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OpenSpace Research Centre

The Open University's Centre for Geographical and Environmental Research

Events

The collaborative style of working at the OU has been incorporated into a practical expertise at hosting and running a wide range of working groups, workshops, all of which have produced research outputs.

The final stretch: OpenSpace postgraduate researchers in their last year

14 June 2017, 13:00

The OpenSpace Seminar Series runs once a month throughout term time.
Please register to attend
Lunch 1-1.30pm (included), discussion 1.30-4pm


OpenSpace PhD students are doing exciting and varied research on a range of geographical topics. Join us for this seminar to hear the students talk about their exciting work, and what they are contributing to the field.

Visual toolbox: Geographical enquiries into a visual world

12 July 2017, 13:00

The OpenSpace Seminar Series runs once a month throughout term time.
Please register to attend
Lunch 1-2pm (included), discussion 2-4pm


Visual tools are becoming increasingly popular across a range of subjects. These tools are a powerful way to investigate the world, and outputs are highly useful in explaining results of research to a range of audiences.

Past events

Geography Away Day

24 May 2017, 09:00 - 17:00

Every year, we aim to have a Geography Away Day. This is a chance for the members of Geography department to catch up, especially those who work remotely, and exchange ideas and updates on teaching and research.

Attendance is by invitation only.

 

Earth in Vision: Working with broadcast archives in cultural, historical and political research into environmental change

22 March 2017, 13:00

The OpenSpace Seminar Series runs once a month throughout term time.
Please register to attend
Lunch 1-2pm (included), discussion 2-4pm


Speakers: Joe Smith, Kim Hammond, George Revill

Treating waste as a resource: scalings, configurations and ontologies

22 February 2017, 13:00

The OpenSpace Seminar Series runs once a month throughout term time.

Please register to attend

Lunch 1-2pm (included), discussion 2-4pm

Speakers:

Work in Progress: Feb-July 2017

2 February 2017, 12:30 - 6 July 2017, 14:00

Work in Progress is an informal discussion group where staff, researchers and postgraduates come together to discuss draft research papers and grant applications prior to submission. We aim to provide friendly, informed and constructive feedback in order to help each other develop better and more successful submissions.

If you wish to attend or submit a draft paper or grant application for discussion please email George Revill.

The Legacy of Nuclear Power

11 January 2017, 18:00
You are invited to the launch of The Legacy of Nuclear Power, a new book by Andrew Blowers
11 January 2017, 18:00 (light refreshments will be available from 17:30)

Speaker: Jonathan Porritt, Founder Director, Forum for the Future

Discussion: