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  • Goldsmiths professor named among 100 boldest ‘global minds’

    A new book names Goldsmiths University of London Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures Eyal Weizman among 100 international academics, artists and activists to boldly cross disciplinary frontiers and create revolutionary ideas at the intersection.

    Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:28:37 BST
  • Tweets from mobile devices are more likely to be egocentric, research shows

    Mobile devices have changed the way we interact with the world. It's now normal behavior to take selfies or live Tweet an event, but can a mobile device really be an extension of the self? A recent study by researchers at Goldsmiths, Bowdoin College and the University of Maine found that tweets from mobile devices are more likely to employ egocentric language as opposed to non-mobile Tweets.

    Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:16:46 BST
  • Turner Prize exhibition opens in Glasgow

    An exhibition of work by this year’s Turner Prize shortlisted artists – including two Goldsmiths Fine Art tutors – opens in Scotland today (Thursday 1 October).

    Thu, 01 Oct 2015 11:25:55 BST
  • Goldsmiths Prize shortlist – six works of fiction at its most novel

    The shortlist for the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 is today revealed.

    Thu, 01 Oct 2015 08:49:16 BST
  • Goldsmiths and Beijing International Studies University sign Asia UK cultural studies agreement

    Goldsmiths Asia Centre and the National Institute of Cultural Development (NICD) of Beijing International Studies University (BISU) recently signed a memorandum of understanding to further their research into the field of cultural studies between Asia and UK.

    Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:35:55 BST
  • Children who sleep badly “at risk of mental health issues later in life”

    A Goldsmiths researcher has warned we must not ignore the issue of poor sleep in young – as it may be a “red flag” for depression, anxiety and other mental health problems.

    Tue, 29 Sep 2015 09:12:43 BST
  • Goldsmiths named social work centre of excellence

    Leading social work figures including Lyn Romeo, the Chief Social Worker for Adults, are to help unveil a pioneering scheme aimed at boosting the quality of teaching and practice of those in the sector.

    Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:37:00 BST
  • Student’s high-tech smart glove translates sign language into text and speech

    A ‘smart glove’ that translates sign language from hand gestures to visual text on a screen and audible dialogue has been developed by a Goldsmiths, University of London student. She's now working on an app to enable real-time translation of the text into other languages.

    Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:05:42 BST
  • Summer programme at Pi Artworks curated by Goldsmiths students

    A gallery in the heart of London’s bustling Fitzrovia chose Goldsmiths, University of London students to curate its summer programme of exhibitions. The final exhibition, 'Heaven is a place where nothing ever happens' runs until 1 October.

    Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:42:54 BST
  • Breastfeeding does not improve your child’s IQ, research shows

    Breastfeeding is of little benefit to early life intelligence and does not affect children's cognitive growth over time, new research at Goldsmiths, University of London has shown.

    Thu, 24 Sep 2015 09:06:07 BST
  • Ali Smith hails “industry-changing” Goldsmiths Prize as award enters its third year

    Writer Ali Smith has called the Goldsmiths Prize a “miracle” which has changed the literary landscape and encouraged publishers to embrace experimental works.

    Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:25:46 BST
  • Is there a formula for creating an iconic pop song?

    Is there a formula for creating a song that’s not just popular, but becomes iconic? Goldsmiths, University of London computer scientist, musician and digital artist Dr Mick Grierson analysed critics’ top tracks to try and find out.

    Wed, 23 Sep 2015 13:09:15 BST
  • New Goldsmiths degree shapes next generation of computer game artists and designers

    This week Goldsmiths, University of London welcomes its first cohort of students to our MA Computer Games Art & Design – a course focusing on games design, art and animation, programming and entrepreneurialism that addresses the pressing need for high quality postgraduates to work in the gaming and entertainment industries.

    Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:23:12 BST
  • Goldsmiths welcomes new joint-head of MA Computer Games Art and Design

    This week we welcome our first cohort of students to the new MA in Computer Games Art & Design and welcome a new co-head of the programme, digital artist Ian Palmer. We caught up with Ian (before he goes on a quick pre-term motorbike trip to the Alps) to talk early computers, career highlights, and his all-time favourite games.

    Wed, 23 Sep 2015 10:20:21 BST
  • Just how diverse are arts sector workers? Goldsmiths is helping find out

    Goldsmiths is at the heart of a new project investigating the diversity of arts sector workers – which culminates with an exciting festival of debates, film and gigs this winter.

    Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:43:39 BST
  • Enter the Age of Algorithms with students’ fun medieval computer game

    Terrible at trig? Grappling with geometry? Computing students at Goldsmiths, University of London are today launching a medieval-themed 2D game, aimed at helping creative professionals improve their maths skills.

    Mon, 21 Sep 2015 09:41:23 BST
  • Things I wish I knew before I started my postgrad

    Starting a new course is always a little daunting, so recent Masters graduate Jazmin looked back on her time as a postgraduate to give you all of the advice she wishes she's had before she started.

    Fri, 18 Sep 2015 16:17:03 BST
  • Clowning around with words: Goldsmiths alumna to lead circus poetry workshop

    Poet and Goldsmiths alumna Ella Frears will be juggling stanzas this weekend as she leads a circus-themed writing workshop for children.

    Fri, 18 Sep 2015 16:14:22 BST
  • Goldsmiths announces partnership to deliver quality student accommodation and help support landmark academic building

    Goldsmiths, University of London has today announced a partnership with student accommodation specialists Campus Living Villages (CLV) to provide halls of residence.

    Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:13:47 BST
  • This is Goldsmiths: #HelloGoldsmiths Special

    In the run up to Welcome Week, we’ve asked our students how to best experience Goldsmiths and the local area, so here’s a selection of their top tips. Whether you’re a new or existing student, don’t forget to check out the amazing events we have planned during Welcome Week - share your experiences using #HelloGoldsmiths.

    Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:39:53 BST

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