Staff Profiles: Paul Roberts

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Staff Profile: Paul Roberts
Academic Course Leader for Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

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Paul Roberts

Academic Course Leader for Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

Photography

I have worked as a documentary and sport photographer for over a decade with organisations such as The Press Association, The Football Association and Getty Images.

Biography

I have worked as a documentary and sport photographer for over a decade with organisations such as The Press Association, The Football Association and Getty images. As a documentary photographer my work focuses on the issues of historical context, reflection and of the place. My work has been exhibited at Hastings photo fringe, with my current projects exploring humanism and wider issues post Brexit in England and Wales.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Photojournalism University of Gloucestershire 2001
MA Photography University of Gloucestershire 2016

Membership of professional bodies

Sports Journalists Association - www.sportsjournalists.co.uk

British Press Photographers Association - www.thebppa.com

Teaching and research

Teaching

My teaching focuses on Photojournalism and Documentary Photography and preparing students to embark on successful careers by delivering unique skillets to allow them to adapt to the fast-changing market place.

Level

Undergraduate

Research

My current research is exploring the landscape of post Brexit Britain through the genre of humanist photography. When not photographing my research centres on finding new and exciting opportunities for student development.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Photography, Press Photography, Photojournalism

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