Upcoming Events - Public lectures & seminars

Passivhaus — Behind the Fabric of the RAD Building

24 November 2017

Go behind the scenes and find out what it takes to deliver a commercial Passivhaus project.

Advancing Net Zero

30 October 2017

How can we ensure buildings are “net zero” carbon by 2050?

Creating kinder literacy interventions that work

14 November 2017

A talk describing a successful intervention that both raised literacy attainment and narrowed the gap in one local authority with 49 primary schools.

China’s One Belt One Road Initiative: Developing “International Talents” on the Periphery

2 November 2017

A Centre for International Education Research Seminar: Presented by Professor Bob Adamson, The Education University of Hong Kong.

Numbers and public policy: why data really matters

24 October 2017

A public lecture by Sir Andrew Dilnot, Chair of the Statistics Authority.

‘Hidden Figures’ discussion group

25 October 2017

A session taking a look at the themes explored in the novel ‘Hidden Figures’ by Margot Lee Shetterly.

The Asian spotlight on the history of the Dutch United East India Company (VOC)

22 November 2017

A lunchtime seminar by Dr Ann Heylen, Associate Professor at the Department of Taiwan Culture, Languages and Literature, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU).

Taiwan Studies Programme Lecture — Taiwan, China, and the Future of US Policy in Asia

9 November 2017

Douglas H. Paal, Vice President for Studies, Asia Program Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, presents “Taiwan, China, and the Future of US Policy in Asia.”

Castrating Rochester: John Wilmot’s manuscript poetry

16 November 2017

This talk looks at the peculiarities of the manuscript canon of the poetry of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-80), and its examples in the collections at the University of Nottingham.

Local author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

26 October 2017

In this talk, Man Booker Prize shortlisted writer of fiction, Alison Moore, will be exploring the influence of location and landscape in her novels, including a work in progress.