Dr Margaret Mallett (1941-2017) Emeritus Fellow of the English Association After teaching in Northumberland, Kent and south London, Margaret came to Goldsmiths in 1970 as one of two Research Officers on the Schools Council English in Middle Years project. When the project ended she took up a part-time post in the English department and was […]Read more "In memoriam: Dr Margaret Mallett"
Hear from your Alumni Ambassadors about what Around the World in 7 Days means to them and the local alumni community. Every year for one week in May, Alumni Ambassadors host an event as part of the award-winning series, Around the World in 7 Days. The flagship series takes place between 19 and 26 May […]Read more "Around the World in 7 Days: What do your Alumni Ambassadors have to say?"
Julian Lorkin completed his MA Radio at Goldsmiths in 1997 and was the first licence holder for Wired Radio, Goldsmiths’ digital radio station run by students. He worked at BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and the Financial World Tonight for a decade before emigrating to Australia. He still writes for BBC online, and broadcasts to Australia […]Read more "Guest Post: It was 20 years ago today… that Wired Radio came out to play."
Matt Broadway-Horner (MSc Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 2005) is currently a doctoral student at Kings College London. He is a clinician and has worked in NHS, voluntary and private sectors for many years since 2001. Matt tells us more about his chapter ‘Ageing, Sexual Orientation and Mental Health: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Intersex Older People’ […]Read more "Guest post: Anti-Discriminatory Practices Explored by a Team of Academics"
Paula Boyle (MA Art Psychotherapy, 2015) is a HCPC registered health care practitioner who practices full-time as an art therapist at Demelza Hospice Care for Children, Kent. She is also a committee member of the British Association of Art Therapists group called ‘The Creative Response’, a special interest group for art therapists working in palliative […]Read more "Guest post: Art therapy and The Altemus Leadership Programme"
Dan Crooks (BA Fine Art, 2015) is from Sheffield, and has lived in Leeds, London and Huddersfield. He currently lives and works in South Yorkshire. He tells us about his time studying at Goldsmiths and the Window Frame Project, a gallery space in the windows of the Leeds City Museum where his works are currently exhibited. […]Read more "Guest post: Abstract Figures in the Windows of the Leeds City Museum"
My book “Theatre for Children in Hospital. The Gift of Compassion” (15 December 2016) brings to the reader experience of over ten years practice and evaluation of bedside theatre performances for children in hospital wards in the U.K. and abroad. It makes an argument for the benefits of theatre provision for children in illness, their […]Read more "Guest Post: Theatre for Children in Hospital. The Gift of Compassion."