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  • Unfinished Buildings: Design Activism in Athens

    Unfinished Buildings: Design Activism in Athens

    Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - Wednesday, 28 September 2016 17:30 to 19:00

    Through design research, this lecture attempts to unlock the social, cultural and architectural futures of a selection of incomplete buildings in Athens.

    This event is for: Everyone

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  • Oxford Brookes University Interdisciplinary Arts MA Festival 2016

    Oxford Brookes University Interdisciplinary Arts MA Festival 2016

    19:00, Friday, 16 September 2016 to 18:00 Sunday, 25 September 2016

    Emerging and established artists, experienced activists, thinkers and do-ers are creating new work. The festival includes performance art, sonic art, public interventions, social and ecological justice projects, installations, film, interactive work, music, poetry and more.

    This event is for: Everyone

Future events…

  • Unfinished Buildings: Design Activism in Athens

    Unfinished Buildings: Design Activism in Athens

    Wednesday, 28 September 2016 17:30 to 19:00

    Through design research, this lecture attempts to unlock the social, cultural and architectural futures of a selection of incomplete buildings in Athens.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OBSEA Launch

    Oxford Brookes Social Entrepreneur Awards (OBSEA) Launch

    Wednesday, 28 September 2016 15:00 to 17:00

    Olympic rowing gold medalist and local social entrepreneur Tim Foster MBE will be our keynote speaker drawing parallels between the qualities of the social entrepreneur and those of an Olympic athlete. Award winners from previous years will be on hand to tell you about their journey and we will be telling you about new developments planned for the coming year.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • MBA Open Day

    MBA live online information session

    Tuesday, 04 October 2016 12:00 to 13:00

    We're holding a series of interactive Online MBA sessions and invite you to join us to find out about studying an MBA.

    This event is for: Everyone
    Prospective students - postgraduate research
    Academic community
    Business community
    Alumni
    Public

  • Black History Month - Coffee Mornings

    Black History Month - Coffee Mornings - Headington

    Tuesday, 04 October 2016 10:30 to 11:30

    The BME Staff Forum have organised a series of coffee mornings throughout the month of October, encouraging Brookes staff and students to meet informally, chat about Black History Month (BHM) and to also promote the events happening throughout the month.

    This event is for: Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Staff - support
    Current students - undergraduate
    Current students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - postgraduate research

  • OBSEA Launch

    OBSEA Induction

    Wednesday, 05 October 2016 17:30 to 19:30

    This induction seminar will give you the full details about how you can engage with OBSEA programme over the next 12 months. We will detail the three strands of social entrepreneurship, social innovation and placements in local social enterprises.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Painterly Abstraction in Architecture Design

    Painterly Abstraction in Architecture Design

    Thursday, 06 October 2016 17:30 to 19:00

    Professor Pan Gongkai will discuss the influence of painterly abstraction in modern architecture. This talk accompanies Professor Pan’s exhibition in the Glass Tank.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Architecture Design by Pan Gongkai

    Architecture Design by Pan Gongkai

    9:00, Friday, 07 October 2016 to 17:00 Wednesday, 09 November 2016

    Architecture Design by Pan Gongkai

    This event is for: Everyone

  • PGCE Post-Compulsory Open Day 1

    PGCE Post-Compulsory Open Day

    Saturday, 08 October 2016 9:00 to 15:00

    Come to our Open Day and find out exactly what is involved when training to be a teacher on the PGCE (post compulsory) course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • PGCE Primary Open Day

    PGCE Primary Open Day

    Saturday, 08 October 2016 9:00 to 15:00

    Come along to our Open Day and talk to lecturers and students about exactly what is involved when training to be a Primary school teacher on the PGCE course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • Undergraduate Open Day, Saturday 8 October 2016

    Undergraduate Open Day

    Saturday, 08 October 2016 9:00 to 16:00

    A university-wide open day for prospective undergraduate students, for 2017 entry.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate

  • Black History Month - Coffee Mornings

    Black History Month - Coffee Mornings - Wheatley

    Tuesday, 11 October 2016 10:30 to 11:30

    The BME Staff Forum have organised a series of coffee mornings throughout the month of October, encouraging Brookes staff and students to meet informally, chat about Black History Month (BHM) and to also promote the events happening throughout the month.

