University of Gloucestershire launches new public lecture series

The University of Gloucestershire is launching a new series of public lectures on everything from cyber security to contemporary art this May 2024 — and they're all free to attend.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
The University of Gloucestershire is hosting a series of free public lectures at its Park Campus in Cheltenham this spring.

Offering the chance to hear insightful talks from leading academics for free, the University of Gloucestershire is launching a new series of inaugural public lectures this May 2024.

Designed to share fresh insights and knowledge on a diverse range of subjects, each lecture will be hosted by an expert in their field from the university or one of its partners.

The first in the series is 'Big Disco Pants, and Other Kinds of Disinformation' hosted by professor of contemporary art and reinterpretation, Andrew Bick.

Taking place on Wednesday 15 May 2024, Andrew will discuss his work as an artist and a researcher, sharing insights from his current project on the work of Anthony Hill, Jeffrey Steele and Gillian Wise. 

Professor of computing at the University's School of Business, Computing and Social Sciences and MSc Cyber Security course leader, Hassan Chizari, hosts a lecture on 'Randomness in Computing and Cyber Security' on Wednesday 29 May 2024.

Then Professor Adeela Shafi MBE presents 'Chuck Them Out and Throw Away the Key: the Education of Incarcerated Children' on Wednesday 19 June 2024, sharing insights from her extensive research in how to re-engage children in custody with education and learning. 

Lectures take place at the University of Gloucestershire's Park Campus in Cheltenham and are free to attend, but tickets must be booked online in advance via Eventbrite. 

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