Dr Andrew Wilkins, a Research Fellow in the School of Education, has been awarded a £165,000 grant by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Posted: 14 January 2013
Dr. Andrew Wilkins, Research Fellow in the School of Education at the University of Roehampton, has been awarded a Future Research Leaders grant by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The aim of the Future Research Leaders Scheme is to support outstanding early career researchers to carry out excellent research and to develop all aspects of their research and knowledge exchange skills.
Dr Wilkins' project, titled School Accountability and Stakeholder Education (SASE), offers a timely and original investigation into how different types of schools - including free schools, academies, foundation and community - engage with different stakeholders as well as wider networks of collaboration, competition and federation in their role as education providers. Through collecting and combining various sources and types of evidence, this project aims to develop descriptive and practical recommendations on how different schools might better utilize their resources to engage with traditional forms of local democratic accountability.
The official blog site for the project is available to view here.
Drama Alumna Nominated for Olivier Award
Drama alumna Rachel John has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role as Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton.
Posted: 16 March 2018
Roehampton students takeover the Horniman Museum
The Horniman Museum partnered with the University of Roehampton for Neon Late, an event with a full spectrum of performances, music and tours on the theme of neon held at the beginning of March.
Posted: 9 March 2018
Dr James Davies discusses new antidepressant findings on Newsnight
New research into antidepressants has generated much excitement in the media and the psychiatric community. The study has been described as 'finally putting to bed the controversy on antidepressants'. However, Roehampton's Dr James Davies suggests it may not be that simple.
Posted: 23 February 2018