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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. 

The University of Roehampton Online will host a live webinar on Women in Leadership on Thursday 7 March 2013 to mark International Women's Day.
The University of Roehampton has entered into a partnership with London Wildlife Trust, which will see it become the first to join a Living Landscape in London.

A 2003 PhD graduate of Roehampton’s Systematic Theology programme, Daniel now works with many top companies and media outlets, snapping photos of high-profile celebrities and major events around the world.

Fidgeting in interviews improves the performance of men, but hampers that of women

Deputy Provost, Claire Ozanne has been promoted to Professor of Ecology.

The University of Roehampton's submission for the House of Lords debate on student visas.

Ian Robinson, a well-known and respected figure in the world of squash, is to lead the University of Roehampton's programme for student squash players.

The Group Chairman of the Santander Banking Group renewed the Bank's agreement with the University of Roehampton pledging £75,000 a year  in sponsorships and awards for the University's students and academics.

The 2013 National Student Survey for final-year undergraduates is underway. Prizes are up for grab for those completing the survey, including vouchers and iPads.

Dr Andrew Wilkins, a Research Fellow in the School  of Education, has been awarded a £165,000 grant by the Economic and Social Research Council.

A bumper crop of dance works from Roehampton Dance students, both current and alumni, will be performed at Resolution! 2013, the UK's premier forum for new contemporary dance.

Research scientists at the University of Roehampton have found the answer to the dilemma – should I take the stairs one or two at a time?

Molly Scott Cato, Professor of Strategy and Sustanability launches her book, The Bioregional Economy on Wedesday 12 December 2012.
 The University of Roehampton and Hobsons today announced a partnership to enhance international enrolment at the University. Hobsons will be supporting the University’s enquiry management and offer conversion processes for all international students.