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Creative Short-Courses at Nottingham Trent University

BY STEPHEN WHALLEY
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 19, 2014

Stephen Whalley, commercial manager for the Nottingham Trent University College of Art & Design and Built Environment gives an introduction to the range of creative short courses avaliable at NTU. For further infromation about the range of creative short courses on offer, visit the Nottignham Trent University website.

 

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Demystifying Science

BY RAQUEL FERREIRA
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 19, 2014

"Why is the sky blue?" - Raquel Ferreira talks us through her journey to becoming a scientist after a childhood of curiosity and inquisitiveness sparked her imagination.

Raquel currently works in the research and development department for Boots developing anti-ageing products, and has started getting involved with Boots Science Apprentices as she belives the children are the future.

 

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Open Source Hardware for International Development

BY MATTHEW LITTLE
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 19, 2014

Matthew Little is a freelance electronic engineer who is currently working on a project - Open source hardware for International development - which helps people living in the developing world gain access to a reliable electricity supply.

 

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Life as a Digital Designer

BY HAZEL SAVAGE
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 19, 2014

Hazel Savage is a Nottingham-based digital designer, who builds various games, physical games, silly games and silly physical games. You can play the games mentioned in her presentation here. Hazel is also a part of GameCity - The world’s friendliest videogame festival.

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Looking Forward

BY GARETH ROBERTS
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 19, 2014

 Gareth Roberts is the Creative Director of Studio Seventeen a truly professional and creative graphic and web design studio - their clean and contemporary style that sets them aside from competition.

Gareth talks us through how he got to where he is, what he's currently doing and a looking forward to the future. 

 

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The Carolan Guitar

BY ADRIAN HAZARD
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 19, 2014

Adrian Hazard from the University of Nottingham Mixed Reality Lab tells the story about The Carolan Guitar Project: a guitar that is able to capture and re-tell it's own story through the use of a new technology - Aestheticodes. Functioning smartly to CQ codes, Aestheticodes are different as they can be designed to be beautiful

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Call for Participants

BY MATT TERRELL
@ VOL 5 ON AUG 15, 2014

Matt Terrell, from Call from Participants, they develop softwares for academics to recruit people for their researches. They have associated with social enterprises, local communities and charities, so we can help their projects as well.

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Video Mat

BY VIDEO MAT
@ VOL 5 ON AUG 15, 2014

Video Mat, self aware of the fact he wouldn't be a movie star, created a character, White Dolemite, who appears in several movie posters he has made. What he didn't expect is how popular this character has become, with a book and short movie on his way.

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Community Collaboration

BY JAMES F
@ VOL 5 ON AUG 15, 2014

James F, from Take Over and Communities Creatives, talks about team work and how time and effort can make a team with initially no strong bounds into a winning team, showing how collaboration can make big changes if we want to.

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Good for Nothing

BY SARAH KING
@ VOL 5 ON AUG 15, 2014

Sarah King, from We are Unstuck and Good for Nothing, invites us into building a new collaborative idea: to ask people for donating their time for nothing, gaining actually precious moments and feelings in return.

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Wrappler

BY BERTIE BEATTIE
IN NOTTINGHAM

Bertie Beattie owns her own company and here she speaks about how she came to start her company and what she has planned for the future. 

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Leaping into Freelance Photography

BY BEN RAWSON
@ VOL 4 ON JUL 18, 2014

Ben Rawson speaks about his experiences working for various companies until he decided to take a big leap and follow his passsion. Ben is now a freelance photographer and this presentation is about some of the work he has done and what he hopes to do in the future.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 18, 2014. 

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