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Festival of Creative Learning 2019

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February, 2019

Join us for our free two-day workshop on Orchestral Conducting led by acclaimed British conductor Jonathan Brett.

The sessions are open to participants of all levels, and those with little or no conducting experience are especially encouraged to attend!

Date:
Thursday, 14 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:30
Eligibility:
University Students, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Staff

Join us for our free two-day workshop on Orchestral Conducting led by acclaimed British conductor Jonathan Brett.

The sessions are open to participants of all levels, and those with little or no conducting experience are especially encouraged to attend!

Date:
Thursday, 14 February, 2019
Start:
13:30
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Students, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Staff

How would you design a lecture that would achieve 100% student attendance? How would you make it unmissable? What for you are the 'crucial sparks' of lectures you love? We are looking for teams to design what they think is the ideal lecture.

Date:
Friday, 15 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

Join us for our free two-day workshop on Orchestral Conducting led by acclaimed British conductor Jonathan Brett.

The sessions are open to participants of all levels, and those with little or no conducting experience are especially encouraged to attend!

Date:
Friday, 15 February, 2019
Start:
15:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
University Students, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Staff

Have you ever wondered how to make a glow in the dark plant? Or how to make yoghurt that flavours itself? Do you want to learn how to build with biology and develop your own project over the summer?

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Students

This event aims to bring together students to draft a legal agreement to regulate fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean.  Whilst commercial fishing is not currently feasible in the Central Arctic Ocean due to ice coverage, climate change and the retreat of sea ice may change this, leaving this area

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Students

Booking for this event has now closed.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

The dramatic 12th and 13th century changes that produced a Scottish common law can be particularly seen in Fife.  This event is a minibus and walking tour of key sites: Loch Leven (where around 1130 the local culdees of St Serf fought a dramatic lit

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

*Please note, this workshop is run over two dates.  Please ensure you can attend both times/dates before booking a place on this workshop, and please book in for both dates.*

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Come along and learn more about filmmaking with the University of Edinburgh's DIY Film School Course! The course aims to instruct people how, with their smartphones and some basic equipment, they can go out and create quality films! 

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Are you curious about coding but never had the opportunity to try it out? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the basics of computer programming in Scratch, a fun and easy to use programming platform.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

What would an autistic-friendly university look like? Hear answers from our panel of autistic students, staff and researchers.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:15
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Imagine that a tiny house becomes your classroom. How would you learn differently if your lecture was relocated into a mobile shepherd's hut? Discover the concrete utopia of a civic educational sanctuary.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Do you want to learn how to cut a Möbius bagel which has only got one side? Come along to this workshop where we explore mathematical concepts like geometry, topology and statistics by baking delicious pastries.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
12:00
Finish:
14:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

External attendees can book via Eventbrite here

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
14:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Do you want to build a concrete structure?  With the aid of 3D modelling, a CNC Router machine, some pipes, rubber bands and your help we can make an Arc-shaped tripod happen!

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
13:30
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

If you’ve ever thought about a career in communications, writing or editing, come and learn about the world of digital content.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Students

This workshop is an opportunity for students to learn some basic British Sign Language communication, deafness awareness and culture. It is also an opportunity for participants to explore and understand different methods of communication in practice.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
14:10
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

The event is split over two venues:

6:30pm-8pm Main University Library at George Square, Teaching Room 1.11.

8pm-10pm Teviot Loft Bar.

Date:
Monday, 18 February, 2019
Start:
18:30
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
University Alumni, External attendees via EASE, University Students, University Staff

Do you want to build a concrete structure?  With the aid of 3D modelling, a CNC Router machine, some pipes, rubber bands and your help we can make an Arc-shaped tripod happen!

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
09:30
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

Synthetic Biology is a branch of biology which takes biotechnology and applies engineering principles and social sciences to provide ethical, forward thinking solutions to problems.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
09:30
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Teaching? Presenting? Have you always wanted to know what people thought of your style but been afraid to ask? This event is for you.  Come along, pick a role and act it out: listen and comment on others' presentations and hear what they have to say about yours.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
11:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Students, University Staff

Food textures! How much do you think about them when you eat? How important is the texture to our culinary experience?

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Work together as we guide you through the steps to create your very own Story Adventure Game on the web with the Twine tool.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

This event aims to enhance the audience’s understanding of ethical issues that arise in the medical context through a fun and interactive workshop that will use popular television medical dramas and role-play to tease out and discuss the issues.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
12:45
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Are you a tutor or a peer learning leader? Have you struggled with designing sessions that allow everyone to take part? Looking for creative ideas for your classroom?

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
12:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Set in the years of the Peloponnesian war the eleventh instalment of the game series Assassin’s Creed transfers the player to the world of Classics. The game developers make claims of accuracy in the detail of representation.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
12:00
Finish:
14:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

*Please note that this event takes place over two days. You should book in for both dates.*

Troubled by 'fake news'? Interested in improving research skills for work or school? Do you want to hold the powerful accountable?

