Vaughan Open Research Forum

A series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.

Themes for sessions relate to our core teaching topics, arts, humanities, social sciences and counselling, and also discuss adult education and co-operative issues.  The Forums take place on the second Tuesday of the month.

The Venue for the Open Research Forum is the Satta Hashem Hall in the Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street. Tea and cake will be available from 5.45 pm with the session running 6.15- 7.30 pm.

Spring / Summer Schedule

Tuesday 12 February 2019, 5.45-7.30 pm

Professor Bill Myers (English): ‘What it’s like to be a person’: Reflections on a module for a multi-disciplinary degree.


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Tuesday 12 March 2019, 5.45-7.30 pm

Professor Andrew Colman (Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour): Psychological Evidence in Murder Trials


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Tuesday 9 April 2019, 5.45-7.30 pm

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


Tuesday 14 May 2019, 5.45-7.30 pm

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


Tuesday 11 June 2019 (date TBC)

Memories of Vaughan College: an event to gather experiences of Vaughan College as part of the centenary of the 1919 Adult Education Report which included the old Vaughan College.