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This Week at Loughborough | 17 May

17 May 2021

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Lethologica (exhibition)

17-22 May, 12-2pm, Martin Hall Exhibition Space

An exhibition of etchings by Pete Dobson. Social distancing measures will be in place including restricting the numbers in the Exhibition Space at any one time. Facemasks must be worn. Find out more on the events website.

Finalists First: Further Study and Online Learning (including Q&A)

18 May, 12 – 12.45pm, Online

Find out about your options and where to find information to help your decision making. Find out more on the events page.

Finalists First: Online Recruitment with an Employer (including Q&A)

19 May, 12 – 1pm, Online

Listen to hints and tips for getting through the recruitment process successfully. Find out more on the events page.

Digitalisation – Demonstrating the Art of the Possible: AiR-FORCE

19 May, 10 – 11am, Online

Hot on the heels of the launch of the UK digitalisation roadmap, IDE is running a webinar series to demonstrate the art of the possible when digitalisation is applied in an intelligent, targeted and agile manner to specific engineering challenges. Each webinar will focus on a collaborative, proof of concept project, funded by IDE, showcasing the impact of new digital capabilities to deliver results in an accelerated timeframe and improve productivity. Visit the events page for more information.

Hashi Mohamed: People Like Us

19 May, 11 – 11.40am, Online

Hashi Mohamed arrived in the UK as an unaccompanied child refugee and is today an author and a barrister. He will talk about his experience and social mobility in the UK. Find out more on the events page.

DRN Temporal Drawing: Diagrams

19 May, 11 – 12.30am, Online

This event invites Dr Joe Graham and Dr David Griffin to present on the role of diagrams and notation in an exploration of temporalities of drawing. You can find out more on the events page.

Combining discourse analytic traditions in the study of populism

19 May, 2 – 3pm, Online

In this talk, Katy Brown will present her methodological framework, which combines Discourse Theory (DT), Critical Discourse Studies (CDS) and Corpus Linguistics (CL). Find out more on the events page.

Mathematics Education Centre seminar

19 May, 2 – 4.15pm, Online

The Mathematics Education Centre will host this research seminar via Microsoft Teams. Find out more on the events page.

Professor Caron Gentry: Disordered Violence: Why right-wing terrorism has always been misogynist

19 May, 3 – 4pm, Online

In this talk, Professor Caron Gentry (University of St Andrews) will introduce the premise of her book, Disordered Violence: that what lies behind the inability to define terrorism is dependent upon gendered, racial, and heteronormative structures. Find out more on the events page.

Public lecture: All fat is not equal

19 May, 5.30 – 6.30pm, Online

This public lecture will be delivered by Dr Scott Willis, Research Associate in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. The talk, ‘All fat is not equal’, will discuss the causes, consequences and preventive strategies to combat ectopic fat. Find out more on the events page.

Work Experience Q&A For First and Second Years

19 May, 6 – 6.45pm, Online

In this informal Q&A session from your Careers Network team, you’ll have the chance to ask questions about finding work experience – including types that are open to you, online options, where to find useful resources and how to get further support. Find out more information on the events website.

Transforming Postdoctoral Development

20 May, 10am – 12pm, Online

The new Centre for Postdoctoral Development in Infrastructure, Cities and Energy (C-DICE) provides access to an enormous breadth and depth of expertise in infrastructure, cities and energy research. Find out more on the events page.

Learning at Work Week 2021: Working in times of the pandemic

20 May, 11am – 12pm, Online

In this interactive lecture, Dr Eva Selenko will draw on her research and empirical data on what makes meaning and wellbeing at work, how Covid related changes might have impacted that and what can be done to protect meaning and wellbeing. You can find out more on the events page.

Learning at Work Week: How I connected with people through my love of reading

21 May, 12.30 – 1.30pm, Online

Anna Milewska is running this interactive session about how her love of reading connected her with people during the pandemic. Find out more on the events page.

Mental Health Awareness Week continued…

Fruit Routes Walk

19 May, 12.30pm, Barefoot Orchard

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, the Sustainability team and artist Anne-Marie Culhane are welcoming staff and students to join them on a Fruit Routes Walk. Find out more information on the events page.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Meet LAGs

21 May, 3pm, Student Garden

Visit members of the Landscape and Gardening Society to learn more about what they do, their volunteering opportunities, as well as hearing their top gardening tips. Find out more on the events page.

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