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  • OLS 19-20 - Super-Glue: hero or villain?

    Super-Glue: hero or villain?

    Wednesday, 12 February 2020 - Wednesday, 12 February 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Super-Glue is invisible to the naked eye, has exceptional strength and displays incredibly fast 'reactions'. Join Professor James Broughton in the Adventures of Super-Glue.

    This event is for: Everyone

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  • Glass Tank Kelly Jones

    Kelly + Jones

    9:00, Thursday, 16 January 2020 to 17:00 Saturday, 15 February 2020

    The Glass Tank presents a collaborative exhibition by artists Traci Kelly and Rhiannon Jones. Their body of work exists in the interstice of documentation, live actions, artwork and survey and looks at the place writing has in relation to gendering processes and landscape.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Portfolio development courses

    Portfolio Development 2 day course

    10:00, Saturday, 18 January 2020 to 16:00 Saturday, 25 January 2020

    The Portfolio Development course offers the opportunity to experience what it is like to study in the School of Arts at Oxford Brookes. Designed for those with an interest in pursuing a career in the creative industries, the courses offer a broad range of practices within Art and Design as well as guidance and support on creative applications.

    This event is for: Everyone

Future events…

  • Evolve Conference

    Evolve Conference

    Thursday, 23 January 2020 8:30 to 14:00

    The Evolve Conference, Oxford Brookes’ enterprise and entrepreneurship education conference, is returning this academic year!

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ HHH

    LGBTQ+ History Month Flag Raising

    Friday, 31 January 2020 17:00 to 19:00

    Join us to raise the rainbow flag and light up Headington Hill Hall to mark the beginning of LGBTQ+ History Month.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human

    Human Library: enough is enough

    Saturday, 01 February 2020 10:00 to 14:00

    Want to meet a human book? Here's your chance! Borrow any 'book' you like, in the shape of an academic from Oxford Brookes University, and listen to all the fascinating things they have to say.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Dancing human rights 2

    Dancing human rights: an evening of dance and discussion

    Saturday, 01 February 2020 18:00 to 19:30

    What can dance tell us about human rights? What can hip hop say about human dignity?

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human: John Clare

    John Clare: an anniversary celebration with Toby Jones

    Sunday, 02 February 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Poet, labourer and asylum inmate, John Clare is one of history's most unexpected writers. Join acclaimed actor Toby Jones for an evening of poetry and music celebrating Clare's life and work.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Chinese Language Courses

    Chinese language and culture courses

    18:00, Monday, 03 February 2020 to 20:00 Friday, 10 April 2020

    We are very excited to kick off another term of Chinese language and culture courses at Oxford Brookes University, beginning Monday 3 February.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human: Intersectional identities

    Stories of hatred: how writers fight Islamophobia

    Monday, 03 February 2020 17:00 to 19:00

    Hatred is on the rise, with world-leaders, from Donald Trump to Boris Johnson, throwing out racist slurs like sweets. How can Muslim writers respond to normalised racism- and find a way to fight back?

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human

    Fighting Torture: next steps for a torture free world

    Monday, 03 February 2020 13:30 to 14:30

    What causes us to torture other human beings? And how can torture still happen, when it's against international law?

    This event is for: Everyone

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    Creating Utopia: Ted-style talk and workshop on sustainable futures

    Monday, 03 February 2020 19:30 to 21:00

    Can we truly create a sustainable world? Join us to discuss past attempts to create utopian societies. And enjoy a hands-on workshop, where you'll make your own sustainable leather amulet!

