Upcoming Events - Public lectures & seminars

Mental Health First Aid: Understanding and Managing Mental Health

13 July 2017

We are delighted to host Caroline Hounsell, Director of Partnerships and Product Development at Mental Heath First Aid England, to the University as part of our Wellbeing programme.

Reflections on a career so far

29 June 2017

Join Karen Cox, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Professor of Cancer and Palliative Care, as she discusses her career at the Women’s Staff Network.

Rising prevalence of obesity and link to diabetes

28 June 2017

Join us for ‘Rising prevalence of obesity and link to diabetes: Lifestyle and behavioural changes to prevent this rising epidemic’.

Palliative and End of Life Care

Power to the people: do public health campaigns improve awareness and quality of palliative care?

4 July 2017

The right to health includes a right of access to good quality palliative care, but inequalities persist. Raising awareness is a key plank of the public health approach to palliative care but involves consideration of subjects most of us prefer not to address. This talk examines the complexities of awareness raising, and distills key messages from international research.

The potential and pitfalls of the capabilities approach in vocational education and training

30 June 2017

A Centre for International Education Research Seminar presented by Professor Leesa Wheelahan, University of Toronto.

Darwin’s oncology legacy

20 July 2017

Join us for a lecture on Darwin’s oncology legacy, given by Dr. Ruman Rahman, Assistant Professor, Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre at the University of Nottingham.

Transforming secondary mathematics classroom practice through participatory action research

12 July 2017

This is a Centre for Research in Mathematics Education seminar presented by Dr Peter Wright, UCL Institute of Education, University College London.

Educational Inquiry Network event two: developing an understanding of the meaning of a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

6 July 2017

Building on our successful first event this second event will continue to examine what we mean by a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

Information-rich metrology: getting the measure of digital manufacturing

27 July 2017

Join us for Professor Richard Leach’s inaugural lecture on information-rich metrology.

Fate, luck and fortune: popular narratives of environmental risk

8 September 2017

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong? Last in a series of three workshops.