Beginning: new play from Birkbeck lecturer comes to the National Theatre
The play, by Lecturer in Creative Writing David Eldridge, offers an intimate look at the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a chance with a new person.
Birkbeck among best universities in the world for international outlook
The newly published Times Higher Education World University rankings for 2017-18 puts Birkbeck in the top third of more than a thousand leading universities, and in the top 10% of universities for international outlook, based on overseas staff, students and research collaborations.
Birkbeck art historian uncovers earliest known case of ‘facsimile portraiture’
Using digital analysis, Dr Jacobus reveals the earliest known portraits to represent an exact physical likeness of their subject, centuries ahead of the advent of photography and other forms of facsimile portraiture.
Birkbeck Fellow awarded Ewald Prize
The Prize is perhaps the most prestigious available in the field of crystallography, given to Sir Tom Blundell in recognition of his worldwide leadership in crystallographic innovation.
Birkbeck welcomes OFFA approval of its 2018-19 access agreement
The access agreement sets out how the College will support students in financial need and increase the number of new students who successfully complete their course
Expanding academic partnerships in China and Hong Kong
Partnerships with three Chinese universities will expand opportunities for international study across Birkbeck.
Birkbeck launches nationwide literary anthology to champion short stories and new voices
Publishing annually as a book and e-book, The Mechanics’ Institute Review will offer a new approach to publishing as it seeks to open up opportunities for writers from across the UK and attract a wide variety of subjects, settings, voices, perspectives and styles.
Could the planet recover from climate change?
Research from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences’ Dr Philip Pogge von Strandmann found the Earth’s ‘natural thermostat’ could enable recovery from climate change – but this would take hundreds of thousands of years.
School of Law student awarded prestigious comparative law prize
Daniele D’Alvia received the commendation for his paper on Special Purpose Acquisition Companies.
Introducing Janeway – the new open source publishing software from Birkbeck
The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing has released a new scholarly communications platform, Janeway, as an open-source download.