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  • Imagine this: a new way to test and improve the ‘mind’s eye’

    Psychologists at Goldsmiths, University of London are developing new ways to test and improve imagination.

    Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:58:08 BST
  • Goldsmiths is entering its 125th year – with the university celebrating its origins over the summer

    On Wednesday 22 July 1891, the Prince of Wales opened the Goldsmiths’ Company’s Technical and Recreative Institute in New Cross in a ceremony bedecked with pomp and pageantry.

    Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:46:32 BST
  • Brain structure relates to earworm experience, research suggests

    Research has shown for the first time how the brain’s structure relates to how often we get a short loop of music stuck in our heads – a phenomenon commonly known as an ‘earworm’ – and the emotions we feel when it happens.

    Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:12:29 BST
  • This is Goldsmiths: 11 books to read this summer

    With last term’s reading list now a distant memory, take a look at our guide to some of the best books to buy, borrow, or browse online this summer. From love stories to pioneering economic theory, fabulous photography to children’s classics, this is our guide to the latest work from our staff, students, alumni and Goldsmiths Prize winners.

    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:32:05 BST
  • Shoe designer aims to tackle poverty one step at a time

    Combining a life-long love of art, design and cool trainers with a passion for humanitarian work, Goldsmiths student Kudzi Synos has been invited by the UN to bid for $10,000 to help expand production facilities for his footwear brand into countries in urgent need of industry.

    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:41:05 BST
  • £18m hub set to revolutionise digital games and media research for good of society

    Goldsmiths, University of London and partners have been awarded £18m to develop research in virtual reality, digital art, data visualisation and graphics, for the benefit of science, society, education and culture.

    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:32:45 BST
  • In Vogue: Goldsmiths stars in style magazine

    Fine art met high fashion as style magazine Vogue came to Goldsmiths to celebrate our place at the heart of “capital’s cultural epicentre”.

    Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:57:31 BST
  • Computing’s Kate Devlin on coping with caring

    Dr Kate Devlin is a Lecturer in the Department of Computing and an active campaigner for both mental health awareness and for raising the profile of women in computing.

    Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:58:39 BST
  • Amnesty International and Goldsmiths researchers launch online tool mapping attacks in Gaza

    An investigative online tool mapping Israeli attacks in Gaza during the conflict of July and August 2014 has been unveiled today by Amnesty International and the Forensic Architecture research group at Goldsmiths, University of London.

    Wed, 08 Jul 2015 10:38:44 BST
  • Worried sick: Study on mental health and debt criticises government approach to public’s ‘financial melancholia’

    By introducing positive psychology into the benefits system, and encouraging greater personal responsibility, the government is failing to solve the vicious cycle of regret, guilt, shame and relationship breakdowns experienced by those in debt, argues a new report by researchers at Goldsmiths, University of London.

    Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:12:56 BST
  • Fear is changing sides - #DebtAction group responds to Greek 'No' vote

    Activists, authors and academics - including Michael Channan (maker of short film Greece on the Edge) and Johnna Montgomerie (Lecturer in Economics at Goldsmiths) - give their views, as the people of Greece overwhelmingly reject austerity proposals from the country's creditors. What's next for Europe?

    Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:49:22 BST
  • Inequality's relationship with cultural value is under-researched, new study shows

    A report exploring the links between inequality and the production and consumption of culture was published today (Thursday 2 July 2015), written by Dr Dave O’Brien of Goldsmiths, University of London and Professor Kate Oakley of the University of Leeds.

    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:22:02 BST
  • Psychologist takes part in massive online Q&A on the psychology of the paranormal

    On 29 June, Professor Chris French took to the social network reddit – the self-styled ‘front page of the internet’ - to discuss the psychology of all things paranormal, including UFO abduction claims, conspiracy theories, the existence of ghosts and cases of reported demonic possession.

    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:51:06 BST
  • Art therapists explore the unconscious in Freud Museum exhibition

    A new exhibition by Goldsmiths, University of London art therapists has gone on show at the Freud Museum, London, as part of the venue’s Festival of the Unconscious - a centenary celebration of Freud’s essays on the subject.

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:12:05 BST
  • Creating curators

    You can help turn local sixth-form students into curators by sending us your images for a research project being overseen by a Goldsmiths staff member

    Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:50:35 BST
  • Two awards for Zoe Pilger's Eat My Heart Out

    Goldsmiths, University of London PhD student Zoe Pilger has taken home two prestigious awards at the Society of Author’s Authors’ Awards, held at the Army & Navy Club on 25 June.

    Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:14:36 BST
  • Summer programme at Pi Artworks curated by Goldsmiths students

    A gallery in the heart of London’s bustling Fitzrovia has chosen Goldsmiths, University of London students to curate its summer programme of exhibitions, set to open on Friday 10 July.

    Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:15:24 BST
  • Results day. The start of something great.

    Goldsmiths may be known globally for creativity, but there’s more to us than that. We will be offering a wide selection of our subjects through the clearing process.

    Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:03:41 BST
  • We Can't Be There. Emergency Provisions for Un(Anticipated) Futures

    How can artists and academics explore, engage and intervene in the future? Join international artists and Goldsmiths, University of London lecturers at the Tate Modern on Saturday 27 June to find out.

    Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:24:51 BST
  • Why are older children less likely to help their bullied peers?

    In a new study on bullying at school, researchers at Goldsmiths, University of London have found that as children get older, they are less likely to help their peers during incidences of name-calling.

    Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:48:39 BST

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