WRE 2022

Wolfson Research Event 2022

What can a philosopher learn from a physicist? How might history enhance our understanding of nanotechnology? Why might research methods from the humanities help inform the design of more effective healthcare?

WRE 2022

Wolfson Research Event 2022

The Wolfson Research Event 2022 invites you to explore the thorny problems at the intersections of our work and lives through an academic conference for students, by students. Join us to engage with prominent speakers and learn from your Wolfson peers at WRE 2022: Exploring Intersections.

Over the course of two days, we will encourage ourselves to discover and engage with unfamiliar ideas, perspectives, and approaches. Our social, political, and environmental realities demand that we think creatively and step outside our comfort zones. By harnessing our different knowledges and experiences through collaboration and effective communication, we can uncover new solutions together.  

The WRE will take place in person this year and is free and open to everyone.

 

Introduction from the Chair - Nancy Karreman 

The WRE is an amazing opportunity for students doing work across a huge variety of disciplines to come together and share their passions. I joined the WRE Committee because as a PhD student in public health, one of my biggest concerns is how much incredible and potentially impactful research doesn’t make it out into the public eye due to academic insularity and lack of communication.

WRE encourages researchers to find creative ways to speak about their research to people who are not necessarily experts in their field, along with how to expand their own intellectual curiosity. On a pragmatic level, it’s also an excellent opportunity for students to experience the peer review process, either through submitting an abstract or by serving as an expert reviewer. I hope students will get involved and take advantage of this opportunity to share their research with the larger Wolfson community. 

WRE 2022 Committee
PositionNames
ChairNancy Karreman
Editorial OfficersKavya Karthik and Anna Lukina
Workshop OfficerViviana Orena
Programme OfficersCaroline Armstrong Hall and Jia Yi Lee
Publicity OfficerCharlotte Clarke 
Logistics OfficerAna Gali Macedo
PhotographerAlex Lau

  You can also check out last year’s programme booklet, watch recordings from earlier events or look at photos from previous events.  

What's on

A dark brown vase with orange symbol on in front of a blurred background of more pottery on shelves.

Art Exhibition: Ceramics in the Bernard Leach Tradition

18/05/2024 at 10.00

A display of works from the Bradshaw-Bubier studio pottery collection.

Cover of "Red Rag" magazine featuring a stylized red and black illustration of a woman with flowing hair, alongside text and a headline about women’s liberation.

Varieties of Togetherness: Some Approaches to Feminist Art History

21/05/2024 at 17.30

How might methods of feminist political organising offer transformative methods for art history? 

Two sets of hands making a pot on a pottery wheel

Show me your bowl and I’ll tell you who you are

28/05/2024 at 17.30

How can material culture be used to reconstruct ancient human stories?

Abstract marble sculpture with interconnected shapes and voids, displayed on a black pedestal against a draped white background.

Sculpture unveiling: Essay on Reticulations

28/05/2024 at 18.30

Join us for the unveiling of Essay on Reticulations, a new sculptural work at Wolfson College.

Wolfson Head Gardener in a white hat explaining features of green plants to visitors in an outdoor setting.

Wolfson Garden Tour: A World Environment Day Celebration

05/06/2024 at 16.45

What solutions is the Wolfson Garden employing to grow trees, revive water sources and rejuvinate soil?

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