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2020

    LGBTQ+ History Month Stall - Headington Campus

    Tuesday, 04 February 2020 12:00 to 14:00

    Come and chat to members of the LGBTQ+ Staff Forum, Brookes Union, and the LGBTQ+ Society and find out about LGBTQ+ History Month events and activities.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2020

    LGBTQ+ History Month Coffee Morning

    Tuesday, 04 February 2020 10:30 to 12:00

    Join us for coffee and cake to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human

    Art and Eros

    Tuesday, 04 February 2020 12:00 to 13:30

    Can art inflict both harm and harmony? Join us to find out, in this special live performance of Irish Murdoch's Art and Eros.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human: Journeys of recovery

    Journeys of Recovery: hope, strength and overcoming substance abuse

    Wednesday, 05 February 2020 19:30 to 21:00

    What's it like to face addiction? Join Turning Point Oxford to explore the agony and triumph of overcoming substance abuse.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • How to be a man 2

    How to be a man: being male in the age of toxic masculinity

    Wednesday, 05 February 2020 18:00 to 19:30

    Is toxic masculinity on the rise? How do we see men after #metoo? Join us to explore what it means to be masculine in 2020.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2020

    LGBTQ+ History Month Stall - Wheatley Campus

    Thursday, 06 February 2020 12:00 to 14:00

    Come and chat to members of the LGBTQ+ Staff Forum, Brookes Union, and the LGBTQ+ Society.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2020

    LGBTQ+ History Month Stall - Marston Road Campus

    Thursday, 06 February 2020 12:00 to 14:00

    Come and chat to members of the LGBTQ+ Staff Forum, Brookes Union, and the LGBTQ+ Society.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Dykes Camera Action!

    Dykes, Camera, Action! Documentary Screening

    Thursday, 06 February 2020 19:00 to 21:00

    An Oxford Brookes University Documentary Club screening for LGBTQ+ History Month.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human: Mind the gap

    Mind the gap: the jump from school to university

    Thursday, 06 February 2020 18:00 to 19:30

    What's it like to make the jump from school to university? Join us, and explore how we can support students of this life-changing journey.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human: Motherhood

    Making Sense of Motherhood

    Thursday, 06 February 2020 13:00 to 15:00

    Becoming a mother changes lives in all sorts of ways. It can be the best and the hardest thing we ever do. We'll come together for an honest discussion about motherhood, and watch extracts from the award-winning play, 'Mum's the word'.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human: Politics

    Bullshit Politics: when politicians can't cut the crap

    Friday, 07 February 2020 12:00 to 13:30

    Is all politics full of crap? Can we trust anything in a world where truth is lie, and politicians ignore the collapse of the UK?

    This event is for: Everyone

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    Life is Wonderful: Mandela's Unsung Heroes Film & Q&A

    Friday, 07 February 2020 14:00 to 17:00

    We all know Nelson Mandela. But who fought, and suffered, alongside him? Join us for a special screening of Life is Wonderful, to explore the lives of seven men imprisoned with Mandela at the Rivonia Trial.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Stand up for human suffering

    Stand up for human suffering: an evening of comedy

    Friday, 07 February 2020 19:30 to 22:00

    How can we find the silly in sorrow and the funny in failure? Join us to giggle and guffaw over all the ways we suffer as humans.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Discovering the blues

    Discovering the Blues: Paul Oliver and the blues- an evening of live music and conversation

    Friday, 07 February 2020 17:00 to 19:30

    How did Paul Oliver, famous researcher of the blues, influence British music- from the Rolling Stones to Led Zeppelin?

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Ethical AI

    Launch for the Oxford Brookes University Institute for Ethical Artificial Intelligence

    Tuesday, 11 February 2020 15:00 to 18:00

    An afternoon of talks to celebrate the launch of our Institute for Ethical Artificial Intelligence

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human: Boxes of delights image

    Boxes of delights: the children's books that changed me

    Tuesday, 11 February 2020 17:30 to 19:00

    What was the first book that made you laugh, cry, stop or think? Which stories could whisk you away into a world of fantasy and adventure? Join top authors, including Beverley Naidoo, to discuss the power of children's writing.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Super-Glue: hero or villain?

    Super-Glue: hero or villain?

    Wednesday, 12 February 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Super-Glue is invisible to the naked eye, has exceptional strength and displays incredibly fast 'reactions'. Join Professor James Broughton in the Adventures of Super-Glue.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Ghost Sonata 2

    Ghost Sonata: exploring the Arctic sea ice loss

    Thursday, 13 February 2020 18:00 to 19:30

    The Arctic's melting fast. As a new space emerges from the ice, there's a race to claim it. But who wants it? And why?

