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  • Dominic Dyer

    In Conversation with Dominic Dyer - One of Britain's Leading Wildlife Protection Campaigners

    Wednesday, 27 January 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    Join us for this exciting event, arranged in collaboration with Brookes Union, and Oxford Brookes Events Management students. Dominic Dyer is one of the Britain's leading wildlife protection campaigners, writers and broadcasters. Unlike many conservationists, he became a wildlife protection campaigner after a career in government and industry using the skills he acquired in Whitehall, Brussels and the corporate board room to fight for the protection of animals and nature.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • BHM 2020

    Be Ambitious and Model Excellence

    Tuesday, 02 February 2021 18:00 to 20:00

    Redefining “BAME” as we celebrate renowned black figures who dare to [B]e [A]mbitious and [M]odel [E]xcellence, highlighting their goals and recognisable achievements. Hosted by Lydiah Igweh, Chair of Oxford Brookes BAME Staff Network and Director of Brookes Enterprise Support, we will be joined by the CEO, founder, and visionary of the iconic MOBO platform Kanya King CBE, who displayed the drive and ambition needed to help take urban music from the margins of British popular culture to the heart of the mainstream culture. Additionally, key and influential figures include Beverley De-Gale OBE, CEO and founder of the African and Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT), Trevor Robinson OBE, CEO and founder of Quiet Storm, and Euton Daley MBE, former CEO of Pegasus Theatre, Oxford.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • sustainable fashion

    To shop or not to shop: A case for conscious fashion

    Wednesday, 03 February 2021 18:30 to 19:30

    Can fashion and sustainability of the people and the planet go hand-in-hand or should we stop shopping altogether? As the traditional fashion industry gets exposed for exploiting the basic human rights of people throughout their supply chain, and for causing a great deal of harm to the planet, a global movement is emerging calling for conscious fashion. Come and listen to our panel of Oxford Brookes Alumni discuss how they are helping change the face of the industry to make it fairer, more diverse and sustainable.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Leroy Logan

    An Evening with Dr Leroy Logan MBE

    Thursday, 04 February 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    Oxford Brookes University BAME Staff Network invites you to an evening with Dr Leroy Logan, who overcame a hostile and racist environment, to become one of the UK’s most outstanding police officers. Leroy Logan rose to the rank of superintendent in the Metropolitan Police and was both a founding member of the Black Police Association and its chair for 30 years. His recent autobiography ‘Closing Ranks - My Life as a Cop’, came to life in the BBC drama series Small Axe, in the episode, Red, White and Blue, directed by Steve McQueen. Leroy was dynamically portrayed by actor John Boyega. As part of Race Equality Week, find out about Leroy Logan’s calling to serve in the police, his resilience and his thoughts on how best to police our communities now and in the future.

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  • Liv Little

    Liv Little: A little more conversation? Takeovers and untold stories in the media industry

    Wednesday, 10 February 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    Liv Little is a journalist, author and curator who founded gal-dem, a media company committed to spotlighting the creative talents of women and non-binary people of colour, whilst at university, due to frustrations with the lack of stories being told from marginalised voices in the media and publishing industries. Her commitment and love of storytelling weaves through all aspects of her work, which encompasses writing, TV research, event curation, and campaigns and public speaking. For our LGBTQ+ History Month Lecture 2021, Liv will share her experiences and offer insights on storytelling and community building

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Beyond the Science Bazaar

    Oxford Brookes Beyond the Science Bazaar 2021

    Saturday, 13 February 2021 10:30 to 16:00

    The Brookes Science Bazaar is going Beyond! Our theme this year is ‘Discovery and Exploration’. Be prepared to listen, watch, build, draw, experiment, share, laugh and think. Meet our staff and students and learn new things - enjoying ‘science’ in the widest possible sense. This year the Brookes Science Bazaar will be a virtual event - this FREE event will be packed with exciting activities offering something for everyone.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Fanya Ismail

    Women in Innovation: Closing the gender gap

    Wednesday, 10 March 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    The Brookes Inclusion, Diversity and Gender Network is pleased to host the Athena Swan annual open lecture. The Industrial Strategy has set an ambitious goal for the UK to become the most innovative economy in the world by 2030. However, research shows that there is a gender gap in the ecosystem that drives innovation. Join Professor Simonetta Manfredi in conversation with Dr Fanya Ismail, winner of “Women in Innovation” award 2019 by Innovate UK.

    This event is for: Everyone