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School of Science, Birkbeck, University of London

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Science Week 2015 - book your place!

This year’s Science Week talks investigate everyday wonders: earth’s water resources, our battle with pathogens, baby laughter and how we recognise faces. Events are free + open to all.

Science at Birkbeck: excellent REF2014 results

The School of Science has done extremely well in the latest research excellence exercise. Nationally Psychological Sciences are rated 5th, Earth and Planetary Sciences are 6th and Biological Sciences are 11th (last two are a joint submission with UCL)

Come along to one of our prospective student events

These free events, held throughout the year, provide the perfect opportunity for you to ask questions about our courses in Biological Sciences, Psychological Sciences, or Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Get a Place at Birkbeck

Not sure where to start? We can help you choose, apply and prepare for your university course

Growing appeal of Birkbeck's three-year degree

Birkbeck is seeing its appeal increase among school leavers.

Hole-punching proteins in pathogen attack and immune defence

The way in which protein machines punch holes in cell membranes to destroy cells has been uncovered by Professor Helen Saibil’s research group at the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology (ISMB), working in collaboration with other scientists in the UK and Australia.

Video-based therapy might benefit babies at risk of autism

First study to trial an intervention during the first year of life

27 February 2015 - 18:00: BISR Guilt Screening Series

28 February 2015 - 09:00: Business Planning Masterclass

28 February 2015 - 09:30: Sport Sport Sport

19 March 2015 - 18:00: Get Started Evening - March 2015