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Internationally Recognised Research

The Department of Philosophy enjoys an international reputation for the consistently high quality of its research. We have compiled an overview of all academic staff members' reseach interests for your reference.

New Government Postgraduate Loans

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Funding for Research Students

Find out more about the funding available within the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy.

Freedom and Autonomy Conference 24th – 25th May 2018 Birkbeck College, University of London

The conference, the second in an annual series, aims to bring together a wide range of researchers working on autonomy and freedom as topics in moral, social and political philosophy.

Dr Andrew Huddleston on "Nietzsche on Nihilism: A Unifying Thread"

Dr Huddleston gave a talk on Nihilism at Princeton University

Dr Stacie Friend spoke at a workshop on Fiction, its Instruments, its Creatures and their Friends

Listen to Stacie's talk at the Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Dr Sophia Connell on ‘How Does a Living Animal Come to be from Semen?'

Dr Sophia Connell gives a talk at the Universite de Clermont Auvergne, France

Ronald Tress Prize awarded to exceptional early career academics

Dr Ali Burak Güven, Dr Lara Maister and Dr Florian Steinberger won the Prize in the categories of Social Sciences, Sciences, and Arts and Humanities, respectively.