May
23
Thu
The Politics of Higher Education – who care’s about universities? @ Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, John Henry Brookes Building, Oxford
May 23 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

This lecture is being given by social responsibility expert, Professor Andy Westwood – the former President of the OECD’s Forum for Social Innovation and an adviser at the IMF. Andy is Professor of Government Practice and Vice Dean of Humanities at the University of Manchester and a Visiting Professor of Further and Higher Education at the University of Wolverhampton.

Oct
1
Tue
Track and Sign – the naturalist’s forgotten skill – Bob Cowley @ St Margaret's Institute
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Track and Sign - the naturalist's forgotten skill - Bob Cowley @ St Margaret's Institute

The ability to accurately identify and interpret Track and Sign rests on a body of traditional knowledge that previous generations of naturalists would have regarded as fundamental. Sadly, now it is largely unknown and untaught, but with the upsurge of Citizen Science, it is perhaps more relevant than ever.