All University events

All University events


Richard Holloway: Writer, Memoirist, Broadcaster & Theologian
Richard Holloway: Writer, Memoirist, Broadcaster & Theologian

Richard Holloway: Writer, Memoirist, Broadcaster & Theologian

Date: Monday 24 September 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
Speaker: Richard Holloway

As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series, writer, memoirist, broadcaster and theologian Richard Holloway comes to campus to chat about his writing.

Creative Conversations
Creative Conversations

Creative Conversations

Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018 - Monday 10 December 2018
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel

 

Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I
Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I

Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel

 

Careers & Internship Marketplace 2018
Careers & Internship Marketplace 2018

Careers & Internship Marketplace 2018

Date: Wednesday 26 September 2018
Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Category: Student events
Venue: Kelvin Hall Sports Hall, 1445 Argyll Steet.
Speaker: N/A

Are you looking for a graduate job, internship, part-time work or voluntary role? Head to the Careers & Internship Marketplace and meet up to 50 recruiters keen to meet you and talk about their organisation and vacancies.

Introduction to Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET)
Introduction to Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET)

Introduction to Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET)

Date: Wednesday 26 September 2018
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: LEADS Staff

This workshop will introduce participants to RET and how it relates to the UKPSF. Participants will be asked to assess current practice against the descriptors of the UKPSF and, through discussion,  consider which category of recognition is most appropriate. The stages of preparing and submitting a RET application will be described and participants will identify the next step in the process. 

Chinese Poetry Recital: Readings by Yang Lian and Brian Holton
Chinese Poetry Recital: Readings by Yang Lian and Brian Holton

Chinese Poetry Recital: Readings by Yang Lian and Brian Holton

Date: Wednesday 26 September 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Yodowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow
Speaker: Yang Lian and Brian Holton

This poetry recital is a rare opportunity to appreciate the works of two leading literary figures. The Chinese poet Yang Lian will read four of his poems, with translations read by his long-term collaborator Brian Holton.

Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC
Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC

Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC

Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off Unversity Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Rookh Horn Quartet
Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Rookh Horn Quartet

Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Rookh Horn Quartet

Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University Concert Hall, off University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

All familiar faces to Scotland’s audiences, the Quartet plays a programme making full use of an instrument beloved of composers since its development. Works by Tippett, Hindemith, Stanley and Rossini alongside music borrowed from ‘easier’ instruments!
Rookh Horn Quartet: Andy Saunders, Martin Murphy, Lauren Reeve-Rawlings, Ian Smith.

Funded by the Ferguson Bequest - admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of venue.

Night at the Museum of Anatomy – past, present and future
Night at the Museum of Anatomy – past, present and future

Night at the Museum of Anatomy – past, present and future

Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: Museum of Anatomy, Thomson Building, University of Glasgow
Speaker: Many

We have a very exciting public engagement (adult only) event, Night at the Museum of Anatomy - Past, Present and Future. It will be held from 18:00-20:00 on the 27th September at the University of Glasgow with partners from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the School of Simulation and Visualisation, The Glasgow School of Art, the NHS and featuring anatomical, historical and pathology specimens from our Anatomy Facility, as well as body painting. Be sure to register fast to guarantee your place. It is set to be a very popular event!

'Capitalism without Capital’
'Capitalism without Capital’

'Capitalism without Capital’

Date: Friday 28 September 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Senate Room, University of Glasgow
Speaker: Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake

Free Event - Jonathan Haskel is professor of economics at Imperial College Business School. Stian Westlake is advisor to the UK Minister of Science and Innovation. Haskel and Westlake were cowinners of the 2017 Indigo Prize. This event, focusing on their new book, ‘Capitalism without Capital’ deals with the shift from the production of physical things to the ‘intangibles economy’ : the exploitation of ideas and knowledge.

Introduction to Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET)
Introduction to Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET)

Introduction to Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET)

Date: Monday 1 October 2018
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: LEADS Staff

This workshop will introduce participants to RET and how it relates to the UKPSF. Participants will be asked to assess current practice against the descriptors of the UKPSF and, through discussion,  consider which category of recognition is most appropriate. The stages of preparing and submitting a RET application will be described and participants will identify the next step in the process. 

Novelist Jane Harris
Novelist Jane Harris

Novelist Jane Harris

Date: Monday 1 October 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
Speaker: Jane Harris

As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series, novelist Jane Harris comes to campus to chat about her writing.

Introduction to Active Learning
Introduction to Active Learning

Introduction to Active Learning

Date: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: Dr Amanda Pate

With the campus redevelopment under way, an increasing number of rooms are being built or adapted to give you greater flexibility in your modes of teaching. This session gives an introduction to active learning and examines the concept of Glasgow's learning spaces, both physical and online. It introduces the resources generated through the MALT (Moodle Active Learning and Teaching) LTDF project, which demonstrate how active learning can be used creatively to facilitate face-to-face, blended, and online learning. These resources include material to support co-operative and collaborative approaches to teaching, learning, and also assessment - all underpinned by the values of active learning.

