Latest London Met alumni news
Get tested for Covid-19 and win a £100 voucher
Students coming to campus should be tested for Covid every time that they come in to keep our community safe - you could win a £100 Amazon voucher.
Is there a populist foreign policy?
A new paper from Dr Angelos Chryssogelos focuses on the broader approaches that populists take to questions of foreign policy beyond Europe and in their attitudes to Atlanticism.
Political violence against women in the northern Mexican border
Dr María López recently presented her research work for her book, addressing how the crisis of violence and security provision impacts migrant women at the US–Mexico border.
Exploring the links between extremism and violence against women
London Met's Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit is undertaking research on religious and racial supremacist movements and how they connect to violence against women and girls.
Ghabrana Nahin Hai: London Met project featured on Platform Asia
A collaborative film made by Digital Media Associate Lecturer Joel Chernin and Fine Arts MFA alumna Shanzay Subzwari highlights the juxtaposing rhetorics of pandemic politics.
Angels of Mercy
Professor Louise Ryan featured on a podcast exploring the story of the women who left Ireland to train and work as nurses in England.
An academic difference: value of London Met Theatre and Performance degrees highlighted by the Stage
A new report looks at how London Met's theatre and performance courses create future leaders, and the value that theatre degrees can offer students over traditional drama schools.
Journalism Fashion Newsweek: Covid and me - do we still care what we wear?
London Met Journalism students report on the latest 'Newsweek', which sees students prepare radio, TV, print and online packages about a specific topic.
LGBTQI+ Lambeth residents invited to take part in COVID research project
The project is looking to learn more about the experiences of LGBTQI+ communities, to influence policies and services that enable LGBTQI+ people in Lambeth to thrive.
Celebrating the success of our partners
London Met partner institution, Esoft Metro Campus, celebrated seven graduation ceremonies over two days.
Pontins and 'No Irish Need Apply': the prejudice that refuses to die
Professor Louise Ryan and Professor Don MacRaild explore the enduring anti-Irish prejudice in Britain following the reveal that holiday firm Pontins holds a blacklist of Irish surnames.
Do temporary interventions bring permanent change?
A talk by London Met’s Sandra Denicke-Polcher questioned what permanent change in architecture looks like.
London Met academic helps secure compensation for thousands of abuse survivors
As many as 2000 individuals who were abused in the care of Islington Council could receive compensation, following the work of the Islington Survivors Network.
Public shaming in Russia
A new research project will explore public shaming in Russia from the post-Stalin period to the present day.
Changing the conversation: from women's safety to women's freedom
Professor Liz Kelly, Director of London Met's Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit, asks what it is about our culture that allows women to be harmed, and what it would take to change this
What's driving foreign policy in Turkey?
A new policy report by London Met’s Dr Ahmet Erdi Öztürk argues that Turkey’s post-2016 foreign policy rests on ideas of militarisation, Islam, civilisation and power.
Social Responsibility and Inclusivity in Leadership Learning, Development and Education
The 11th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference will be held on 13-14 July by the Guildhall School of Business and Law.
The impact of Covid on student parents
Research by London Met academics Jane Lewis, Heather Allison, Patrick Mulrenan and Helen Redd explores the additional pressures the pandemic is having on students with children.
Designs by London Met Textiles students set to adorn historic Petticoat Lane Market
Vote now for your favourite designs to be installed at the Market.
Virtual Green Week promotes practical action
Running from 15-19 March, Green Week will see a programme of talks on the practical actions everyone can take to improve the environment around us.
Gallery founded by alumna wins prestigious award
Anna Ray and House on Mars, founded by London Met grad Vanja Bazdulj, have been awarded the Brookfield Properties Crafts Council Collection Award worth £25,5000.
The nature of cities
Lecturer in Architecture and Sustainability Coordinator Siân Moxon spoke at the Nature of Cities Festival to promote urban rewilding.
Lessons for Cities Worldwide
The London Met Lab's proposed COP26 exhibit will highlight five approaches to the environment: research, teaching, student enterprise, partnerships and management.
Religion, Identity and Power
A new book from London Met lecturer Dr Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, which explores the ethnoreligious transformation of Turkey and the Balkans, was launched last week.
