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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
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
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
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.