Events


Materials Ball 2018

Date
24/02/2018
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb Building
Description
After the amazing success of the 2017 Materials Ball, the School of Metallurgy and Materials are pleased to annouce the details for the Materials Ball 2018. This will be another great opportunity for staff and students, past and present, from all Met & Mat courses to get together and celebrate another brilliant year.

EPS Distinguished Lecture: Professor David Phillips

Date
06/03/2018
Location:
Lecture Theatre 203 - Haworth Building
Description
Professor David Phillips, Past-President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, shares his personal journey from raw Birmingham undergraduate in 1958 through a successful academic career, to the present state of supposed retirement. He will give a flavour of his research in ultrafast reactions and photodynamic therapy of cancer and possibly even a few demonstrations while recounting tales of his student days, successes and set-backs.

Astronomy in the City 2018

Date
07/03/2018
Location:
Poynting Building Large Lecture Theatre
Description
Join us for another instalment of the popular Astronomy in the City. Learn about astrophysics and astronomy with talks on this month's night sky and current research; a question and answer session with our friendly expert panel, and the chance to observe (weather permitting) with the Astronomy Society's portable telescopes and the University's historic Grubb telescope.

Quantum Technology Soundwalk

Date
12/03/2018
Location:
Chancellor's Court, Clock Tower
Description
A lunchtime audio tour of the University of Birmingham campus uncovering the secret sounds of Quantum Technology.

A Cool World: 1st International Congress on Clean Congress

Date
18 - 19/04/2018
Location:
G03 Alan Walters Building
Description
Event listing for 'A Cool World: 1st International Congress on Clean Cooling'. Organised by Birmingham Energy Institute (BEI), our aim is to, as a community, further the thinking of how we can provide sustainable affordable cooling services to all; and how we can embed this approach quickly enough to avoid locking-in cooling emissions for years or decades; and of course identify the research, trade and commercial opportunities this offers to the UK. This will be an international collaborative event and will feature key note speeches, panel discussions and debates, workshops for end-users, academics, NGOs, industry and investor groups to explore key issues in detail.

EPS Societies' Awards 2018

Date
06/06/2018
Location:
Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6 on campus map)
Description
Returning for their fifth year, the EPS Societies' Awards are the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences' annual celebration of our 25 student groups.

Recent Appointees in Physical Chemistry (RAPC) meeting

Date
20 - 22/08/2018
Location:
Nicolson Building (G11 on the University of Birmingham map)
Description
The RSC Recent Appointees in Physical Chemistry (RAPC) meeting builds upon the success of the biennial Recent Appointees in Physical Chemistry meetings held at Manchester in 2016, East Anglia in 2014 and Durham in 2012.

British Combinatorial Conference 2019

Date
29/07/2019 - 02/08/2019
Location:
TBC
Description
In July-August 2019, the University of Birmingham will host the British Combinatorial Conference. More information about the conference will be published soon. To express your interest in the conference, please email the organisers: bcc2019@bham.ac.uk

Birmingham Popular Mathematics Lecture Series

Birmingham Popular Mathematics Lectures are free of charge and open to all members of the public and the University who are interested in the study of Mathematics. They are particularly suitable for those studying Mathematics at A Level and we also welcome advanced GCSE students. Young people are welcome on their own, with parents or with a school group.

More information on each lecture is available here.