Category: Conferences

Oxford Brookes Creative Industries Festival: Neurodivergence in the Creative Industries: talk and workshop 11 May 2023, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Oxford Brookes University invites you to a free to attend workshop! Please see details and link below.

In collaboration with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange Network, this workshop is run by the producers of Square Hole, a podcast investigating neurodiversity, employment and the creative industries. Lorna Allan is a photographer, art director and founder of Hidden Women of Design. Jhinuk Sarkar is an illustrator and educator with a practice interested in sensory experiences. Throughout the podcast they explore and celebrate what it means to be individuals, to be neurodiverse and the importance of community and support when trying to fit into spaces that aren’t quite the right shape. They will discuss the influence of neurodiversity on creative practice and how the podcast originated.

https://www.brookes.ac.uk/about-brookes/events/2023/05/creative-industries-festival-neurodivergence-in-th

https://www.brookes.ac.uk/research/networks/creative-industries-research-and-innovation/festival-2023.

UKAAN Conference

Dr Branney attended the UKAAN (UK Adult ADHD Network) annual conference last week. The latest research and guidance was presented by experts in Adult ADHD from all over Europe. The conference lasted two days and covered topics such as diagnosis in adulthood, depression and ADHD, symptoms following head injuries, other conditions that commonly occur with ADHD, psychological treatments and ADHD in the workplace and at University.

A very informative and enjoyable two days!

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