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Dr Stefan Visnjevac has won a highly competitive three-year British Academy Postdoctoral fellowship to work on a fifteenth-century preacher, Leonardo Mattei and his world. 
Following the prosecution of nine men for sexually exploiting six underage girls in the Oxford area at the Old Bailey, Dr Aisha Gill, Reader in Criminology writes:

Sara Marr-Phillips, a first year Psychology student, has been named as the 132nd May Monarch at Whitelands College, University of Roehampton. She will be installed in office at the annual Whitelands May Day Festival which will be held on Saturday 18 May.

 The University of Roehampton is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Caroline Ross as the new Head of the Department of Life Sciences.

James Davies, Department of Psychology publishes his new book Cracked.

Roehampton Alumni and international lifestyle blogger Callie Thorpe speaks to us about her memories of university and her life since graduation.

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.

At an event held in The Union on Sunday 21 April, the RSU announced their lineup for the forthcoming Summer Ball.

In its latest assessment of the teacher training programmes offered by  the University, Ofsted has lavished praise on the School of Education.

Professor Adrian Heathfield from the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance has received research awards from the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the European Research Council.

The University has been invited to share its work on a project to improve the attainment of Black and minority ethnic students in higher education.

The legal “high” known as “Benzo Fury” may have stimulant as well as hallucinogenic effects according to new collaborative research by Dr Jolanta Opacka-Juffry of the University of Roehampton and Dr Colin Davidson of St George’s University of London.

As the Coldest Journey expedition sets off on its six month trek across the Antarctic Continent, research scientists from the University of Roehampton will be with them every step of the way. Drs Lewis Halsey and Chris Tyler are among the scientists closely monitoring the adventurers as they embark on their record-breaking ambitions. 

Dr Ann R. David has been appointed as Head of Dance.

Dr Sara Houston, Principal lecturer in the Department of Dance,  has been invited to speak at  Brown University’s Arts and Science Partnership Forum on 15 March 2013.

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 University of Roehampton is pleased to announce that it has awarded Honorary degrees to Rupert Scofield, David Harsent and Professor David M Clark.