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Transfer seminar – Parapsychology and Buddhism

You are invited to Chetak Nangare’s PhD transfer seminar on Monday 3 April at 3pm in Fawsley F31. All are welcome.

PhD project title: “Parapsychology and Buddhism — to afford a comparison between descriptions of psychic experiences in Buddhist works and in parapsychological research” Read the rest of this entry

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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Transfer seminar: Contemporary Art and the Liminal Space: Refuge for the divine in an empirical world?

Please note venue change to W23a, Walgrave building, Avenue Campus

You are invited to view Adam Ghani’s work and attend his transfer seminar entitled Contemporary Art and the Liminal Space: Refuge for the divine in an empirical world? on June 14th, 2016 in W23a, Walgrave building, Avenue Campus.

Adam will be screening his practical work on loop, projecting several montages from 10am and his seminar will commence at 1pm in the same venue. All are welcome.

Adam’s practice led research aims to explore if the idea of the liminal state (the in-between, the transitional) has ‘divine’ resonance in an atheistic age, through contemporary art practices.


Developing a tool for temperament and personality assessment in rabbits: Transfer seminar invitation

You are cordially invited to the Clare Ellis’s transfer seminar at Moulton College on Friday 20th May 9am (9:15 start).

Please email Clare by Thursday 15th May if you wish to attend so she can arrange visitor passes. Full details below. Read the rest of this entry

All invited to Transfer Seminar on May 5th at 12 noon.

Nicola Smithers (Senior Lecturer in Law) is presenting her Transfer seminar on May 5th at 12 noon in Naseby 24, Park Campus. The seminar is open to all University research students and staff.

Nicola’s title is: ‘The Legal, Ethical and Clinical Justifications for Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment from Critically Ill Neonates’. She would welcome all feedback on her project and work so far, so if you would like to attend please confirm your attendance with John Horton.

Transfer seminar “The Efficacy of Herbal Nutraceuticals in Improving Captive Animal Welfare”

You are invited to Lauren Samet’s transfer viva on Friday, 18th March at 9am (Moulton College, Main site, M11). The title is “The Efficacy of Herbal Nutraceuticals in Improving Captive Animal Welfare”.

All are welcome. If you are travelling from the University, email Lauren in advance so that she can book parking.


Transfer seminar “The Zimbabwean student: examining the experiences of migrant students in English secondary schools”

You are invited to Emmanuel Maphosa’s transfer seminar entitled ‘The Zimbabwean student: examining the experiences of migrant students in English secondary schools”.

It will take place on Tuesday 16th February 2016 at 12.30-1.30pm in S017.

A poster for the event is attached to this post.

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Two transfer seminars coming up – support your fellow researchers

SchoolsocscienceYou are cordially invited to the transfer seminars of two of our research students, Umar Kyari and Joanne Alexander, both from the School of Social Sciences.

Umar’s seminar will be held on Monday 14th December from 2-2:30pm in Sulgrave S010, Park Campus and his study title is “Networks of Protest: The Role of New Social Media in the Arab Spring uprising”.

Joanne’s seminar will be held on January 18th 2016 at 15:00 in room N25, Naseby, Park Campus. Entitled “Deconstructing the Intergenerational Transmission of Family Violence”, the seminar may be of interest to those studying/working in the fields of social work, psychology, nursing, health and wellbeing, and sociology.

Please do go along and support your fellow researchers.

Transfer seminar – exploring the lived experiences of tattooed women

Charlotte Dann Images of Research 2014-15You are invited to PhD student Charlotte Dann’s transfer seminar on Tuesday 15th December 2015 at 9am in Cottesbrooke C119 on Park Campus.  Charlotte is based in the Psychology division in the School of Social Sciences and her PhD explores the lived experiences of tattooed women.

Please come along, all welcome.

Transfer seminar: Networks of protest – the role of new social media in the Arab Spring uprising

Egyptian protests Facebook signSubmitted by Dr Faith Tucker

14th December, 2.00-3.00pm, S010

Title: Networks of Protest: The Role of New Social Media in the Arab Spring Uprising.

Abstract: In context of the Arab Spring uprising of 2010-2011, the Internet and its methods of social media have been heralded as instrumental in supporting the uprising. This research will observe closely at the situation to which activists applied “Networks of Protest” like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and weblogs as methods for managing and making consciousness of political mobilisation, in the uprisings that took positions in different Arab countries, in particular, Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya. This research will use network theories that were established long earlier the appearance of social media, to place its performance within a broader level of communication, and to define how the natural characteristics of social networking theories that established it interesting to the activists in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya.

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