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Reminder: ‘Working with industry’ seminar

It’s all go in the School of Science and Technology on Thursday!

Dr Terry Tudor has asked us to remind you that the ‘Working with industry: funding opportunities‘ seminar will be taking place this Thursday, 17th March in Newton Hall.

The seminar will be conducted by Professor Carolyn Roberts (Specialist) and Dr Lis Broome (Knowledge Transfer Manager), from the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which is the engagement arm of Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.

For further details please see the original post.

Social Venture Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School

Help us spread the word! Applications close soon for the next Social Venture Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School.

The Social Venture Weekend offers two and a half days of intensive world class training for people with an ambition to set up or grow a business dedicated to making positive social impact. We work with ventures at all stages, from those with just an idea to those with established businesses.

The training, provided by Cambridge Judge Business School, helps emerging social ventures refine their idea and develop their business plan and pitch.

This event takes place at 4.30pm, Friday 19 February to 5.30pm, Sunday 21 February.  Thanks to Cabinet Office funding, the weekend will cost only £50 +VAT, with a co-founder or partner for a further £25 +VAT.

Last date to apply: Monday 8 February

For more information about Social Venture weekend or apply to attend, please visit: http://www.socialincubatoreast.org.uk/the-weekend/

Alternatively, if you know of any staff member or student that may be interested, please pass this article on to them.

Working with industry – funding opportunities seminar

Submitted by Dr Terry Tudor

You are invited to a seminar on funding opportunities on Thursday March 17, from 1 to 3pm, in Newton Hall. ** Updated venue

The seminar will briefly review the advantages for university staff and students of working with industry, and explore ways to make a start, or deepen your links with businesses. There will be an opportunity to look at the financial support available from government and other sources (including European funding) to support collaborations. It will also review the characteristics of a good collaborative funding bid.

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School of Education seminar series

The School of Education have announced their seminar programme for the rest of 2015. Covering a range of topics from the use of intellectual capital to early childhood pedagogy in Japan, these seminars are open to staff and students with the School of Education offering a warm welcome to all.

Continue reading to see the full programme.

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Lunchtime seminar: Communities for Ageing Populations in Canada and Brazil

Submitted by Ruth Hughes-Rowlands.

The Institute for Heath and Wellbeing are holding a lunchtime seminar on Wednesday 14 January at Sunley Conference Centre. Professor Judith Sixsmith and Maria Mascolli, a visting PhD student from Brazil, are presenting on two community-based research studies on communities for ageing populations in Canada and Brazil.

A sandwich lunch will be provided. Please see the seminar flyer or Eventbrite page for further details and to book a place.

Autumn Events – Research and Strategic Bidding Office

The RSB Office present a series of events on a range of topics, including Intellectual Property, using the GRANTfinder portal and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

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The School of Education enjoys ‘An Afternoon of Research Ethics’ with Professor Sue Ralph

On 16th October 2014, School of Education visiting Professor Sue Ralph led a colloquium and a workshop on research ethics for colleagues and students. Reports of these popular events are here.

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This event was facilitated by the Centre for Education and Research Team.

For further information about School of Education research, including the SoE Seminar, Colloquium and Workshop Programme contact  Dr Jane Murray – jane.murray@northampton.ac.uk

 

SoE Seminar Report: Dr Lila Kossyvaki: ‘Working in Partnership with School Staff to promote Spontaneous Communication in Children with Autism’

On the 21st October 2014, Dr Lila Kossyvaki held a seminar on ‘Working in Partnership with School Staff to promote Spontaneous Communication in Children with Autism’. A report for this event can be found below:

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Facilitated by the Centre for Education and Research Team.

For further information about School of Education research, including the SoE Seminar, Colloquium and Workshop Programme contact  Dr Jane Murray – jane.murray@northampton.ac.uk

SoE Seminar report – Dr Laura Williams: ‘Supporting students and graduates with disabilities’

Dr Laura Williams from Kingston University led a seminar on Supporting Graduates with Disabilities. A report from the event is below:

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Hosted by the School of Education.

For further information about School of Education research, including the SoE Seminar, Colloquium and Workshop Programme contact  Dr Jane Murray – jane.murray@northampton.ac.uk

School of Education Seminar – Working in partnership with school staff to promote spontaneous communication in children with autism

Dr Lila Kossyvaki (University of Birmingham) will share her research about the impact of adult interactive style in teaching young children on the autistic spectrum.

Tuesday 21st October, 4-5pm

Lamport LP111, Park Campus, University of Northampton, NN2 7AL

All welcome.

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