Programme - September 2015

Friday, September 25th

12:00Welcome to the Student Connections Conference
Alison Green, Ian Fribbance and Troy Cooper
12:30Deciding what to trust online - Library
Nicola Beer and Wendy Chalmers
13:00Setting Realistic Expectations
Troy Cooper
13:20Break: New students: What first, what next?
13:30Understanding Politics: Ideas and institutions in the modern world
Richard Heffernan
14:00The new Psychology modules and Qualifications
Alison Green and Rose Capdevila
14:30Does doing something “racialist” make you a racist?
David Kaposi
15:00Learning together at the OU
Daniel Weinbren and John Richardson
15:30Careers in the Social Sciences
Siobhan Flint
16:00Break
18:00Internet Infidelity
Andreas Vossler and Naomi Moller
18:45Big Conversation: Is Public spending a drain on the economy or the mark of a civilised society?
David Humphreys, Jonquil Lowe and Matt Staples
19:30Closing Comments

Saturday, September 26th