The oldest known image of a Chartist rally has been uncovered by University of Roehampton professor Ian Haywood, after lying untouched in a sketchbook in the US Library of Congress for well over 100 years since it was drawn by a teenager in 1839.
The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 has again ranked the University of Roehampton as the best modern university in London, after its annual league table was published yesterday.
A Roehampton academic will use a House of Commons event to launch the results of a year-long study into how relations between religious groups and the local government planning system can be improved.
The first full collection of poems by First World War nurse, Mary Borden, who set up her own field hospital on the front line at the Somme to treat injured soldiers, has been published 100 years after they were written.
The sympathy, pity, pain and fear 19th century surgeons and their patients experienced in the days before anaesthetic was used will be explored by academics at the University, thanks to a £570,000 research grant.
Celebrations and expectations for future employment are top of the agenda for 1,900 students who have graduated from the University of Roehampton this week.
Celebrations, gowns and mortarboards will be the order of the day when 1,900 students graduate from the University of Roehampton, in ceremonies at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank on Monday and Tuesday.
The latest opera created by acclaimed composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle with a libretto by Roehampton professor, David Harsent, will open as part of a double bill at the world-famous Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden on Thursday, for a six-performance run.
Twenty-four Roehampton students who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the quality of life for other people at the University or who live locally, have been recognised at an awards ceremony.
The first ever English language translation of a series of 2,000 year old letters, once believed to have been written by Marcus Brutus, an ancient Roman politician and military leader who played a key role in the assassination of Julius Caesar, will be carried out by a Roehampton classicist.