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. 

Exploring interdisciplinary approaches towards mental health, well-being and forced displacement: lessons from across the Globe

Exploring interdisciplinary approaches towards mental health, well-being and forced displacement: lessons from across the Globe

Date
Monday 23rd September 2019
Location:
MacNeice Room Edgbaston Park Hotel
Description
Academics from across disciplines discuss the impact of displacement, challenges of urban life on mental health, capabilities of the State and NGOs in providing mental health support and how improvements can be developed
Macrophages in Health and Disease

Macrophages in Health and Disease

Date
Wednesday 20th November 2019
Location:
Edgbaston Park Hotel, The Composers Suite
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:
Doha Qatar, The College of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University
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.