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December 2019

“…A permanent national necessity”: The 1919 Report on Adult Education

10th December @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free

The 1919 Report on Adult Education 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. What happened next? What happened next in Leicester? Rob Colls will open the history in order to discuss the consequences. Register on Eventbrite >> About Our December Speaker Robert Colls is Professor of Cultural History, International Centre…

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January 2020

When will my baby go home? Lessons from neonatal research

9th January 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom

Our presenter for the January Vaughan Open Research Forum session is Dr Sarah Seaton, Perinatal and paediatric researcher. After birth around 1 in 8 babies require specialist care in neonatal units. For babies born too soon, the time they require in hospital can be very lengthy and they face many challenges. Historically, doctors would tell families that if their baby survived they would go home around their due date. But this statement had no research behind it. In this talk,…

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