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2012 Diversity and Equality Half Day Conference

Building Inclusive Communities: Learning from the LGBT perspective Tuesday 26th June 2012, 10am – 1pm University of Worcester, St John’s Campus I have pleasure in inviting you to the Diversity and Equality Conference on Tuesday, 26th June 2012 at the University of Worcester. The University is grateful to Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service […]

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University of Worcester’s Inaugural Postgraduate Conference

This coming Friday (15th June) City Campus at the University of Worcester is hosting the inaugural Postgraduate Conference, organised by current PhD students. The conference will feature a variety of interesting poster and oral presentations given by postgraduate students based at the University, and from further afield. The conference will be opened by the University’s […]

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Invitation to the Worcester Lecture

‘Law and the Media’ By Keir Starmer QC, Director, Public Prosecution Service and Head of the Crown Prosecution Service Thursday 21 June 2012 6pm, The Nave, Worcester Cathedral We have great pleasure in inviting you and your guest to the third annual Worcester Lecture, to be given at Worcester Cathedral on the evening of Thursday […]

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Local Medicine, Local Health, 1700 – 2011

Knowledge Sharing Day Friday 7th September 2012, 10am- 4.00pm University of Worcester, City Campus, Worcester, WR1 3A How do studies of localities add to our wider understanding of the history of medicine? This seminar and knowledge sharing day located within the former Worcester Royal Infirmary, now part of the University of Worcester, will bring together […]

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Inspire

It is planned to publish the second edition of Inspire, the University’s research magazine (http://www.worc.ac.uk/documents/inspire-spring-2012-university-worcester.pdf) in October 2012. We are therefore seeking stories from staff on their research and knowledge transfer work. If you have undertaken a piece of research and want to share that story; if you have published a book or journal articles; […]

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Research Focus Conference

We are very pleased to announce the next Research Focus Conference ‘a place, a space’ which will take place on the 21st June 2012. Please read the poster and programme for more information. These, along with the abstracts for the presentations are also available at: http://www.worcester.ac.uk/researchportal/730.htm Place and space are hard to avoid; they are universally experienced aspects of […]

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University of Worcester Teaching Fellows

A reminder that nominations and applications for the award of UW Teaching Fellowships for 2012 are open and will close on Wed 6th June at 9.00 am. The scheme details are attached and can also be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/adpu/931.htm and via the All Staff folder at O:\All Staff Documents\QED\UW Teaching Fellowships. As well as the prestigious […]

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Research Supervisor Training

Monday 21st May 9.15am – 2pm EE 2019. This workshop provides an overview of research degree regulations at the University of Worcester, identifies what is required of research degree supervisors and discusses good practice in research degree supervision. All staff involved in research degree supervision must have undertaken this workshop. If you wish to attend, […]

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Postgraduate Student Conference 2012

15 June 2012 City Campus Conference registration is now open to all staff and students. Registration is free and the day will include lunch and refreshments. Attached is the conference programme along with abstracts and a registration form. Please note that hard copies of the abstracts will not be available on the day so please print these if […]

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Dementia Care in the Community Conference

Please see the attached flyer for the Dementia Care in the Community conference on 31 May 2012 . Please direct any bookings or queries to the conference organisers: Steven Knowles, Hawker Publications, Culvert House, Culvert Road, London SW11 5DH Tel:  0207 720 2108 ext 214 Email: steven@hawkerpublications.com

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Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR)

Professor Rob Ward, Centre for Recording Achievement 1.30pm – 3pm Prof. Rob Ward, Director of the Centre for Recording Achievement and a member of the Burgess Group on Measuring and Recording Student Achievement will be at the University of Worcester on Tuesday May 15th. He will be running a session on the Higher Education Achievement Report, […]

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Researching Your own Teaching

Thursday 17th May 2012 12.15pm – 2.15pm It is often difficult to find the time or funding to undertake free-standing subject-based academic research. Have you considered researching something you already do anyway? With a strong focus nationally and in the UW Strategic Plan on research-informed teaching, there is no time like the present to engage in researching […]

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11th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

Tuesday 19th June 2012 Cotswold Suite, St John’s Campus  Keynote speakers: George Young, University of Leeds: What is a Lecture For? Paul Ashwin, Lancaster University: Researching Learning and Teaching in Higher Education  Please book online here

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Research Supervisor Training

Monday 21st May, 9.15am – 2pm, EE 2019. This workshop provides an overview of research degree regulations at the University of Worcester, identifies what is required of research degree supervisors and discusses good practice in research degree supervision. All staff involved in research degree supervision must have undertaken this workshop. If you wish to attend, please […]

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Intellectual Property Rights

Tues 8th May, 12.45 – 2.15pm, EE 2019 This session will define what activities are covered by intellectual property rights (IPR), what rights belong to academics, researchers and students and will explore how you can make the most of any IPR which you create and/or own. It will be useful for all academic and research staff […]

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Research Supervisor Training

Monday 21st May 9.15am – 2pm EE 2019 This workshop provides an overview of research degree regulations at the University of Worcester, identifies what is required of research degree supervisors and discusses good practice in research degree supervision. All staff involved in research degree supervision must have undertaken this workshop. If you wish to attend, please […]

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Lecture on The History of Medicine in Worcester

Lecture on The History of Medicine in Worcester by Professor Richard Lewis FRCP to benefit the Mayor’s charities. Download the poster for more information: http://foag.co.uk/images/file/History%20of%20Medicine%20Poster%20final.pdf

