Research at Birkbeck
Discover our research: Why hate human rights?
What is wrong with the Human Right Act that necessitates its replacement? Dr Frederick Cowell discusses in a new research blog
Discover our research: Science Week 2016 highlights
Birkbeck’s annual showcase of research and teaching in the School of Science may be over for another year, but there are plenty of videos, blogs and photos from the week-long series of events to catch up on if you missed any
Discover our research: Latin American Visual Cultures
Dr Luciana Martins, reader in Latin American Visual Cultures, has been awarded a 2016 Leverhulme Research Fellowship for a study exploring the practice and experience of image-making as deployed on European expeditions to South America from the 1850s to the 1950s.
Discover our research: Investigating North Korea's enigmatic volcano
Newly-published research co-authored by a Birkbeck geophysicist has furthered our understanding of the internal structure of an Mount Paektu, a volcano on the border of North Korea and China.
Discover our research: Westminster Watch
In the digital age, research and analysis comes in all shapes and sizes. For instance, the Department of Politics’ regular podcast Westminster Watch is a vibrant platform for our academics to share their expertise – in this case, their expertise in British politics.
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