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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.

Visual toolbox: Geographical enquiries into a visual world

12 April 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.

May OpenSpace Seminar - TBC

17 May 2017, 13:00

The fourth of this term's seminar series, speakers TBC.

June OpenSpace Seminar - TBC

14 June 2017, 13:00

The fifth of this term's seminar series, speakers TBC.

Past events

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:

Inheriting be(e)ing: what can the bee crisis tell us about the Anthropocene?

17 November 2016, 14:00 - 16:00

The OpenSpace Seminar Series runs on Thursdays, once a month, throughout the term in Milton Keynes.  

12:00 - 13:00 - Students and RAs are invited to a special hour-long session prior to the seminar to discuss key issues one on one with the invited speaker.

14:00 - The Seminar begins with OpenSpace members and concludes at 4pm.

* Please bring your own lunch and drinks *