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International Studies Research Group blog – The Destructiveness of Conservative Rebellions

Read the latest blog post from the International Studies Research Group: https://isrgworcester.home.blog/ The Destructiveness of Conservative Rebellions

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The Science of World Sporting Records

Monday 1 April 2019 19:30 – 21:00 with refreshments from 19:00 Riverside Building G008 All sporting world records are limited by the laws of physics that control human movement, all sports performers are doing is trying to push the boundaries of those laws just a little bit further. In this talk we will be looking […]

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Elizabeth Hughes: Living Forever – A Dream or Reality?

Dear Friends and Colleagues Invitation to: Living Forever – A Dream or Reality? The Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Elizabeth Hughes Wednesday 20 March, 5.15 for 5.30pm, University of Worcester, Urwin Lecture Theatre, St John’s Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ It gives me great pleasure to invite you and your guest to the Inaugural […]

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School of Science and Environment Research Seminars

Thursday March 21 1.15  EE2021 A plant source of essential fats protects the brain but does not protect peripheral organs Dr Allain Bueno Thursday March 28 1.15  EE2021 Initiating a toxic discussion: the case of conservation agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa Albert Mvula (Research Student) Thursday April 11 1.15  EE2021 Glorified Poohsticks: Drones for river flow […]

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Book release: Relationships and Sex Education 3 – 11: supporting children’s development and wellbeing

Released on 21 March 2019, Relationships and Sex Education 3 – 11: supporting children’s development and wellbeing (London: Bloomsbury) comes at a time when primary schools are preparing for the introduction of statutory Relationships Education. Some schools will chose to introduce this from September and others when it becomes statutory in 2020. Written by Richard […]

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Elizabeth Hughes: Living Forever – A Dream or Reality?

Dear Friends and Colleagues Invitation to: Living Forever – A Dream or Reality? The Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Elizabeth Hughes Wednesday 20 March, 5.15 for 5.30pm, University of Worcester, Urwin Lecture Theatre, St John’s Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ It gives me great pleasure to invite you and your guest to the Inaugural […]

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NEW Anatomy and Physiology Special Interest Group

A new Anatomy and Physiology Special Interest Group (SIG) has been set up across the University for staff who are involved in the delivery of related subjects to students or who have a research interest in this area. The group hopes to work together across disciplines to share best practice in relation to teaching, assessment, research and […]

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Research Seminar: Ecofeminism to Alt-Right: Gay Frogs, Xenoestrogens and Contemporary Environmental Culture

School of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 27 March: ‘Ecofeminism to Alt-Right: Gay Frogs, Xenoestrogens and Contemporary Environmental Culture’, Dr Hannah Kate Boast (Birmingham) Meeting Room 2

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Research Seminar – College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences

Title: Preparing parents for discharge from hospital with their infant after complex cardiac surgery using the congenital heart assessment tool (chat). An online learning resource for health care professionals Presenter: Dr Kerry Gaskin, Principal Lecturer in Advancing Clinical Practice Date and time: 13 March 2019, 1-2pm Location: HB 1001 All welcome, if possible please confirm […]

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Research Seminar: ‘Exploring Hate Crime in Worcestershire and beyond’: Panel Discussion

School of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 13 March: ‘Exploring Hate Crime in Worcestershire and beyond’: Panel Discussion, Nadia Rashid (North Worcestershire Hate Incident Partnership), Adrian Symonds (West Mercia Police), Paul Kinsella (Chair of the Prevent Channel […]

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Research Seminar: Resisting neoliberalism in contemporary black women’s fiction

School of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 27 February: ‘Resisting neoliberalism in contemporary black women’s fiction’ Amber Lascelles (Leeds) Meeting Room 2

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Research Seminar: Adrian Bell on the environmental, social and cultural impact of the 20th Century Agricultural Revolution

School of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Adrian Bell on the environmental, social and cultural impact of the 20th Century Agricultural Revolution Richard Hawking Meeting Room 2

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Guest presentation – research activities on the effects of climate change on river systems

Dr James White, a postdoctoral researcher at Swansea University is giving a guest presentation at the University of Worcester on Monday 11 February. Dr White will be discussing his research activities on the effects of climate change on river systems. Specifically, he’ll be discussing how to quantify aquatic ecosystem responses to river fragmentation and water […]

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Football, Place and National Identity

Postponed from last week due to forecast of snow On Thursday 7 February (from 6.30 to 8pm), join colleagues from our region to hear David Storey’s talk on Football, Place and National Identity: Where do the football players who play in top teams migrate from? How does this affect their view of the game and their […]

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Research Seminar: ‘Layering voices: using Symbolist poetic techniques to write imagined memoir’

Institute of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 30th January: ‘Layering voices: using Symbolist poetic techniques to write imagined memoir’ Ruth Stacey (Worcester) and Dr Jack McGowan (Worcester) Meeting Room 2

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Increasing community participation for people with a personality disorder and offending history: developing a complex intervention

As part of the Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 our next seminar will be presented by Dr Catriona Connell, NIHR/HEE Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow (Warwick Medical School / Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – National Centre for Mental Health). The seminar will take place on Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 1.00pm-2.00pm in HB1001.  Dr […]

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Institute of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019

Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 23 January: “Born with a Kink”: Children who Kill in the Novels of Agatha Christie ‘Prof. Darren Oldridge (Worcester) and ‘Navalism, the ‘Rising Generation’, and the First World War ‘Dr Neil Fleming (Worcester). Meeting Room 2 Wednesday 30 January: […]

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Research Seminar Series – 23 January Mutual Benefits: The Potential of Disabled People as Foster Carers

