Are you familiar with the Brighton Futures yet? There are five themes – Connected, Creative, Healthy, Radical and Responsible, and the idea is that researchers join working teams of these research themes to develop collaborative bids, publications and so on. If you would like to get to know more about them and get involved, there are various events and initiatives under the Brighton Futures banner that may be of interest to you this summer:
In date order:
Refugee and Migration Network Launch
Monday, 18 June, 10:00–16:00
Radical Futures – BOOK HERE
This event launches the Refugee and Migration Network at the University of Brighton, with the support of Radical Futures. Bringing together academics, students, community groups and policy makers to attempt to answer the question: What role and responsibilities do Universities have in relation to refugees?
Wednesday, 20 June. 15:00–18:00
Radical Futures – BOOK HERE
Following on from the success of the launch event, this session will start looking at: What knowledge can we share about the housing situation in Brighton and Hove? What do we not know and need to find out?
Brighton Futures International Research and Enterprise Event (*Key note information now available)
Monday, 25 June. 14:30–19:30 – BOOK HERE
All Brighton Futures
This networking event and evening barbecue is aimed at all staff and postgraduate students undertaking research and enterprise who have international experience or would like to work internationally. More information is now available about the key note speaker
Transport Networking Lunch
Friday, 29 June. 12:30–14:30
Connected Futures – BOOK HERE
An opportunity for colleagues with similar interests from across the University of Brighton to meet each other, discuss ideas and identify possible further interdisciplinary research and enterprise collaborations specifically linked to Transport.
Healthy Futures Showcasing Event
Thursday, 5 July. 9:00–16:30 – BOOK HERE
A one-day showcase event where speakers will present, to a wide range of stakeholders, the original thinking and innovation that our investigators bring to address issues affecting our local community as well as the global population.
Develop: Research (*booking is now open)
Academic Track at Develop:Brighton Conference
Tuesday, 10 July 2018. 14:00–20:00. BOOK HERE
Note: There will be a conference fee to pay, £114 early bird ends at 23:00 on 25 June. Fee includes access to the session plus entrance to the Expo and Ice Breaker Drinks.
This session at Develop:Brighton is supported and organised by Connected Futures and will include speakers from the University of Brighton and others who are involved in gaming, serious games, play and gamification research that has industry relevance.
Archives, Narratives and Histories Networking Lunch (*new date)
Tuesday, 17 July. 12:30–14:30. BOOK HERE
An opportunity for colleagues with similar interests from across the University of Brighton to meet each other, discuss ideas and identify possible further interdisciplinary research and enterprise collaborations specifically linked to Archives, narratives and histories.
Consortia Forming Workshop
Wednesday, 26 September. 14:00–16:00
Connected and Healthy Futures
Following on from the Digital Health Networking Lunch held on 23 May, more details to follow.
If you have any questions about any of the above, please contact FuturesAdmin@brighton.ac.uk