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human

    The power of love: songs of love and loss

    Friday, 14 February 2020 17:00 to 19:30

    Rock along to live performances of love songs, and join Grammy-award winning producer, Andrew Scheps, to discuss love and loss in music today.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human

    The power of love: a Valentine's Day celebration

    Friday, 14 February 2020 10:00 to 19:30

    What is love? Sex? Joy? Manipulation? Join us to explore love, in all its powerful and sinister forms.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Portfolio development courses

    Portfolio Development Course

    10:00, Monday, 17 February 2020 to 16:00 Friday, 21 February 2020

    The Portfolio Development course offers the opportunity to experience what it is like to study in the School of Arts at Oxford Brookes. Designed for those with an interest in pursuing a career in the creative industries, the courses offer a broad range of practices within Art and Design as well as guidance and support on creative applications.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Dr Fasbender

    High-Quality Contact and Coworker Support

    Tuesday, 18 February 2020 16:30 to 18:00

    Given that employees spend about one third of their day at work, contact with coworkers is almost inevitable. In this talk, Dr. Fasbender from Justus-Liebig-University Giessen will explain how high-quality contact can facilitate employees’ coworker support, and discuss why the benefits of high-quality contact are contingent upon employees’ age.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Mindfulness

    Mindfulness

    13:00, Tuesday, 18 February 2020 to 14:00 Monday, 24 February 2020

    A 6 week Mindfulness course starting February 2020.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • CNY Festival Show

    Chinese New Year Festival Show

    Tuesday, 18 February 2020 19:00 to 21:00

    Join us for this unique, colourful and action-packed show, wonderfully entertaining and suitable for all ages.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ Vogue

    Deep In Vogue Documentary Screening

    Thursday, 20 February 2020 19:00 to 21:00

    An Oxford Brookes University Documentary Club screening for LGBTQ+ History Month.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ Quiz

    LGBTQ+ History Month Quiz Night

    Friday, 21 February 2020 18:30 to 21:00

    Test your knowledge in this LGBTQ+ themed fundraising quiz.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • MHFA

    Mental Health First Aid

    9:30, Monday, 24 February 2020 to 16:30 Tuesday, 25 February 2020

    Mental Heath First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2020

    LGBTQ+ History Month Stall

    Tuesday, 25 February 2020 12:00 to 13:30

    Join us for some Food freebies to celebrate Pancake Day and One World Week

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Harcourt Hill

    ‘The Partners’: Seely & Paget, architects of the Harcourt Hill buildings

    Wednesday, 26 February 2020 13:00 to 14:00

    Seely and Paget’s story contributes to the architectural history of Harcourt Hill Campus.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • LGBTQ+ Ally

    Bitesize LGBTQ+ Allies Workshop

    Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:00 to 12:00

    An introduction to being an LGBTQ+ ally.

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

  • OLS 19-20 - From Beirut to the world: pride, love & prejudice

    From Beirut to the world: pride, love & prejudice

    Wednesday, 26 February 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Hadi Damien was arrested in the middle of Beirut Pride 2018. He will share candidly his reflections on LGBTIQ+ matters nad the meaning of Prides, as well as discussing ways to advance so-called LGBTIQ+ rights in Lebanon.

    This event is for: Everyone

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    Oxford Brookes Science Bazaar 2020

    Saturday, 29 February 2020 10:30 to 16:00

    To complement British Science Week we are following its theme ‘Our Diverse Planet’. The air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat all rely on biodiversity. In this fun-filled day be prepared to build, draw, experiment, talk, jump, laugh and think. Meet our staff and students and learn new things - enjoying ‘science’ in the widest possible sense. The day is free to attend and the activities are aimed at children between the ages of 5 and 14.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Open Evening

    Tuesday, 03 March 2020 16:00 to 19:00

    Gain a deeper insight into our postgraduate study programmes at Oxford Brookes, with our Postgraduate Open Evening.

