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 upcoming workshops which aim to explore cutting-edge issues in research through cross-departmental collaboration. 

If you are interested in attending any of the below events, please contact ias@contacts.bham.ac.uk

More information on proposing an IAS workshop can be found at Propose an IAS Workshop. 

Research for Development in the C21st:  what do we need from a Global Challenges Research Fund

Research for Development in the C21st: what do we need from a Global Challenges Research Fund

Date
Tuesday 29th October 2019
Location:
Harvard Lecture Theatre Alan Walters Building R29 Campus Map
Description
Professor Andrew Thompson, Executive Chair of the Arts and Humanities Research Council and UKRI lead for UKRI Global Challenges Research Fund will discuss Development Funding in the 21st Century.
Rebuilding Laboratories

Rebuilding Laboratories

Date
Tuesday 19th November 2019
Location:
Lodge Room Edgbaston Park Hotel
Description
With experts from science, medicine, digital humanities, interdisciplinary studies and knowledge production, this workshop aims to discuss labs supporting interdisciplinary and empirical knowledge between disciplines.
Macrophages in Health and Disease

Macrophages in Health and Disease

Date
Wednesday 20th November 2019
Location:
The Composers Suite Edgbaston Park Hotel
Description
With IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Professor Edward Fisher New York University, this workshop aims to explore developing novel therapeutic strategies to target macrophages in a range of pathological conditions.
Localizing Water-Energy-Food Nexus Innovation in Qatar

Localizing Water-Energy-Food Nexus Innovation in Qatar

Date
Sunday 15th - Monday 16th December 2019
Location:
The College of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University Doha Qatar
Description
This co-funded workshop with Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), aims to strengthen dialogue, knowledge exchange and institutional collaboration between WEF Nexus researchers in Qatar and the University of Birmingham.