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. 

Hydrologic Exchange Along River Corridors: Its Nested Nature and Characteristic Spatial and Temporal Scales

Hydrologic Exchange Along River Corridors: Its Nested Nature and Characteristic Spatial and Temporal Scales

Date
Wednesday 8th May 2019
Location:
IGI 54 Pritchatts Road
Description
IAS Vanguard Fellow, Dr Jesus Gomez-Velez will discuss the mechanistic understanding of watershed and river corridor processes, critical for modelling, prediction and the sustainable management of water resources.
Supporting resilience and social inclusion for young people of refugee backgrounds: An Australian case study

Supporting resilience and social inclusion for young people of refugee backgrounds: An Australian case study

Date
Tuesday 14th May 2019
Location:
Muirhead Tower room 118
Description
Hosted by IRiS, IAS Vanguard Fellow Dr Karen Block will discuss the multiple challenges young people of refugee backgrounds face in engaging in education and employment following settlement in Australia.
Terrorspheres. The sensitive experience of XXI century urban security

Terrorspheres. The sensitive experience of XXI century urban security

Date
Thursday 16th - Friday 17th May 2019
Location:
TBC
Description
An important discussion of security policies dynamics and management practices in the 21st century; how emotion, collective atmosphere and sensitivity shape how security is planned and applied by public authorities.
The ASPIRE project: Analysing migrant and refugee women's experiences of domestic violence in Australia

The ASPIRE project: Analysing migrant and refugee women's experiences of domestic violence in Australia

Date
Monday 20th May 2019
Location:
Muirhead Tower 118
Description
IRiS and IAS Vanguard Fellow Cathy Vaughan will discuss contexts of violence against migrant and refugee women occurs, outlining barriers they face when seeking and receiving assistance for domestic violence in Australia
Star Machines – Vibrations of the Universe

Star Machines – Vibrations of the Universe

Date
Saturday 8th June 2019
Location:
Edgbaston Campus
Description
Vibrations of the Universe is an interactive audio-visual experience using our "Star Machines", to bring to life the detected resonances of stars tens or even hundreds of light-years away.
Anonymity: Past, Present and Futures unknown

Anonymity: Past, Present and Futures unknown

Date
Thursday 13th - Friday 14th June 2019
Location:
TBC
Description
In this research-focused workshop, Birmingham researchers will engage with the concept of anonymity in a full range of fields and disciplines, some traditional, others emerging and yet to consider these ideas fully.
Categories:
Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
Planetary Health

Planetary Health

Date
Monday 24th June 2019
Location:
TBC
Description
This workshop will explore the global planetary health landscape and investigate existing and future research synergies and linkages between these universal themes of health, environmental and sustainable development.
Thinking with Animals

Thinking with Animals

Date
Wednesday 26th June 2019
Location:
Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre
Description
Our increased understanding of animals comes at a time when we are now in a race to preserve the ever-increasing numbers of threatened species and their habitats.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops