Dr Patrick Mitchel of Belfast Bible College will be giving a talk on "The narrative theology of Paul: an exercise in inspired reflective practice?"
What is your master plan? Where will your next move take you? Our Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 12 February 2016 from 11am until 4pm may have some of the answers. Book your place : http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/OpenDays/PostgraduateOpenDay/Bookyourplace/
You are cordially invited to register and attend the launch of new report by Paul Nolan and Dominic Bryan (Director, Institute of Irish Studies) This workshop will include an overview of the results of the recent research undertaken by Paul Nolan and Dominic Bryan, a presentation of survey material by Bill White (LucidTalk), and discussion on options for the future.
This is a short 2 day course on Wednesdays 17 and 24 February. This short course will suit students with an intermediate level of French. The first day will focus on verbs (tenses and moods). The second will be tailor-made to answer students' questions and doubts raised at the end of the first day on any aspect of French grammar. This course aims to tackle problems faced by students whose first language is not French.
An introduction to logic modelling for prevention and early intervention programmes. Facilitator: Dr Liam O'Hare This session provides an introductory overview of the key issues associated with producing and using logic models.
An Introduction to Systematic Review. Facilitator: Dr Laura Dunne. Systematic reviews provide a thorough synthesis of research in a particular area and, as such, are crucial in evidence informed decision making. This session will provide an overview of the Systematic Review process and provide examples of research questions and literature search strategies.
COME AND MEET SOME OF OUR LEADING SCIENTISTS MAKING EXCITING DISCOVERIES At Queen’s University Belfast, teams of scientists and researchers are working on a wide range of projects that are having a positive impact on our lives, community and society, locally and across the world. This evening event offers an opportunity for you to visit an exhibition area and speak to a range of Queen’s researchers about their exciting work and its impact. There will then be short presentations on their research from four colleagues: Dr Ruth Hogg, Centre for Experimental Medicine; Dr David Jess, Astrophysics Research Centre; Dr Danielle Soban, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and Dr Raj Singh Thakur, School of Pharmacy. For further details, visit http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/ResearchEnterprise/Events/EventArticles/Name,548500,en.html
The Belfast Music Society, International Festival of Chamber Music is returning to Belfast between 19 - 21 February 2016. "Various renowend performers throughout the festival, including pianist Janina Fialkowska, violinist Ioana Petcu-Colan, pianist Michael McHale, the Dante String Quartet as well as Live classical music for little listeners with Laura Sinnerton (viola)."
Selected Final Year Performers from Queen's University's Music Performance Prorgamme.
This is a one-day experiential introduction to Mindfulness. It has been known for centuries in the meditative tradition that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects in one’s life. Mindfulness is the ability to engage with the present moment without stress provoking negative judgments. Participants will learn the basic units of Mindfulness in action.
This is the first of two Northern Ireland Science Festival events being held on 22 February 2016 between the School of Psychology and the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society (NIBPS). Psychologists want to understand the mind and behaviour. Everyday fun and entertaining behaviours and activities provide useful ways to gain scientific insights into how humans function. Join us for a series of talks and interactive activities using enjoyable activities and behaviours to address serious scientific questions. Dr Gary McKeown will explore how laughter and humour reveal important aspects of our social communication. Dr Matthew Rodger will show how music can help people with movement learning and rehabilitation after illness. Dr Kate Woodcock will explain how computer games are being designed to better understand and help children with developmental disorders.
As part of the Northern Ireland Science Festival the School of Psychology at Queen's University Belfast and the British Psychological Society Northern Ireland Branch present The Luck Factor, a talk by Professor Richard Wiseman. Why do some people lead happy successful lives whilst others face repeated failure and sadness? Why are some people always in the right place at the right time, while others are always unlucky? For many years psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman has worked with some of the world’s luckiest and unluckiest people to answer these fascinating questions. Discover the results of his work and find out how ‘The Luck Factor’ can change your life. Professor Richard Wiseman has been described by one Scientific American columnist as ‘….the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today’. He has written several bestselling popular psychology books (including The Luck Factor, Quirkology, and 59 Seconds), and has sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Further information is available on the BPS website: http://www.bps.org.uk/events/bps-northern-ireland-branch-and-school-psychology-queens-university-belfast-luck-factor
Screening and illustrated masterclass. The first of a number of events run in assocition with with EEECS on the use of open and colloborative editing softwares for the production of film and animation projects. There will be three screenings of animated work created with open source software Blender followed by a live illustrated masterclass and resource demonstration.
The RAE Armstrong Public Lecture Series will be given by Professor Dan Bradley, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin. The overall theme for the lectures will be “Time Travelling with Ancient DNA and Human Evolution”. Lecture 2: “Genomes from Ancient Irish People - Where do we come from?”
Dr Mark McGovern, School of Management, QUB Seminar entitled " Designing RCTs and Observational Studies to Account for Missing Data not Missing at Random" For more information go to http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreofExcellenceforPublicHealthNorthernIreland/News/Title,549650,en.html