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The University of Roehampton is holding a free event on Saturday 25th November, as part of the national Being Human Festival – which aims to engage the public with the latest innovative research taking place across the humanities. 

Award-winning academic and TV Historian, Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, joins the University of Roehampton’s expanding History team as Reader in Early Modern History. 

Professor Sylvia Ellis has been elected to serve as Secretary of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS), the UK's leading organisation for research on the United States.

A book written by Daniel Taylor, a Political Philosophy Doctoral student, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Orwell Prize.

Professor Glyn Parry has uncovered evidence that places the apprentice of the famed alchemist, magician and adviser to Queen Elizabeth I, John Dee, as the prime suspect in an Elizabethan murder case

Head of the Department of Humanities and Professor of Classics, Mike Edwards, will be announced as Emeritus Professor at the University of the Peloponnese at the end of April.

The University is adding to its expertise in modern and contemporary history, welcoming five new academics to the Humanities Department in 2017.

Ted Vallance, Professor of History at the University of Roehampton, features on the second episode of BBC 4’s new history documentary series, ‘British History’s Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley’, explaining why the so-called fibs about historical events persist and how they have shaped our national story. 

Dr Susanna Snyder from the University of Roehampton has been awarded a grant to carry out a study into what motivates people in their responses to contemporary migration.
Classical Civilisation lecturer is to undertake research that will help children on the autism spectrum develop social understanding and affective engagement.
Dr Sonya Nevin, Research Fellow in the Department of Humanities at the University of Roehampton has created a new animation of a 2500-year-old vase to show what life was like in ancient Greece.
Catherine of Siena College at the University of Roehampton is developing a new undergraduate certificate course online and has re-launched its short courses in gender studies, justice, religion and theology.
Professor Glyn Parry from the Department of Humanities argues that much of what we think we know about John Dee, an alchemist, astrologist, magician, and one-time advisor to Queen Elizabeth I, may actually be lies created by Dee himself.
University of Roehampton has retained its position as the highest ranked modern university in London in the results of the Complete University Guide 2017.
An evening discussing First World War poetry will be held at the Imperial War Museum later this month, featuring leading British actor Edward Fox who will read and discuss his favourite works from the time.
The Society of the Sacred Heart's representative at the United Nations, Sister Cecile Meijer, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Roehampton, at an event in New York to mark the 175th anniversary of the University’s oldest college.
A new project involving three European institutions including the University of Roehampton has been awarded €148,000 funding to undertake an interdisciplinary investigation on the methods involved in the process of modelling.
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.
The University of Roehampton is launching two Catherine of Siena College online short courses after becoming the academic home of the College.
The issue of whether lecturers should give advance warning to students that they could study emotionally challenging material in lessons has been discussed by Dr Susan Deacy and Dr Fiona McHardy, both Principal Lecturers in the Department of Humanities, in an article for a leading education magazine.