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The Institute for Policy and Engagement runs regular events that help connect policymakers and the public with the exciting research taking place.

If you have any suggestions for events you’d love to see us organising, or if you’re running an event where our research might make a contribution, please get in touch. 

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Soapbox Science Nottingham

Soapbox Science Nottingham
Date
13/07/2024
Location:
Kings Street, Nottingham NG1 2AS
Description
Women academics from the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University are bringing Soapbox Science back to Speakers' Corner on Saturday 13th July from 11am to 2pm. The speakers will engage the public in ground-breaking research, sharing their experience and expertise on a range of topics and challenge traditional science gender stereotypes.

Bright Sparks family talk: Exploring our universe

Bright Sparks family talk: Exploring our universe
Date
20/07/2024
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this interactive and sensory family talk, Jez Turner will explore how most of our Solar System and the Universe is not just what we see with visible light. Through practical demonstrations, Jez will show how we can explore space through smell, touch, and sound.

Hidden Heritage Art Walk

Hidden Heritage Art Walk
Date
25/07/2024
Location:
University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
A guided art walk around a brand new sound trail on University Park

Science Public Lecture: Could bacterial viruses help us crack TB?

Science Public Lecture: Could bacterial viruses help us crack TB?
Date
15/08/2024
Location:
Physics Building, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this lecture, Professor Cath Rees, Professor of Microbiology within the Faculty of Science, explores a new diagnostic method that may finally help us tackle TB, a global disease that affects every country in the world and kills more than 1 million people every year.

Science Public Lecture: User-centred robot design

Science Public Lecture: User-centred robot design
Date
19/09/2024
Location:
Physics Building, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this lecture, Dr. Deshpande will explore three areas of research he has worked on over his career: telesurgery, teleoperation, and mixed reality training, bringing them together through the common theme that runs through his research, keeping the human user at the centre of the development of the technologies.
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Science Public Lecture: User-centred robot design

Science Public Lecture: User-centred robot design
Date
19/09/2024
Location:
Physics Building, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this lecture, Dr. Deshpande will explore three areas of research he has worked on over his career: telesurgery, teleoperation, and mixed reality training, bringing them together through the common theme that runs through his research, keeping the human user at the centre of the development of the technologies.

Science Public Lecture: Could bacterial viruses help us crack TB?

Science Public Lecture: Could bacterial viruses help us crack TB?
Date
15/08/2024
Location:
Physics Building, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this lecture, Professor Cath Rees, Professor of Microbiology within the Faculty of Science, explores a new diagnostic method that may finally help us tackle TB, a global disease that affects every country in the world and kills more than 1 million people every year.

Hidden Heritage Art Walk

Hidden Heritage Art Walk
Date
25/07/2024
Location:
University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
A guided art walk around a brand new sound trail on University Park

Bright Sparks family talk: Exploring our universe

Bright Sparks family talk: Exploring our universe
Date
20/07/2024
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this interactive and sensory family talk, Jez Turner will explore how most of our Solar System and the Universe is not just what we see with visible light. Through practical demonstrations, Jez will show how we can explore space through smell, touch, and sound.

Soapbox Science Nottingham

Soapbox Science Nottingham
Date
13/07/2024
Location:
Kings Street, Nottingham NG1 2AS
Description
Women academics from the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University are bringing Soapbox Science back to Speakers' Corner on Saturday 13th July from 11am to 2pm. The speakers will engage the public in ground-breaking research, sharing their experience and expertise on a range of topics and challenge traditional science gender stereotypes.
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