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01/03/2006 12:05:49



Friday 17 March 2006, Leadership Centre, Management School

Chairman: Mr Bryan M. Gray (Pro-Chancellor)

Admission free to all members of the university: select your topics from the following list

10.00 a.m. Introduction

10.10 a.m. Pitch in the brain (Christopher J. Plack - Psychology)

10.25 a.m. The role of the negative self in consumption (Margaret K. Hogg - Marketing)

10.40 a.m. End of life care – a global issue (David Clark – Institute for Health Research)

10.55 a.m. Coffee break

11.15 a.m. Our dynamic Sun and its influence on communication systems (Farideh Honary – Communications Systems)

11.35 a.m. Can gambling be healthy? (Corinne May-Chahal – Applied Social Science)

11.50 a.m. Accounting, business fundamentals and valuation (John O’Hanlon – Accounting and Finance)

12.05 a.m. ‘Magimix’: clean water by magnetism (Barbara Maher - Geography)

12.25 a.m. Close of morning session

1.45 p.m. Matters of life, death and law (Hazel Biggs - Law)

2.00 p.m. Trends in nanoscience and nanotechnlogy (Colin Lambert - Physics)

2.15 p.m. Innovative connections (Mary Rose – Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development)

2.30 p.m. Exact simulation of diffusions: finite representations of infinite dimensional randomness (Gareth Roberts – Mathematics and Statistics)

2.45 p.m. Tea

3.00 p.m. Playing spaces in Renaissance drama (Alison Findlay – English and Creative Writing)

3.15 p.m. Belowground communities as drivers of ecosystem process (Richard D. Bardgett - Biology)

3.30 p.m. Concluding remarks and departure

SHORT COURSES OPEN TO ALL: Department of Continuing Education

All courses take place on campus, with fees starting from £36 (with concessions of £31 and £13) for a 10-hour course.

For more information please contact the Department of Continuing Education on extension 92623/4, email or call into the Department of Continuing Education in Ash House, opposite the Great Hall. You can also find details on our website

Places are available on the following courses:

Department of Continuing Education: SHORT LANGUAGE COURSES STARTING JANUARY 2006

Next term the Department of Continuing Education is running four language courses for beginners (stage 1). If you are planning to travel to Europe, this is an ideal chance to learn the essential phrases for greetings, transport, accommodation, eating out and much more. Each course runs for 9 enjoyable weekly lessons and carries 10 credits at university level one. All are welcome to enrol.

FRENCH (with Rosemay Rodwell)
Starts Thurs 19 Jan, 4.30 - 6.30
ode 05LFA38

GERMAN (with Sabine Adam-Mueller)
Starts Mon 16 Jan, 12.45 - 2.45
Code 05LFA36

ITALIAN (with Stefano Mocci)
Starts Thurs 19 Jan, 5.30 - 7.30
Code 05LFA39

SPANISH (with Flora Lopez Bray)
Starts Weds 18 Jan, 5.30 - 7.30
Code 05LFA37

Fee for each course is £53. Please enrol at least a week before the course starts. For more information on the courses, ring extension 92623/4, email or call into the Department of Continuing Education in Ash House, opposite the Great Hall. Or you can find details on our website and click on 'courses'.


Speaker Pat Gaffney from Pax Christi (working to create a culture of peace and non-violence through living lives of non-violent action against violence).
Wednesday 8th February (Week 4), 7.30pm on Chaplaincy Centre. All welcome.

For further information contact Father Hugh Pollock,