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Thursday, 01 November 2018 - Thursday, 01 November 2018

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Mindful Journey Series - Mindfulness and Mental Health  - Nick Williams

In this talk Nick will explore the topic of mindfulness and mental health, drawing on his personal experience as well as from his perspective as a mental health worker in acute psychiatry for twenty five years.

See: www.nuigalway.ie/mindfulway for more.

Event Time
17.10
Venue
AC215
Organiser
Mindful Way @ NUI Galway

NUI Galway’s Moore Institute and Galway University Foundation will host a climate-themed exhibition, Art on the Edge, in the Hardiman Research Building during the month of November. Featuring original artwork by NUI Galway physical geographer, Dr Gordon Bromley, the exhibition includes a mix of drawings and paintings captured from his international field research.

The exhibition will be launched at 5pm on Thursday, 1 November followed by a seminar at 6pm by Dr Bromley on The business end of climate research, showcasing ongoing climate research at NUI Galway. The event and exhibition is free and open to the public.

Art on the Edge displays science-inspired artwork from almost two decades of field research into earth’s climate system. Dr Gordon Bromley, an NUI Galway Foundation Research Leader, describes the exhibition as “bringing the public face-to-face with climate science – and climate scientists – through a lens of art.” It will feature Dr Bromley’s artwork from the high deserts of Peru to the edge of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, coupled with human artefacts (scientific and everyday items left on the ice such as drink cans, old radiosondes, and a geologic pick axe). It will also feature photographs and video footage from Dr Bromley’s field work in Antarctica, Greenland, Peru, Colombia, and Scotland, demonstrating how everyday people use our landscapes as laboratories and fostering the notion of climate science as a vital element of our community.

Event Time
18.00
Venue
G010 in the Hardiman Research Building
Organiser
Moore Institute

The final event of the series is a public lecture about the science of the novel, in the NUI Galway Anatomy Theatre at 7pm on Thursday 1 November. Dr Mary Fairclough, Senior Lecturer in English and Related Literature at the University of York , will present a lecture entitled, “Frankenstein’s Chemistry: Vital Motion and the Science of Life.” The lecture will be followed by a reception at the Moore Institute.

Frankenreads NUIG is a branch of Frankenreads, the international celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the novel for Halloween 2018 organised by the Keats-Shelley Association of America. It is also part of the EXPLORE initiative at NUI Galway, where students and staff collaborate to deliver their innovative ideas and projects. Featuring staff and students from English, Frankenreads is also supported by the university’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Project Fund and by the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies.

See other Frankenreads events and book tickets:
https://frankenreads-movie.eventbrite.com

https://frankenreads-readings.eventbrite.com
https://frankenreads-lecture.eventbrite.com

Event Time
19.00
Venue
Anatomy lecture theatre
Organiser
English