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CreatED - Teaching with a twist

18 January 2018, 17:00-20:00 Acre Room, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus, Leeds

Do you value creative pedagogy for empowering learning and learners? Calling all Primary and Secondary Schools teachers in the Yorkshire area and beyond.

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Body Present Body Absent Body Balance

19 January 2018, 14:30 - 16:00 (approximate times due to the nature of the work) Lees City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA

Live performance art from the MA Performance students from Leeds Beckett University.

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Blubilds in Edgeland Spaces

22 January 2018, 10:00 - 16:00 Broadcast Place A Building G08

An exhibition of drawing that lifts the lines off the page into gesture, action, cuts and folds. Drawing from static plans, diagrams, blueprints blubilds work with contradictory forces of organised linear and action drawings. The exhibition includes installation, films, documentation and drawings that contribute to the development of blubilds.

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CeASR Global Inequalities Lecture- Healthy public policy-making: people, ideas, systems, and politics

29 January 2018, 14:00-15:00 546 Rose Bowl LTG

Speaker Dr Patrick Harris, NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School

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Research Keynote by Professor Michael Gratzke, Chair of UCML

30 January 2018, 14:00 - 16:00 Lecture Theatre A, James Graham Building, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus

Research keynote seminar on “The Future of Modern Languages Teaching and Research"

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Law Clinic

31 January 2018, 17:00 - 20:00 Hydra Suite, 2nd floor, Portland Building, City Campus, Leeds, LS1 3HE

The Law Clinic will open its doors once again to advise staff, students and members of the public on any legal issues they may have.

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Running from injury

31 January 2018, 18:00 - 20:00 Lecture Theatre A, Rose Bowl, City Campus

Join Dr Peter Francis as he discusses the following questions: Running from injury – why do runners get injured and how do we stop it? What are the most common running injuries? Why do we get injured? Running shoes – do they matter? Is there such thing as the optimum running technique? Variability – a runner’s best friend? Strength and Conditioning: How do we get muscles to do their share of the work? The Achilles Heel: Can we manage tendon pain and still run?

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Intramural Football Semester 2 Weds league

31 January 2018, TBC Headingley Campus

Sign your team up for our Intramural Football Leagues!

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The legal labour market presentation by Darlingtons Solicitors LLP

5 February 2018, 10:00 - 11:00 538, Rose Bowl, City Campus, LS1 3HB

This session is aimed at all law students. It will help you decide whether you want a legal career and what type of firm/area of law you want to work in.

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Ann Wagner: The Patient Will See You Now Dr ….The Changing Face of Healthcare Communications

6 February 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

With an Executive career that has included regional and national roles in the NHS, Ann Wagner shares her reflections and experiences when she returns to Leeds Business School some 30 years after graduating.

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Dystopia, Apocalypse and Contemporary Women's Writing

7 February 2018, 12:30-13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

Professor Susan Watkins investigates the way in which contemporary women writers offer a fresh take on dystopian and apocalyptic themes.

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50 Years of Leeds West Indian Carnival book launch

7 February 2018, 17:30 - 19:30 Caygill’s Corner (2nd floor), Broadcasting Place, City Campus

Join the Centre for Culture and the Arts for the launch of this book which uses a combination of photos and text to map Leeds' 50 year Carnival journey and helps to illuminate the full story of Caribbean-led creativity and multicultural hospitality. Introduced by Arthur France and Emily Zobel Marshall, short talks will be given by co-authors Guy Farrar, Tim Smith and Max Farrar.

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A Criminal Mind - A Judicial Perspective by The Hon. Mr Justice Goss

8 February 2018, 18:00-19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus, LS1 3HB

Join The Hon. Mr Justice Goss as he explores the reason for crimes and the rationale and effectiveness of sentencing.

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PsyCen Seminar: A how to guide to reproducible research

14 February 2018, 15:00-16:30 263 Rose Bowl

Centre for Psychological Research (PsyCen) Seminar: A how to guide to reproducible research Cognition & Behaviour Programme Guest Speaker: Dr Kirstie Whitaker, Mozilla Fellow for Science, Alan Turing Institute

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Fraud and Corruption in Business

20 February 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Chris will talk about fraud within business and how, as a forensic accountant, his work sees him involved across a range of commercial activities. His presentation will draw on actual cases, what was involved and steps taken to flush out and resolve such occurrences.

