LGBT History Month 2015 round-up

February 2015 saw fantastic LGBT History Month events take place across the University, including film screenings, public talks and more. @UoNResearch had the privilege to attend and live-tweet a number of these events, which we then collected and Storified. You can read through highlights from four talks and discussions below. The full programme for the month can …

LGBT History Month 2015 – thank you!

Claire Henson, Equality and Diversity Officer, looks back on a memorable LGBT History Month as it draws to a close. February is now coming to a close and on Wednesday 25 February, The University of Nottingham ran its last event for LGBT History Month 2015. Dr Max Biddulph and Professor David Brailsford delivered an engaging …

Alan Turing and me…

Guest post by Dr Max Biddulph, Chair of the University LGBTQ Staff Network, discussing his thoughts on Alan Turing ahead of this week’s event. This follows Professor David Brailsford’s discussion of Turing’s work in last week’s post. I came into this world on a humid Sunday lunchtime towards the end of July 1954, nine years after …

‘An undoubted war hero’: the life and tragedy of Alan Turing

In this post, Professor David Brailsford, School of Computer Science, looks at the life and work of Alan Turing ahead of a free public lecture on Wednesday 25 February. Alan Turing graduated from Cambridge University in 1934 with a First Class Honours degree in Mathematics. Even in his undergraduate years he was identified as an outstanding talent by …