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“Catholics have a responsibility to make an informed contribution to the debate in a way which reflects the diversity of the Catholic tradition and the plurality of the Catholic community in this country, which includes many men and women living in committed, same-sex relationships.”

The report, The New Conservatives? Eastern and Central European voters and the London elections, reveals what these new migrants really think about coming to Britain and making new lives in London.

MA Human Rights and International Relations and Human Rights Practice students recently had the opportunity to hear from some of the most accomplished government human rights lawyers to learn how human rights filter through each stage of government policy-making.

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.

Dr Gregory Kent recalled the harrowing petition to Saddam Hussein of the former POW and loyal Iraqi soldier Assi Mustafa Ahmad to a full audience at event organised by Kurdish Regional Government.

The public event was part of an exhibition on miracles and charms which offered a poignant insight into the tribulations of daily life and human responses to chance and suffering. 

Mark’s expertise on prosthetics and orthotics enhanced student learning by stressing the importance of exercise for people who have a range of disabilities.

Critical Public Health (CPH) is a highly respected peer-review journal for researchers and practitioners working in public health, health promotion and related fields. Ulla Gustafsson, Principal Lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences, has co-edited a special issue for the journal. 

Professor Martin Shaw, Professorial Fellow in International Relations and Human Rights, was recently invited to speak at the event which marked the 70th anniversary of the notorious conference of Nazi officials at Wannsee near Berlin in 1942.

Dr Steven Groarke has recently been appointed to an international team of academics and clinicians working on a definitive scholarly edition of Donald Woods Winnicott’s (1896-1971) writings.

The conference will be the first of two collaborative events between the University of Roehampton and St Mary's University which will link with and develop themes by exploring human rights, social justice, political authority and social activism in the context of new patterns of migration and global change.

Academics and expert practitioners from Roehampton and across the region debated EU approaches to police reform, the role of democratic policing, and tensions between local and international interventions in the region.

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.
Prizes are awarded to students at the conclusion of University of Roehampton's 3rd Annual Human Rights Film Festival

Over six afternoons and evenings, free film screenings, workshops, student projects and exhibitions will be providing an incredibly thought provoking and entertaining atmosphere where visitors can engage with film makers, speakers, and students.

Seven years after EU enlargement the debate regarding the impact of Polish migration on the social and cultural landscape in Britain still continues.

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's Tessa Willy has been named a Green Champion at the Wandsworth's Green Heartbeat Awards, for her 'RU Outdoors' campaign.

The University has received a grant of €946,842 from the European Tempus Scheme to support the development of fully accredited undergraduate degrees in human rights in the Western Balkans.

Roehampton has played host to academics from Jordan and Lebanon for a training workshop in Service Learning and Civic Engagement.