As part of the Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 our next seminar will be presented by Dr Peter Unwin (Social Work), Lee Greatbach (IMPACT), and Alex Jones (Research Assistant). The seminar will take place on Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 1.00pm-2.00pm in HB1001. Peter, Lee and Alex will be presenting a seminar entitled ‘Mutual Benefits: The Potential […]

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International Studies Research Group blog

The latest blog from the International Studies Research Group: https://isrgworcester.home.blog/

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School of Humanities Research Seminar – “What had become of me?”: Bird, Blackface, and the Borders of Belonging

Wednesday 5 December, 5:30pm at The Hive: This week’s paper in the School of Humanities Research Seminar series is brought to us by Dr Hannah Murray of Kings College London. Her paper discusses racial transformation in Robert Montgomery Bird’s Sheppard Lee (1836), in which a white man temporarily lives as a black slave. In creating […]

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Realism in Research

6 February 2019 (12.00 -13.00) St John’s Campus, University of Worcester Speaker: Dr Lynne Williams Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University Lynne Williams has over 30 years’ experience in nursing practice, research and education. Deputy Head of School for Enterprise/Engagement and Senior Lecturer (School of Healthcare Sciences) at Bangor University, Lynne’s academic interests centre […]

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Public Lecture – All Welcome: Tsunamis: A little knowledge is dangerous

Department of Geography and Archaeology School of Science and the Environment Public Lecture – ALL WELCOME: Tsunamis: A little knowledge is dangerous Prof James Goff (UNSW, Australia) Thursday 6 December, 6.15 – 7.15 pm EE G087 (Urwin Lecture Theatre) The modern era of tsunami research started in the late 1980s. Significant progress has been made […]

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School of Science and the Environment Research Seminar Series

Thursday November 29 1.15 EE2009 Do atmospheric events explain the arrival of an invasive species in the UK? Dr Kate Ashbrook, Senior Lecturer in Biology, UW ALL WELCOME

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Research Seminar Series: Is the NHS Ready for Digital?

On Wednesday, 28 November 2018, Professor Fiona Lobban will be taking part in our Research Seminar Series. Professor Lobban is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Lancaster University and an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. Her presentation is entitled “Is the NHS Ready for Digital?” It will take place in […]

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Free Talk Explores Parenting in Military Families

A special talk will take place at The Hive in Worcester next week exploring parenting in military families. Professor Mary Nolan and Dr Gabriela Misca, from the University of Worcester, will deliver a talk titled: Parenting Under 5 Year Olds in Military Families: Risk and Resilience. It takes place on Wednesday, November 21 at 5pm […]

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International Journal of Birth and Parent Education

The International Journal of Birth and Parent Education was founded in 2013 and is edited by Mary Nolan, Professor of Perinatal Education. The Journal appears quarterly and is dedicated to enhancing education and support for parents of babies and young children across the critical 1000 days from conception to two years of age. It has an international readership among […]

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International Studies Research Group blog: new post, ‘War Requiem’

International Studies Research Group blog: new post, ‘War Requiem’, by Professor Howard Cox: https://isrgworcester.home.blog/2018/11/07/war-requiem/

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School of Humanities Seminar Series

School of Humanities Seminar Series: ‘Challenges and Controversies from Living with and Studying Gypsies’. By Professor Judith Okely, University of Oxford When: 5.30pm, Wednesday, 14 November 2018. Where: Studio, The Hive. Students, staff and the public welcome.  

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Terror Management Theory & Compassionate Communities in Palliative Care

13 December 13:00-16:30 University of Worcester £55 To book a place contact Esther Dobson on 01905 542711 or email e.dobson@worc.ac.uk Please see attached flyer for further information.

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School of Humanities Research Seminars

Sessions will be held in the Studio at The Hive from 5:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. Staff, students and members of the public welcome. Wednesday 14 November ‘Challenges and Controversies from Living with and Studying Gypsies’ – Professor Judith Okely, University of Oxford Wednesday 28 November ‘The Preparation of the Poem: Roland Barthes and Contemporary Poetry’ – […]

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Worcester Journal of Learning & Teaching

ISSUE 12 – OCTOBER 2018 Editorial Is reflective practice a threshold concept in Work-Based Learning? – Mary Hanson Educating Social Work Students against the Grain: Tutors accepting that facilitating learning means we need to adapt our preferred teaching styles – Kay Wall Gamified Learning: A rationale for ludo-pedagogy and gamified classrooms – Katy Wareham Morris and Jack McGowan An Evaluation […]

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Terror Management Theory & Compassionate Communities in Palliative Care

13 December 13:00-16:30 University of Worcester £55 To book a place contact Esther Dobson on 01905 542711 or email e.dobson@worc.ac.uk Please see attached flyer for further information.

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Invitation to ‘Game of Drones: Recent developments in measurement and monitoring in river science.’

Dear Friends and Colleagues Invitation to ‘Game of Drones: Recent developments in measurement and monitoring in river science.’ The Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Ian Maddock. Wednesday 14 November, 5.15 for 5.30pm, Yelland Lecture Theatre, St John’s Campus, University of Worcester, WR2 6AJ. It gives me great pleasure to invite you and your guest to […]

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Terror Management Theory & Compassionate Communities in Palliative Care

13 December 13:00-16:30 University of Worcester £55 To book a place contact Esther Dobson on 01905 542711 or email e.dobson@worc.ac.uk Please see attached flyer for further information.

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Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 – Dr Janina Iwaszko – “Clinical Teacher Training Using A Video Feedback”

As part of the Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 our next seminar will be presented by Dr Janina Iwaszko (Principal Lecturer – Physician Associates) from School of Allied Health & Community. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1.00pm-2.00pm in BYG197. Dr Iwaszko will be presenting a seminar entitled ‘Clinical Teacher Training Using […]