All University events

All University events


LGBT History Month
LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month

Date: Thursday 1 February 2018 - Wednesday 28 February 2018
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: Various

 

Science Fair 2018
Science Fair 2018

Science Fair 2018

Date: Tuesday 27 February 2018
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Category: Student events
Venue: Wolfson Medical Building, atrium
Speaker: n/a

Explore what you can do with your science degree after graduation. The Science Fair will be full of employers keen to speak to you about their job vacancies, and provide information and advice on their company and possible career paths.

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations IX
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations IX

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations IX

Date: Tuesday 27 February 2018
Time: 18:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University Memorial Chapel, The Square, off University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

Mendelssohn and Schubert: Mendelssohn’s cantata Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten and excerpts from Schubert’s Mass in G.

Imaging the Developing Heart: Combining Computing and Optics to Image and Quantify a Highly Dynamic System
Imaging the Developing Heart: Combining Computing and Optics to Image and Quantify a Highly Dynamic System

Imaging the Developing Heart: Combining Computing and Optics to Image and Quantify a Highly Dynamic System

Date: Tuesday 27 February 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Room 257, Kelvin Building, School of Physics and Astronomy
Speaker: Dr Chas Nelson

Join Dr Chas Nelson for the latest in the 2018 spring series of Institute of Physics Scotland public lectures in Glasgow.

Dr Bike at Gilmorehill
Dr Bike at Gilmorehill

Dr Bike at Gilmorehill

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Category: Social events
Venue: at Wolfson Medical School
Speaker: N/A

Dr Bike is back at the Wolfson Medical School on 28th February.

Recognising Excellence in Teaching - RETAF3: Evaluating your Teaching
Recognising Excellence in Teaching - RETAF3: Evaluating your Teaching

Recognising Excellence in Teaching - RETAF3: Evaluating your Teaching

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: LEADS Staff

This workshop is run as part of the RET framework.

Professor David Porter Inaugural Lecture
Professor David Porter Inaugural Lecture

Professor David Porter Inaugural Lecture

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Level 5 Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Speaker: Professor David Porter

We would be delighted if you would join us for Professor David Porter, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology's Inaugural lecture, "Magnetic Resonance Imaging: New Frontiers in Speed and Precision".

Concert of Chinese Music Celebrating the Lunar New Year
Concert of Chinese Music Celebrating the Lunar New Year

Concert of Chinese Music Celebrating the Lunar New Year

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University Memorial Chapel
Speaker: Rainbow Melody

The Confucius Institute of the University of Glasgow invites you to celebrate the Year of the Dog with a concert of traditional Chinese music.

Dare to Speak Vol. 11
Dare to Speak Vol. 11

Dare to Speak Vol. 11

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre

An evening of spoken word to celebrate LGBT History Month. Headliners plus open mic, free entry.

SUSTRANS Scottish Workplace Travel Challenge
SUSTRANS Scottish Workplace Travel Challenge

SUSTRANS Scottish Workplace Travel Challenge

Date: Thursday 1 March 2018 - Saturday 31 March 2018
Time: 00:00 - 24:00
Category: Social events
Venue: Whole University Estate
Speaker: N/A

Scottish Workplace Travel Challenge

Latha na Gàidhlig | Gaelic Language Day 2018
Latha na Gàidhlig | Gaelic Language Day 2018

Latha na Gàidhlig | Gaelic Language Day 2018

Date: Thursday 1 March 2018
Time: 09:00 - 22:00
Category: Social events
Venue: Various and online
Speaker: n/a

Latha na Gàidhlig: A' brosnachadh cànan agus cultar na Gàidhlig do choimhearsnachd an Oilthighe. Sreath de thachartasan a tha fosgailte do dhuine sam bith. #UofGLnaG. Gaelic Language Day: Celebrating Gaelic language and culture amongst the University community. Programme of events are open to all and social media campaign. #UofGLnaG

University of Glasgow Gaelic Language Day Lunchtime Concert - Kim Carnie, Gaelic singer
University of Glasgow Gaelic Language Day Lunchtime Concert - Kim Carnie, Gaelic singer

University of Glasgow Gaelic Language Day Lunchtime Concert - Kim Carnie, Gaelic singer

Date: Thursday 1 March 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University Concert Hall, off University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

Oban Gaelic singer, Kim Carnie, was finalist in BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017. Today she and her band mix Gaelic songs with original material.

'Senior Citizens: Rights, Duties and the Old'
'Senior Citizens: Rights, Duties and the Old'

'Senior Citizens: Rights, Duties and the Old'

Date: Thursday 1 March 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Sir Charles WIlson Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Professor David Archard

Professor Dudley Ross Knowles (1947 – 2014) was a renowned political philosopher who taught at Glasgow University from 1973 to 2011. In 2015 the Stevenson committee endorsed his view by instigating an annual public lecture on political philosophy in his memory. He was a staunch supporter of the Stevenson Trust and insisted that the Trust’s commitment to public education must include the contribution of political philosophy to examining issues of contemporary relevance in a manner accessible to all citizens. Professor David Archard will deliver this Lecture on 'Senior Citizens: Rights, Duties and the Old'.

