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March 2019

International Dress Party

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom, DSU, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3AN United Kingdom
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May 2019

Preparation for Job Hunting

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park
Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom
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We are delighted to invite Neil Armstrong from Business School to talk about how to prepare for applying for jobs. Neil works as career consultant and has provided career support and guidance for postgraduates. Neil will focus on making job application and take questions after the presentation.

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Women in Science – The Life of a Researcher

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seminar Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park
Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom
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After the first successful edition of "The life of a Researcher", we will now discuss what it means to be a researcher as a woman. This time the Café Scientifique team will host four well known researchers, one of them being Ruth Gregory, a famous mathematician and recipient of the Maxwell Medal and Prize, just ... Read more

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Venezuela: Why the Humanitarian Crisis Matters

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lecture Theatre 406 DUBS

Join us for a discussion of the crisis in Venezuela. Topics covered will include the political situation, human rights implications and the energy crisis. Our speakers are Maryhen Jimenez Morales (University of Oxford), Daniela Guerra (Queen Mary's, Co-Founder and General Coordinator of Human Rights NGO Codhez) and Gabriel Zambrano (Former Coordinator at Human Rights Watch ... Read more

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UIF Oriental Museum Gallery Tour – Power

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill Road
Durham, DH1 3TH United Kingdom
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The Ustinov Intercultural Forum invites you to join us for our second gallery tour taking place in the Durham Oriental Museum, on Saturday 25 May (1pm-3pm). In this session our museum guide will take us through parts of the collection themed around the exercise of Power throughout the ages, both how it was established and ... Read more

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Walk Down Memory Lane – Alzheimers Society

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sheraton Park, Ustinov College DH1 4FL + Google Map

Ustinov College, Durham University is raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society! On the 26th of May, we are organizing a "Walk Down Memory Lane". Students and members of the local community will collectively aim to run or walk 50 km in 1.5 hours. We are aiming to raise as much money as possible for this ... Read more

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Lean In: Career Advice for Women

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seminar Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park
Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom
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This event aims to explore career advice for women. Our first speaker, Dr Hannah Bows from Law School, will share with us her knowledge regarding issues that women may come across in academia (working environment, work life, balance of family and work life, etc.). Our second speaker, Dr Stephanie Scott from Business School, will share ... Read more

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June 2019

‘Your Durham’: Visual Arts Workshop

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seminar Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park
Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom
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'Your Durham’ is a visual arts workshop aiming to gather students worldwide in Ustinov to exchange their Durham experiences via different artistic performances. Different people may react differently towards the same city, deriving from their different cultural backgrounds and from their personal affections projected upon the city. As one of the most multi-cultural College in ... Read more

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The equation of the Universe

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seminar Room, Sheraton Park, Sheraton Park
Durham, DH1 4FL United Kingdom
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In this event I will share everything that I have learnt about the Universe in my career as an astrophysicist. In particular, the challenge is to present the equation which describes the expansion of the universe, in a way that also a child can understand. I will explain how little we know about the Universe  ... Read more

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July 2019

Ustinov 5th Annual Conference

July 5 - July 7
Sheraton Park, Ustinov College DH1 4FL + Google Map

Under the Microscope: Global Citizenship, Immigration and the Refugee Crisis The Ustinov Annual Conference provides an interactive and fun space for dialogue between students, faculty and practitioners to explore questions of global citizenship at the intersection of academic theory and real life practice. Participants of the 2019 conference are invited to present their work and ... Read more

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