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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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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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Public lecture: Politics after Brexit

Date
26/10/2023
Location:
A03 Monica Partridge Building
Description
The School of Politics and International Relations collaborates with the Institute for Policy and Engagement for this special event with the director of the UK in a Changing Europe research network.

History Festival 2023

Date
23 - 28/10/2023
Description
Welcome to the University of Nottingham's History Festival. The 2023 Festival includes a wide range of in person talks and workshops. All activities are free to participate in and everyone is welcome.

Fantastic numbers and where to find them: a journey to the edge of physics

Date
19/10/2023
Location:
Room B3 Life Sciences Building, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, University Park
Description
Join leading theoretical physicist and YouTube star Tony Padilla, as he explores the most extraordinary numbers in physics, and how they explain fundamental truths of the universe.

Self-perceptions of ageing

Date
21/09/2023
Location:
Microsoft Teams online event
Description
In this online talk Dr Sabatini will introduce the concept of self-perceptions of ageing and provide an overview of literature linking self-perceptions of ageing with health-enhancing behaviours and indicators of mental, physical, and cognitive health.

Nottingham Health Connect

Date
16/09/2023
Location:
Afro-Caribbean National Artistic Centre 31 Hungerhill Road Nottingham NG3 4NB
Description
This free, public event is aimed at bringing together local communities, of all ages, to enjoy family-friendly activities, good food and learn more about health and wellbeing.
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