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School of Science, Birkbeck, University of London

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School of Science


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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.

Highlights from Science Week 2014

Blogs, videos and photos from this year's events give you a chance to catch up with anything you missed.

Science at Birkbeck: world leading research

From using innovative computer programmes to discover how babies learn to investigating coastal erosion, our staff are engaged in groundbreaking, internationally recognised work.

Flexible study

Birkbeck supports the needs of students who are juggling daytime work or other commitments with evening study. Most of our students study part-time in the evenings, but you can also study with us full-time.

Flying fish fertilise forest– from Africa to the Amazon

New study shows that fish bone contained in dust from the Sahara is helping to keep the Amazon rainforest alive

The Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence: public lecture

Dr Andrew Siemion will discuss the latest science in the field of astrobiology

Clearing at Birkbeck

Staff are available to speak to students throughout Clearing 2014

26 November 2014 - 16:00: Open Evening