Category Archives: Lectures & seminars
Alasdair Gordon-Finlayson will be leading a discussion on ‘Theoretical sampling’ on Tuesday 6th Feb at 1pm in Sulgrave S017. This is a great opportunity for researchers using GT to learn more about this important key component of grounded theory. If you would like to attend, or be on the Grounded Theory Forum mail list, please contact Sarah Neill.
You are cordially invited to the following transfer seminars taking place in Avenue campus:
24th January, Imane Tiahi, in the Avenue Boardroom at 12:00: Increasing Students’ Engagement, Interaction, and Motivation in English Learning: Using Mobile Applications, in the Algeria higher education.
24th January, Abdellah Maachou, in MR 36 at 14:00: The Enhancement of Learner Motivation and English Speaking Identity through the Integration of Films in EFL classrooms: the Case of Algerian EFL First Year University Students.
26th January, Nour Zantah, in W23a, Walgrave building at 09:30: The Aesthetic and Expressive Values of Violence through Art.
31st January, Fatima Zahaf, in MY36 at 14:00: Examining how Algerian women living in the United Kingdom negotiate online social activities by using virtual third spaces.
Visiting researcher from Brazil to give research seminar on children’s health in Brazil and England.
Marina Yakuwa, visiting Postgraduate Researcher from Brazil, will be speaking on her research – “Children’s health in Brazil and England” – in S010 (Sulgrave, Park Campus) on Friday 15th December from 2-3pm. All welcome – please come along.
Please note: The seminar was originally planned for Monday 11th but postponed due to the weather conditions.
Transfer Seminar – Teaching Literature Using Critical Thinking and Communicative Teaching Language Approaches
Wednesday 29th November – 3 pm.
MY120 Maidwell Boardroom.
All PhD students and staff at UoN are invited to attend Elhadj Benmoussa’s transfer seminar. Please note the change of location of the seminar.
All members of the university are invited to attend this upcoming transfer seminar being held in MY120, Maidwell, Avenue Campus on Wednesday 22nd November at 3:15 to 4:00pm.
Imene Hamani. The Role of In-Group Attachment Among Kabyle Migrants Living in Britain
Note the slightly later start time of 3:15pm due to the teaching commitments of the external (Melanie Crofts).
All are welcome.
The next psychology research seminar entitled: “the Impossible: 30 Years at the Koestler Parapsychology Unit” will be on Wednesday 29th November at 3.30pm in Fawsley room 43. The speaker will be Professor Caroline Watt. Read the rest of this entry
You are cordially invited to Ayodeji Olamide’s research seminar entitled “Condition Monitoring and Fatigue Life of Pipeline Girth Welds” on Monday, 18th December at 14:00 in NW101 in Newton, Avenue Campus . Ayodeji is a student at the Faculty of Arts , Science and Technology and the aim of his study is to develop a parametric computational model to predict fatigue crack life and aid a better understanding of embedded and surface cracks in ultra-deepwater pipeline girth welds.
Innovate UK have announced additional funding for 200 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) this financial year which will enable collaboration with businesses and deliver a REF impact. Come along to this event and find out the support available to take advantage of this increase. KTPs provide a rewarding ongoing collaboration with businesses and there are two KTPs currently underway here at Northampton.
Hear from Steve McGonigal (Programme Leader & Senior Lecturer for Product Design in FAST) on the practices and the benefits from the KTP process. Charlotte Patrick (Key Sector and Knowledge Transfer Manager) will also update on the support and benefits dedicated to KTPs.
Wednesday, 8th November from 4-5pm in the Newton Grand Hall on Avenue Campus.
To book your place, please click on the Eventbrite link.
The first Grounded Theory Forum meeting is led by Fiona Barchard on 11th October from 1-3pm in S036. The topic of discussion will be ‘The trials and tribulations of Constructivist Grounded Theory analysis’.
For those who are interested in Grounded Theory, here are the dates and venues for the coming meetings:
• Thurs 7th Dec 2017, Brampton B6
• Tues 6th Feb 2018, Sulgrave S014
• Wed 2nd May 2018, Sulgrave S017
If you would like to attend or be on the Grounded Theory Forum mail list, please contact Sarah Neil
History, successes, challenges and needs
PRESENTATION followed by DISCUSSION
By Wells for India, Country Director
Om Prakash Sharma
Thursday 5th October 2017
16.00 – 18.00 Room MB8
Om Prakash Sharma, will talk about
- Traditional water harvesting solutions in the dryland regions of India: long-term sustainable solutions, and their recent history.
- The reasons for the decline of small-scale, community-managed water regeneration solutions.
- Success stories from rural parts of Rajasthan on the revival of traditional solutions and integrating them with modern water solutions along with future challenges and needs.
- Issues of sustainability, governance and equity of water, including community ownership.
- Solutions for the future in a climate-challenged world with a growing and urbanizing population.
Wells for India (www.wellsforindia.org) is a UK-based, not-for-profit organisation and, through 45 Indian NGO partners, is promoting sustainable water management in Rajasthan and Gujarat states of India. Wells for India works with some of the poorest and marginalized rural communities in the drylands of India, where water is the key to enabling people to improve their lives, prospects and the environment that supports them. Om Prakash Sharma is a Civil Engineer, and has been working as Country Director for Wells for India for the last 18 years. His work over 28 years around water issues of drylands entails in blending traditional water management wisdom with modern technologies.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!