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Six new bursaries available for carers, care leavers and people with disabilities

The bursaries, each worth £3,000, will enable students from groups underrepresented in higher education to enrol on a foundation year programme at Birkbeck.

Professor Jennifer Hornsby elected to British Academy

Fellows of the British Academy represent the very best of humanities and social sciences research, in the UK and internationally. Hornsby has been a Professor at Birkbeck since 1995, and her research is primarily concerned with the philosophies of mind, action, language and feminist philosophy.

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

Celebrating the generosity of donors and volunteers

Donors, volunteers, students and staff of Birkbeck gathered at ‘An Evening of Thanks’ to celebrate contributions to college life, made possible by the generosity of benefactors.

Doctoral students compete in Birkbeck’s first Three Minute Thesis competition

The winner and recipient of a £500 prize was John Siblon from the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, whose research focuses on war memory and representations of black colonial servicemen in the aftermath of the First World War.