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  • Some university lecturers are gay. Get over it!

    Date: 03 June 2015
    Venue: British Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 1PD

    Come along to 'Some university lecturers are gay. Get over it!': The shift from old-fashioned homophobia to modern heterosexism in psychological research on anti-gay prejudice led by Victoria Clarke, Department of Health and Social Sciences, UWE.

  • Book Launch: 'Urban Transport Without the Hot Air' by Steve Melia

    Date: 04 June 2015
    Venue: Room 2B020, B Block, Frenchay campus

    Everyone is a transport user, and most of us live in towns or cities, but how much of what we take for granted about transport is true? This book begins with ten questions, revealing some of the myths that have influenced politicians and transport planners as well as the general public.

    The event will be chaired by Professor Graham Parkhurst and will be followed by book signing and mingling.

  • Soapbox Science Bristol

    Date: 07 June 2015
    Venue: Millenium Square

    On June 7 Bristol's Millennium Square will be transformed into a hub of scientific debate as some of the UK's leading female speakers take to their soapboxes to showcase science to the people of Bristol and surrounds. The event's mission remains the same: to help eliminate gender inequality in science by raising the profile, and challenging the public's view, of women and science.

  • Understanding and responding to sexual harm perpetrated by youths research workshop

    Date: 11 June 2015
    Venue: Room 3C01, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop jointly organised by the Social Science Research Group and the Centre for Legal Research, will examine and debate research on youths who sexually harm others and will also offer the opportunity to have a broad-ranging discussion, share good practice and network.

  • Research with Impact: Seminar 4

    Date: 24 June 2015
    Venue: Room 3S510, Frenchay campus

    Research with Impact: Seminar 4 - Focus on enhancing practice-based service delivery in the public sector

    The idea that practice and services should be evidence-based is now widely accepted, although definitions as to what constitutes evidence varies. This seminar will explore research pathways to impact in various sectors, including health and social care sector, the educational sector, the police sector and others.

  • PhD Conference in Monetary and Financial Economics

    Date: 29 June 2015
    Venue: Exhibition and Conference Centre, UWE

    The Centre for Global Finance is pleased to announce a conference for PhD students in Monetary and Financial Economics. The conference is very kindly supported by the Royal Economic Society and offers PhD students an opportunity to present work and interact with other students and experienced researchers in a relaxed and informal environment.

  • Director of Study Update Session

    Date: 30 June 2015
    Venue: Room 3E39, Frenchay Campus

    Join us for this short development session aimed at academic staff who would like to engage in an opportunity to share best practice and update their knowledge about the support offered by the Graduate School, the regulatory framework for research study and to interact with colleagues from across UWE.

  • 'THERE IS NO THEM!' - Child, youth, family and disability conference - Call for papers

    Date: 07 July - 08 July 2015
    Venue: Glenside Campus, University of the West of England, Blackberry Hill, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 1DD

    This year we are delighted to announce that the Child, Youth, Family and Disability Conference will again take place at the University of the West of England in Bristol. We would like to invite disabled children, young people, their parents and carers, as well as activists and academics in the field of disability studies and childhood studies to present at and to attend the event.

  • Hands On Training in PASS

    Date: 08 July 2015
    Venue: Room 2S602, Frenchay campus

    PASS is UWE's electronic Project Approval Support System. Any member of staff bidding to undertake funded research, consultancy or CPD/training for one or more clients requires internal approval before submitting their proposal to the funder/client. This session will tell you everything you need to know about PASS and how to use it.

  • Advanced Bookbinding course

    Date: 27 July - 31 July 2015
    Venue: Bower Ashton Campus

    An intensive five-day advanced course of bookbinding structures. The course is designed to be appropriate for people with some previous experience in bookbinding.

  • Bristol Bright Night

    Date: 25 September 2015
    Venue: Various

    Bristol Bright Night will be taking over the city for the second time on 25th September 2015. Join researchers from UWE and University of Bristol to celebrate the city's place as a home for cutting-edge research through a free showcase of interactive, hands-on activities.

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