Racism in the media
Wendy Sloane, Associate Professor of Journalism, on why making newsrooms more diverse is key to tackling racism in the media.
Covid and me: Do we still care what we wear?
London Met's Newsweek will explore post-Covid fashion, with a panel of experts discussing sustainable fashion to fast fashion, digital outfits, and the future of the high street.
Fact or fiction?: Event series to support public decision making
An expert panel will answer questions on vaccinations, masks, social distancing and the nature and behaviour of the COVID-19 virus itself.
Going global: the benefits of remote learning
For students studying on Journalism degrees at London Met, the pandemic has opened up a whole world of opportunity, allowing them to report eye-witness stories from all over the globe.
Guildhall School of Business and Law secure partnership with school in Barcelona
The partnership will see Sant Cugat Escola Superior de Negocis deliver the Business Management BA course to London Met students in Spain.
Sarah Haid on social enterprise and the women who've inspired her
Sarah discusses her work with the London Met Lab and how London Met's students are giving back to their local communities through her social enterprise, Better Safe Communities.
On International Women's Day, Dr Karen McNally explores how Hollywood is revisiting its business model, practices and space as a marker of 21st century American culture.
London Met launches ambitious Race Equity Strategy
The University has committed £15 million to drive racial equity and inclusion at London Met.
Imagine if you were in a folk tale
Students and staff at London Met set to develop folklore-inspired games as part of an all-day Game Jam at the 'Imagine-If Festival'.
Fashion in Multiple Chinas
A book co-edited by London Met Professor Wessie Ling has just been released in paperback.
How relationships changed in lockdown
A new study aimed to find out how confinement had impacted upon our domestic, work, social and leisure habits.
Recent graduates create striking National Student Survey campaign
Former Visual Communications students hope London Met campaign encourages final year students to give the gift of their experience to other students.
London Met book nominated for major American Studies Prize
'The Stardom Tale' by Dr Karen McNally is in the running for the 2021 British Association of American Studies Book Prize.
Britain and China's 'deteriorating' relationship
Head of Politics and International Relations Dr Andrew Moran weighs in on hostility in Sino-UK relations, and the news that China has banned BBC World News from broadcasting.
Fairtrade Fortnight - 'Climate, Fairtrade and You'
Taking place from 22 February - 7 March, Fairtrade Fortnight offers students and staff the chance to learn more about Fairtrade and get involved in community action.
Celebrating women and girls in science
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Head of the School of Human Sciences Dr Elizabeth Opara discusses her career, the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM.
Praise for London Met Architecture books
A new edited collection and monograph from Professor Nicholas Temple have been described as 'remarkable,' and 'erudite and persuasive', respectively.
London Met presents the Big House Theatre and Bullet Tongue Reloaded
9 March, 4:30-6:30pm
The "ferocious and powerful" play will be streamed live, using immersive theatre to lead its audience into the hidden world of marginalised young people involved in gang activity.
From Muppet to Maverick
Animator and director John Stevenson spoke to students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design about his career, from his start on the Muppets at 19, to directing Kung Fu Panda.
From protest to institutional change - Architecture, Race, Gender and Education
Over 200 attended an online event at which keynote speaker Lesley Lokko engaged with issues raised by MASS: Metropolitan Architecture Students Society. MASS asks, now what?
Global Game Jam 2021
London Met staff, students and alums joined the annual game creation event to develop 'Duck Trip', a hide and seek game based on a true story.
Experts call for action on chemical and biological security governance after the pandemic
A report led by London Met's Prof Lijun Shang warns that the international treaties intended to protect the world against chemical and biological weapons need strengthening.
How has lockdown affected diet?
We meet Syeda Ali, final year Dietetics and Nutrition MSc student, to discuss her research into the effects of the pandemic, and specifically lockdown measures, on people’s diets.
Top designer meets Textiles students
Edward Crutchley spoke to a group of students about careers in design and the power of a good portfolio.
London Met lecturer publishes first poetry collection
tempo 4/4 by Dr Piero Toto explores the limits of existence, the relationship with poetry and the impossibility of giving oneself to the Other.
