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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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Public Science Lecture: Beyond Jell-O

Public Science Lecture: Beyond Jell-O
Date
18/04/2024
Location:
Chemistry X1, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this lecture, Dr Babatunde Okesola, Nottingham Research Fellow from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, will showcase how his team have created soft materials that resemble Jell-O (jelly) to repair damaged tissues.

Green Hustle Festival

Date
01/06/2024
Location:
Various locations across Nottingham
Description
University of Nottingham is delighted to once again be supporting the Green Hustle Festival. Find out more!

Bright Sparks family talk: The wonders of the human heart

Bright Sparks family talk: The wonders of the human heart
Date
30/06/2024
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
Join Aishah Nasir and Chris Denning from the Biodiscovery Institute, here at the University of Nottingham, to learn about the wonders of the human heart for this engaging and interactive family talk, as part of the Bright Sparks: lks series.

Bright Sparks family talk: Smart spiders

Bright Sparks family talk: Smart spiders
Date
07/07/2024
Location:
Djangoly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this family-friendly talk, Professor Sara L. Goodacre will reveal how spiders use their amazing skills, and explain what it is that we still don't quite understand about them.

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.
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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.

Bright Sparks family talk: Smart spiders

Bright Sparks family talk: Smart spiders
Date
07/07/2024
Location:
Djangoly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this family-friendly talk, Professor Sara L. Goodacre will reveal how spiders use their amazing skills, and explain what it is that we still don't quite understand about them.

Bright Sparks family talk: The wonders of the human heart

Bright Sparks family talk: The wonders of the human heart
Date
30/06/2024
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
Join Aishah Nasir and Chris Denning from the Biodiscovery Institute, here at the University of Nottingham, to learn about the wonders of the human heart for this engaging and interactive family talk, as part of the Bright Sparks: lks series.

Green Hustle Festival

Date
01/06/2024
Location:
Various locations across Nottingham
Description
University of Nottingham is delighted to once again be supporting the Green Hustle Festival. Find out more!

Public Science Lecture: Beyond Jell-O

Public Science Lecture: Beyond Jell-O
Date
18/04/2024
Location:
Chemistry X1, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this lecture, Dr Babatunde Okesola, Nottingham Research Fellow from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, will showcase how his team have created soft materials that resemble Jell-O (jelly) to repair damaged tissues.
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