The benefits of professional school-based counsellors in supporting young people experiencing emotional problems will be evaluated through an extensive three year £950,000 study, which will establish a dedicated counselling service in 18 English secondaries.
The former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, has been made an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Roehampton, at its annual Winter graduation ceremony today (8 February). The award is in recognition of his significant contribution to the journalism industry.
Roehampton’s role in London’s thriving arts and cultural scene has led to a new partnership with the world famous Southbank Centre and its Imagine Children’s Festival.
Proving there is much more to Tudor and Elizabethan drama than Shakespeare will be the focus of an extensive study to be launched by a Roehampton academic in March.
The judges of the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction have been announced this week (14 December), and include University of Roehampton professor, David Harsent.
A key debate on human rights in Scotland hosted by the country’s government and its human rights commission has been informed by research carried out by Roehampton senior law lecturer Dr Katie Boyle.
Every police force in England and Wales needs to improve how it deals with and investigates cases of crimes related to ‘honour’ against black and minority ethnic (BME) women, according to the first report of its kind on the issue by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary, which is published today.

Roehampton Zoologists to provide new home for endangered iguana species 2015-11-16 Roehampton Zoologists are playing a key role in a project to reintroduce the endangered Lesser Antillean Iguana to an island in the Caribbean – and they will monitor the animals’ future progress using miniature radio transmitters

 A £105,000 grant has been secured by Adam Ockelford, Professor of Music at Roehampton’s School of Education, to fund the development and creation new musical learning resources for visually impaired children with learning difficulties, as part of the Sounds of Intent project.

 

Being a travel journalist is about much more than free holidays and sunny beaches, according to Andy Pietrasik, from The Guardian newspaper, who has just given a presentation to Roehampton journalism degree students.
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