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Research Workshops

Finding Funding (Europe and Beyond): Tues 24th April, 12.45 – 14.15, PLG 011 This session focuses primarily on research funding opportunities offered by the European Union through its Framework and other programmes but will also consider funding beyond Europe. It will be useful for all researchers who wish to have a greater knowledge of EU […]

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Applied Research Competition

This year’s Applied Research Competition (ARC) will involve three universities: Coventry, Worcester and Bucks New University. Four prizes will be awarded, £300 for the best Applied Research and £300 for the best Applied Research as part of a PhD. There will be runner-up prizes of £75 in each category. The competition is open to all members of staff […]

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Geoengineering the Climate

Joint with Institution of Engineering and Technology. 23rd April, 2012. 19:30. University of Worcester. Room EE G087. Speaker – Andrew Parker Policy Advisor of the Royal Society Science Policy Team Despite growing concerns over climate change, CO2 emissions continue to climb. This has led some to suggest more radical “Geoengineering” alternatives to conventional reductions in CO2 […]

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The 2012 Herefordshire and Worcestershire Coaching Summit

The 2012 Herefordshire and Worcestershire Coaching Summit: From Grassroots to Greatness: The coach, the athlete, the legacy Sunday 22 April 2012 – Riverside, University of Worcester With the London 2012 Games now just months away, there has never been a more exciting time to be involved in sports coaching. The 2012 Herefordshire and Worcestershire Coaching […]

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University of Worcester Teaching Fellows

Dear colleagues Nominations and applications for the award of UW Teaching Fellowships for 2012 are open. The scheme details are attached and can also be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/adpu/931.htm and via the All Staff folder at O:\All Staff Documents\QED\UW Teaching Fellowships. The closing date is Wed 6th June at 9.00 am. Dr Marie Stowell Director of […]

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Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts Research Focus Day: “a place, a space”

Thursday June 21st 2012 Call for papers We invite proposals for contributions to a one-day conference exploring the relevance of ‘place’ and ‘space’ to the different fields of research within the University. Place and space are integral to many of the discourses that shape our subject areas, providing important contexts and arenas for research activity. […]

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Research and KT Portal

The Research & Knowledge Transfer Portal brings together information for researchers (staff and student) at the University of Worcester. It provides info on the University’s strategy for research, on funding opportunities, on processes for approving funding applications, on research ethics and governance, on REF 2014 and on support and development opportunities for researchers.  It can […]

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The 12th Annual Worcestershire Palliative Care Conference

The 12th Annual Worcestershire Palliative Care Conference, Dying Matters: Talking Openly About Death and Dying, will be held at Evesham Community Hospital Training & Development Centre on 26 June 2012. The conference is open to all health and social care practitioners and users interested in Palliative and End of Life Care. Talking about death does […]

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Applied Research Competition

This year’s Applied Research Competition (ARC) will involve three universities: Coventry, Worcester and Bucks New University. Four prizes will be awarded, £300 for the best Applied Research and £300 for the best Applied Research as part of a PhD. There will be runner-up prizes of £75 in each category.  The competition is open to all […]

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Volunteers needed for a walking research study

Rachel Wright is looking for healthy volunteers for a control group in a study investigating walking in time to a metronome. She is currently looking for 3 people aged 55-65 years who would be willing to attend one session (approx 1.5-2 hours) in the MPC laboratory in the Thomas Telford building on the St John’s […]

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Workshop on Research Ethics

There will be a workshop on Research Ethics on Wednesday 28th March, 9am-1pm in EE1100, led by Jan Quallington. This workshop focuses on the ethical issues that might arise in the course of a research project that involves human subjects/participants. It also considers through the use of case studies how you might rethink your research […]

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Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts Research Focus Day: “a place, a space”

Thursday June 21st 2012 Call for papers We invite proposals for contributions to a one-day conference exploring the relevance of ‘place’ and ‘space’ to the different fields of research within the University. Place and space are integral to many of the discourses that shape our subject areas, providing important contexts and arenas for research activity. […]

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The Fulbright Commission

The Fulbright Commission is making changes to its award scheme for the academic year 2013 – 14. Awards are available for postgraduate students and for academics so it might be well worthwhile looking at the letter and the web link you will find there.

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Call for Papers: Composting Culture: Literature, Nature, Popular Culture, Science

ASLE-UKI – the UK-Ireland branch of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment – invites proposals for its 2012 biennial conference. The conference will take place between Wednesday 5 – Sunday 9 September, 2012 at the University of Worcester, supported by the University’s Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts. Recent work in […]

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Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts Research Focus Day: “a place, a space”

Thursday June 21st 2012 Call for papers We invite proposals for contributions to a one-day conference exploring the relevance of ‘place’ and ‘space’ to the different fields of research within the University. Place and space are integral to many of the discourses that shape our subject areas, providing important contexts and arenas for research activity. […]

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ISE Seminar

Wednesday 14th March 1.15 EE 1026 Ecology of river habitats: is what you see what you get? Dr. Graham Hill (University of Worcester)

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Call for papers

Composting Culture: Literature, Nature, Popular Culture, Science ASLE-UKI – the UK-Ireland branch of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment – invites proposals for its 2012 biennial conference. The conference will take place between Wednesday 5 – Sunday 9 September, 2012 at the University of Worcester, supported by the University’s Institute of […]

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Making a difference to pupils learning in physical education

Professor Susan Capel, Brunel University, London – Wednesday 7th March, 2012, 12.30 – 1.30pm in room EE1057 The Institute of Sport and Exercise Science invite you to their second University Research Seminar. Synopsis My research interests have remained similar over the last twenty years. My research has spanned stress and burnout, concerns about and factors […]