The Big Brave
The Big Brave

The Big Brave

Date: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Category: Student events
Venue: Bute Hall
Speaker: Ewen MacAskill

The Big Brave offers you the opportunity to hear career stories from some of the most ambitious and accomplished people who have achieved success due to their bravery, passion and determination. It’s the must-attend career inspiration event series for University of Glasgow students.

A.J. Cronin's life, legacy and laying the foundations of the NHS
A.J. Cronin's life, legacy and laying the foundations of the NHS

A.J. Cronin's life, legacy and laying the foundations of the NHS

Date: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Category: Public lectures
Venue: The Kelvin Gallery
Speaker: Sir Kenneth Calman, Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak, Professor Frank Dunn, Professor Gerry Carruthers

Join us in celebrating the impact of A.J. Cronin and 70 years of the NHS at an event which will bring together world class literary and medical commentators to discuss A.J. Cronin's life, legacy and laying the foundations of the NHS.

International students and plagiarism: cultural differences and setting expectations
International students and plagiarism: cultural differences and setting expectations

International students and plagiarism: cultural differences and setting expectations

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018
Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: Julia Bohlman and Michael McEwan

This session focuses on what plagiarism actually means in an international context, and will demonstrate that (in some instances, at least) plagiarism is the result of cultural differences and not a crime! This session is based on a recent review of plagiarism-focused literature, and gives guidance on how to make your teaching, your expectations, and your materials more accessible and more explicit.

Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie
Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie

Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off Unversity Avenue, G12 8QQ

Oban Gaelic singer, Kim Carnie, was finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year last year. Today, she and her band mix Gaelic songs with original material.

Admission free without ticket, and subject to seating capacity of Hall.
Funded by the Ferguson Bequest & UofGGàidhlig.

Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series with Professor Richard Kurin
Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series with Professor Richard Kurin

Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series with Professor Richard Kurin

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Kelvin Gallery
Speaker: Professor Richard Kurin

For the sixth annual Andrew Carnegie Lecture, we are delighted to welcome to the University of Glasgow

Café scientifique français d'Écosse
Café scientifique français d'Écosse

Café scientifique français d'Écosse

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Alliance Française de Glasgow, 3 Park Circus, Glasgow G3 6AX
Speaker: Nelly Montcoudiol

Hydrogéochimie ou tout ce qu’on peut apprendre en lisant l’étiquette d’une bouteille d’eau minérale

Tactile Mechanics
Tactile Mechanics

Tactile Mechanics

Date: Friday 5 October 2018
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: Room- 526, James Watt South Building, University of Glasgow
Speaker: Prof. Vincent Hayward

The talk will illustrate how the physics of mechanical interactions shape the messages that are sent to the brain; and how the early stages of the somatosensory system en route to the primary areas are organised to process these messages.

What is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and why should I care?
What is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and why should I care?

What is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and why should I care?

Date: Friday 5 October 2018
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: Prof Moira Fischbacher-Smith and Dr Michael McEwan

Expertise and excellence in teaching and in SoTL can be a vehicle for developing leadership, esteem, and evidence for academic promotion. This session focuses on developing an understanding of SoTL, introduces the four scholarships of Boyer's 'scholarship reconsidered', and finishes with a framework for SoTL project design. During the session, we'll present examples of SoTL to give a feel for what constitutes SoTL in Higher Education. NB: Prof. Fischbacher-Smith is Assistant Vice-Principal for L&T. We ask that you watch her presentation on academic promotion before attending (3 videos, ~25 minutes): https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/all/pay/promotion/acpromotion/promotionsresources/#/learningteaching&scholarshipguidance

Poet And Transmedia Writer Maya Chowdhry
Poet And Transmedia Writer Maya Chowdhry

Poet And Transmedia Writer Maya Chowdhry

Date: Monday 8 October 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
Speaker: Maya Chowdhry

Maya Chowdhry is a poet, transmedia writer and activist.

Supervising International Research Students (MRes & PhDs)
Supervising International Research Students (MRes & PhDs)

Supervising International Research Students (MRes & PhDs)

Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018
Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: Jennifer Boyle, Julia Bohlmann and Andrew Struan

Diverse cultural and educational backgrounds can have an influence on the performance and experience of international research students. This session provides a space to discuss experiences and challenges, and offers examples of good supervisory practice that you could think about adopting. The session also introduces resources that will be helpful to supervisors and their students on issues ranging from mental health to writing difficulties.

Adapting your teaching for Glasgow's new active learning spaces
Adapting your teaching for Glasgow's new active learning spaces

Adapting your teaching for Glasgow's new active learning spaces

Date: Thursday 11 October 2018
Time: 11:15 - 12:45
Category: Academic events
Venue: Hugh Fraser Room, Wolfson Medical School Building
Speaker: Dr Vicki Dale, Dr Susan Deeley and Dr Joseph Maguire

This hands-on session will introduce participants to the concept of Technology Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) spaces, and different active learning techniques that can be used in such spaces to promote student collaboration and problem-solving. An expert educator in using TEAL spaces in their own discipline will share their lessons learned and recommendations for practice. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in the TEAL space from the student perspective. 

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