Shakespeare’s Globe to host readings of acclaimed Professor’s poetry
The renowned Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on London's South Bank will play host to readings of poetry by internationally recognised writers this month, key among them Roehampton's TS Eliot Prize winner David Harsent.
A 20-year research programme carried out by an Australian academic who died suddenly in 2007 while studying Schizophrenia among Malaysian tribal Iban people, is being rescued by uniquely talented University of Roehampton professor.
The sympathy, pity, pain and fear 19th century surgeons and their patients experienced in the days before anaesthetic was used will be explored by academics at the University, thanks to a £570,000 research grant.
Students joining Roehampton’s new Law School in September
can take advantage of a realistic on-campus court room to practise their legal
presentation and debating skills.
Two stars of the World Cup winning England Women’s Rugby
Squad, together with an RFU stalwart have been recognised by the University of
Roehampton for their great contribution to the sport, less than two months
before London hosts the Rugby World Cup in Twickenham.
Celebrations and expectations for future employment are top of the agenda for 1,900 students who have graduated from the University of Roehampton this week.
The chief executive and artistic director of Sadler’s Wells, Alistair Spalding, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Roehampton, in tribute to his exceptional success and commitment to dance over 15 years at the theatre.
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Chief Executive Claire Horton has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Roehampton, in recognition of her conspicuous success in raising standards across the animal welfare sector.
Nearly 2,000 final year students from the University of Roehampton are being congratulated for their dedication and ‘sheer hard work’ by the University’s top academics at graduation ceremonies this week.
The ninth annual Wimbledon BookFest is back this autumn bringing the worlds of literature, the arts, popular culture, film and sport to Wimbledon Common for 10 days in October. Among the speakers are Ben Fogle, Vince Cable, John Inverdale and Boris Becker.