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  • What I like about studying in the evening at Birkbeck: one student's experience

    BSc Planetary Science with Astronomy student Camille Teasdale tells us why she prefers studying in the evening Find out more about what makes Birkbeck ...

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  • The Institute of Earth and Planetary Sciences

    Our goals are to strengthen existing links and build new ones to disciplines that enrich our understanding of the Earth as reflected in the initiation of the IEPS ...

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  • Why Earth and Planetary Sciences?

    From environmental issues to planetary science, from field trips in the United States and abroad, Earth and Planetary Sciences offers a rigorous yet flexible ...

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  • Research degrees in the School of Science

    The School of Science at Birkbeck is home to world- leading research across three scientific fields: biological sciences, psychological sciences and earth and ...

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  • [Earth and Planetary Sciences] Using a compass outside Birkbeck (Part I)

    Getting around the Birkbeck campus will help you familiarise with the use of maps and the compass. Lecturer Steve Hirons explains how to read grid coordinates ...

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  • Geology alumni visit new petrology lab

    Alumni of Birkbeck's Department of Earth and Planetary Science returned to their alma mater recently to experience the brand new petrology lab. From its fleet of ...

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  • Meet BSc Geology alumna, Jenna Lee (Class of 2013)

    When Jenna returned to Birkbeck recently to see the new petrology lab, she was amazed by the facilities. Here, she reflects on her time studying in the ...

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  • [Earth and Planetary Sciences] Using a compass outside Birkbeck (Part III)

    Getting around the Birkbeck campus will help you familiarise with the use of maps and the compass. Lecturer Steve Hirons explains how to read grid coordinates ...

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  • [Earth and Planetary Sciences] Iceland field trip 2013

    In the summer of 2013 Dr Peter Grindrod and PhD Jennifer Harris from Birkbeck were part of a group of scientists (including Dr Claire Cousins and Matt Gun ...

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  • What independent learning means to me, an undergraduate at Birkbeck

    Birkbeck Planetary Science with Astronomy student Camille talks about her experience of independent learning at university. Birkbeck offers a range of support ...

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  • Pluto and Charon - A Planetary Waltz (2015)

    New composition by Catherine Kontz and Minna Orvokki Nygren, commissioned by The Centre for Planetary Science UCL/Birkbeck, marking New Horizon ...

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  • Undergraduate study at Birkbeck: top tips from a current student

    Advice and guidance for new full-time undergraduate students from Camille, BSc Planetary Science with Astronomy student. Find out about Birkbeck academics' ...

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  • How Birkbeck differs from other universities

    BSc Planetary Science with Astronomy student Camille Teasdale explains how Birkbeck is different to more traditional universities. Learn more about ...

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  • Meet BSc Geology alumnus, Ross Baker (Class of 2011)

    Hydrogeologist Ross Baker visited Birkbeck recently to see the launch of the brand new petrology lab. He took time out from perusing the state-of-the-art facilities ...

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  • Pluto & Charon - a planetary waltz

    Pluto and Charon – A Planetary Waltz was composed in collaboration between composers Catherine Kontz and Minna Orvokki Nygren. The work was ...

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  • Developing transferable skills for work and study: one student's experience

    BSc Planetary Science with Astronomy student Camille Teasdale tells us how skills she has developed through her university study have helped her whilst at ...

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  • [Earth and Planetary Sciences] How to use a compass: Understanding Eastings and Northings

    Do you know how to interpret grids on maps? Eastings and Northings will help you to master grid coordinates and to remember which way around they are on a ...

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  • Searching for life on Mars via Iceland (UCL)

    Astrobiologist Dr Claire Cousins (UCL/Birkbeck Centre for Planetary Sciences) conducted her most recent fieldwork in Iceland. She formed part of a team who ...

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  • Taking responsibility for your own learning: how studying at university is different from school

    BSc Planetary Science with Astronomy student Camille Teasdale tells us how studying at university is different to school. If you're considering university, we ...

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  • How to balance work and study: a current student's view

    Find out how BSc Planetary Science with Astronomy student Camille Teasdale balances studying in the evening with working part-time during the day. If you're ...

