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Stoke Psychology in the Pub - Dr Alexandra Lamont

April

1

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

Technology in Teaching and Learning by Alison Griffiths

April

8

Wednesday

Technology can be used to Enhance Learning for Face-to-Face & Distance Learners, this seminar demonstrates the following techniques: Recording live lectures, lab demos so that distance/blended learners can hear Questions & Answers from live sessions and revision is possible. SOCRATIVE questioning students in-class and receive instant feedback Online feedback, marking and Journals for Logbooks Facebook Groups, Pages, Twitter, Skype inclusion in the University community Dropbox for sharing

A Night About Mike with David Hailwood

April

10

Friday

Join us on the 10th of April for an evening of nostalgia as David Hailwood hosts an evening about his father - Mike Hailwood MBE. See the amazing Honda RC181 500 plus other special memorabilia from Mike 'the bike' Hailwood's career. The event includes many videos, pictures and anecdotes about Mike. The final part of the evening invites you to take part in a Q&A session with David. Canapes and soft drinks will be served during the interval. Read more »

Research Conversations - Dr Peter Beszter Understanding continuity in public sector HRM through neo-institutional theory: why national collective bargaining has survived in English local government

April

14

Tuesday

Lecturer in OB & HRM, Faculty of Business Education and Law Staffordshire University. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success. It is a journey that some are only just beginning while for others it is about developing their work further.

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Open Day

April

15

Wednesday

Open Day for Midwifery and Nursing (Adult / Child / Mental Health) courses offered at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

  • Venue: Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Time: 4.30pm - 8.00pm

From Bees to Deep Sea Expeditions: Life as an Interdisciplinary Scientist - Dr Lucy Woodall

April

16

Thursday

Dr Lucy Woodall will take us on a journey, involving lengthy expeditions at sea and from research into the hidden niches of bumblebees to providing expert advice for national and international bodies for seahorse conservation. Lucy will describe a career that utilises experience in scientific diving and use of marine electronics and has led to working for The Natural History Museum in London. A lecture for anyone with a passion for science.

Stoke Con Trent

April

19

Sunday

This April sees the second Stoke Con Trent happening at Staffordshire University. This year it will be bigger and better with the Cartoon & Comic Arts Award at Staffordshire University taking a more prominent role. Stoke Con Trent is a celebration of all things Cartoon & Comic with a mix of TV and film thrown is as well! It is an opportunity to dress as your favourite characters from Comic, Film & TV and have the opportunity to collect autographs, have photos taken and mingle with the stars. Read more »

Health from the Outside In: Urban Design, Green Space and Human Health

April

28

Tuesday

From 28-30 April 2015, the PHENOTYPE Consortium will convene in Stoke-on-Trent (UK) to discuss progress, analysis and preliminary results of the project. As part of this, we invite stakeholders to the programme on 28 April 2015, which will include seminars from invited speakers, discussion and engaging public sessions. Read more »

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

April

28

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot

Undergraduate Open Day

April

29

Wednesday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm

Latex for Technical Writing by Anas Amjad

May

6

Wednesday

Use LaTeX to remove the difficulty of formatting professional technical documents. LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. It is most often used for scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing and is ideal for technical publications and thesis production. This workshop will introduce LaTeX with a particular focus on journal paper and thesis writing with hands on experience.

Stoke Psychology in the Pub - Dr Ken McFadyen

May

6

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

Research Conversations - Dr Matt Slater Investigating a social identity approach to leadership and team functioning

May

12

Tuesday

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success. It is a journey that some are only just beginning while for others it is about developing their work further.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

May

12

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

MSc Open Afternoons

May

27

Wednesday

The open afternoons are an opportunity for people interested in studying for the MSc Health Psychology at Staffordshire University to learn about the course, meet tutors, see the facilities, and have questions answered. The open afternoons will include: Overview of the course Introduction to the tutors Tour of the facilities Q&A session Read more »

Stoke Psychology in the Pub: Psychology and music: songs to make you smile, think and sing! - Keith Walmsley-Smith

June

3

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

Research Conversations - Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen The standard and burden of proof in European Case Law

June

9

Tuesday

Senior lecturer in Law, University of Manchester; Director, Competition Law Forum, British Institute of International and Competition Law. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success. It is a journey that some are only just beginning while for others it is about developing their work further.

Staffordshire UCAS Convention

June

12

Friday

This is a full day event for Year 12 students, hosted by Staffordshire University in collaboration with Keele University. On the day the students can: talk to representatives from over 110 universities; find out about student life and finance; how to apply; attend subject specific talks delivered by academics. This is a busy event and weather permitting a BBQ will be available. It is a great recruitment opportunity for Staffordshire University and hopefully our Leek Road Campus will be buzzing.

Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire

June

14

Sunday

Staffordshire County Council and IRONMAN are pleased to announce that IRONMAN triathlon will be coming to the heart of England. IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire will consist of a 1.2-mile swim in Chasewater reservoir, a 56-mile bike course through the stunning countryside outside Lichfield, Burton-upon-Trent and across Cannock Chase. The concluding 13.1 mile run will start and finish at the historic Shugborough country estate, the former ancestral home of Lord Lichfield. Read more »

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

June

16

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Undergraduate Open Day

June

20

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

UniLife 2015 - A taste of what university could do for you

June

23

Tuesday

Staffordshire University is inviting year 12 or level 3 students thinking about going to university to come to an exciting 3-day UniLife event to experience first-hand what university life is like. From 23 - 25 June 2015, students get to experience university life for themselves. Staying in our halls of residence on campus they'll explore our state-of-the-art facilities and get hands-on with the equipment in subject workshops, tour the campus and discover some of the courses we have to offer. Read more »

UK Corporate Games SuperCentre Launch event

June

25

Thursday

Staffordshire University will be hosting the launch event for the UK Corporate Games 2015 on Thursday 25 June and will act as the event SuperCentre for the duration of the games. Teams can register between the hours of 7pm-9pm on Thursday 25, or 6.30pm-10pm on Friday 26. You will also be able to find your game schedules, souvenirs, results and refreshments. Contact Arron Dunn a.dunn@staffs.ac.uk or 4124 with any queries. Read more »

Stafford Festival Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

June

25

Thursday

Stafford Festival Shakespeare returns for its 25th year with Much Ado About Nothing, opening on Thursday 25th June and run until Saturday 11th July 2015. Established in 1991, Stafford Festival Shakespeare has fast become one of Europe's largest open air Shakespeare productions. Much Ado About Nothing will be performed against the striking background of Stafford Castle, in a purpose-built auditorium under the stars. Read more »

Computer Science in Schools Conference

June

26

Friday

Join Staffordshire University and partners for the second Computer Science in Schools Conference. A year further into delivering the new National Curriculum, A levels and GCSEs in Computer Science, this conference provides a chance for teachers and curriculum managers to come together to reflect on the past years' successes and discuss the challenges of an evolving curriculum and technology landscape, through interactive workshops and panel discussions. Read more »

MSc Open Afternoons

July

1

Wednesday

The open afternoons are an opportunity for people interested in studying for the MSc Health Psychology at Staffordshire University to learn about the course, meet tutors, see the facilities, and have questions answered. The open afternoons will include: Overview of the course Introduction to the tutors Tour of the facilities Q&A session Read more »

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

July

21

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

August

18

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

MSc Open Afternoons

August

19

Wednesday

The open afternoons are an opportunity for people interested in studying for the MSc Health Psychology at Staffordshire University to learn about the course, meet tutors, see the facilities, and have questions answered. The open afternoons will include: Overview of the course Introduction to the tutors Tour of the facilities Q&A session Read more »

50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2015)

September

1

Tuesday

Provides engineers and academia with the opportunity to explore recent developments, current practices and future trends in Power Engineering. Young engineers and research students are especially welcome at UPEC. The conference will be accompanied by a Technical Exhibition that will give participants the opportunity to keep up-to-date on recent developments in Power Engineering. Read more »

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

September

15

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

September

15

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Open Day

September

16

Wednesday

Open Day for Midwifery and Nursing (Adult / Child / Mental Health) courses offered at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

  • Venue: Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Time: 4.30pm - 8.00pm

Undergraduate Open Day

September

19

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

September

22

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

British Ceramics Biennial

September

26

Saturday

Back for a fourth time in 2015, Stoke-on-Trent's British Ceramics Biennial will run for 6 weeks from 26 September - 8 November. The festival will present work from the UK's leading contemporary ceramic artists in a series of new exhibitions and special events across the city. Read more »

Stone Food and Drink Festival

October

2

Friday

Taking place the first weekend in October, the event sees Stone's pubs, bars & foodie businesses get into the festival spirit with a week-long programme leading up to the big weekend itself. Friday, Saturday & Sunday at the main site on Westbridge Park are a flurry of activity with live cookery demonstrations, shopping in the Gourmet Food Marquee, talks, tastings, a beer festival with live music, gourmet dining in the pop up restaurant, street food and much, much more. Eat, Drink, Shop & Learn.

Undergraduate Open Day

October

10

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Open Day

November

11

Wednesday

Open Day for Midwifery and Nursing (Adult / Child / Mental Health) courses offered at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

  • Venue: Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Time: 4.30pm - 8.00pm

Undergraduate Open Day

November

14

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Undergraduate Open Day

December

5

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm