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School of Science, Birkbeck, University of London

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Birkbeck's evening study can transform your life

With evening classes your days are free for you to study, work, volunteer or care for your family. Find out more at one of our Open Evenings.

2019 Rosalind Franklin Lecture

[Video] Prof Emily Rayfield explains how her team are using computer modelling to understand the movement and behaviour of extinct animals.

Full-time and part-time study

Find out how studying at London's evening university can change your life.

Coronavirus COVID-19 updates for students

College advice for students about the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation.
Your department will also communicate with you via email and Moodle - so please check regularly.

Birkbeck researchers determine the structure of a molecular motor

Research using the power of cryo-electron microscopy reveals greater insights into the structure of a complex motor protein that underpins the transport system of cells.

Department of Biological Sciences will welcome Dr Onisha Patel on a prestigious travel fellowship

Dr Patel, a structural biologist, will work with Professor Carolyn Moores and her lab team at Birkbeck's internationally recognised centre of excellence.

Mentoring for science students broadens their career choices

Birkbeck's Mentoring Pathways scheme opens up opportunities for science students.

23 April 2020 - 18:00: Psychology for Education Taster Evening - April 2020

Psychology for Education Taster Evening (BA and Foundation Degree)

28 April 2020 - 09:00: Spring Graduation 2020

Birkbeck Spring Graduation, April 2020

23 May 2020 - 11:00: Get Started: Writing a Personal Statement

To make an application to university, you have to write a personal statement. This can be daunting, but fear not, help is at hand!

2 June 2020 - 18:00: Get Started: Money at University – Financial Support and Budgeting

A free workshop for prospective students, demystifying student loans, taking you through how to set up a student budget and more!

8 June 2020 - 17:00: Student Experience Evening

Join us for a student experience evening, where you will be able to find out more about Birkbeck and what it is like to study with us.