Workshops and Events

IAS workshops are typically one day in length and topics should be cross-disciplinary, bringing together expertise from across the breadth of our University.

Below are details of our planned workshops which aim to 
explore cutting-edge issues in research through 
cross-departmental collaboration.

For further details regarding each workshop,
click on the title of the workshop.

You will also be able to find contact details for the leader of
each workshop should you wish to register your interest.

If you would like to propose a workshop we welcome
applications at any point during the year.

Please contact Sue Gilligan for guidelines.

If you would like to hear more about our
workshops, and other programmes 
running at IAS, check out Twist.

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Accelerating Drug Repurposing in the UK

Accelerating Drug Repurposing in the UK

Date
Thursday 11th May 2017
Location:
Medical School CPD Centre
Description
This workshop will build on work already done by colleagues in Life and Environmental Sciences and Medical Sciences to develop CADRe, the Centre for Accelerated Drug Redeployment, which aims to provide a complete package of expertise and facilities to accelerate the drug re-purposing pipeline delivering clinical impact both in high income countries and also in low and middle income countries.
Designing Research on the Governance of Renewable Natural Resources in Developing Countries

Designing Research on the Governance of Renewable Natural Resources in Developing Countries

Date
Thursday 11th May 2017
Location:
Michael Tippet Room
Description
This workshop aims to investigate how the governance of renewable natural resources, such as fisheries, surface waters, groundwater, forests and coastal ecosystems, in developing countries can be improved.
Audiences, Readers, Listeners, Users – Understanding reception in a digital age

Audiences, Readers, Listeners, Users – Understanding reception in a digital age

Date
Thursday 18th May 2017
Location:
Michael Chowen Prototyping Hall
Description
Digital connectivity is radically reshaping how we engage with culture in the twenty-first century. Whether it's the books we read, the music we listen to, the theatre we see, or the people we interact with, new technologies are remapping the way we access, consume, create, and share cultural experience. This one-day workshop will explore the impact such changes are having on the study of reception across the humanities and social sciences.
The Politics of Education in Societies in Transition: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

The Politics of Education in Societies in Transition: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Date
Thursday 6th July 2017
Location:
Edgbaston Room Lucas House
Description
This workshop aims to network our expertise of leadership in education in societies in transition across the university in Law, Business, Education, Geography, Government and Society.
New Frontiers in Colloid Science

New Frontiers in Colloid Science

Date
Thursday 13th - Friday 14th July 2017
Location:
Nicholson Building
Description
This two-day workshop will be held at the University of Birmingham on July 13-14 2017, hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS). This IAS workshop will bring together leading experimentalists, theorists, and simulators from around the globe with colleagues from the University of Birmingham to discuss recent breakthroughs of and explore new frontiers in colloid science and its interface, in particular, with clusters science, synthetic biology and formulation engineering. In order to foster new ideas and promote collaboration, participation in this workshop is by invitation only. If you would like to find out more about this workshop please email ias@contacts.bham.ac.uk