University news archive
Expanding the role of pharmacists in general practice
A new editorial co-authored by London Met Professor of Applied Health Research, Duncan Stewart, explores the potential of Structured Medication Reviews (SMR).
Remembering Robert (Bob) Harbison
The former Professor of Architecture at London Met is remembered for the innovative approach he took to to his subject, and for the sense of wonder with which he approached the world.
The first five years after graduation
Theodora Alfredsdottir, Associate Lecturer in Interior Design, will be giving a talk in collaboration with Creative Skills Network.
London Met student in the final for national comedy award
Digital Media student Omar Badawy is a finalist in the Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2021.
Student and Staff Research Conference 2021: Negotiating a Changed World
London Met PhD student Amy Chave reflects on the University’s recent student and staff research conference.
Art workshop with students from Tower Hamlets
The School of Art, Architecture and Design organised a workshop for students from Stepney All Saints.
London Met partners with The Liliesleaf Trust UK
Among other initiatives, this partnership will create a PhD opportunity with the Centre of Memory and Learning to develop a community-focused engagement programme.
London Met photography student selected as Carte Blanche student laureate
Mina Boromond, who is in her final year of London Met’s Photography BA, was one of only four students in Europe whose work will be shown at a major Paris exhibition.
Celebrating innovation and excellence in Islington education
The University was proud to sponsor the Teacher of the Year category at the third annual Islington Education Awards.
Economy for Common Good
The Centre for Creative Arts, Cultures and Engagement is running a series of events on research around cultural commons.
Injury and rehab clinic organises pop-up at local 5k run
The clinic’s sports therapists will be providing the runners with expert injury advice.
London Met shines in National Student Survey
London Met’s student satisfaction scores well above the average for the UK, with the University placing higher than almost all Russell Group institutions in this year's NSS.
London Met photography students shortlisted for industry award
The work of Photography BA students Mina Boromand and Kasia Kowalska were recognised in the Association of Photographers Student Awards.
London Met Professor invited to chair at prestigious E&T Innovation Awards 2021
Professor Bal Virdee will chair the Communications & IT awards category.
Joint Degrees and International Transitions in Higher Education
A new book from Professor of International Higher Education, Jan Bamford explores students' experience of internationalisation on joint double degree programmes.
London Met highlighted in COP26 Universities Network
The University has been recognised for the role of its academic research and sustainability strategy in driving a zero-carbon future.
The London Met Lab announces new partnership with Living Under One Sun
The two organisations will work together to promote civic engagement and community connection in Tottenham.
London Met shortlisted for prestigious national graduate recruitment award
The University has been included in the ‘Best university employability strategy’ award category.
Debut poetry collection to be published from celebrated alumna
Warsan Shire’s new work, Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head, will be published 3 March 2022.
London Met supports Islington Living Wage campaign
The University, which has been committed to paying the London Living Wage since 2014, joins the campaign to make Islington North London’s first Living Wage Borough.
Learning from Nubia Way
A creative team from The Architecture Foundation is crowdfunding to deliver a short documentary about the Black-led self-build housing scheme.
Dr Noel-Ann Bradshaw selected as General Scientific Section President at British Science Festival
Dr Bradshaw’s Presidential address, The Lady with the Maths, will explore Florence Nightingale’s work within statistics and data visualisation techniques.
Marcus Rashford collaborates with Free Books Campaign
The Free Books Campaign, founded by London Met’s Sofia Akel, will distribute 400 books in collaboration with Marcus Rashford’s Book Club and Macmillan Kids.
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Do Black Lives still Matter in higher education?
Staff from London Met’s Centre for Equity and Inclusion discussed the University’s Race Equity Strategy at an HE sector event.
Made in China: What could be more of a cliché?
Professor Wessie Ling will give a keynote to inform curatorial work for the Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen in the Netherlands.
Milling industry support for sustainable housing research project
Wood-Mizer has partnered with the School of Architecture on HomeGrownHouse.
The economic impact of Covid: a bounce back after recession?
Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor in Accounting, Banking and Finance, expects to see an increase in both supply and demand, leading to more jobs becoming available post-pandemic.
London Met mentors give Mayesbrook students 'inspiration and aspiration’
London Met's mentoring programme is transforming the lives of students at the alternative provision school based in Barking and Dagenham, East London.
Heightened risk of disease as a means of terrorism, say international security experts
Although Covid-19 has heightened concerns about the impact of disease outbreaks, there is not enough awareness about the extent of the dangers of deliberately-caused disease.
London Met named one of UK's best universities for future business leaders
A study by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance placed London Met sixth in the country for budding CEOs and Managing Directors.
Yinka Ilori on Platinum Jubilee design panel
Yinka will be judging the designs for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee emblem.
Domestic politics and foreign policies
London Met's Dr Angelos Chryssogelos will discuss whether European foreign policy populism is all that different, at a British International Studies Association conference on 23 June.
Student solution to tackling air quality
The local air-quality monitoring system (LAMS) recently won the Climate and Environment category in the Big Idea Challenge.
Abundant Green Networks: Reimagining our Urban Space
London Met rewilding expert to take part in panel to help cities go greener and healthier, by going pesticide-free.
Chicago, Theory, and the Discourse of the Irish Emigrant Letter
London Met academic to deliver paper as part of international conference.
London Met academic elected chair of the Board of Trustees of the British Sociological Association
Professor Louise Ryan will serve as chair of the largest sociological network in the UK for a two-year term.
London Met artist recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Dr Andrew Hewish has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to the Arts, in recognition of his role as founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Recent Drawing.
