Professor Jennifer Hornsby elected to British Academy
Fellows of the British Academy represent the very best of humanities and social sciences research, in the UK and internationally. Hornsby has been a Professor at Birkbeck since 1995, and her research is primarily concerned with the philosophies of mind, action, language and feminist philosophy.
Prejudice and Pride – new book brings LGBTQ histories to light
New National Trust guide book, co-authored by Professor Cook, explores places that have been shaped by the sexuality of their inhabitants, workers, owners and guests
Birkbeck sees increase in undergraduate applications – in contrast to national trend
Birkbeck undergraduate applications for 2017 have increased 19% compared to last year, while UCAS has reported a 4% decrease nationally
New MA programmes to focus on digital media
The Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies are launching three new MA programmes in the area of Digital Media, with the first intake of students joining this autumn.
Celebrating the generosity of donors and volunteers
Donors, volunteers, students and staff of Birkbeck gathered at ‘An Evening of Thanks’ to celebrate contributions to college life, made possible by the generosity of benefactors.
Director of Fair Access praises Birkbeck’s widening access initiatives
Professor Les Ebdon met with students and staff from Birkbeck’s widening access team on a visit to the College.
Birkbeck to investigate the peer review process in new research project
A $99,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund a project to analyse the role of peer review in the research cycle and develop new methods to improve published academic work.
Alec Rodger Memorial Lecture sheds light on work-life balance
Professor Ellen Ernst Kossek delivered the lecture, held in honour of Birkbeck’s first Professor of Organizational Psychology, discussing the positive impact of a healthy work-life balance for both employees and organizations.
Birkbeck Professor elected to Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Professor Renata Salecl from the School of Law received this honour at a ceremony in Ljubliana, in recognition of her scholarly achievements.
Doctoral students compete in Birkbeck’s first Three Minute Thesis competition
The winner and recipient of a £500 prize was John Siblon from the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, whose research focuses on war memory and representations of black colonial servicemen in the aftermath of the First World War.