Other dates for your diary    

Thursday 13 August - UK Data Archive: Research Data Management

Library 2nd Floor Workshop A, 10am - 4pm

Veerle Van den Eynden, Producer Relations & Research Data Manager at the UK Data Archive, will be visiting Aston to promote good data practices in research and to optimise data sharing opportunities.  The UK Data Archive is funded by ESRC and all ESRC funded researchers are expected to deposit their data in the UK Data Archive, so this event will be particularly relevant to ESRC funded researchers, but all researchers at Aston University are welcome. Book your place here.

Monday 24 August - Aston Welcome

MB549, 10am - 10:45am

This presentation is open to all members of staff who wish to find out more about what’s happening during the Aston Welcome weeks (16- 25September 2015). There will be a PowerPoint presentation covering central events, the optional timetable and the activities from the Students’ Union. If you have any questions, contact astonwelcome@aston.ac.uk .

Thursday 17 September - Vision Sciences Information Day

Room TBC, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Vision Sciences is running a patient information day with a variety of speakers discussing eye conditions, services and exhibitors. To attend, email Lizzie Bartlam.

Friday 25 September - Lightfest - Light and Art: An Indivisible Relationship

The Library of Birmingham, 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Professor Alessandro Farini (CNR-National Institute of Optics and University of Florence) will be the guest speaker at this free event. Discussions will include the relationships between light, vision and perception, notably the recent ‘dress ‘colour’ debate on social media. For further information and to book your ticket, see here.  

June- September (various dates) - Summer School: Advanced Research Methods by Aston Business School

Aston Business School will be delivering a summer school series of Advanced Research Methods courses designed to equip you with the specialist skills of a leader in your chosen academic field. For further information, visit the website.