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Birkbeck

(ˈbɜːkˌbɛk)
n
(Biography) George. 1776–1841, British educationalist, who helped to establish vocational training for working men: founder and first president of the London Mechanics Institute (1824), which later became Birkbeck College
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In the ongoing study, led by Birkbeck, University of London and University College London, the research team conducted tests on four different molecules from the shallots, which are a staple of Iranian cooking.
Researchers at Birkbeck, University of London and University College London believe the antibacterial properties of the Persian shallot - a staple of Iranian cooking - could increase the effects of existing antibiotic treatment and reverse the tide of already existing drug resistance.
This procurement is for a single Service Provider framework for CAVE Equipment and Software Design, Supply, Installation and Maintenance Services to Birkbeck, in particular for the Toddlerlab CAVE facility, providing the option for call-offs in respect of the Toddlerlab CAVE and other requirements such as content development and compatible Motion Capture systems for other areas of the Toddlerlab, or wider facilities across Birkbeck should they arise during the lifetime of the framework.
Dr Andrew Beard, of the earth and planetary sciences department at Birkbeck, University of London, said: "We initially considered it to be volcanic rock so it was a bit of a shock when we realised what we had found.
In Plymouth, student George Birkbeck, 22, bravely faced down one of the sinister pranksters, who was wielding a hammer.
Strauss, whose poems have been widely published, is the head of poetry in creative writing at Birkbeck College, University of London.
Meanwhile, board director, Jeff Charlton, site foreman Harry Birkbeck and site manager Michael Brayson have all been at the company for 25 years.
The study by researchers at Birkbeck, University of London and UCL revealed the mechanism of bacterial type IV secretion, which bacteria use to move substances across their cell wall.
For nearly half a century, Eric Hobsbawm, a Fellow of the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, was associated with Birkbeck College, London University.
Booth holds a master's degree in Egyptian archaeology and is a lecturer at Birkbeck, U.
But the scandal surrounding Orlando Figes, Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London and author of A People's Tragedy, is of a different order entirely.
Jens Andermann, Latin American Studies, Birkbeck Dr.