The Drama staff at University of Greenwich are creative practitioners and theatre scholars, engaged in collaborative and independent research projects. Below are some examples of the research projects that have been undertaken.
On Saturday 12th May staff from the University of Greenwich Drama department took part in the symposium 'Innovations in Assessment for Drama, Performing Arts & Musical Theatre' held at Anglia Ruskin University.
Programme leader Jillian Wallis & principal lecturer Dr Harry Derbyshire presented a talk on the challenges of delivering a demanding & popular Drama Production course that produces a high standard of public facing performance work, whilst ensuring academic rigour, managing student expectations, integrating theory and practice, and supporting students’ creativity and learning.
Stage and production manager, David Hockham also presented the talk 'Assessing in the swamp: Technical Theatre Practice, not just doing the drains..'
Co- organised by John Ibanga of BEP Education and Greenwich & Woolwich BAME Forum, Diversity Conference 2018 focused on celebrating Greenwich and Woolwich’s diverse communities; cultures; history of immigration; local achievements and raising awareness of/creating open discourse on, issues affecting our communities.
The Conference featured guest speakers Matthew Pennycook MP, Gilles Cabon, Cllr Averil Leaku, Gracie Bradley, Dr Laura Williams (University of Greenwich Business School Lecturer) and Majid Rahman (UoG alumi) and focused on such themes as: young people and their future, immigration, role models/BAME achievements, vision for the future, anti-poverty/community challenges.
The event was a great success with future collaborations forged between BTN facilitator Dave Hockham and local community groups.
For more information on Univeristy of Greenwich's work in researching and understanding equality and diversity please use the following links: