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February 2019

What it’s like to be a person: Reflections on a module for a multi-disciplinary degree

12th February @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Vaughan Open Research Forum - Bill Myers - What It's Like To Be A Person

This is an interdisciplinary issue involving the pleasure of computer science, free will, consciousness, linguistics, poetry and how people get on with each other.

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March 2019

Psychological Evidence in Murder Trials

12th March @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Vaughan Open Research Forum - Andrew Colman - Psychological Evidence In Murder Trials

Professor Colman has given expert psychological witness in a number of murder trials, four of which will be discussed in this talk.

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April 2019

Archaeology for All: Community archaeology in Leicestershire

9th April @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Greyfriars Project, Richard III archaeology dig, Leicester

Matt Morris (Archaeology) will deliver a talk on: Archaeology for All: Community Archaeology in Leicestershire.

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May 2019

On Training to be a Counsellor

14th May @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Accredited Part Time Counselling Courses from Leicester Vaughan College

Catherine Drury, ex-Vaughan College Student, will be talking about her experiences training to be a counsellor.

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June 2019

Remembering Vaughan College

11th June @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Leicester Vaughan College seen through the Jewry Wall archway

Our next Open Research Forum on Tuesday 11 June takes the form of a ‘drop in’ during which you can share memories of the old College and learn about our plans for the future.

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The History of The Book Workshop – Jun 2019

15th June @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£35
Leicester Vaughan College Part-time Courses - The History of The Book Workshop

Scholars joining this workshop will gain a basic understanding of descriptive bibliography so that they can consider historic books as physical objects, understanding how to find clues as to their production, and how to use this information as a basis for further research.

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July 2019

Co-operative Education Past and Future

1st July @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Leicester South Salvation Army, Ladysmith Road, off Saffron Road
South Wigston, Leicestershire LE18 4UZ

Co-operatives Fortnight takes place between 24 June and 7 July and this event is a celebration of what co-operative education has achieved.

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October 2019

Is Trauma Always Bad for Us?

8th October @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Is trauma always bad for us?

Diana Pinto presents: Is trauma always bad for us?: A positive psychology perspective from a Lifelong learner Post-traumatic growth (PTG) or benefit finding is positive psychological change experienced as a result of adversity and other challenges in order to rise to a higher level of functioning and ultimately psychological wellbeing. In our first Leicester Vaughan College Research Forum of the year Diana traces her journey from adult student of Psychology to course director in the Vaughan Centre and now deputy…

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November 2019

Learning Together: A Festival of Community Research

7th November @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Artwork created by the Community Explorers Project

About this Event Leicester Ageing Together’s Community Explorers are local volunteers (all aged 50+), who have been exploring issues that matter to them. LAT are working with Leicester Vaughan College to develop a Community Explorers project to promote more community-based research opportunities. Research shows that learning helps people to respond positively to change in their environment and circumstances, to remain engaged in society, and to remain physically and mentally active. Join us at this FREE celebratory event where explorers will…

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The Cassandra Syndrome

12th November @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Cassandra Syndrome

The Cassandra Syndrome, or the Cassandra Phenomenon, refers to traumatic stress which affects people who are in a relationship with someone on the autism spectrum. In November's Open Research Forum Deborah Lawrence draws on her personal experience of relationships with people on the autism spectrum. She will explore the intimate and domestic aspect of these relationships can be supported through a distinctive approach from that usually adopted in the counselling of couples. This topic will be of particular interest to…

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