The Open University in Scotland hosts and supports a range of events throughout the year with partners across the country.
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00
Blythswood Room, The Mitchell Library, Glasgow, G3 7DN
This public study day is open to anyone with an interest in Glasgow's cultural history. Come along and hear about different aspects of Glasgow's cultural history, and learn about the Glasgow City Archives from a variety of users from the Cultural History of Glasgow Research Network.
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:30
The Duncan Rooms, Easterbrook Hall, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA
This public event is free and open to anyone with an interest in understanding autism. Join Dr IIona Roth, an award-winning OU Honorary Associate, to explore the different characterisations of autism.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 17:30 to 21:00
Blackwell’s Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YS
This site-specific and hands-on public workshop will consider the experience of reading, as part of Book Week Scotland 2019.
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 14:00
Cove Burgh Hall, Shore Road, Cove, Helensburgh, G84 0LY
In her book The World I Fell Out Of, award-winning journalist Melanie Reid details, with often mordant wit, her experiences in a spinal unit, and the years beyond as she came to terms with being tetraplegic and travelling in a wheelchair. This event will be chaired by OU honorary graduate Ruth Wishart.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30
Shetland, Orkney, Oban, Dumfries, Inverness, Irvine and Stirling
The OU is running a roadshow of events for employers across Scotland in 2019 - our 50th anniversary year - in partnership with the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 19:30 to Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 21:00
Dumfries, Borders and Ayr
Join Dr Mahesh Anand, Open University Reader in Planetary Science and Exploration, as he explores how and why the Moon could play host to a sustainable human presence as we enter an era of ‘New Space’.