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June 2017

‘It’s a Family Affair’ Researching with Families

June 23
Curzon 416, Cardigan Street
Birmingham , B4 7BD United Kingdom
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Personal reflexivity is a dynamic process involving self-questioning and self-awareness, offering researchers opportunities to unpack their assumptions and expectations. Making the shift from ‘expert’ to ‘novice’ can be a disorienting as well as a liberating process for existing practitioners and/or parents, when conducting research with families. However, there is an analytical cost if the interplay between the personal and the research process is not considered. This inter-disciplinary postgraduate conference will bring together postgraduate students, academics and practitioners engaged in research…

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Introducing The Brilliant Club

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
P130 The Parkside Building, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD United Kingdom
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The Brilliant Club offers a unique paid opportunity for current and completed PhD researchers! Tutors deliver programmes of university-style teaching based on their research to small groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve disadvantaged communities based on their research to help them secure places at top universities. Hear from Joe Loudon, Regional Director of The Brilliant Club about what The Brilliant Club does and what being a Brilliant Club tutor involves, as well as a BCU Brilliant Club tutor about their experiences. Find out…

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BCMCR Research Seminar: amateurism in music

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
P132 The Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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BCMCR Research Seminar: Music for everyone: amateurism in music Chris Shurety (Contemporary Music for All) and Rebecca Lenton (KNM Campus) | Amateurism in contemporary music Amateur music making is found in practically every culture. In classical contemporary music is however, it is not easy. The last 60+ years have brought ever more complex techniques, both compositional and instrumental. How can amateur music lovers of New Music join in? 24 years ago, amateur cellist, Chris Shurety founded Contemporary Music for All to…

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Centre for Printing History & Culture annual symposium

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Birmingham, The Arts Building
Birmingham, B15 2TT
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This symposium is an opportunity to hear about the research that is being undertaken by some of the researchers at the Centre of Printing History & Culture (CPHC) - a joint research centre between Birmingham City University's Typographic Hub and the University of Birmingham. Researchers will be presenting brief 15 minute papers on their work. Talks will be preceded by refreshments and will conclude with wine and canapés.   Speakers Lee Hale (Winterbourne) | Crown Arab Press at Winterbourne and Josiah Wade…

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July 2017

PhD picnic

July 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Eastside City Park, Curzon Street
Birmingham, B4 7AP
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Take a well-deserved break from your PhD as we come towards the end of the academic year and join us for an informal picnic in the (hopefully) sunny weather. Bring your lunch, kick back and relax with fellow ADM PhD students. We'll be in the park area outside the Parkside Building. Please bring friends or colleagues along too - all welcome! *Please note that this event is weather permitting*

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