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12 April - 11 May 2021, 17:30 - 20:00

  • Free
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A series of public talks to educate, entertain and inspire hosted by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

28 April 2021, 17:30 - 19:00

  • FREE

Find out how futures thinking can help policing prepare for tomorrow's risks, challenges and opportunities at this online talk from Nic Pole, Principal Analyst at the College of Policing.


13 May 2021, 13:30 - 14:30

  • Free
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The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified some of the challenges that care leavers can face. Research suggests that services have been responsive, but it's essential that we identify areas for improvement. Dr Niamh O’Brien and Anna Dadswell present findings from research which involved working with care leavers. Part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021.

19 May 2021, 18:00 - 19:30

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Hear from our Societies Research Hub, as they discuss the psychology of pandemics including prejudice and altruism, health and commuting behaviours under lockdown, resilience in isolation and positive growth post-Covid. Part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021.

19 May 2021, 19:00 - 20:30

  • Free
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Join music therapist Izzy Swinhoe-Standen as she discusses the effects of music therapy in patients with dementia. Izzy will give examples of work with clients and provide an overview of research in this area. Part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021.

20 May 2021, 13:30 - 14:30

  • Free
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PhD researcher Pauline Davies talks about our current understanding of 'meaningful work', focusing on wellbeing and ways we can improve our experience of work. Part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021.