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  • Monika Krause wins British Sociological Association book award for The Good Project

    The prestigious BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize for the best first and sole-authored book within the discipline of Sociology has been won by a Goldsmiths, University of London academic.

    Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:41:28 BST
  • PureGold launches at the Southbank Centre - 8 May

    PureGold - a 6-week festival celebrating the eclectic, innovative and exciting music coming out of Goldsmiths, University of London - launches at the Southbank Centre on Friday 8 May.

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:59:18 BST
  • Computer Games graduates reach the next level

    A Goldsmiths, University of London partnership with Sony Playstation has given MSc Computer Games and Entertainment graduates a boost in the workplace, creating the next generation of talented designers and developers.

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:57:08 BST
  • This is Goldsmiths: Seven things to do this week

    Every day our students, staff and alumni are involved in amazing things. From live music to lectures, and plays to poetry slams, there are countless ways that you can experience what makes Goldsmiths special and celebrate the achievements of our community, and the excitement of our local area. Here's our pick of seven things to do in the coming week.

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:19:25 BST
  • Disadvantaged young people’s lives changed through film-making scheme

    Care leavers and former young offenders have found confidence, inspiration and a sense of control over their lives, thanks to a film-making project co-run by a Goldsmiths, University of London academic.

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:23:48 BST
  • This is Goldsmiths: Seven things to do this week

    Every day our students, staff and alumni are involved in amazing things. From live music to lectures, and plays to poetry slams, there are countless ways that you can experience what makes Goldsmiths special and celebrate the achievements of our community. Here's our pick of seven things to do in the coming week.

    Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:28:40 BST
  • Why does singing make us feel good?

    The science of singing together: Goldsmiths students investigate how group singing benefits not only the individual but also the whole group.

    Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:30:52 BST
  • Goldsmiths Reunite: Around the World in 7 Days

    From Monday 25 May ‘Goldsmiths Reunite: Around the World in 7 Days’ - a series of volunteer-led events - will take place in 13 different cities, from São Paulo to Rome to Singapore.

    Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:03:06 BST
  • Evolutionary art moves to Edinburgh International Science Festival

    Celebrated artist William Latham is presenting Mutator 1 + 2 - his first major exhibition in the UK in over 20 years - at the Edinburgh International Science Festival from 4 April – 22 May.

    Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:48:00 BST
  • ‘Fearcasting’ to blame for the stress of everyday emergencies

    From missing the bus, misplacing glasses, or running out of phone battery; small and unplanned ‘emergencies’ can cause an undue amount of stress. Psychologists at Goldsmiths, University London have teamed up with insurance provider Direct Line on a new study, which reveals that ‘fearcasting’ is to blame for disproportionate amounts of stress.

    Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:46:04 BST
  • It's not a meritocracy: acting and social inequality

    Research from Goldsmiths, University of London and the London School of Economics aims to explore, challenge and contribute to the debate on class, diversity, and the acting profession.

    Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:16:54 BST
  • Teacher-training to tackle homophobia wins £214k funding

    A training and resource programme for teachers aimed at eradicating homophobia, transphobia and biphobia in schools has been awarded £214,000 by the Department for Education – part of a £2m funding boost for similar projects across the country.

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:37:57 BST
  • 30 days of research at Goldsmiths. Contributions to knowledge. Condensed.

    Researchers at Goldsmiths are constantly contributing to knowledge and practice in a range of disciplines from computing to art, the social sciences and beyond. Find out what they've been up to over the past month.

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:13:44 BST
  • In search of a moral economy: how do we achieve sustainable prosperity?

    Goldsmiths, University of London is among the institutions joining the University of Surrey in the establishment of a new research centre exploring the complex relationship between prosperity - our aspirations for the good life - and the social and environmental constraints of a finite planet.

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:57:59 BST
  • This is Goldsmiths: Six things to do this week

    Every day our students, staff and alumni are involved in amazing things. From live music to lectures, and plays to poetry slams, there are countless ways that you can experience what makes Goldsmiths special and celebrate the achievements of our community. Here's our pick of six things to do in the coming week.

    Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:26:47 GMT
  • Communities tech-up and join forces with Goldsmiths researchers to monitor air pollution from fracking sites in the US

    As the war of words rages over exploiting shale gas deposits in the UK, researchers at Goldsmiths have turned to the US to work with communities who are using low-cost sensing equipment to monitor the environmental impact of fracking.

    Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:19:16 GMT
  • Professor Elisabeth Hill leads study on autism diagnosis in UK

    Parents in the UK are waiting up to three and a half years to receive a diagnosis that their child has autism.

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:31:49 GMT
  • WW1 book ‘Ring of Steel’ wins major military history prize

    Dr Alexander Watson from Goldsmiths, University of London has been awarded the $50,000 (£33,500) Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History for his book Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War I

    Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:35:28 GMT
  • Discourse, Power, Resistance conference – creative spaces for collective voices

    The effect of neoliberalism on culture, identity, and institutions forms the broad theme of this year’s Discourse, Power, Resistance conference, to be held at Goldsmiths from 15-17 April.

    Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:55:14 GMT
  • Firef.ly travel app takes off with Goldsmiths A.I. expertise

    A technology collective working with Goldsmiths, University of London to create a unique way of planning and documenting travel has raised over £300,000 through crowd-sourcing in just three weeks.

    Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:57:09 GMT

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