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

  • OLS 19-20 - How do we fit family life and paid work together?

    How do we fit family life and paid work together?

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    How can work and caring be combined in contemporary UK society? Professor Tina Miller will explore the gender challenges and opportunities.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Celebrating a rich culture: enhancing resilience among Syrian refugees

    Celebrating a rich culture: enhancing resilience among Syrian refugees

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    In this lecture Dr Mustafa Alachkar will explore the role of culture and cultural identity in enhancing the resilience of Syrian refugees.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • When a bit of England fell in love with North Korea

    When a bit of England fell in love with North Korea

    Wednesday, 25 March 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    This talk by historian Tosh Warwick tells the story of the unlikely international bond between Middlesbrough and North Korea that emerged during the 1966 World Cup and continues into the 21st century.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Return to Study

    Return to Study (Open Event)

    Thursday, 26 March 2020 17:00 to 20:00

    Are you 21 or over and interested in studying an undergraduate course, but want more information on what this might mean for you?

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate

  • A film camera pointing at a person

    Film Audience Movements and Migrations: Across Borders and Screens

    9:00, Monday, 06 April 2020 to 17:00 Tuesday, 07 April 2020

    The conference will provide a unique forum for new and topical scholarly research in the field as well as the opportunity to share research and know-how from a multitude of (inter-)national perspectives, initiating future collaborations across borders, disciplines and sectors. It will also mark the launch of The Audience Project at the School of Arts at Oxford Brookes University.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Violence against women and girls: an interfaith perspective

    Violence against women and girls: an interfaith perspective

    Wednesday, 22 April 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    The CEO of Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre, Lisa Ward joins Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler and Rev Kate Harford for an interfaith discussion about the role of faith in protecting women and girls from violence, and in perpetuating violence.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • First aid box

    First Aid at Work course

    9:30, Tuesday, 28 April 2020 to 16:30 Thursday, 30 April 2020

    A 3 day First Aid at Work training course.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Oxford Brookes University Chancellor's Lecture 2020

    Oxford Brookes University Chancellor's Lecture 2020

    Wednesday, 29 April 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Oxford Brookes' Chancellor, Dame Katherine Grainger will deliver her annual Chancellor's Lecture.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Anatomy and forensic anthropology: hand in glove

    Anatomy and forensic anthropology: hand in glove

    Wednesday, 06 May 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    It's not just faces and fingerprints that are unique. So are hands - and this is making it possible to catch child abusers on camera. In this lecture, Dame Sue Black will look at how research in the field of identification from the hand has assisted in the investigation and prosecution of crimes relating to child sexual abuse.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Alan Rusbridger

    Breaking news: why journalism needs remaking

    Wednesday, 13 May 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Join the former Guardian Editor-in-Chief Alan Rusbridger for his insights into how journalism is changing and needs to change.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Postgraduate Open Evening Summer 2020

    Postgraduate Open Evening

    Thursday, 04 June 2020 16:00 to 19:00

    Gain a deeper insight into our postgraduate study programmes at Oxford Brookes, with our Postgraduate Open Evening.

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

  • The 2020 Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference

    The 2020 Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference

    9:30, Thursday, 11 June 2020 to 16:30 Friday, 12 June 2020

    The 2020 Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference will be dedicated to Professor Graham Gibbs and Improving Student Learning.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • COSINUS 2020 event

    COSINUS 2020

    9:00, Thursday, 25 June 2020 to 16:00 Friday, 26 June 2020

    COSINUS (Conference on Systems of Innovation and the New role of Universities) 2020 aims to bring together academics, practitioners, policymakers, and non-governmental actors to provide creative solutions for today’s global challenges. COSINIS 2020 will be held in Oxford on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th June 2020. This year's theme is: Creative and Sustainable Solutions for Global Challenges through University-Industry-Community-Government (U-I-C-G) interactions.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Return to Study

    Return to Study (Open Event)

    Thursday, 16 July 2020 17:00 to 20:00

    Are you 21 or over and interested in studying an undergraduate course, but want more information on what this might mean for you?

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate