Alchemies of Research Part III

Alchemies of Research Part III

Trickers at the Conference by Georgina Garbett I was very excited to have my proposal for a “happening” accepted for the Alchemies of Research conference.  I had attended the conference in 2017 and found it inspiring, exciting and supportive, so this gave me the confidence to push myself out of my comfort zone to present […]

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Alchemies of Research Part II: Federica Mirra

Alchemies of Research Part II: Federica Mirra

The Alchemy continues… Our alchemical journey continued after lunch with the performance by Dr. Chris Wright. Following her in an active exploration of space through humming and bodily awareness, we reconvened in the presentation room to proceed with our dense programme. Not defeated by the first and, luckily only, IT complication of the day, we […]

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Our first Twitter conference (with lots of coffee)

Our first Twitter conference (with lots of coffee)

Before Easter, we took part in … PressED: a WordPress and Education, Pedagogy and Research Conference on Twitter. Armed with plenty of coffee at Yorks Bakery, we embarked on our first Twitter conference experience. It was a chaotic, fun, operationally complex (involving multiple laptops, people live tweeting simultaneously and timekeeping par excellence from Emily) and […]

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Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities: Angela English

Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities: Angela English

The DCDC17 (Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities) Conference was organised  jointly by the National Archives and Research Libraries UK  and was held at The Lowry, Salford Quays 27-29 November 2017. The   conference theme was the cultural value of collections and the creative economy. Archives, museums and libraries explored engagement with communities in a wide ranging variety […]

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Talking Heads: Media Training Event

Talking Heads: Media Training Event

Talking Heads: Media Training Event 28th July 2017 Angela English (School of Media, Birmingham City University) Selina Schmidt (School of English, Birmingham City University) Emily Bettison (School of Media, Birmingham City University) The Idea Talking Heads 2017 was an intensive one-day media training event which took place on the 28th of July at Birmingham City […]

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