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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 through different senses

Bright Sparks family talk: Exploring our universe through different senses
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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Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity 2024

Date
05 - 16/02/2024
Description
This annual festival showcases a world of science and curiosity that's all around us every day through free, fun and interactive events across Nottinghamshire.

Close encounters of the small kind

Close encounters of the small kind
Date
18/01/2024
Location:
Physics Building (lecture theatre B1) University Park Campus, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
Join Dr Luke Norman for a captivating journey into the microscopic world as we explore the fascinating subject of electron microscopy and its profound potential for outreach.

Black Holes and the Dark Universe

Black Holes and the Dark Universe
Date
14/12/2023
Location:
Physics Building (lecture theatre B1) University Park Campus, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
In this talk, three successive holders of Leverhulme Trust Research Leadership Awards at Nottingham explore how we can study these cosmological mysteries of black holes when we cannot observe them directly.

Sex, Drugs and Water Inequality

Sex, Drugs and Water Inequality
Date
16/11/2023
Location:
Physics Building (lecture theatre B1) University Park Campus, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
At this public science lecture Rachel Louise Gomes MBE will explore how are we managing global challenges that include pharmaceutical drugs, sex hormones, and plastic pollution in our waters.

Nottingham Being Human Festival 2023

Nottingham Being Human Festival 2023
Date
09 - 18/11/2023
Location:
Various locations across Nottingham
Description
University of Nottingham is delighted to be one of this year's five flagship Hub programmes, bringing together a range of perspectives that connect research to the histories, cultures and communities of our area.
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