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The Department of Dance, University of Roehampton, is pleased to announce an addition to its MA Dance Cluster.  Applications are now being accepted for the MA Global Dance: Politics, Identities and Institutions programme which is in the process of validation.   
Dancer-choreographers Colin Poole and Roehampton's Simon Ellis have been awarded £9999 from Arts Council England towards the final development and première of 'Because We Care' at The Place.
Dr Anna Pakes presenting a paper on the Problem of 'lost' dance works in America.
Professor Andree Grau attend a seminar at the Institut Francais de Pondicherry, India
The Roehampton Dance Department will be well represented at the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth’s conference Arts and aesthetics in a globalising world to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. 
The Roehampton Dance Department will be well represented at the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth’s conference Arts and aesthetics in a globalising world to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, as Dr Ann David, Professor Andrée Grau, and Dr Stacey Prickett will all be presenting.

The students receive a real world experience complete with full technical and marketing support, performance reviews by established and emerging critics, and the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops to complement and inform the choreographic process. 

Classical Civilisation student Tim Wisson and Psychology student Victoria Torren have been awarded iPads by the University for their participation in the National Student Survey.

RichDance 2012: TICKETS NOW ON SALE!Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March 2012, Hampton School RichDance is the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames’ annual dance showcase. This years’ festival will feature performances from over 30 dance and youth groups; schools; emerging dance artists and professionals from within the borough and beyond. Students from teaching centres such as Roehampton University; The Royal Ballet School and The Place will be showcasing work and we will also have a special performance from this years’ Blueprint Bursary Award winner Cathy Waller on Sunday 18 March. 
Run by independent research company Ipsos Mori, eligible students will be asked about their experience of teaching, assessment and feedback; academic support; organisation and management; learning resources and personal development.

Nikki Watson, a 2010 graduate, formed CODA Dance whilst studying at the University of Roehampton and has since gone onto produce works which have been displayed locally and nationally.

Scholarship scheme for BA Dance Studies students in 2012-2013
Third year Dance student, Amelia Russell, joins Dance UK's national team of student representatives.

New programme added to the Dance Department, Choreomundus, focuses on fieldwork and formal analysis of movement, and engages with a variety of theoretical and methodological frameworks. 

The focus of the research is a new dance ritual, created especially for the Dochula Festival. 

The University of Roehampton's Dr Sara Houston has been awarded the Bupa Foundation's prestigious Vitality for Life Prize for her groundbreaking research proving how dance helps alleviate the devastating effects of Parkinson’s.

Universities UK Report has published a new report on Patterns and Trends in UK Higher Education over the last decade. The report was produced by UUK's Longer Term Strategy Committee which is chaired by the University of Roehampton’s Vice-Chancellor Paul O'Prey.

Roehampton Dance scholar Anna Pakes has been awarded a prestigious AHRC Fellowship to support the completion of her book on the ontology of dance.
Roehampton MA graduate Hetty Blades published a paper on the ontology of online dance performances in the Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics part of the British Society of Aesthetics. The article can be viewed at http://www.british-aesthetics.org/pjacurrent.aspx
The first ever Roehampton Dance Festival starts Monday 16th May 2011. We’ve put together an exciting and remarkably diverse range of events and activities that give you a taste of life at Roehampton Dance. These include daily classes, workshops, evening performances and social events.