Summer in Aldgate exhibition
Art, Architecture and Design students and graduates are creating installations for the community art exhibition.
30 Days Wild
Urban rewilding project run by London Met's Siân Moxon will offer a new tip every weekday to transform cities for the benefit of wildlife.
Start-up success for Accelerator entrepreneurs
Aura Vision, a traffic monitoring and sales support solution for brick-and-mortar stores, is set to sign a multi-million-pound deal.
Operation Trojan Shield: fighting encrypted criminal activities
London Met's Dr Mark Roycroft reports on the operation, which saw over 800 arrested in a huge global crime sting, using an encrypted communications app secretly run by law enforcement.
National Saturday Club’s annual Summer Show
The online exhibition of work goes live Saturday 12 June.
Flipped classrooms and translation technology
Piero Toto, Senior Lecturer in Translation, has a written a chapter in the new book, Empirical Studies of Translation and Interpreting: The Post-Structuralist Approac
Journalism and human rights in Mexico: how to preserve the voices of the killed
The final seminar from the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre this academic year will explore the danger facing Mexico's journalists.
Underwear start-up, created by London Met alumna, smashes crowdfunding target
MERRI Intimates, which took home the top prize at Big Idea Challenge last year, is still raising funds for unique, beautiful underwear which promotes gynaecological health.
25th Anniversary of the Irish Writers in London Summer School
The Ambassador of Ireland, Adrian O’Neill, hosted a virtual celebration at the Irish Embassy to commemorate the occasion.
Join the Centre for Equity and Inclusion's first Annual Special Guest Lecture
Special Guest Angela Saini, author of Superior and Inferior, will unpack the roots and social construction of race in academia.
London Met to commemorate first London Pride March with new plaque
The plaque will commemorate the afterparty of the inaugural 1972 Pride March, which was held in London Met's Holloway Road building.
London Met students redesign early years teaching rooms
As part of a second-year internship, London Met’s Interior Design course students redesigned the rooms to support modern teaching methods.
Designing a data ingestion pipeline to empower London
Data Analytics MSc students Stephanie Healy Fabrega and Indrajitrakuraj Ravi have been employed on a research project.
The Ministry for Common Land
Exhibition co-developed by London Met academic asks whether we could use citizens’ assemblies to develop new strategies for land ownership and use.
Ecology as Public and Mental Health
A discussion as part of London Met’s new interdisciplinary research initiative, Finding Ecologies, explores how we create environments in which we and others can flourish.
"A great opportunity to prepare for similar roles in the future"
Two students have been hired to work alongside London Met lecturer Sandra Fernando on a major data analysis project, giving them real-life work experience alongside their degrees.
The climate crisis and gender inequality: an intimate relationship
'How Women Can Save the Planet', a new book from London Met’s Professor Anne Karpf, will be launched at an event on June 10.
Look Listen Make Things
Major artwork and solo exhibition by London Met Associate Professor Bob and Roberta Smith to be shown in the Harris from 4 June - 2 October 2021.
Using mathematical modelling to predict behaviour among Computing students
A new research project will see a London Met student work with academics on data analysis across the Computing departments of higher education institutions.
Contesting Global Fashion through China
Professor of Transcultural Arts and Design and Director of CREATURE, Wessie Ling, will give keynotes at a major fashion conference and for the Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen.
A huge congratulations to the winners of the Big Idea Challenge 2021
Read about the innovative ideas which took home the prizes at London Met’s annual enterprise competition.
Quantum computing with microwaves
A free webinar with Google's Professor Joseph Bardin will explore the fundamentals and future of microwaves in quantum computing, and which challenges still need to be overcome.
Final Cuts 2021
An online festival showcasing outstanding film and media work from students of the School of Computing and Digital Media.
London Met supports #GettingResults campaign
The campaign, run by Universities UK, highlights the role that higher education institutions have played during and beyond the pandemic.
London Met to develop new Digital Forensics Laboratory
Cyber Security student Dipo Dunsin has been hired to advance the project as part of London Met's commitment to providing students with valuable work experience for their future careers.
London Met joins Tower Hamlets' Cultural Consortium
London Met is one member of the new initiative, which will transform the public spaces of Tower Hamlets through community-led initiatives.
How We Live Now: designing feminist cities
A new installation at the Barbican explores a series of important questions about our public spaces and designed environments, and who they serve.
Exploring academic careers with the Stemettes
London Met's Dr Preeti Patel, Head of Computer Science and Applied Computing, spoke to women and girls about STEM careers in academia.
Deej Fabyc has curated and will be performing in ‘Operation Edna’, a live, multimedia art event exploring shelter and ageing proudly.
Carpet design success for second-year student
Nanci Byrne-Lynch, a textiles student, has been shortlisted for the COVER Carpet Design Awards 2021.
London Met Theatre grad Simon Phillips is the star and co-screenwriter of major new film.
Enhancing teaching practice in higher education
The second edition of a book co-edited by London Met's Prof Digby Warren, which integrates theory and pedagogical research to enrich teaching in universities, has just been published.
Student success at Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition
Three enterprise projects from the University have made it to the semi-final of this year’s competition, and are in the running for a £20,000 start-up grant.
New research to inform national change in police approach to sexual violence
London Met's Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit collaborated with experts around the UK on a project to improve the experiences of victims and tighten the grip on offenders.
Adventures at Holloway Express
Carolina Piras, a third-year Journalism student, explains what it’s been like working on Holloway Express, the London Met Journalism showcase website.