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There are 11 events taking place this month
Thursday 2nd April 2015

Butterflies to Bedu in a sacred landscape

Butterflies to Bedu in a sacred landscape
Date
02/04/2015
Location:
B3, Life Sciences Building, University Park
Description
In this inaugural lecture, Dr Francis Gilbert, School of Life Sciences, presents 'Butterflies to Bedu in a sacred landscape'. The lecture will describe the gradual change from pure science to a much more applied and people-centred focus of Professor Gilbert's work in South Sinai in the St Katherine Protectorate.
Thursday 16th April 2015

What is the future of UK psychiatry?

What is the future of UK psychiatry?
Date
16/04/2015
Location:
B63, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Description
Following successful conferences in 2013 and 2014, and continuing concerns about the nature, provenance and consequences of contemporary psychiatric practice, the Critical Psychiatry Network has organised a further opportunity for psychiatrists to consider how their practices might develop. There will also be ample opportunity to meet like-minded colleagues.

The role of geometrical figures in geometrical thinking: making students blind or explorers?

The role of geometrical figures in geometrical thinking: making students blind or explorers?
Date
16/04/2015
Location:
C49, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Description
The Centre for Research in Mathematics Education present a free lecture. Athanasios Gagatsis, University of Cyprus, will discuss 'The role of geometric figures in geometrical thinking: making students blind or explorers?'

Living well, ageing well

Living well, ageing well
Date
16/04/2015
Location:
Ballroom, Nottingham Council House
Description
The Medical Research Council and Arthritis Research UK present 'Living well, ageing well', a public discussion with some of the UK's leading experts in the field of ageing research. The event will begin with a welcome and introduction from Professor Alan Silman from the University of Oxford.

Chocolate: a mouthfeel sensation

Chocolate: a mouthfeel sensation
Date
16/04/2015
Location:
B1, Physics Building, University Park
Description
As part of the Science Public Lecture Series, Dr Bettina Wolf presents 'Chocolate: a mouthfeel sensation'.
Monday 20th April 2015

Researching multilingually: dialogues between tourism and language learning

Researching multilingually: dialogues between tourism and language learning
Date
20/04/2015
Location:
A02, Highfield House, University Park
Description
The Travel Cultures Network welcome Professor Alison Phipps, University of Glasgow, to deliver the lecture 'Researching multilingually: dialogues between tourism and language learning'.
Tuesday 21st April 2015

What does world-class research look like?

What does world-class research look like?
Date
21/04/2015
Location:
LT1, Medical School, QMC
Description
The School of Medicine present their keynote seminar 'What does world-class research look like? How to create a vibrant research culture that supports the careers of scientist and clinical researchers'. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Rosalind Smyth CBE.
Thursday 23rd April 2015

Wellness in the workplace 2015

Wellness in the workplace 2015
Date
23/04/2015
Location:
Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus, LT3
Description
The ICCSR and Nottingham University Business School are proud to host "Wellness in the Workplace" in partnership with Business in the Community (BitC). This event is an opportunity for businesses, non-profits, and academics to come together to promote progress on wellness strategies in business, to raise challenges, and to share new ideas with other organisations.
Monday 27th April 2015

Kara Walker's Pornopticon: racial sensations

Kara Walker's Pornopticon: racial sensations
Date
27/04/2015
Location:
39-41 Gregory Boulevard, New Art Exchange, NG7 6BE, Nottingham
Description
The Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) and New Art Exchange present 'Kara Walker's Pornopticon: racial sensations'. Professor Robyn Wiegman, a leading professor of race and gender at Duke University, will be joined in conversation by Professor Zoe Trodd, Department of American and Canadian Studies.
Wednesday 29th April 2015

Making an impact – the BBC/Open University partnership and working with the media

Making an impact – the BBC/Open University partnership and working with the media
Date
29/04/2015
Location:
Highfield House, University Park
Description
'Making an impact' is a half-day event organised by the University's Press and Media Relations Office for academics and research support staff interested in working with the media to publicise research.
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