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
12:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

This Student Industry Meeting Day is a collaborative event where you will combine forces with your peers to understand, and try to solve, some of the big challenges facing companies that work in the field of biology.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
12:30
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Students

Tango is an improvised dance with only eight steps. It is naturally geometrical, which means that all the figures and sequences correspond to patterns such as those on wallpaper.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Do you want to update your digital skills but aren't sure where to start?

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
13:30
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
University Students

Your team is about to discover the hidden secrets of the Main Library along with the books, the building holds many unique collections, from surgical notes in the Lothian Hea

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
13:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be multilingual? Have you ever wondered what happens in the bilingual brain?

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

The proliferation of bots within numerous platforms (e.g. Twitter, Facebook Messenger, web, SMS) is prominent in the commercial sector (e.g.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Are you working towards Professional Accreditation (eg EdTA, CMALT, CILIP)? Are you  finding it tricky to get started or keep going? Then this is the workshop for you!

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff

Fires in informal settlements are devastating to those living in these urban environments. After a fire, urban redesign (known as reblocking) can take place to facilitate the provision of formal services such as water and sanitation.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

This workshop is an opportunity for students to learn some basic British Sign Language communication, deafness awareness and culture. It is also an opportunity for participants to explore and understand different methods of communication in practice.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
14:10
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

We're bringing together Staff Pride Network and their BAME Network, as well as PrideSoc’s committee and ordinary members to host a panel discussion about the place that allies occupy in the LGBTQ+ community, if at all.

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
15:30
Finish:
17:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

The artistic collective TheAlbero, through the work of ImaginAction artists Ilaria Olimpico and Uri Noy Meir, is engaged in weaving theater, group facilitation and co-learning experiences to explore the edges of the global identity crisis *the migratory flows*, and the natural ecosystems crisis *

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
16:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Histropedia – knowledge from Wikipedia visualised as dynamic timelines

Date:
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
Start:
16:30
Finish:
17:20
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Join the Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society (LAMPS) as we visit four medieval abbeys - Melrose, Jedburgh, Dryburgh, and Kelso -  in the Scottish Borders, learning about how they fared in times of both war and pea

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
08:30
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

We are pleased to announce that the Internet of Things Challenge is running again this year!

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students
Contact:

A half-day workshop to explore practically the world of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and find out what is involved. Participants will take on the role of language learners and future teachers in an experiential and dynamic workshop.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
University Students

Do you want to build a concrete structure?  With the aid of 3D modelling, a CNC Router machine, some pipes, rubber bands and your help we can make an Arc-shaped tripod happen!

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
09:30
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

The University of Edinburgh provides all staff and students with access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest technology, digital, creative, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Food textures! How much do you think about them when you eat? How important is the texture to our culinary experience?

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Have you ever wondered how to make a glow in the dark plant? Or how to make yoghurt that flavours itself? Do you want to learn how to build with biology and develop your own project over the summer?

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
University Students

Research has shown that walking can help to focus the mind and improve memory. It also helps us to stay on task for a longer period of time. For these reasons we would like to invite you to walk with us while practicing and learning some Spanish.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
University Students, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Staff

This creative writing workshop is open to students at all skill levels and will be led by the Lothian Health Services Archive and creative writing tutors who will guide you through the process of writing a short story or poem.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
12:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Students

*Please note that this event takes place over two days. You should book in for both dates.*

Troubled by 'fake news'? Interested in improving research skills for work or school? Do you want to hold the powerful accountable?

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
12:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

External attendees can book via Eventbrite here

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
12:30
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

23 Things for Digital Confidence is an award-winning, open, and self-paced course for digital and online skills run here at the University of Edinburgh.

Explore Augmented + Virtual Reality, and Geolocational tools in this fun hands-on afternoon.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
12:30
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Learn how workshop techniques can be used to engage people in design processes to help to deliver better products and services.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
12:30
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Students

An interdisciplinary workshop exploring the relationship of the senses and the environment to the creative process. We will meet in a specific sensory environment, a coffee house, to help stimulate the creation of literature. 

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Bilingual creative writing workshops imply English as being continuously in co-relations with other languages, German, Spanish, Italian, or Chinese. This workshop involves the exploration of the identity of bilingual potential students or writers that can enhance their skills and imagination.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Secret messages have existed for centuries.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

Collaborative workshop to create a new adult colouring book inspired by over 40,000 images published by the University's Centre for Research Collections (CRC) under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY).

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

The University of Edinburgh provides all staff and students with access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest technology, digital, creative, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Imagine that a tiny house becomes your classroom. How would you learn differently if your lecture was relocated into a mobile shepherd's hut? Discover the concrete utopia of a civic educational sanctuary.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

Do you find it difficult to get started when confronted with a room full of strangers? Come and join a networking event that teaches you how to network!

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

This event aims to look at the roots of unconscious bias (including a look at the way our brains work) and to encourage participants to recognise it and address it.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Imagine that a tiny house becomes your classroom. How would you learn differently if your lecture was relocated into a mobile shepherd's hut? Discover the concrete utopia of a civic educational sanctuary.