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  • [Earth and Planetary Sciences] How to use a compass

    Lecturer Steve Hirons from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences shows you how to use a compass.

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  • Think like an astronomer | Jakub Bochinski | TEDxKazimierz

    Jakub Bochinski's talk to TEDxKazimierz centres on an astronomers perspective of time, the Earth/Moon relationship and global warming. Jakub Bochinski is a ...

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  • OEMF2015 - Day 2 - Prof Ian Crawford - Lunar Resources

    For more info on the 2nd Off Earth Mining Forum see http://www.acser.unsw.edu.au/oemf2015 - Lunar Resources There is growing interest in the possibility that ...

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  • Resources on the moon

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  • [Science Week 2016] Analysing the Moon: what can we learn from the Apollo samples?

    The Moon is our closest neighbour in the Solar System but unlike the Earth, which has an active surface, a magnetic field and a dense atmosphere, the Moon ...

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  • [Science Week 2016] Lost Worlds of the Solar System

    The early Solar System was a violent place. Before the familiar planets were formed, several earlier generations of small planets and asteroids were formed and ...

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  • Who owns outer space? two years after the Outer Space Treaty was created

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  • [Science Week 2016] Inspired by Science: women scientists tell their stories

    There was a point in these women's lives when they knew science was the path they would follow. For some women, realisation came in childhood. For others ...

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  • Louisa Preston @ 5x15 - The Search for Life on Mars

    Louisa Preston is a UK Space Agency Aurora Research Fellow, astrobiologist, planetary geologist and author based at Birkbeck, University of London.

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  • [Science Week 2014] What can asteroids tell us about the Earth?

    Asteroids are formed of material that was left over from the early days of the solar system. Studying asteroids gives us a window into those violent times. Pieces ...

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  • Managing the built environment through wider landscape assessment and modelling

    Managing the built environment through wider landscape assessment and modelling: a case study from the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, ...

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  • [Science Week 2013] Earthquakes in Italy

    Professor Gerald Roberts talks about the role of the historical record of earthquakes and geology. Italy, like many places associated with the boundaries of the ...

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  • [Science Week 2016] Selecting the landing site for 2018 ExoMars rover

    The search for life on Mars is a cornerstone of international solar system exploration. In 2018, the European Space agency will launch the ExoMars Rover to ...

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  • Earth and Planetary Science C20 - Lecture 1

    Earth and Planetary Science C20, 001 - Fall 2013 Creative Commons 3.0: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs.

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  • [Science Week 2013] Climate change and human evolution in South Africa

    Dr Philip Hopley's talk will describe how past climate changes have shaped our evolutionary history. He will present new evidence for the environmental context ...

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  • FM13 The Battle of Fire and Ice New Scientific Results from Comet ISON PressConference

    The Battle of Fire and Ice: New Scientific Results from Comet ISON Tuesday, 10 December 1:30 p.m. Scientists will report on observations of Comet ISON during ...

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  • Benefits of Evening Study at Birkbeck

    Students and academic staff discuss the benefits of studying in the evening at Birkbeck, University of London.

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  • Human spaceflight: Science or spectacle?

    Dr David Clements (Imperial College London) and Dr Ian Crawford (Birkbeck College) debate the issue in one of the Big Questions debates at Imperial College ...

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  • Why choose Birkbeck? Clearing 2016

    Birkbeck's unique evening model of education makes it a popular choice for students looking to invest in their future while also not losing sight of other life ...

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  • [GEDS] Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies

    Whatever aspect of geography you are interested in - from local culture to global development; from storms, seas and rivers to cities - you can find your place in ...

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  • Earth and Planetary Science C20 - Lecture 6: CS: The Hayward

    Earthquakes in Your Backyard.

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  • NOVA | Earth From Space [HD]

    "Earth From Space" is a groundbreaking two-hour special that reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation ...

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  • Glaciers on Mars?

    The identification of ice related landforms on the surface of Mars has occurred for decades. However, debate still persists as to the precise composition of these ...

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  • Natalie Gedra - Orientation

    Brazilian student Natalie shares what she's looking forward to during Orientation 2016. Orientation is a series of events designed specifically for new students.

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