The Macdonald Sisters
The Macdonald Sisters

The Macdonald Sisters

Date: Wednesday 7 March 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Kelvin Hall Study Centre
Speaker: Lizzie O'Neill

Join us to view artworks by Margaret and Frances Macdonald, specially brought out of storage for International Women's Day.

What Strictly Come Dancing can teach us about assessment and feedback (not to mention The X Factor)
What Strictly Come Dancing can teach us about assessment and feedback (not to mention The X Factor)

What Strictly Come Dancing can teach us about assessment and feedback (not to mention The X Factor)

Date: Wednesday 7 March 2018
Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: Dr Matthew Williamson

This workshop will use examples of assessment and feedback from these popular TV programmes as examples to start a conversation about how we assess, the kinds of feedback we give and what we might expect our students to do with it, and may help colleagues understand why students don’t always do what we would like them to with the feedback we give.

International Women's Day Coffee Morning
International Women's Day Coffee Morning

International Women's Day Coffee Morning

Date: Thursday 8 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Category: Social events
Venue: Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre Cafe
Speaker: Dr Chris Halsey

Please come and join us for free coffee, tea and cake All Institute of Cancer Sciences Staff and Students Welcome

Recognising Excellence in Teaching - RET4: for SFs only
Recognising Excellence in Teaching - RET4: for SFs only

Recognising Excellence in Teaching - RET4: for SFs only

Date: Thursday 8 March 2018
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: LEADS teaching room, Southpark House
Speaker: LEADS Staff

This workshop is run as part of the RET framework.

Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series:  McEwen Concert - Huw Watkins, piano
Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series:  McEwen Concert - Huw Watkins, piano

Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: McEwen Concert - Huw Watkins, piano

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

Programme to include the premiere of a new work for solo piano by Sally Beamish.

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing PechaKucha
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing PechaKucha

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing PechaKucha

Date: Thursday 8 March 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Category: Social events
Venue: Gannochy Room, Wolfson Medical Building
Speaker: Various

Join us at a relaxed and informal social networking event where the School will showcase some of our fantastic staff. Speakers from different stages of their careers will give short, informative PechaKucha style presentations. PechaKucha is Japanese for chit-chat and presentations rely on images and pictures with little or no text. Speakers will describe their work, personal life, career paths and current research areas.

“People versus Parasites: Learning to win”
“People versus Parasites: Learning to win”

“People versus Parasites: Learning to win”

Date: Thursday 8 March 2018
Time: 14:15 - 15:15
Category: Public lectures
Venue: British Heart Foundation Building, 127 University Place, Room C222/223
Speaker: Prof Faith Osier

World Leading African Scientist Prof Faith Osier "People versus Parasites: Learning to Win"

Glasgow Suffragettes - Kelvin Hall Curated Tour
Glasgow Suffragettes - Kelvin Hall Curated Tour

Glasgow Suffragettes - Kelvin Hall Curated Tour

Date: Thursday 8 March 2018
Time: 17:15 - 17:45
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Kelvin Hall
Speaker: Fiona Hayes

It’s a 100 years since women gained the vote. Join Social History Curator Fiona Hayes to see how suffragettes were portrayed in picture postcards of the time and find out the part played by Glasgow suffragettes.

International Women's Day - Hidden Figures screening and panel discussion
International Women's Day - Hidden Figures screening and panel discussion

International Women's Day - Hidden Figures screening and panel discussion

Date: Thursday 8 March 2018
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Category: Films and theatre
Venue: Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Various

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2018 the University of Glasgow, working with Glasgow Life, and the Hunterian Museum is pleased to present a film screening of the award-winning film Hidden Figures.

University of Glasgow Kelvin Ensemble: Conductor - John Grant
University of Glasgow Kelvin Ensemble: Conductor - John Grant

University of Glasgow Kelvin Ensemble: Conductor - John Grant

Date: Saturday 10 March 2018
Time: 19:30
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Bute Hall - enter University via Main Gate off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Programme:
Hansel and Gretel - Humperdinck
Piano Concerto No. 2 - Saint-Saëns (soloist Thea Panainte)
Cinderella Suite - Prokofiev

Tickets: £10 (£5 concessions) from website www.kelvin-ensemble.co.uk or on the door.

Annual University Service
Annual University Service

Annual University Service

Date: Sunday 11 March 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Category: Ceremonial events
Venue: Glasgow Cathedral, Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ
Speaker: Rev Stuart MacQuarrie, Chaplain to the University

All members of the University are invited to attend the Annual University Service in Glasgow Cathedral at 11am on Sunday 11 March 2018. Those wishing to join the academic procession are requested to assemble in the Sacristy by 10.45am. Academic Dress (gown and hood plus white bow-tie for men) will be worn on this occasion.

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