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Lessons from the Frontline – Public Engagement and Local Health Systems

21 February 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Professorial Inaugural Lecture for Mark Gamsu

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Addressing Professional Challenges in Diverse and Complex Educational Landscapes

28 February 2018, 17:00 to 19:00 James Graham Building, Headingley Campus, Leeds Beckett University

The Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Professor Rachel Lofthouse and Professor Jonathan Glazzard

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Gender Research Conference 2018

6 March 2018, 09:30 - 16:30 Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds

The conference is an opportunity for staff to share and celebrate their research, network with colleagues, and to showcase Leeds Beckett’s gender research.

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A World View on Yorkshire – What Could The Chinese Ever Do For Us Tykes?

6 March 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Learn how to manage the complexity of managing across-borders and cultures with insights and advice from Jon Geldart who has worked internationally for more than 20 years in areas such as Latin America, Africa, India, Eastern Europe and, most recently, China.

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Forgotten Heroine? Recovering Emily Hobhouse 1899-1926

7 March 2018, 12:30-13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

To coincide with International Women's Day, Dr Helen Dampier explores the issues associated with recovering 'forgotten' women as 'heroines', focusing on the Emily Hobhouse Letters Project.

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They Would Have Been Hanged

7 March 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Join Professor Nick Hardwick as he explores the legal and moral issues surrounding the treatment of those who have committed the most heinous offences – offences for which in the past they might have been hanged.

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INSIDE/OUT: Derek Beaulieu

14 March 2018, 13:30-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Derek Beaulieu delivers his talk, Making Nothing from Nothing.

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PsyCen Symposium: Imagination: Diverse Approaches & Perspectives

16 March 2018, 09:30-18:30 203 Calverley City Campus Leeds LS1 3HE

cross-disciplinary event

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INSIDE/OUT: Brian Dettmer

21 March 2018, 13:30-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Brian Dettmer discusses his art, the ideas that inform his work and the processes that tie into his philosophy, through a series of images.

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Parklife: When Roundhay Went Pop

4 April 2018, 12:30-13:30 Room 700, Leeds Central Library, LS1 3AB

Dr Peter Mills discusses the pull of major artists to Roundhay Park in Leeds.

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INSIDE/OUT: Matty Bovan

11 April 2018, 13:00-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Matty Bovan discusses his life and work in fashion.

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Research Keynote by Professor Charles Forsdick, University of Liverpool

11 April 2018, 14:00 - 16:00 Lecture Theatre D, James Graham Building, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus,

Research keynote seminar on ”'Translating Cultures’, translating research"

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Inside Out Lecture 8

18 April 2018, 13:00-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

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Public Lecture from Professor Peter Mandler

18 April 2018, 17:30 - 19:00 Rose Bowl 437, City Campus, Leeds, LS1 3HE

A public lecture about the history of the British educational system from Professor Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge).

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Civic Pride in Victorian Leeds: the Heaton family and their legacy

9 May 2018, 12:30-13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

Dr Simon Morgan delivers this talk to coincide with the 160th anniversary of the opening of Leeds Town Hall.

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3rd Languages in the Globalised World (LGW) Conference

23 May 2018, 09:00 - 16:30 James Graham Building, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3HF, United Kingdom

An international academic conference exploring language teaching, learning, and language skills development.

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Human-horse relationships in work and play: Interspecies encounters in business, tourism and beyond

19 June 2018,

This, the second biannual Equine Cultures in Transition conference, will consider the various ways in which humans and horses live, work and play together.

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Research and Enterprise Conference 2018

27 June 2018, 09:00 – 18:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Join us for the first annual Research and Enterprise conference - an interactive and informative event for all academic staff.

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Events Education & Research: Coming of Age

4 July 2018, 9:00-17:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

The 15th Association for Events Management Education (AEME) Educators Forum is aimed at experienced educators, researchers and practitioners, as well as early career researchers and doctoral students, with an interest events education and research.

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