The unique experiences of international students at London Met were highlighted in a recent webinar.
Hollywood's 'A Star Is Born': Melodramatic Celebrity and the Stardom Film
Professor Mandy Merck and Dr Karen McNally will give talks on stardom and genre in the A Star Is Born films followed by a Q&A.
Spotlight on careers
All students are invited to a series of events from the London Met Careers team to develop an understanding of different fields and network with the people working in them.
Performance/VR art installations from London Met receive accolade two years in a row
The Pecking Order, developed by London Met’s Jacek Ludwig Scarso will feature in the prestigious Aesthetica Prize Future Now Anthology.
Success for East End Archive
Books featuring work by renowned photographers move quickly to second edition, and project to feature on BBC Radio London.
Supporting employability for international students
London Met's Jenny Wilkinson will take part in a British Council panel to discuss how UK institutions can support international graduate routes.
New exhibition celebrates centenary of Mary Reid Macarthur
The life and work of the pioneering female trade unionist are explored by the exhibition, with a rich variety of sources from London Met's TUC Library Collections.
Saturday Club returns to London Met
The club offers young Londoners the chance to study creative subjects with leading experts for free.
London Met students help Waltham Forest College with COVID testing
A comprehensive testing regime will help to reduce the risk of positive transmission within the College and wider community.
Universities are failing to recognise and tackle Islamophobia, London Met Study finds
A new report calls for institutions to recognise the existence of Islamophobia, do more to examine its impact, and take decisive action to eradicate Islamophobia from campuses.
Racialising pandemics: lessons from history
Professors Louise Ryan and Don MacRaild explore the ways in which nations and their people have historically been stigmatised by disease.
Making a greener city through the civic inclusion of migrants
London Met research, which explores the opportunities for urban agriculture on the Bagmati riverbanks in Kathmandu, was named Frontiers of Architectural Research's best paper of 2020.
The role of festivals in urban life
Festival Cities, a new book by London Met’s Margaret Gold and Oxford Brooks’ John Gold charts the embedding of festivals in city planning and urban culture over time.
Staging and Re-cycling
A new book by John Keefe and Knut Ove Arntzen suggests a new form of dialogue between work, authors and readers, and draws out threads that extend both into the past and future.
When objects in space collide
Dr Jon Tandy discussed his research on the processes that happen in high-speed collisions in solar systems on the Science Off Camera podcast.
London Met lecturer launches The Podiatrist magazine
Following his appointment as professional editor, Dr Chris Morriss-Roberts is working to ensure the publication is forward-looking, contemporary and relevant to its readers.
Professor Lesley Lokko announced as recipient of 2020 RIBA Annie Spink Prize
The former London Met academic was nominated for the award by Dr Matthew Barac, in recognition of her "rigorous and innovative" approach to architectural education.
London Met's Architecture community shine on 40 under 40 list
Alumni from London Met's Architecture programmes have been honoured in the prestigious list from the Architects' Journal.
Reducing malnutrition in children undergoing chemotherapy
A London Met-GOSH study aimed to find out how different types of feeding affected the weight of children experiencing mucositis as a result of chemotherapy.
A new monument for Aldgate
Students from a range of artistic disciplines shared their ideas for a new monument for Aldgate, exploring important questions about what we commemorate, why, and who gets to decide.
Turkey and the Balkans: Europeanisation and De-Europeanisation
London Met lecturer to co-chair major conference.
I'm dreaming of a green Christmas
After a challenging year, we all deserve a break this Christmas, argues Siân Moxon, but let's make sure we give the planet one too.
Students plant 420 trees to promote sustainable building
The event gave future architects and designers the opportunity to reflect on their practices as part of the Department's commitment to developing sustainable building and construction.
Hungry London: why are more people using food banks?
All are welcome to hear from and pose questions to experts on food poverty, and produce magazines, blogs, TV and radio broadcasts focused on this topical issue.
London Met student wins Pharmacological Society prize
Amy Chave, who has since started a PhD in Pharmaceutical Science at London Met, won the prestigious Undergraduate Pharmacology Prize.