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Full-time Lecturer (in partnership with UoLWW)

Posted: Tuesday, 8 June 2021 14:00

Birkbeck, University of London has recently partnered with University of London Worldwide (UoLWW) to develop a series of online Masters programmes, aimed at both domestic and international audiences, specifically the postgraduate adult, professional, part-time learner. This includes an MSc programme in Computer Science based in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. The Department aims to recruit a Director to lead on the development of this programme. Further details. (Closing date is July 1st 2021).

2021 Andrew and Kathleen Booth Memorial Lecture

Posted: Monday, 24 May 2021 11:00

The 2021 Andrew and Kathleen Booth Memorial Lecture will take place on Wednesday 16th June at 5pm.

'Where Physical and Digital Worlds Collide' - Paul Clarke, former Chief Technology Officer at Ocado.

Full details.

Graduate Teaching Assistant (2021)

Posted: Monday, 5 April 2021 09:00

Graduate Teaching Assistant (3 years, part-time in conjunction with full-time PhD)

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Birkbeck Global Futures Scholarships

Posted: Tuesday, 16 February 2021 14:00

A scholarship for postgraduate students for the academic year 2021/22. Birkbeck Global Futures Scholarship will automatically be applied as a discount to the tuition fee to bring it in line with the home tuition fee.

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New AHRC grant on Museums in the Pandemic: Risk, closure and resilience

Posted: Monday, 15 February 2021 14:00

Fiona Candlin (History of Art), Alex Poulovassilis and Andrea Ballatore (Geography) have been awarded £190,000 from the UKRI AHRC Rapid Response scheme to carry out research into risk, closure and resilience in the UK museum sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Senior Lecturer Post (closing date 28-Mar-2021)

Posted: Thursday, 28 January 2021 09:00

We wish to appoint a new member of the academic staff at Senior Lecturer level, specifically to take on the role of Programme Director for our new online MSc in collaboration with the University of London Worldwide. Applications for this role are now open and you can find full details here.

Free data science taster course

Free data science taster course

Posted: Monday, 18 January 2021 15:00

Our free two week online Data Science taster course launches on the Monday 18th January. Details & sign up.

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Smartphone app monitors Parkinson's disease remotely

Posted: Monday, 11 January 2021 09:00

A new smartphone app, developed by researchers at Birkbeck and UCL, allows clinicians to remotely monitor their patients' Parkinson's disease symptoms. The app, called cloudUPDRS, developed by Birkbeck researchers led by Professor George Roussos and clinical researchers from UCL, is certified as a medical device under EU regulations. More details...

DCS seminar by Dr. Paul Brown on "Fast Generation of Unlabelled Free Trees using Weight Sequences"

Posted: Wednesday, 2 December 2020 00:00

DCS seminar by Dr. Paul Brown on "Fast Generation of Unlabelled Free Trees using Weight Sequences"

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New funding award for the Mapping Museums project

Posted: Wednesday, 25 November 2020 09:55

Alex Poulovassilis and Fiona Candlin (History of Art) have been awarded funding of £35,000 from the UKRI Covid-19 Extension Allocation to continue the research and dissemination activities of the Mapping Museums project. They will be working with researchers Dr Valeri Katerinchuk and Mark Liebenrood (History of Art) during December 2020 to September 2021 to extend the Mapping Museums database with new functionalities and new data, visit and interview more museum founders, and produce a comprehensive research monograph detailing the project's findings on the state of the UK museum sector.