Professor Adrian Heathfield from the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance has received research awards from the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the European Research Council.
Posted: 16 April 2013
Professor Adrian Heathfield from the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance has received two significant research awards. He is the recipient of a Follow-on Funding award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for his continuing work on Performance Matters. This research project investigates the cultural value of performance art and live art. The award will see Professor Heathfield realise and distribute a number of filmed dialogues in 2013 arising from his work with partners Goldsmiths, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency.
Professor Heathfield has also been awarded a prestigious Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship from the European Research Council (2014-2016) through which he will become an international fellow at Columbia University, New York in order to conduct a research project called Curating the Ephemeral. This project investigates curatorial practice within and without visual art institutions in relation to ephemeral and immaterial art.
Roehampton students and staff to support local children’s literature festival for third year
This May, Barnes Children's Literature Festival returns to south west London with the University as its lead partner.
Posted: 13 April 2018
Darwin grant awarded to build new resilient ecosystems in the British Virgin Isles
A new collaboration between Dr Louise Soanes, the RSPB and conservationists in the Caribbean aims to improve scientific understanding of ecosystem resilience
Posted: 28 March 2018
Roehampton celebrates graduation for Pathways to Law students
On the 26 February, 24 Year 13 students graduated from University of Roehampton’s first Pathways to Law programme. Over the past two years students have learnt about the essential skills required in preparation for a career in law through engaging sessions run by lecturers from Roehampton’s law school.
Posted: 21 March 2018