The judges of the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction have been announced this week, and include University of Roehampton professor, David Harsent.
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.
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.
The oldest known image of a Chartist rally has been uncovered by University of Roehampton professor Ian Haywood, after lying untouched in a sketchbook in the US Library of Congress for well over 100 years since it was drawn by a teenager in 1839.
The University’s Chancellor, Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson, has received a lifetime achievement award in recognition of her significant contribution to children’s enjoyment of reading around the world.
Experts advising the United Nations on gender perspectives on torture and ill-treatment will take evidence from Roehampton Criminologist Professor Aisha K Gill from the Department of Social Sciences early next month.
A four year study into the success of the English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme, undertaken by academics from the University’s Department of Dance, has found organised dancing offers those with the condition a physical activity which resonates deeply on intellectual, social, and emotional levels.
The results of a four year study into how dancing can help people suffering with Parkinson’s Disease will be revealed by University of Roehampton academics at an event at Sadler’s Wells Theatre this afternoon.