Research events
  • Research events

    Research Seminars are scheduled throughout the academic year. Researchers and practitioners based both at NUA and across the national and international community, are invited to present on-going research. These events are open to staff, students and members of the public.

    Research Seminars

    Materials Science and Fashion Sustainability Dr Margaret Frey, Vincent V.C Woo Professor of Fibre Sciences and Apparel Design, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, 11 May 2022

    Watch the Materials Science and Fashion Sustainability seminar on Vimeo

    Making (It) Work: An artist’s perspective on three models of art-science collaboration Professor Jane Prophet, Associate Dean for Research & Creative Work, Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan, 10 November 2021

    Watch the Making (It) Work seminar on Vimeo

    Sites and Engagements in Time of the Pandemic: A New Trajectory (Community, Co-creation, Collaboration) Alfredo and Isabel Aquizilian, 13 July 2021

    Watch the Sites and Engagements in Time of the Pandemic seminar on Vimeo

    On The Origin of the Milky Way (1637) by Peter Paul Rubens: Astronomy, Astrology and Mythology in early modern Europe Professor Marcia Pointon, Senior Research Professor NUA. 25 November 2020

    Watch the On The Origin of the Milky Way seminar on Vimeo

    Research Conferences & Symposia

    NUA regularly hosts Research Conferences Symposia to explore contemporary issues central to the University’s research activity

    New Perspectives on the Rural: Landscape, Community and Creativity Symposium
    16 December 2020 

    Watch the full New Perspectives on the Rural symposium on Vimeo

    Arts and Mental Health: Facing the Future Symposium
    10 March 2021 

    Watch the full Arts and Mental Health symposium on Vimeo

    Contested THAT: Creative Conflict in Theory and Practice Conference 
    23 & 24 April 2021

    Find out more about the Contested THAT event

    Event Programmes


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