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The Second Medway Engineering Conference on Systems: Efficiency, Sustainability and Modelling

6th Jun 2017 9:30am-4:30pm

The conference will promote the work undertaken within Systems engineering. Presentations will cover a range of subject areas within this discipline, along with Posters to promote the work of both staff and students. 

For more details on the conference, please visit 

If you have any questions please contact the conference organiser Dr Marianna Ercolino M.Ercolino@greenwich.ac.uk or call ext 3186

Venue - The Ward Room, Pembroke Building, Medway Campus

Employee Lay Members in Employment Tribunals

6th Jun 2017 11:00am-4:45pm

One day conference sharing findings from a research project funded by the German trade union research foundation, the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung.

This conference is free but places are limited, please RSVP to businessevents@greenwich.ac.uk by Friday 19 May to book your place. Please state any dietary and access requirements.

Venue - Queen Anne Court, (Room 063)

LGBT+ Staff Network, Seminar Series: Breaking Out of Comfort Zones

7th Jun 2017 3:00pm

Seminar Series 2016-17: Seminar 4 “Breaking out of Comfort Zones”.  Register here

Venue - Queen Anne Building, Room 165


9th Jun 2017 - 10th Jun 2017

Hosted by the Department of History, Politics and Social Sciences presents DISCFEST.

Diversity, Innovation, Success and Creativity are key factors in achieving excellence with our students, academics and support staff from across the University, DISCFEST marks a celebration of this success.

DISCFEST tickets are free and available here.

 Venue - Queen Anne Building, Room 080 

CBNA Summer School 2017

12th Jun 2017 9:00am

CBNA Summer School 2017 is entirely dedicated to research design, data collection, and statistical methods for Social Network Analysis (SNA) of individuals and organisations.

To register your place and for more information.

Venue - Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista, Greenwich

Keeping soldiers safe in the line of duty.

14th Jun 2017 6:30pm

Presented by Dr Michael Okereke, Engineering 

This talk focuses on computational studies undertaken to inform design of prototype parts for development of next-generation blastresistant underbody protection for military vehicles.

Venue: Ward Room, Pembroke Building on the university’s Medway Campus at Chatham Maritime.

As the lectures are likely to be very popular, admission will be by registration only. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Lectures are free of charge.

To register for a lecture or for further information, please contact:
Telephone: 020 8331 9800
E-mail: FES-public-lectures@gre.ac.uk

Greenwich Symposium 2017

19th Jun 2017 9:00am

Interplay between language, paralinguistics and the administration of international criminal justice.

For more information or to register for the One Day International Symposium, hosted by the School of Law and the Centre for Criminology and supported by the Peter Harris Trust.

Venue -  Queen Anne Building, Room 063

Sociological Imaginations Symposium: Theory. Methods & Practice

22nd Jun 2017 9:30am-5:30pm

This symposium will address the following themes: Social policy; Critical pedagogy; Diversity; Nexus theory-methods and practice.

The event is free but advance booking is required, please book your place here.  Use the hashtag #appliedsociologyUdG  throughout the day.

Venue - Queen Anne Building, Room 063 

Global Morrison: Conference on Toni Morrison

26th Jun 2017 (all day)

'Global Morrison', will draw together scholars to analyse the transnational and diasporic dimensions of her work and the complexities involved in translating Morrison's work.  Click more information and to register, registration is free for students. Registration closes on the 20th June.

 Venue - King William Court, Room KW002. 

A Questioning Life: The How's and Why's in the Application of Plant Science

28th Jun 2017 6:00pm

The Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Professor Chris Atkinson discussing the global demand for food.

After the lecture, Professor Atkinson will be available to discuss his work.

Places are free but must be booked via Heather McAvoy-Marshall on 01634 883911 or h.m.mcavoy-marshall@gre.ac.uk.

Venue - Pilkington Lecture Theatre, Medway Campus