Author Post Archive

Posts by Claire Henson

Joint staff well-being conference (University of Nottingham and University of Birmingham) – ‘Thriving in HE: what works?’

Where? Teaching & Learning Building, (UP) When? Wednesday 3rd July 9:30-16:15. With a welcome address from UoN’s Vice-Chancellor and key note from Professor Katherine Weare (World Health Organisation & government advisor on education). We will be joined by over 30 HR practitioners and researchers from across the Midlands to look at how well-being initiatives work. …

Stronger together – Equality Diversity and Inclusion in Postgraduate Research Conference 2019

Wednesday 5th June 2019, 9.30am-3.30pm, Business School South, Jubilee Campus Join us for this one-day conference on creating and fostering a research community and environment which celebrates and values equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). There will be opportunities to meet representatives from staff and student networks, hear from University leaders and share your experiences. It …

Dance for Health and Wellbeing

Thursday 23 May, 9-10am, Portland Building There’s plenty of advice around about sitting and inactivity being bad for your health. In recent years a growth in dance and wellbeing scholarship has resulted in new ways of thinking that place the body, movement and dance as significant for improved health and wellbeing. This workshop is a …

no comments

Minding the Mind and Body

5.30pm-6.30pm, Monday 20 May: B2, Hemsley This hour-long workshop for University of Nottingham staff and students, led by Dr Val Watson, Head of the University Counselling Service, is part of a rolling programme of gentle exercises designed to encourage mindfulness practice. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 is ‘Body Image – how we …

no comments

Wellness in the Workplace: Befriending Performance Anxiety

MONDAY 13 MAY 2019, 14:00-15:00, ROOM B1, LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES BUILDING, UNIVERSITY PARK  An hour-long interactive session for University of Nottingham staff led by professional pianist Dr Xenia Pestova, Director of Performance, Department of Music. Performance anxiety can manifest in many different areas of our lives. Whether you are giving a presentation, preparing for …

no comments

Lecture on ‘How Science Got Women Wrong’ from award-winning broadcaster and journalist

Award-winning science journalist Angela Saini is giving a special lecture on International Women’s Day, 8 March, where she will discuss science’s failure to understand women. Angela Saini is an award-winning science journalist and broadcaster. She regularly presents science programmes for the BBC, and her writing has appeared in New Scientist, the Guardian, The Times, and Wired. Her latest book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong, was published in 2017 to …

no comments

International Women’s Day 2019 at The University of Nottingham

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March 2019, we have a combination of cross university events, specialists events led by faculties and an online celebration of inspirational women taking place throughout March. We hope that many of our staff and student colleagues will take part in these events in recognition of the outstanding contribution that …

no comments

LGBT History Month 2019 – programme of events now available

The University of Nottingham’s programme of events for LGBT History Month 2019 is now online. LGBT History Month is a powerful and thought-provoking event that takes place annually and aims to promote equality and diversity, for the benefit of everyone, by: increasing the visibility of LBGT people, their history, lives and their experiences, raising awareness …

no comments

LGBT History Month at the University of Nottingham

February 2019 will once again see the marking of UK Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans (LGBT) History Month at the University of Nottingham. Introducing the event, Max Biddulph, Chair, UoN LGBTQ Staff network, said: “Our programme of events is part of the national celebration of LGBT History which in 2019 will be aligned along the themes …

no comments

Educating about genocide: remembering the pink triangle prisoners of Sachsenhausen

Start Date: January 25, 2019 at 12:30 pm End Date: January 25, 2019 at 1:30 pm Contact E-Mail: max.biddulph@nottingham.ac.uk Location: LT1, Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus Ticket Price: 0.00 Sunday, 27 January 2019 will mark the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp when soldiers of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front …

no comments