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Roehampton PhD student Sarah Weldon is preparing to become the first person ever to row around Great Britain solo, and she will use her own body as a research tool during her arduous 14 week challenge.

Planning permission has been granted for the University of Roehampton’s new £30million landmark library and accommodation buildings, after a unanimous vote in favour by Wandsworth Council’s planning committee last night.

Roehampton’s students have given the University a resounding show of support and graded it ‘first class’ in the National Student Survey, with overall the best ever results being recorded this year.

An ‘outstanding contribution’ to his field has resulted in Department of Psychology Professor, Mick Cooper, receiving the 2014 Carmi Harari Mid-Career Award from the Society for Humanistic Psychology in Washington.
Awards and honours were presented to Psychology students during the University's graduation ceremonies, which were held at the Royal Festival Hall on London's South Bank.
More than 2,500 students will graduate from the University of Roehampton with degrees from Dance to Human Resources Management today and tomorrow, and for the first time ever, they will be graduating at the Royal Festival Hall, on the world-famous South Bank.
A total of 92 per cent of full-time first degree graduates from the University of Roehampton were in work or further study six months after finishing their courses, a figure higher than almost any other university in London, according to the latest data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency.
Professor Cecilia A. Essau led three workshops on the diagnostic protocol of infant and toddler abuse and neglect (24, 27 and 30 June).

New figures show Roehampton is the safest inner London university, after nationwide research highlighted low levels of crime within a three mile radius of the campus.

Fewer school children with mental health conditions could be labelled as 'trouble-makers' thanks to new official Government guidance to teachers, which has been informed by research from a Roehampton professor.

The University of Roehampton will host an event as part of the Being Human festival (15-23 November), the UK’s first national festival of the humanities. The event is made possible by a grant from the festival organisers, the School of Advanced Study, University of London and is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.
The University of Roehampton has been commissioned by Wandsworth Borough Council to evaluate the impact of its Roehampton Challenge.

The University of Roehampton has today unveiled a new series of videos providing a glimpse into undergraduate life.

The Department of Psychology is delighted to announce that Professor Mick Cooper and anonymous science blogger Neuroskeptic will present at the fifth student conference on Thursday 24 April.
The University of Roehampton is pleased to announce its participation in a £2.9 million project launched today [25 March 2014].
The University of Roehampton is offering three bursaries to support students to attend this year’s British Science Festival.

The University of Roehampton is delighted to welcome Dr Ben Goldacre to present a lecture on “Bad Pharma” on Thursday 20 March.

Mick Cooper has joined the Department of Psychology at the University of Roehampton as Professor of Counselling Psychology.
The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dame Jacqueline Wilson as its new Chancellor. She will succeed current Chancellor, John Simpson in August 2014.
A former Roehampton graduate and lecturer now working at INTERPOL's Integrity in Sport Unit visited the University recently.