The latest exhibition at Borough Road Gallery, London South Bank University (LSBU), will honour a significant twentieth century artist Dorothy Mead, marking the end of decades of neglect with her first ever solo show in a public gallery - 'Recognising Dorothy Mead: David Bomberg, the Slade and After'.
On Tuesday 19 February, two of our outstanding (LLB) Law students, Zulfa Ahmed and Freddie Palmer, successfully represented LSBU in the first preliminary round of the UH/Blackstone's National Criminal Advocacy Competition 2013.
Professor Yvette Taylor, Head of the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research will be a visiting scholar at The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) at McGill University, Montreal, during the Spring.
London South Bank University's (LSBU) Borough Road Gallery will hold its first late night opening as part of South London Art Map's (SLAM) 'Last Fridays' on Friday 22 February 2013.
On Wednesday the 23rd of January, the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences (AHS) celebrated its 8th Annual Prize Giving Ceremony. The ceremony gives the Faculty a chance to recognise the exceptional and outstanding work of a small group of students who have 'gone the extra mile' in their academic efforts.
London South Bank University law students have progressed to the third round of the prestigious 2012 - 2013 Oxford University Press / BPP Law School mooting competition.
This symposium seeks to bring together academics, journalists, arts practitioners, teachers, and policymakers to explore the enduring legacy of the Stephen Lawrence case.
Professor Lucy Henry (Director of the Centre for Research in Psychology) is set to address the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) as a keynote speaker.
A tribute to Louise Bray, one of our students who was in her final year of LLB Law when she tragically passed away earlier this year from a pre-existing medical condition.
London South Bank University was privileged to host the first round of the prestigious 2012 - 2013 Oxford University Press / BPP Law School mooting competition. During the competition LSBU, represented by 2nd year Law (LLB Hons) students Akim Tejan-Cole and Ravi Suchak, defeated the University of Manchester to progress through to the second round.
The Department of Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies have hosted an event to discuss the legacy of the Olympic Park. Over one hundred attendees, including students from universities in London and beyond, listened to four speakers exploring what needs to be done to turn the current park - designed for the Olympic Games - into a thriving community with transport, employment and leisure spaces.
The Weeks Centre newsletter provides information on an exciting range of seminars, conferences and postgraduate workshops across the three research groups of Families and Social Capital; Crime and Criminal Justice; International Development, Emergencies and Refugees (IDEARs).
A team of researchers led by Professor Lucy Henry at the Centre for Research in Psychology at London South Bank University have launched 'Moving On Up' to study movement and complex thinking skills, in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder.
The Department of Education has completed a two week trial music module for early years and primary teacher trainees. The innovative module included a mix of theoretical study and practical workshops, including vocal and instrumental skills sessions, and music ICT.
Students and staff on the Education for Sustainability (EFS) course at LSBU recently attended a conference and workshop week in Uganda. Course Director Ros Wade with Department of Soicial Sciences colleagues led 50 students in a week of seminars, lectures and interactive projects in Kampala, Uganda.
London South Bank University's (LSBU) Head of Education Jane Courtney and two LSBU PGCE students, Lucy Chambers-Harding and Toby Dessent, gave their professional opinions on Government plans to change tests for trainee teachers in live interviews with Sky News.
Dr Matthew Bond Course Director for Sociology at LSBU appeared on Laurie Taylor’s BBC Radio 4 programme Thinking Allowed, to discuss his latest paper "The Bases of Elite Social Behaviour: Patterns of Club Affiliation among Members of the House of Lords”.
London South Bank University (LSBU) has launched a major new mentoring initiative with South London schools to help build the confidence and competence of local pupils who would benefit from additional support with their reading.
The 'Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects: The Riots One Year On' conference hosted at London South Bank University, has been the subject of a news story in the Times Higher Education.
The Royal Literary Fund (RLF) is sponsoring a fellowship in the Department of Culture, Writing and Performance for 2012-13. The RLF has placed award-winning author Kathy Henderson in the department to offer students and staff confidential, one-to-one help with all aspects of writing.
The Creative Writing course has launched a new online magazine to showcase the talents of its students. The South Bank Review is a new online literary magazine published and edited by our final year Creative Writing students.
We are delighted to welcome Sara Chandler, former Director of Pro Bono at the College of Law, to the Legal Advice Clinic as Visiting Professor in Clinical Legal Education.
Claudene Howell, one of our LSBU Law graduates has won a training bursary from the Law Society, which will allow her to complete the final stages of training prior to entering the legal profession.
On the 4 July 2012, The Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research (London South Bank University) – will host a round table discussion designed to discuss the role that young people can play in the present economic climate. It will focus on social and economic inequalities.
On 19th October 2012 the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research will host a one day conference, designed to explore the relationship between sexual citizenship and national belonging in different European contexts.
Professor Richard Sawden-Smith, Head of Department for Arts and Media, has successfully submitted his work for the Summer Exhibition 2012 at the Royal Academy of Arts.
The Legal Advice Clinic in its first full year has been an excellent and well used service for the local community, while at the same time offering practical real world legal experience to our exceptional undergraduate students.
The Weeks Centre for social and policy research has created a Newsletter to provide a regular update on the cutting edge research and scholarly activity of its members.
The Centre for Research in Psychology are proud to be hosting a free one-day event 'Diagnosing Autism' on Wednesday 7th November 2012.
Professor Yvette Taylor, Head of the Weeks Centre will be a visiting fellow at the Humanities Research Centre Australian National University.
On the 28th September 2012, The Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research will host a one-day conference designed to interrogate the relationship between the Riots and re-shaped inequalities of race, class, place, gender, sexuality in a post-crash, austerity era.
Gary Younge has been appointed as Visiting Professor of Sociology and Politics this year. Gary Younge is a highly respected broadcaster and award winning writer, working as a columnist for The Guardian newspaper and then as the New York correspondent.
Dr Marisa Silvestri, Reader in Criminology and group leader of the Crime and Criminal Justice Research Group, has been invited to contribute to the Independent Police Commission Report.
Dr Matthew Bond, Course Director for Social Research Methods, recently published a report examining the number of House of Lords peers who belonged to elite clubs, such as The Garrick, Pratts, White’s and the Carlton.
The Centre for Research in Psychology are proud to be hosting a free one-day event 'Methods for Eliciting Accurate Eyewitness Evidence' on Friday 14th September 2012.
The Law Department at LSBU has won two prizes at the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Enterprising Staff Awards. The winners were rewarded for their excellent work in developing a student lead Legal Advice Clinic and promoting access into Higher Education.
The lecture on the Stephen Lawrence case will explore the enduring legacy of the legal campaign and how it has changed the face of policing and law in Britain forever.
One of our LSBU students has been selected to attend a Jubilee Lunch in Walthamstow Forest with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Prof. Yvette Taylor, Head of the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, will be at the Beatrice Bain Research Group (BBRG), University of California, Berkeley (March-April 2012).
The LSBU Student Theatre Company put on a number of performances throughout the year.
The Developmental Disorders Research Group at London South Bank University hosted a free one–day event 'Putting Research into Practice – Developmental Disorders' on Friday 2nd March 2012.
The Weeks Centre for Social and Policy, London South Bank University held an extremely successful full day conference ‘Intersecting Family Lives, Locales and Labours’.
Members of the education department are taking part in an EU funded project, ‘Children‘s Voices’.
The Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences organised an Employability and Careers Event for all their final years students.
A groundbreaking legal advice clinic led by law students which helps sharpen their skills whilst offering free help and support for the local community has been hailed as national best practice.
On Tuesday the 24th of January, the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences (AHS) celebrated its 7th Annual Prize Giving Ceremony.