November Open Research Forum, led by Fi Donovan of De Montfort, University, will be about Leicestershire University Partnership, an partnership formed by the three universities of Leicestershire in conjunction with Leicester and Leicestershire’s local governments.
This talk will look at German and Austrian civilian internees on the Isle of Man during the First World War. How did they cope with ‘living with the wire’ for anything up to 5 years in captivity?
Maureen McCulloch, a former chartered accountant who is now a senior lecturer in Accounting in the Business School talks on why business and organisational studies are so neglected by universities and other education institutions.
Our topic for the February Vaughan Open Research Forum is “Womanly wickedness in West Midland medieval wall paintings: picking titles and communicating research in Coventry and Stratford-upon-Avon”. Are they ale wives or wanton women? Should we call the figure in that painting ‘the whore
The 1919 Report laid the foundations for university adult education in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It was seen as “inseparable” from citizenship, and vital to how the state wanted to reconstruct the country after the war. But what happened next? And what happened
In our first Leicester Vaughan College Research Forum of the year Diana Pinto traces her journey from adult student of Psychology to course director in the Vaughan Centre and now deputy director of undergraduate studies at the University of Leicester. This
Have you ever thought about training to be a counsellor? If you’re thinking of signing up for a counselling course, come and hear counsellor Catherine Drury, ex-Vaughan student, talk about her personal experience of counselling training. The forum will take
Professor Andrew Colman will be delivering our next Open Research Forum on 12 March 2019. Professor Colman has given expert psychological witness in a number of murder trials, four of which will be discussed in this talk. Two were mob murders
Our next Open Research Forum will be led by Dr Jane Watts who will be talk on ‘Restor(y)ing Retirement course – new approaches to learning for Transitions in Later Life’. As Jane explains: ‘The Restor(y)ing Retirement pilot project explores the
This will be on Tuesday 13 November and will be a talk delivered by Dr Alexander Hall of Birmingham University. He will talking on: ‘The Stream of Life: evolution, Julian Huxley, and humanism on the BBC’ Alexander Hall is a historian based at the University of Birmingham whose primary area of