Posted: 3 November 2011
The University of Roehampton, London has been awarded funding from the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Drs Susan Deacy and Fiona McHardy, Principal Lecturers in the Department of Humanities, have won funding for the project 'Teaching sensitive subjects in the Classical classroom'.
They will be investigating techniques and strategies employed in the teaching of subjects including sexual violence, domestic violence, 'honour killings', infanticide and child abuse.
Their work to date has suggested that while, for many students, personalising issues such as these can be a positive experience, other students have difficulties dealing with discussions on topics that have affected their own lives. It is anticipated that the research should be of use to colleagues in Classics as well as other disciplinary areas at Roehampton and nationwide.
Students Represent the University at British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships
Students from the University of Roehampton competed at the BUCS national championships in badminton, judo and tennis over the long weekend of 16-18 February
Posted: 22 February 2018
Pioneering study helps people with schizophrenia control brain activity
New research shows people with schizophrenia can train themselves to control brain regions linked to verbal hallucinations, using an MRI scanner and a computerised rocket game.
Posted: 13 February 2018
Roehampton students selected for English Universities Southern Squads
Two of Roehampton's top sportsmen will compete against teams from across the UK and Northern Ireland as a part of the Home Nations tournament.
Posted: 8 February 2018