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
15:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

Edinburgh Innovations has been running the Find Your Startup Idea Workshop in person for over two years, and is now experimenting with bringing the workshop into an online collaborative environment while trying to maintain the feel of a hands-

Date:
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Start:
16:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
University Students, University Alumni

Are you interested in how countries move from conflict to peace? Or what really happens behind the closed doors of a political negotiation? Perhaps you have seen pictures of a historic peace agreement being signed, and wondered where are the women?

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Students

Listening with your Eyes is an interactive drama workshop delivered by Vamos Theatre Company. The workshop explores practically the many ways in which we make connections, with the emphasis on the non-verbal.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
09:30
Finish:
11:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

*Please note, this workshop is run over two dates.  Please ensure you can attend both times/dates before booking a place on this workshop, and please book in for both dates.*

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Imagine that a tiny house becomes your classroom. How would you learn differently if your lecture was relocated into a mobile shepherd's hut? Discover the concrete utopia of a civic educational sanctuary.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Synthetic Biology is a branch of biology which takes biotechnology and applies engineering principles and social sciences to provide ethical, forward thinking solutions to problems.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Listening with your Eyes is an interactive drama workshop delivered by Vamos Theatre Company. The workshop explores practically the many ways in which we make connections, with the emphasis on the non-verbal.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

This workshop is an opportunity to practice mindfulness as a preamble to learning Spanish and also as a resource during the class. The workshop will introduce and explore the basic practice and concepts of mindfulness followed by a Beginners Spanish class.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
13:30
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Do you want to update your digital skills but aren't sure where to start?

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
13:30
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
University Staff

This event has two parts: Part [1] involves a creative challenge that requests the participants to find sustainable solutions in order to power a village in a developing region on Day 1 and Part [2] is a visit to the Pitlochry Dam & Hydroelectric Power Station where participants will learn ab

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
18:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

What does the delicate wing of a bee look like up close? Or the structure of a fungus? Join biologists to use different types of microscope to look closer at samples from biological research and nature.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:20
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Interested in blogging but not sure where to start?  This event will get you up and running!

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Students

Despite welcome changes in the way we think about women’s health and wellbeing, nevertheless, in a recent STUC survey, 32% of respondents said that menopause was treated negatively in their workplace and 63% reported that it was treated as a joke.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
15:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

External attendees can book via Eventbrite here

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
18:00
Finish:
20:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

A night of fast-talking, good-eating and fun-having, LLC Blethers is a chance to hang out with fellow members of LLC away from University.

Date:
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Start:
18:30
Finish:
22:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

Artificial Intelligence (AI) increasingly affects us, often without knowing it. Cinema has been using AI to explore ideas of the future since the early movies.  Lately some high-profile people have been warning the public about the dangers of uncontrolled AI.

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
09:30
Finish:
23:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students
Contact:

Your team has discovered Fermat’s proof of his famous theorem.  However, it’s been stolen from you!  You have gained access to the thief’s office for 30 minutes, while they are away.  Unfortunately, the door has locked behind you! Can you escape with the proof?

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Collaborative workshop to create a new adult colouring book inspired by over 40,000 images published by the University's Centre for Research Collections (CRC) under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY).

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

This hands-on creative workshop, held in the historic Anatomical Museum, looks at the anatomy of the face that allows us to make different facial expressions.

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Students

This event is for non-security experts.

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
10:30
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
University Students, University Alumni

Your team has discovered Fermat’s proof of his famous theorem.  However, it’s been stolen from you!  You have gained access to the thief’s office for 30 minutes, while they are away.  Unfortunately, the door has locked behind you! Can you escape with the proof?

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Research has shown that walking can help to focus the mind and improve memory. It also helps us to stay on task for a longer period of time. For these reasons we would like to invite you to walk with us while practicing and learning some Spanish.

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
University Students, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Staff

External attendees can book via Eventbrite here

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
12:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Have you ever wondered how to make a glow in the dark plant? Or how to make yoghurt that flavours itself? Do you want to learn how to build with biology and develop your own project over the summer?

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
12:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Students

Your team has discovered Fermat’s proof of his famous theorem.  However, it’s been stolen from you!  You have gained access to the thief’s office for 30 minutes, while they are away.  Unfortunately, the door has locked behind you! Can you escape with the proof?

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
12:45
Finish:
13:45
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Secret messages have existed for centuries.

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, University Alumni, University Students

News articles can be persuasive, manipulative, informative or just plain wrong. Without being omniscient, how can we tell the difference between an article we should trust, and one that we should discredit?

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

Your team has discovered Fermat’s proof of his famous theorem.  However, it’s been stolen from you!  You have gained access to the thief’s office for 30 minutes, while they are away.  Unfortunately, the door has locked behind you! Can you escape with the proof?

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

What does the delicate wing of a bee look like up close? Or the structure of a fungus? Join biologists to use different types of microscope to look closer at samples from biological research and nature.

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:20
Eligibility:
University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, University Students

THE LIMITS OF LANGUAGE MEAN THE LIMITS OF MY WORLD - WITTGENSTEIN

 

The Bilingual Workshop in Creative Writing

 

Date:
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Start:
15:00
Finish:
18:30
Eligibility:
University Staff

March, 2019

Who doesn't love an escape room game! 

Date:
Friday, 8 March, 2019
Start:
09:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
Medical and Nursing Students