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Purpose
This blog aims to provide:

  • information on research taking place at Birkbeck, University of London
  • a place for visitors to comment on and interact with this research
  • a space for people across Birkbeck to share their views and opinions

This blog is run by the Birkbeck Media, Communications and Events team, in conjunction with academics from across the Birkbeck community.

Disclaimer
The opinions expressed in this blog by contributors, and those commenting, are those of the individual, and in no way represent the views of Birkbeck.

Moreover, Birkbeck accepts no responsibility nor liability for the contents of any linked website. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Birkbeck of any linked website or its provider.

Conditions of use
Comments are actively encouraged, but will be pre-moderated by the Birkbeck Media, Communications and Events team.

By commenting on this blog, you are agreeing to abide by the following conditions:

  • We encourage you to get involved and comment on our posts. While we don’t want to stifle any voices, we have six straightforward rules for making this page feel welcoming and safe for everyone who visits
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Copyright issues

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