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  • Audience in Observatory with Stellaium

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    Open Dome Event - Observing and Detecting Meteors

    Public lectures

    22 October 2019

    8 pm - 10 pm

    Shooting star, meteor showers, Perseids and more. We might have heard of these or seen the amazing pictures, but how do we observe them? Amateur astronomer Steve Ibbotson will give us an overview to become successful meteor spotters.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/10/open-dome-event-observing-and-detecting-meteorites

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  • Professor Ursula F. Ott

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    Professor Ursula F. Ott Inaugural Lecture

    The Art and Economics of International Decision-Making

    Public lectures

    29 October 2019

    5 pm

    In her inaugural lecture, Professor Ott reflects on international cooperation, negotiations and conflict resolution. The focus of her inaugural lecture is on interactive and international decision-making. Are people behaving according to their cultural background or to their adaptation due to learning? Theoretical and empirical investigations have contributed to a better understanding of these differences and to possible solutions.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/10/professor-ursula-f.-ott-inaugural-lecture

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  • The Meeting of Cortes and Montezuma

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    500 Year Anniversary of Moctezuma and Cortés’ First Meeting

    Networking | Public lectures

    8 November 2019

    6 pm - 8 pm

    The 3 speakers will be delivering a lecture of approximately I hour (20 minutes each) on different aspects of the significance of the 500 year anniversary, followed by a q&a and reception for further questions/networking opportunities.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/10/500-year-anniversary-of-moctezuma-and-cortes-first-meeting

  • Picture of Dr Sharon Redrobe OBE

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    Dr Sharon Redrobe OBE

    Distinguished Lecture Series - Hope for animals; why I ended up running a zoo

    Public lectures | Seminars

    13 November 2019

    6 pm - 7.15 pm

    Sharon has had a life‐long fascination with wildlife and a belief in the role modern zoos must play in conservation.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/11/dr-sharon-redrobe-obe

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  • Alistar Mutch

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    Nottingham Business School: the first forty years

    A lecture by Professor Alistair Mutch

    Networking | Public lectures | Seminars

    21 November 2019

    5 pm - 7 pm

    In 2019, Nottingham Business School celebrates its 40th anniversary. In this lecture, Professor Alistair Mutch will reflect on some of the crowning achievements of the school, and explore its rich past and bright future.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/10/nottingham-business-school-the-first-forty-years

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  • Visitors at open dome event

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    Open Dome Event - Observing General Relativity – Light Bending, War and Peace

    Public lectures

    21 November 2019

    8 pm - 10 pm

    Beginning of last century general relativity was a nice theory that still required confirming observations. In November a hundred years ago the world saw prove of Einsteins theory. Hear more in Dr Robin Turner's (NTU) talk Light bending and war and peace.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/11/open-dome-event-observing-general-relativity-light-bending,-war-and-peace

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  • photo of Dr Augar

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    Dr Philip Augar

    Distinguished Lecture Series - Should we trust our banks?

    Public lectures | Seminars

    27 November 2019

    6 pm - 7.15 pm

    A decade on, have the reforms changed the business model and culture and do we have any alternative but to trust our banks?

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/11/dr-philip-augar

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  • Usha Ramanathan

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    Professor Usha Ramanathan Inaugural Lecture

    Interesting journey from Mathematics to Management: A diverse perception of collaboration

    Public lectures

    3 December 2019

    5 pm - 7 pm

    A brief introduction to various academic experiences of Usha will be conferred in the light of inter-disciplinary nature of her research. After introducing the concept of collaborative supply chains and sustainability in food and packaging companies, various models of sustainability will be discussed.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2019/10/interesting-journey-from-mathematics-to-management-a-diverse-perception-of-collaboration

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  • photo of Prof Diane Coyle OBE

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    Professor Diane Coyle CBE

    Distinguished Lecture Series - New rules for the digital economy

    Public lectures | Seminars

    19 February 2020

    6 pm - 7.30 pm

    More than a quarter of a century into the digital revolution, and with wide applications of artificial intelligence on the horizon, the dramatic changes in technology have raced ahead of social institutions and the organisation of the economy. How do the rules and policies governing economic life need to adapt to the challenges posed by technological change, for everyone to benefit?

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2020/02/professor-diane-coyle-cbe

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  • photo of Dianne Lees OBE

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    Diane Lees CBE

    Distinguished Lecture Series - In a changing world, what is a museum for?

    Public lectures | Seminars

    11 March 2020

    6 pm - 7.30 pm

    Since October 2008, Diane Lees has served as Director-General of the Imperial War Museums,

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2020/03/diane-lees-cbe

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