Category Archives: Lectures & seminars

British Television and the Holocaust – A Holocaust Memorial Day event

This Holocaust Memorial Day event will feature a keynote talk by:
Dr. James Jordan (Southampton University) discussing ‘British Television and the Holocaust’

Date: Wednesday 25 January 2017
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Research seminar – Conservation ecology of West Africa’s montane forest habitats – seed dispersers and their substitutes.

nmfpYou are cordially invited to a research seminar on Friday 13th January at 1300 in NW205.

Dr Hazel Chapman, Associate Professor at the University of Canterbury (UC) New Zealand, will be visiting the University of Northampton to talk about the Nigerian Montane Forest Project (NMFP), introducing the NMFP and presenting research aimed at understanding how seed dispersal processes are changing in response to forest fragmentation and hunting. Read the rest of this entry

Grounded Theory Forum – meeting dates spring/summer 2017

Grounded theory forumSubmitted by Dr Sarah Neill

Dates for the Grounded Theory Forum meetings have been set for the spring and summer terms.

If you have an interest in Grounded Theory then please do come along. The meetings will be held in Sulgrave, S007.

  • Wednesday 15th February 1-3pm
  • Wednesday 12th April 1-3pm
  • Wednesday 7th June 1-3pm

If you would like to attend any meetings, or be on the Grounded Theory Forum mail list, please contact Sarah Neill.

Reith lectures series seminar

Reith Lectures image copyright BBC Radio 4

Submitted by Dr Dave Burnapp

PLEASE NOTE, THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN JANUARY 2017.

The Reith lectures have been the BBC’s flagship annual lecture series since 1948 and are broadcast on BBC Radio 4, presented by Sue Lawley since 2002. This year the theme is ‘Identity’.

Dr Dave Burnapp, in English and Creative Writing, has organised a discussion seminar on the Reith Lectures four themes – Creed, Colour, Country and Culture – on Tuesday 29th November at 14:00 (venue to be confirmed). The session is open to all Postgraduate Research Students. If you are interested in attending please email Dave Burnapp.

[Reith Lectures image copyright BBC Radio 4]

November events in the Faculty of Education and Humanities

November sees a number of seminars hosted by the School of Education. Topics covered include research ethics, phonics and young women’s experiences of teenage pregnancy, motherhood and education.

All are welcome to attend.

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Psychology Research Seminar on 26th October

Submitted by Dr Helen Clegg

The first Psychology Research Seminar of this academic year will be held at Park Campus in F43 on Wednesday 26th October 2016 at 3.30pm. Refreshments will be available from 3.15pm.

Professor Tom Dickins from Middlesex University will be speaking on “Life on the Edge: The first two years of a long-term study of Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla)”

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Invitation to transfer seminars (Faculty of Business and Law)

SeminarThe Faculty of Business and Law invite all our research staff and supervisors, PGR students and all those interested to two transfer seminars, happening next week in C227. PGR student, Louise Atkinson, is presenting at 1pm on Tuesday 4th October on “The Role of Community Influences on Socially Responsible Activity within SMEs”PGR student, Maher Daboul, is presenting at 12.30pm on Wednesday 5th October on “Impact of Brand Crises on Brand Image in the age of Corporate Social Responsibility.” Read on for the abstracts…

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Research project management in science and technology event

Submitted by Stefan Kaczmarczyk

On Tuesday 20th September 2016 a series of workshops and lectures will be held in Newton Hall, around the theme of research project management in science and technology. The event will be held from 9am – 7pm and is open to all research staff, academic staff and research students from all faculties in the University. Read the rest of this entry

Island Biology Conference seminars – you heard them here first.

Tenerife from the planeYou are cordially invited to a research seminar on Tuesday 12th July @1100 in Newton NW205. Duncan McCollin and Jeff Ollerton from the School of Science and Technology will be presenting two short seminars, which they will present later in July at a conference in the Azores.

Jeff and Duncan will be attending the Island Biology conference and each presenting these short (c. 15 minute) talks on recent research findings.

  • “Turnover dynamics of breeding land birds on islands: ‘true but trivial’ over decadal time-scales?” (Duncan)
  • “Spatio-temporal stability of island endemic plant-pollinator interactions” (Jeff)

All invited. Please come along if you can.

Lauren Samet to present in Soapbox Science Milton Keynes on Saturday 9th July

Soapbox science 2016From Exeter to Edinburgh, Manchester to Milton Keynes, women scientists will be taking to their soapboxes in popular public spaces such as parks, high streets and beaches to share their passion for science with the public.

University of Northampton research student, Lauren Samet, is taking part in Soapbox Science 2016 in Milton Keynes on Saturday. Soapbox Science is a series of events, organised by Bristol University, where female scientists talk about their research to the general public to get them interested in science and try to break some of the stereotypes that science is a male dominated industry.

It’s a free event and open to all. Lauren’s talk will be on Nutraceutical Use in Animal Welfare. Read the rest of this entry