Posted: 25 November 2014
In a sold out event, brilliantly titled 'Gays of Fear and Wonder: Queer Sci-Fi', Abbott contributed to a dynamic discussion exploring why television has proven a more radical space than cinema to re-draw the parameters of gender and sexuality.
Talking about a broad range of television series including Doctor Who, Torchwood, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Battlestar Galactica and Orphan Black, the event was a exciting and provocative contribution to the British Film Institute's three month celebration of science fiction at the Southbank.
Prestigious trust grants Roehampton academic £106,000
A Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Mark Jary by the Leverhulme Trust to work on a book investigating a revolutionary emerging theory on how language works.
Posted: 7 February 2018
MA Translation student receives recognition for innovative research
Kathleen Cyr, MA Specialised Translation student, has received a special commendation from the Institute of Translation and Interpreting for her MA dissertation on the translation of Japanese TV shows.
Posted: 9 June 2017
Students put skills to practise at Literature Festival
For the second year running, students from the University of Roehampton used their skills to support the Barnes Children's Literature Festival, for whom the University is the official Creative Partner.
Posted: 19 May 2017