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Matthew Morrison, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, is the scriptwriter behind A Collection of Small Choices, an audio journey commissioned by Hoxton Hall to provide unique experience for its visitors.

Dr Patricia Hogwood, Reader in European Politics at the University of Westminster, has been interviewed live by BBC World News about German candidate Martin Schulz being confirmed as the leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) challenging Angela Merkel in the upcoming general elections.

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, has published a blog post on the Huffington Post Blog about the impact of triggering Article 50 on British trades.

Seventy-one Criminology, History and Sociology students from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities travelled to Berlin for an educational field trip, generously supported by the Quintin Hogg Trust.

The University of Westminster’s Fyvie Hall hosted the inaugural Republic of Consciousness Awards Ceremony for Small Presses on 9 March.

Petros Karatsareas, Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Westminster, has been awarded the Rising Star Engagement Award by the British Academy (BARSEA), designed to enable early career academics enhance their skills and career development through events, training, and mentoring activities.

Dr Itay Lotem, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Westminster, offered his academic expertise to several media outlets, commenting on the Dutch election results on 16 March.

Cedric Gilson, Visiting Fellow in Law at the University of Westminster, published an article for The Conversation on the debate of reforming the House of Lords following Brexit.

A panel discussion titled ‘What can I do with my degree?!’ with alumni from the Politics and International Relations course took place at Regent Campus last week, aiming to give current students insights into career opportunities within their area of study, and beyond.

Dr Itay Lotem, Postdoctoral Fellow in French Language and Culture, has written an article for The Conversation on the controversies surrounding French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron in his language describing colonialism.

Professor Graham Smith, Professor of Politics in the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster, is part of a $2 million collaborative research programme investigating how to improve the quality of debates on online news comments platforms.

A week-long celebration, starting on 27 February, will pay tribute to the heritage of the University of Westminster with a series of events that showcase the work of staff, students, alumni and friends of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Students studying the Criminology BA course at the University of Westminster have had an outstanding opportunity to learn with inmate students at HMP Pentonville.

Peter Paul Catterall, Professor of History and Policy at the University of Westminster, gave a keynote address to the Danish Society for Contemporary Historical Research’s annual conference in Copenhagen about ‘Brexit and Global Britain’.

Patricia Hogwood, reader in European Politics at the University of Westminster, used her academic expertise in German politics to discuss the potential reasons for Steinmeier’s landslide victory in the 12 February German presidential elections with Sputnik news.

Level 6 History students recently took a day trip to Brighton for some much-needed respite from their final semester of study.

Professor Alexandra Warwick, Head of Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster, used her academic expertise in English literature to discuss Jack the Ripper and comment on why serial killers are so popular in contemporary culture for ShortList magazine.

Working with the University of Westminster, alumna Pamela Mayorcas, Fellow of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI), has recently set up a new Award for Postgraduate Research in Scientific and Technical Translation at the University’s Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.

This semester sees the launch of the Sociology-led Westminster elective module in LGBTQ Studies.

The 2014-15 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey shows that taking a Polylang module at the University of Westminster significantly boosts the graduates’ chance for professional employment, with 85.3 per cent of those embracing the opportunity entering professional roles.

Dr Paul Breen, senior lecturer in Linguistics in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities has written an article for the Independent examing Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration speech and what it tells us about his leadership.

The course, ‘Learning in an International Environment’, was delivered at Hanoi University in Vietnam in a two week short burst style for Westminster and Hanoi students to learn together.

Two recent graduates of Westminster’s Creative Writing: Writing the City MA course have launched a new foundation in India, which exists to eradicate stigma against mental health.

University of Westminster Lecturer Mahammed Bouabdallah uses Twitter to teach Arabic in his classes, reported the New Scientist.

Dr Magdalena Frennhoff Larsén, Lecturer in Politics in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities wrote on the possibilities of a UK-EU free trade agreement and the potential difficulties of negotiating one. 

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