Writing your Impact Workshop taking place on the 8.11.16

The workshop Writing your Impact seeks to provide researchers with the necessary tools to write successful bids and impact statements, and promote their research internally and externally. The target audience for the event is Academic staff who are currently preparing or planning to prepare bids or assessment submissions that require impact statements; academic and administrative staff interested in better promoting their research and its community benefits.



UKRO Visit to Middlesex University taking place on the 15.11.16ukro-2

The UK Research Office (UKRO) is the European office of the UK Research Councils.  It delivers a subscription-based advisory service for research organisations (in the main UK HEIs) and provides National Contact Point services on behalf of the UK Government. UKRO’s mission is to maximise UK engagement in EU-funded research, innovation and higher education activities. Michael Butterworth, EU Research Funding Development Manager, invites Middlesex University’s academic staff to a workshop arranged with UKRO on the afternoon of 15th November 2016 in Hendon Town Hall.



Coaching MDX Conference taking place on the 17-18.11.16

Middlesex University as a leader in coaching and mentoring practice research with established masters and doctoral programs for advanced and senior practitioners. Working with professional bodies such as WABC it has contributed to coaching standards of practice and training.

This year marks a milestone for this work as we gather together our extensive network of Master Practitioners and Researchers to share the cutting edge of research within practice under the banner of Coaching @ MDX.

Day 1 provides the opportunity to engage in Master Classes on evidence and research.

Day 2 is the conference day itself with keynotes from Prof Bob Gavey on the future for coaching and Dr Carol Pemberton on her practitioner research into resilience with an option to join Prof Stephen on a half day workshop into CBT and wellness.


Centre for Psychoanalysis: Psychoanalysis and Liberation III will take place on the 19.11.16

This symposium organised by the Psychoanalysis and Liberation Research Network continues our on-going discussion of ways in which the practice and theory of psychoanalysis can contribute to human liberation today. What is the place of human liberation in psychoanalytic theory and clinical practice? Can and does psychoanalysis contribute to liberation? What role does the discourse of liberation play today, in mental health but also more widely in contemporary society and culture? These are some of the questions the Network investigates by creating opportunities for dialogue, interdisciplinary connectivity and participatory inquiry between academics, clinicians, activists, artists and others with an interest in the work of liberation. Tomasz Fortuna will discuss ‘Tension at the border – A question of freedom in creativity and falsehood.’









Social Media, Research and Impact Workshop will take place on the 28.11.16

The Social Media, Research and Impact Workshop seeks to introduce academic staff to the uses of social media (including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr) and academic social networks (including and ResearchGate) in enhancing the reach and impact of their research. The target audience is academic staff who are new to social media and want to learn how to use it to promote engagement with their research, or those seeking to enhance and maximise the effectiveness of their existing social media presence. Also useful for administrative staff whose role includes the promotion of research.


Inaugural Annual Conference of the International Place Branding Association

will take place on the 7-9.12.16

The International Place Branding Association (est. 2015) – is a non-profit independent association of academics and professionals involved or interested in the principles and practices of brand development and brand management for places (cities, regions, nations and destinations). The International Place Branding Association Conference will take place in London (Hendon Hall Hotel and Middlesex University Campus) between 7th and 9th December 2016. The conference builds on the collective success of the earlier International Colloquia on Place Brand Management (London and Aosta), the International Conference on Destination Branding and Marketing series (DBM Macau and Cardiff), the City Branding Symposia (Stockholm and Beijing), the Corfu Symposia on Managing & Marketing Places, and the Poznan Best Place Summit.








FGM Conference 2017 will take place on the 20.2.16

FGM 2017 is a conference assessing the role of professionals in addressing the problems caused by FGM. The conference will discuss the problems experienced by women, children and men encountering Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and will ask what role professionals should play in identifying, managing and supporting these.

FGM is a crime that affects some of the most vulnerable girls and women in our society. Through working together closely with the police, health and social care professionals and the third sector, we are now in a much better place to have a successful prosecution against those who perpetrate this practice. Keynote speakers include Keir Starmer – QC Director of Prosecutions and Cecilia Anim President of the RCN Celia Jefferies. Head of National Centre for FGM.