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  • Think Human

    Human Library: enough is enough

    Saturday, 01 February 2020 - 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: Ticket only

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  • international mobility

    2nd International Mobility, Migration and Wellbeing Conference & Workshop

    9:00, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 to 17:00 Saturday, 14 December 2019

    The conference invites empirical, conceptual and methodological papers and case studies on different themes of mobility and migration. Although papers related to one of the following fields are encouraged, authors are welcome to explore other related topics as well.

    This event is for: Academic community

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  • Return to Study

    Return to Study (Open Event)

    Thursday, 09 January 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

  • First aid box

    First Aid at Work course

    9:30, Monday, 13 January 2020 to 16:30 Wednesday, 15 January 2020

    A 3 day First Aid at Work training course.

    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

  • 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

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Invite only

  • 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: Invite only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • 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: Ticket only

  • Think Human 2

    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: Ticket only

  • 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

  • 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, she 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

  • 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