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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Going Home

Start Date: January 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm End Date: January 27, 2019 at 5:00 pm Event Link: https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/theatre/event/3911/going-home.html Location: Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts Centre Ticket Price: 0.00 A rehearsed, script-in-hand reading of Nigel McCrery’s first play for the stage. Going Home focuses on the fate of Jews in the Nazi Holocaust, and tells a survivor’s …

“But you don’t look sick!” – Don’t let the fear of other people’s reactions stop you accessing support.

As part of Disability December, Dr Leah Ridgway, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering talks about their experience of disclosing a disability and why we really should follow our own best advice and request support when we need it. In my job I’m valued for my brain – it’s one of the reasons I …

Events announced for Disability December

During December 2018 the University of Nottingham will be celebrating Disability December with a range of events for staff and students including workshops, panel discussions, music performances and more. Our programme of events is now confirmed: Managing staff with autism and hidden disabilities 11:00am-12:30pm, Monday 3 December 2018 Room C22, Coates Building, University Park Campus …

Minding the Mind: Supporting your mental health at work

Monday 10 December 2018, 12:30-1.30pm Room B03, Teaching and Learning Building, University Park Campus Talk and Panel Discussion We all have mental health. We are all likely to be affected, directly or indirectly, by mental health problems at some point in our lives.  Research informs us that mental health problems are a global issue affecting …

Managing staff with Autism and hidden disabilities

Monday 3 December 2018, 11:00am-12:30pm Room C22, Coates Building, University Park Campus A workshop for managers of staff with Autism and hidden disabilities. Join us and learn how to engage with the essential 8 key executive functions every person uses, as well as developing some important communication frameworks. You will have the opportunity to speak …

Disability and Music: An Insight into the Able Orchestra Experience

Wednesday 12 December 2018, 12:30-1:30pm Djanogly Recital Hall, Nottingham Lakeside Arts Presented as part of Disability December 2018 The evolution of the Able Orchestra has been a remarkable story. The ensemble was borne out of a partnership between Orchestras Live and Inspire Youth. In 2014/15 young people with moderate to profound disabilities from Special Educational …