Category Archives: INSPIRE Events

Earthquake-proof LEGO towers at Engineering INSPIRE!

Thank you to Charlotte Owen from Nottingham University Engineering Dept. for last night’s INSPIRE.  At the start of the event, 5 teams were given 15 minutes to build earthquake-proof towers out of LEGO, with prizes for the winners.  Charlotte then gave a fascinating presentation on the myriad of opportunities in the world of engineering.  As part of our outreach programme,…

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INSPIRE Events

INSPIRE: Sebako Siame (OR) on Women in Leadership and a career at Goldman Sachs  At INSPIRE on 22nd February, we were delighted to be joined by Sebako Siame (Old Ratcliffian) who completed her studies at Ratcliffe in the 1990s before progressing to Oxford University and an illustrious career in some of the world’s most prestigious banks.  We are very grateful to…

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INSPIRE – Political Philosophy Workshop

For this week’s INSPIRE we welcomed Dr Matthew Rendall from the School of Politics and International Relations at Nottingham University.  Dr Rendall’s workshop was entitled ‘Is any bargain fair, if everyone freely agrees’.  He posed some thought-provoking philosophical dilemmas to the audience before animated debate ensued. The evening was both highly enjoyable and informative, with some fantastically stimulating dialogue between the…

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INSPIRE ‘From Paws to Paddington’ – Wednesday 24 January

At this week’s INSPIRE, we were joined by Dr Hannah O’Regan from the Department of Archaeology at Nottingham University.  Thank you to Dr O’Regan for her fascinating exploration of the human relationship with brown bears through time, from archaeological and cultural perspectives.

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