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This Week at Loughborough | 20 May

17 May 2024

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IAS Research Summit Sandpit (online)

22 May 2024, 12pm-1.30pm, Zoom

Do you have an idea for an Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) Research Summit, or would you just like to learn more about how to become involved with their programmes and brainstorm potential topics with colleagues? Then bring your ideas, thoughts, and colleagues to this Sandpit Event.

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UCU: Drop-in session for staff on non permanent or casual contracts

22 May 2024, 12pm-1pm, MS Teams

A drop-in meeting for members of staff who are on non-permanent or casual contracts. This meeting is hosted by Loughborough UCU and is open to both UCU members and other members of staff at Loughborough University.

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General Assembly: An open forum for all staff

22 May 2024, 2pm-3pm, EHB110AB/MS Teams

General Assembly is a forum open to all staff at the University.

For the 23/24 academic year, a new approach to General Assembly has been established. Termly sessions will now take place instead of annually, this will be the third assembly this academic year.

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Music for Moving Images: A workshop with Jon Dix

22 May 2024, 2pm, D003 (James France)

Join composer, producer and sound designer Jon Dix for a free workshop on making music for film, TV, games and apps. Jon is a composer, producer and sound designer who’s produced music and sound design for TV programmes (Queer Eye, Selling Sunset) movie trailers (Blue is the Warmest Colour, The Pass), adverts (Cadburys, Nike, BBC) and games (Giant Boulder of Death, Robot Unicorn Attack 2).

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Poverty Measurement: New trends and challenges

22 May 2024, 4.30pm-5.30pm, MS Teams

Join this seminar titled ‘Poverty measurement: New trends and challenges’ with David Antonio Rojas Rosey, Executive Director of Poverty Measurement, Coneval and Mariana Galindo Orozco, Director of Poverty Measurement, Coneval.

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Maia 4th Anniversary Event

23 May 2024, 4pm-6pm, Burleigh Court

Maia, Loughborough University’s Women’s Network, has hit their four-year anniversary and the committee invites members to join their annual celebration.

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Win from Within: A sport psychology series

23 May 2024, 6.30pm-7.30pm, Dan Maskell Seminar Room (Tennis & Squash Centre)

The ‘Win from Within’ series at Loughborough Sport is dedicated to unlocking the full potential of every athlete, regardless of their experience or sporting background. These workshops are designed to introduce you to the power of sport psychology and how it can optimise your development both within and outside of sport.

This week’s session will focus on thriving under the pressures of competition.

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LSU Stage: Little Women

25-26 May 2024, Cope Auditorium

Come and enjoy a stage adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel ‘Little Women’. Allow yourself to become immersed in the lives of the March family and their neighbors, brought to life by some of the University’s finest acting talents from the LSU Stage Society.

  • Saturday 25 May: 7pm-9pm
  • Sunday 26 May: 2pm-4pm

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Exhibition: The Art Schools of the Midlands

16 May-28 June 2024, 12pm-2pm, Martin Hall Exhibition Space

Martin Hall Gallery presents ‘The Art Schools of the Midlands’, the latest iteration of John Beck and Matthew Cornford’s ambitious Art School Project exploring the history and legacies of the nation’s art schools. The project combines original photography, textual and archival materials to examine the vital role art schools have played, and continue to play, in the cultural and economic life of our towns and cities.

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Master’s Futures: Building Your Network to Develop Your Postgraduate Career

20 May 2024, 12pm-1pm, MS Teams

For many postgraduate students networking can seem intimidating, but this session will help you develop your confidence and knowledge of networking skills.

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Online Study Session

21 May 2024, 5.30pm-7.30pm, MS Teams

The Academic Success Team is inviting you to an Online Study Session – commit the time to study, set goals, and stay accountable and focused with a like-minded community.

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International students: Finding work in your home country or globally

24 May 2024, 12pm-1pm, MS Teams

Student Circus are delivering this session and will provide invaluable information including how to access numerous vacancies and what to consider when looking for a job.

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