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UBEL Seminar Monday 21st March

Hello everyone, 

Thank you to Hannah and James for presenting their research at our seminar last week and to the audience who came along and asked questions.

The next UBEL Seminar will be Monday 21st March at 2pm. Coirle Magee will present on “The experiences of migrants learning English in Northern Ireland as a post-conflict state and the development of the ‘Newcomer Policy’” and Lynsey Robinson will present on “A history of private sector engagement in the Nigerian education system, with a focus on inequalities”. See poster attached for more details. The theme of this seminar is Education, Development and Migration.

Topic: UBEL Seminar Series 7 – Coirle and Lynsey

Time: Mar 21, 2022, 02:00 PM London

Meeting ID: 930 5274 6513

Passcode: 652510

Please come along and watch Coirle and Lynsey’s talks on Monday!

Zahra Siddiqui, a UBEL student, and the UCL mathematical cognition group have organised a series of talks, one being this afternoon (Wednesday 16th) at 2-3pm! They have Professor Bert De Smedt giving a presentation on the “Characteristics of children with high mathematical abilities”. Please sign up with the Eventbrite link if you’d like to go along this afternoon:

This is the last seminar of this term, and we have an exciting few talks scheduled in for next term:

Tuesday 26th April at 4pm 

Zhen Ling Alyson Ong (LSHTM) and Nerges Azizi (Birkbeck) 

Borders, Migration and the Health and Wellbeing Refugees and Asylum-Seekers

Monday 9th May at 4pm

Rodie Garland (UCL) and Danilo di Emidio (UEL) 

Education, Schools, Mental Health, and Wellbeing

Monday 23rd May at 4pm

Irene Manzini Ceinar (UCL) and Ellie Braithwaite (Birkbeck) 

Community-centred coworking spaces and measuring cognitive ability during toddlerhood

I hope everyone has enjoyed our UBEL seminar series over the past few months and I will send out more details for each of the talks nearer the time.

Best wishes,



Laura Sheppard

PhD Student: Gendering the Research Pipeline

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL

Pronouns: she/her

By UBEL Doctoral Training Partnership

The UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership is an ESRC-funded organisation which brings together five leading Social Science institutions.