Psychology Reader, Dr Elias Tsakanikos evaluated the effectiveness of a new app to improve people’s lives who suffer from agoraphobia.

Dr James Davies from Roehampton's Department of Life Sciences addressed The Guild of Health Writers and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at The Anxiety Epidemic event in February, calling for a change in the way psychological distress is understood and managed in the NHS.

Sky News recently interviewed Psychology alumna from the University of Roehampton, Layla Harding, a campaigner for people living with disabilities. She responded to the Supreme Court ruling regarding who had priority on buses, wheelchair users or people with buggies. 

In her TEDX talk, Dr Beatrice Allegranti from the Psychology Department at the University of Roehampton explained her new research on capoeira, the Afro-Brasilian martial art-dance, as a way to achieve social justice within society.

Dr Anna Seymour has recently been appointed the first Professor of Dramatherapy in the UK at the University. 

An intervention to protect young children in Malaysia from obesity will be conducted in a two-year £300,000 feasibility study in collaboration with five establishments.

Visitors to London’s renowned Science Museum are helping University of Roehampton researchers uncover how people’s personality relates to their unique perception of the world around them. 
A new avatar-based software platform may help adolescent boys (between the age of 11 and 18) address their psychological problems, according to a research team featuring Professor Mick Cooper and Dr Evi Chryssafidou at the University of Roehampton, and Dr Biljana van Rijn at Metanoia Institute. 
It is mental health awareness week. Dr Ray Norbury from the Department of Psychology and his team conducted a study to find out why some people may be more susceptible for developing depression than others.
University of Roehampton has retained its position as the highest ranked modern university in London in the results of the Complete University Guide 2017.
The Departments of Psychology and Life Sciences will discuss the future of nutrition at the 40th annual British Feeding and Drinking Group meeting this week in London.
More than 500 schools across the UK have registered their interest in a substantial study into the benefits of professional school-based counselling for young people experiencing emotional problems.
The benefits of professional school-based counsellors in supporting young people experiencing emotional problems will be evaluated through an extensive three year £835,000 study, which will establish a dedicated counselling service in 18 English secondaries.
Dr Jacqueline Hayes, Lecturer in Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton’s research project revealed new insights into understanding people’s experiences of seeing and hearing the voices of their deceased relatives during bereavement.
Third year Psychology students heard how to bounce back after facing adversity from Roehampton alumna and psychotherapist, Abigail Eaton-Masters this week in the Department of Psychology . Abigail, who has undertaken significant research into resilience, explained to students how failure can be a driving force for turning their dreams into a reality and for making a positive impact after graduation.
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. The award is in recognition of his significant contribution to the journalism industry.
Those who have experienced the death of a loved one have been helped to process their grief through innovative and creative interdisciplinary workshops led by Dr Beatrice Allegranti from the University of Roehampton and her colleague Dr Jonathan Wyatt from the University of Edinburgh.
A University of Roehampton scientist is part of a team which has identified a key mechanism in the brain which could be associated with the onset and development of psychosis.
Roehampton psychology expert and students will discuss the future of psychotherapy and counselling this week at the Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association International Conference at the University of Oxford.
A new report documenting the lived experience of survivors of childhood sexual abuse is published today (24 November), produced by Senior Lecturer, Christiane Sanderson, an expert on child abuse at the University of Roehampton.