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Could east London be the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Tempest?

New research by St Mary’s University College academic Dr Peter Howell, which is due to be published in the autumn, suggests that Hoxton in Hackney is a source for Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Dr Howell, Lecturer in English Literature at St Mary’s …

St Mary’s Professor receives British Academy / Leverhulme award for Early Christianity research

Professor Chris Keith, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Grant to work with colleagues from the University of Edinburgh and Humboldt Universität zu Berlin towards a three-volume …

Collaborative article by Worcester academics scoops top award

An article exploring how blind football training can be used to teach children about geography has earned three University of Worcester staff an award from the Geographical Association. The article, published in Primary Geography, picked up the Best Journal Article award …

Journalism Postgraduates scoop international documentary grants

Leeds Trinity postgraduate students Jonnel Benjamin and Ôné Chappy have each secured a One World Media bursary to make documentary films in the developing world. Jonnel Benjamin was just a child when she was forced to flee her home on …

St Mary’s research on Catholic decline receives funding from British Academy

Dr Stephen Bullivant of St Mary’s University College, Twickenham has won a British Academy Grant for his work that aims to identify the characteristics of people who have left the Catholic Church. The research will make use of British Social Attitudes …

Association for Dementia Studies delivers UK’s part of major European research

Dementia researchers at the University of Worcester have delivered their findings on a major European project to improve care for people with Alzheimer’s disease. In 2011 the University’s Association for Dementia Studies was awarded a tender by the Department of Health …

McClelland Centre receives grant to run lifestyle programme for breast cancer survivors

A new programme to increase activity and improve nutrition in breast cancer survivors has been launched by the University of Worcester in collaboration with the NHS. The project aims to improve people’s wellbeing, reduce common post-treatment effects, such as depression, weight …

Inner London students get a taste of British farming at Writtle

Writtle College postgraduates Hannah Scott-Browne and Stephanie Collingbourne, who are studying for PhDs in Agriculture, have involved students from an inner city London college in work with cattle, pigs and sheep at the College farm. The 25 animal management students, aged …

Research into breast pain in female London Marathon runners published

Dr Nicola Brown of St Mary’s University College leads first scientific study of breast pain in female marathon runners that highlights limited education about managing pain and lack of effective treatment methods. More than 400 women who took part in the …

St Mary’s Professor of Drama to present production at House of Lords

Prof Trevor Walker (Professor of Drama) at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, has been invited by Baroness Joan Bakewell to present a production of Nell Dunn’s play Home Death at the House of Lords on Tuesday 24th April to stimulate discussion …

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