning champions
The team competed against Edinburgh on the BBC show on 19 August.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck welcomes Chair of the Mechanics Institute Victoria, Australia
The College started out as a Mechanics Institute, nearly 200 years ago.
BBKNewsItem text/texmacsCongratulations to incoming students
A warm welcome to all students collecting their exam results today and beginning their journeys at Birkbeck. There are still places left on many courses through clearing - go to or call 020 3907 0700 to apply, and come along to our Clearing Open Day on Saturday to see why more people are choosing evening study at Birkbeck.
BBKNewsItemCollaboration between the insurance industry and policy makers key to climate change response
Research led by Birkbeck's Department of Management and the Cass Business School recommends adaptation of insurance industry in background paper prepared for Global Commission on Adaptation.
BBKNewsItemA new frontier in data mining
A new service, developed by Birkbeck’s Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, can automatically annotate huge volumes of text data to better serve the needs of researchers, businesses and individuals.
BBKNewsItemDeveloping new strategies to combat antimicrobial drug resistance
An international study of human defence molecules, from Birkbeck, University of London and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, may help tackle this global health challenge.
BBKNewsItem Troff documentBirkbeck celebrates two years of the Compass Project
Birkbeck’s unique scholarship and outreach scheme for refugees and asylum seekers was celebrated in an event held for students and donors.
BBKNewsItem Pascal source codeBritish Academy elects Birkbeck academics to Fellowship
Three Birkbeck academics recognised for their achievements in the humanities and social sciences.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck welcomes British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Jeffries receives award for work on 1980s feminist ‘sex wars’ and will join Birkbeck in the Autumn.
BBKNewsItemBirkbeck jumps 20 places in the People & Planet University League Table 2019
The College scored a ‘2:1’ in the environmental and ethical performance rankings.
BBKNewsItemHaringey students explore consumerism, Brexit and protest in Globalisation photography exhibition
The exhibition features the work of year 12 photography A-level students from North London, and will be displayed at Birkbeck’s Peltz Gallery
BBKNewsItemCreative Writing Lecturer Shortlisted for TV Choice Award
Daragh Carville's new drama 'The Bay' debuted on ITV in March 2019.