Research centres and institutes
Discover more about Birkbeck’s specialist research centres, which work across our schools and departments, encouraging collaboration and multidisciplinary thinking.
Research is central to Birkbeck’s mission and our research strategy, which you can read more about here, articulates the principles and methods that guide all of our research activities. Download a copy of our research strategy.
Find an expert
As a research-intensive university, Birkbeck houses a vibrant community of academics with enquiring minds. Researchers across a spectrum of disciplines within the College’s five schools and multiple centres are constantly pushing their respective fields forward through their work.
We receive funding from a range of institutions, from Research Councils to private funders. Find out more about our funding sources.
Research support for staff
Birkbeck staff can find information here on how the College supports research, our commitment to open access publishing, questions of intellectual property, and other related areas.
Birkbeck is an open, outward-facing and socially engaged university, committed to making our world-leading research publicly available. Find out how we disseminate our researchers’ knowledge, expertise and discoveries.
Birkbeck is committed to supporting postdoctoral and early career fellowships, and is keen to consider eligible applications from suitable PhD students and early career researchers of post-doctoral standing, whether or not they have a current affiliation with the College.
Birkbeck has a large, vibrant community of MPhil/PhD researchers. Find out about our lively research culture, our world-leading academics and the areas of supervision we offer.
Discover more about the professional standards, ethical principles and codes of practice we expect our researchers to adhere to.
Birkbeck Graduate Research School (BGRS)
The Birkbeck Graduate Research School (BGRS) offers support, training and a warm welcome to Birkbeck's vibrant community of MPhil/PhD researchers.
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.
Sibylline Leaves: Chaos and Compilation in the Romantic Period. A Bicentennial Conference
Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
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GETTING STARTED WITH BUSINESS WORLD@BIRKBECK
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Caring in Crisis?
Dr Bruna Seu from the Department of Psychosocial Studies and Glen Tarman, Head of Global Advocacy at CARE International discuss some of the issues raised by new book 'Caring in Crisis? Humanitarianism, the Public and NGOs.'
Dr Jasmine Gideon argues that Public-Private Partnerships in the health sector need to be reviewed through a gender lens in order to establish whether they really are beneficial.