    This event is for: Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Staff - support
    Current students - undergraduate
    Current students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - postgraduate research

  • Politics in Britain - a self-fulfilling prophecy

    Politics in Britain - a self-fulfilling prophecy

    Wednesday, 12 October 2016 18:00 to 19:00

    An open lecture from Simon Woolley, Director of Operation Black Vote, on the current state of politics in Britain. Part of Black History Month.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Jeremiah Tower - The Last Magnificent

    Jeremiah Tower - The Last Magnificent

    Wednesday, 12 October 2016 17:30 to 20:30

    Join Jeremiah Tower, one of gastronomy’s most colourful figures, for a fascinating evening. Watch the film of his life and then listen to him in conversation.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Swindon Open Day 15 October 2016

    Swindon Open Day

    Saturday, 15 October 2016 9:00 to 13:30

    Open day for prospective students interested in studying Adult Nursing MSc and BSc, and Operating Department Practice BSc.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • Black History Month - Coffee Mornings

    Black History Month - Coffee Mornings - Harcourt Hill

    Tuesday, 18 October 2016 10:30 to 11:30

    The BME Staff Forum have organised a series of coffee mornings throughout the month of October, encouraging Brookes staff and students to meet informally, chat about Black History Month (BHM) and to also promote the events happening throughout the month.

    This event is for: Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Staff - support
    Current students - undergraduate
    Current students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - postgraduate research

  • Sir Paul Nurse - the new enlightenment

    Sir Paul Nurse - the new enlightenment

    Wednesday, 19 October 2016 18:00 to 19:00

    An open lecture by nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse on valuing science and ensuring that society benefits from scientific progress.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Studying engineering in technology’s slipstream?

    Studying engineering in technology’s slipstream?

    Wednesday, 19 October 2016 14:30 to 15:30

    An open lecture by Dr Adrian Reynard, the founder of Reynard Motorsport, on studying engineering in a time of change.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Black History Month - Coffee Mornings

    Black History Month - Coffee Mornings - Swindon Campus

    Tuesday, 25 October 2016 10:30 to 11:30

    The BME Staff Forum have organised a series of coffee mornings throughout the month of October, encouraging Brookes staff and students to meet informally, chat about Black History Month (BHM) and to also promote the events happening throughout the month.

    This event is for: Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Staff - support
    Current students - undergraduate
    Current students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - postgraduate research

  • Black History Month - Coffee Mornings

    Black History Month - Coffee Mornings - Marston Road Campus

    Tuesday, 25 October 2016 10:30 to 11:30

    The BME Staff Forum have organised a series of coffee mornings throughout the month of October, encouraging Brookes staff and students to meet informally, chat about Black History Month (BHM) and to also promote the events happening throughout the month.

    This event is for: Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Staff - support
    Current students - undergraduate
    Current students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - postgraduate research

  • Science Warehouse Suppliers Day

    Science Warehouse Suppliers Day

    Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:00 to 15:00

    Would you like to know better suppliers and products available on our eMarketplace? Science Warehouse Suppliers will provide you with professional advise about the products they offer and marketing materials. It is Free !

    This event is for: Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Staff - support

  • Lunchtime Staff Showcase: Project |Community Outreach |Research

    Lunchtime Staff Showcase: Project; Community Outreach; Research

    Wednesday, 26 October 2016 12:00 to 14:00

    As part of our programme for Black History Month 2016. The BME Staff Network presents a Lunchtime Staff showcase. The aim of this event is to bring us together for an afternoon focused on the Research, Projects and Outreach work undertaken by some of our Staff here at Brookes.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • The role of nurses in recognising and reducing vulnerability

    The role of nurses in recognising and reducing vulnerability

    Wednesday, 26 October 2016 17:00 to 18:00

    Professor Ruth Northway asks ‘“are some people more vulnerable than others?” And how can nurses reduce that vulnerability.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • PGCE Post-Compulsory Open Day 1

    PGCE Post-Compulsory Open Day

    Saturday, 05 November 2016 9:00 to 15:00

    Come to our Open Day and find out exactly what is involved when training to be a teacher on the PGCE (post compulsory) course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • PGCE Primary Open Day

    PGCE Primary Open Day

    Saturday, 05 November 2016 9:00 to 15:00

    Come along to our Open Day and talk to lecturers and students about exactly what is involved when training to be a Primary school teacher on the PGCE course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • Undergraduate Open Day, Saturday 5 November 2016

    Undergraduate Open Day

    Saturday, 05 November 2016 9:00 to 16:00

    A university-wide open day for prospective undergraduate students, for 2017 entry.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate

  • Gender diversity in politics - are we there yet?

    Gender diversity in politics - are we there yet?

    Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:30 to 19:30

    Baroness Mary Goudie chairs an open debate on gender equality in politics. With a record number of women MPs, are we on the way to achieving it?

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Remembering Ronald Reagan

    Remembering Ronald Reagan

    Wednesday, 09 November 2016 18:00 to 19:00

    An open lecture by Professor Iwan Morgan. He looks back at an iconic former American president on the day after the Clinton v Trump election.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Public Health Film Society and 125 yrs Nursing Education presents a film called Barbara's Story

    Public Health Film Society and 125 yrs Nursing Education presents a film called Barbara's Story

    Friday, 11 November 2016 17:00 to 19:30

    This film is about Barbara who has dementia and her story while she is in hospital.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • MBA Open Day

    MBA Open Day

    Saturday, 12 November 2016 9:30 to 14:30

    Come to our MBA Open Day to find out about our flexible MBA MBA programme.

