Welcome to the first issue of The Student Researcher.  All stages of the journal development throughout have been student inclusive through membership of the editorial board, from article submission to design; layout proofing and selection of the title it has been interesting for us all.  We hope you enjoy reading the journal and find something new and interesting to read. You can download the whole journal or the individual articles below.

The Student Researcher: Vol 1 No 1 Forward by Kathryn James)

Alexander Johnson, Naturalism and Realism: Stanislavsky’s Verisimilitude

Daniel Rhys Edy, The Impact of Social Status and Class on the Development of an Inclusive Society

Joshua Roe, Temporality and Feminism: Reading the Bible as Human Beings

Matthew Jones, From Bond to Bondage: Bands, Brands and British Cinema

Olga Vanherle, I Ba Raddau y Gellir Disgrifio Cymru yn Genedl yn y Drydedd Ganrif ar Ddeg?

Parry Workman, Why do Chinese Leaders practice Calligraphy?

Samuel Cooke, Dolwyddelan Castle

Stefano Moschini, Experiencing Agora