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.
University of Roehampton students work with Category A prisoners at HMP Belmarsh
Third year Criminology students at the University of Roehampton will be visiting Belmarsh prisoners with playwright and youth worker, Nathan Lucky Wood, at the prison in Thamesmead today as part of their degree.
Posted: 22 November 2017
State-of-the-art new therapy is offered to the community
The University of Roehampton is inviting members of the community to come forward for free therapy sessions - as part of an innovative new therapy research programme aimed at helping people who are experiencing depression.
Posted: 9 November 2017
Discover 18th Century artefacts at the University of Roehampton
The University of Roehampton is holding a free event on Saturday 25th November, as part of the national Being Human Festival – which aims to engage the public with the latest innovative research taking place across the humanities.
Posted: 3 November 2017