    This event is for: Everyone
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught
    Prospective students - postgraduate research
    Current students - undergraduate
    Business community
    Alumni
    Public

  • Labouring and giving birth in water: evidence, practice and views

    Labouring and giving birth in water: evidence, practice and views

    Saturday, 12 November 2016 8:45 to 16:30

    At this conference you will hear about emerging research and practice trends regarding birthing pool use during labour and waterbirth in the UK and beyond.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught
    Prospective students - postgraduate research
    Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Current students - undergraduate
    Current students - postgraduate taught
    Academic community
    Alumni
    Public
    Media
    Ticket only

  • Swindon Open Day 12 November 2016

    Swindon Open Day

    Saturday, 12 November 2016 9:00 to 13:30

    Open day for prospective students interested in studying Adult Nursing MSc and BSc, and Operating Department Practice BSc.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • From Gaza to Brookes - bridges of hope

    From Gaza to Brookes - bridges of hope

    Wednesday, 16 November 2016 18:00 to 19:00

    Past and present Palestinian scholars talk about how Brookes’ Gaza Scholarship has made a difference to their lives.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • PGCE Post-Compulsory Open Day 1

    PGCE Post-Compulsory Open Day

    Saturday, 19 November 2016 9:00 to 15:00

    Come to our Open Day and find out exactly what is involved when training to be a teacher on the PGCE (post compulsory) course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • PGCE Primary Open Day

    PGCE Primary Open Day

    Saturday, 19 November 2016 9:00 to 15:00

    Come along to our Open Day and talk to lecturers and students about exactly what is involved when training to be a Primary school teacher on the PGCE course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • Undergraduate Open Day, Saturday 19 November 2016

    Undergraduate Open Day

    Saturday, 19 November 2016 9:00 to 16:00

    A university-wide open day for prospective undergraduate students, for 2017 entry.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate

  • Hospitality and sanctuary

    Hospitality and sanctuary

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 18:00 to 19:00

    Rev Dr Inderjit Bhogal gives an insightful open lecture on a faith based response to refugees.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • JHBB at night

    Oxford Brookes Law Fair 2016

    Wednesday, 30 November 2016 17:30 to 19:00

    This fantastic opportunity invites current and prospective students to come along and discuss their legal careers and study options with staff from the School of Law and legal professionals from a number of practices and chambers.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - undergraduate
    Current students - postgraduate taught

  • MBA Open Day

    MBA live online information session

    Tuesday, 06 December 2016 12:00 to 13:00

    We're holding a series of interactive Online MBA sessions and invite you to join us to find out about studying an MBA.

    This event is for: Everyone
    Prospective students - postgraduate research
    Academic community
    Business community
    Alumni
    Public

  • Caring for people in crisis

    Caring for people in crisis

    Wednesday, 07 December 2016 18:00 to 19:00

    Surprising stories of delivering care to people in crisis from Oxford Health and Thames Valley Police professionals.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBT+ identity, rights, pride and community

    LGBT+ identity, rights, pride and community

    Wednesday, 22 February 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    A panel conversation with leading activists, campaigners and practitioners on “being who you are today”. Part of LGBT History Month.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Prison-based therapeutic communities

    Prison-based therapeutic communities

    Wednesday, 01 March 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    It could never work, could it? The Governor of HMP Grendon talks about the prison’s unique approach - democratic therapeutic communities.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Karen Mattison - smashing another glass ceiling

    Karen Mattison - smashing another glass ceiling

    Wednesday, 08 March 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Business hero Karen Mattison talks about “how to be ambitious and work part-time” in the Oxford Brookes Athena SWAN Lecture.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Nurtured by nature

    Nurtured by nature

    Wednesday, 15 March 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    “A dose of nature a day keeps the doctor away” - Dr William Bird’s open lecture looks at how to improve your health through nature.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • The genetic bases of animal development and evolution

    The genetic bases of animal development and evolution

    Wednesday, 22 March 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    And along came a spider (and a fruit fly)... Professor Alistair McGregor’s open lecture explains how animals are built by a ‘genetic toolkit’.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Katherine Grainger - is confidence born, bred or bluffed?

    Katherine Grainger - is confidence born, bred or bluffed?

    Wednesday, 05 April 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Katherine Grainger’s inaugural lecture as Chancellor of Oxford Brookes unlocks the secrets of confidence.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Safeguarding child wellbeing

    Safeguarding child wellbeing

    Wednesday, 07 June 2017 18:00 to 17:00

    Professor Jane Appleton’s open lecture examines the public health role of health visitors and why they are needed to promote child welfare and wellbeing.

    This event is for: Everyone