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20 asylum seekers from troubled places around the world joined Birkbeck at the start of the new academic year thanks to the Compass Project, a ground-breaking initiative that provided fully-funded places for them to study undergraduate or postgraduate certificate courses of their choice.

19 October 2017

A grant from Research Councils UK will enable Birkbeck to build upon existing public engagement initiatives and enrich our culture of engagement.

11 October 2017

Professor David Latchman, Master of Birkbeck, offers his personal welcome to new and returning students.

02 October 2017

The newly published Times Higher Education World University rankings for 2017-18 puts Birkbeck in the top third of more than a thousand leading universities, and in the top 10% of universities for international outlook, based on overseas staff, students and research collaborations.

05 September 2017

The Prize is perhaps the most prestigious available in the field of crystallography, given to Sir Tom Blundell in recognition of his worldwide leadership in crystallographic innovation.

23 August 2017

Research from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences’ Dr Philip Pogge von Strandmann found the Earth’s ‘natural thermostat’ could enable recovery from climate change – but this would take hundreds of thousands of years.

17 August 2017

Research from the Department of Psychological Sciences' Dr Lara Maister found that babies as young as five months are sensitive to their own heartbeats, which could herald better understanding of psychological conditions.

10 August 2017

The Survey, and the College’s recent TEF Silver award, confirms that Birkbeck’s teaching is among the best in the country.

08 August 2017

Equipment will enable scientists to learn more about the structures and mechanisms of molecules

07 August 2017

The bursaries, each worth £3000, will enable students from groups under-represented in higher education to enrol on a foundation year programme at Birkbeck.

28 July 2017