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Monday 3 - Friday 7 June

Research Culture Week

The Graduate School is launching its first Research Culture Week in June.

Research Culture Week is a multidisciplinary showcase and celebration of postgraduate research at Queen's University Belfast.  A week-long programme of workshops and events will be held in June that covers a variety of themes aligned to the work and development needs of today's researchers.  It will include the final of the Vitae 3 Minute Thesis Competition, The 5th Annual Researcher Poster Competition and the launch of a Student-Led Academic Journal.

The programme will offer workshops with experts in the field of research, learning opportunities for early researchers and innovative conversations around research today. This is a great opportunity for researchers from different disciplines to come together and leave with a renewed motivation.

To learn more and to register your own attendance, visit the Research Culture Week webpage.

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Thursday 13 June

Immersive Technologies and Digital Mental Health

The aim of this networking event is to engage service providers, practitioners and academics with ongoing developments within the local technology sector that may be relevant to mental health research, practice and professional training.

The keynote speaker will be Dr Tom Van Daele, Head of Expertise Unit Psychology, Technology & Society (PsyTS) at Thomas More University of Applied Sciences in Antwerp, Belgium. There will also be various live demonstrations from local technology companies including those working with 360˚ video and Virtual Reality.

The event will also introduce the new Immersive Technologies and Digital Mental Health Network at Queen's University Belfast. The aim of this trans-disciplinary network is to explore the benefits that technology can bring to the lives of those experiencing mental health problems.

For further information and to register for this event, please visit the Eventbrite page.

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Tuesday 18 June

Health costs of war and trauma’

The Centre for Health Research at the Management School (CHaRMS) will host a one-day conference on “Health costs of war and trauma”.  Speakers will discuss the legacy of international conflicts as well as the NI Troubles from economic, psychological and sociological perspectives.

For further details and registration, please follow this link:  

The conference is free and open. Registration required.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided