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Researchers at the University of Roehampton are celebrating the success of their Prison Reading Groups (PRG) project with the publication of their new report, ‘What Books Can Do Behind Bars’.

Graduation Ceremonies are a fitting conclusion to the hard work of our students over the course of their studies. They also provide the perfect opportunity for the University to recognise excellence in areas that reflect its mission through the conferment of honorary degrees.
Award-winning poet and scriptwriter, David Harsent, has been appointed as Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Roehampton.
The University of Roehampton's multi-disciplinary research group, The Memory Network,  has launched a film about its recent project with Will Self.
University of Roehampton’s Graham White, Reader in Drama and Creative Practice, has written dramatisations of two J.G. Ballard novels, The Drowned World and Concrete Island, which will form part of the BBC Radio 4's June season of dystopian dramas.

The University of Roehampton, alongside the National Children's Bureau and Queen Mary, University of London are co-ordinating a new ‘Life Skills Programme’ supported by J.P. Morgan.

Roehampton lecturer Adam Foulds has been presented with the $20,000 E.M. Forster Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Green Impact teams and environmental heroes throughout the University of Roehampton were recognised at the Green Awards Ceremony held last week.

The National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) is to host a Children’s Literature Open Day on Saturday 18 May  - an opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study in Children’s Literature at  University of Roehampton. Email now to book

As he prepares to deliver his first masterclass on The Business of Poetry on Wednesday 1 May, Chris Hamilton-Emery - the University's poet-in-residence - speaks with Bill Carey, Fulbright Scholar.

Tickets are still available to attend the inaugural Hopkins Lecture which will be delivered by Sir Andrew Motion, the former Poet Laureate.Book your free place on our website.

Business Management student Alexander Large and Drama, Theatre and Performance student Tiffany Birchard have been awarded iPads by the University for their participation in the National Student Survey.

Susan Greenberg and Dr Louise Tondeur to speak at London Book Fair event next week.

Celebrated author A.S. Byatt will discuss getting her first work published when she gives the opening address at this year's Creative Writing Day.

The 2013 National Student Survey for final-year undergraduates is underway. Prizes are up for grab for those completing the survey, including vouchers and iPads.

Madhvi Ramani, a 2006 graduate of Roehampton, recently released her first children's book ‘Nina and the Travelling Spice Shed’, which has just been published by Tamarind Books.

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary is a conference being hosted by the university on March 23 that will present a unique opportunity to reflect on the significance of Self’s achievements, bringing together the foremost critics working on contemporary fiction.

Dinghy, bungalow and shampoo: The words India has gifted to the English. Dr Kate Teltscher of the University of Roehampton is to launch a new edition of the Hobson- Jobson for publication as part of the Oxford World Classics.

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