Dancer-choreographers Colin Poole and Roehampton's Simon Ellis have been awarded £9999 from Arts Council England towards the final development and première of 'Because We Care' at The Place.

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.

Professor Andree Grau attend a seminar at the Institut Francais de Pondicherry, India

Professor Peter Edwards, in association with English Heritage and Liverpool John Moores University, will be participating in staging the ‘The Duke of Newcastle Returns!’ weekend celebrations, with history, equestrian and literary scholars from a dozen American and British Universities speaking over the two days.

The Roehampton Dance Department will be well represented at the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth’s conference Arts and aesthetics in a globalising world to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, as Dr Ann David, Professor Andrée Grau, and Dr Stacey Prickett will all be presenting.

University of Roehampton professors from the Department of English and Creative Writing will be taking part in a celebration of the legacy of Charles Dickens during a series of events this April in collaboration with the Wandsworth Council. 

The conference presented a unique opportunity to reflect on the significance of Kureishi's achievements, bringing together the foremost Kureishi scholars, critics working on modern and contemporary fiction and Hanif Kureishi himself.

The students receive a real world experience complete with full technical and marketing support, performance reviews by established and emerging critics, and the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops to complement and inform the choreographic process. 

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. 

"Students were really excited and engaged, and were still talking about it hours later in our practical workshop..."

The essays include new archival work on the religious, political and international contexts of the riots and new interpretations of contemporary literary and artistic sources.

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

Coordinator Nicky Reid said the app’s main function is to let users quickly track their spending and gain valuable control over their finances. 

Students were keen to hear from the Occupy representatives and got a chance to practice their interview technique as they shared about this global grassroots crusade and recent eviction. 

Researchers at the University of Roehampton and the University of Birmingham claim that orangutans are actually the free-runners of the animal kingdom.

University representatives recently visited Cameroon to promote London-based academic opportunities as well as conduct seminars focused on Roehampton’s strong tradition of equality and Human Rights and celebration of diversity.

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 Stacey Abbott, Reader in Film and Television Studies, set to speak on the legacy of vampires in film and television from Dracula and beyond.