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.
Understanding the inner world of babies
Research from the Department of Psychological Sciences' Dr Lara Maister found that babies as young as five months are sensitive to their own heartbeats, which could herald better understanding of psychological conditions.
Birkbeck achieves second highest score in London for overall satisfaction in National Student Survey
The Survey, and the College’s recent TEF Silver award, confirms that Birkbeck’s teaching is among the best in the country.
£2.34million Wellcome grant for cryo-electron microscopy
Equipment will enable scientists to learn more about the structures and mechanisms of molecules
Building Bridges to Birkbeck
Students from Tottenham celebrated the completion of the Higher Education Introductory Studies, at an event held at Tottenham Town Hall. Of the 13 students on the programme, none had a formal qualification prior to the course, but all had the desire and ambition to try something new and challenging in order to improve their life prospects.
Dr Halden and Dr Gutierrez-Santos win BETA awards 2017
The Birkbeck Excellence in Teaching Awards aim not only to reflect the highest pedagogical standards in teaching, but also to encourage staff to experiment and explore new ways of engaging with students and enhancing their learning.
Six new bursaries available for carers, care leavers and people with disabilities
The bursaries, each worth £3000, will enable students from groups under-represented in higher education to enrol on a foundation year programme at Birkbeck.
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.