OxNet North East: Modern Creativity. The most recent OxNet session, led by artist Colin Rennie, focused around creativity, and what this actually means.
Seminar 4 of the OxNet series was focused around Translation and Philosophy. Students prepared for the session by completing reading on medieval translators and works that were translated from Arabic into Latin.
The third session in the OxNet Seminar Series was run by Joshua Harvey of Oxford University and took an interdisciplinary look into colour, covering areas like psychology, mathematics and even some philosophy.
The students came away from the second seminar not only with a broad understanding of physics, but also how studying history can inform future discoveries.
The OxNet-Ordered Universe 2019 programme for a new cohort of school students aged 16-17 (Lower Sixth Form, Year 12) from the North-East is underway. Students from Southmoor Academy, St Anthony’s, St Robert of Newminster, and Park View Academy,
Next Monday the OxNet – Ordered Universe programme for 2018-19 launches in the North-East. Organised through the hub school at Southmoor Academy in Sunderland, the programme involves and is open to schools from across the regions. We’ll be holding a taster evening at St Peter’s Church in Sunderland, rich in its connections to the medievalContinue reading “OxNet NorthEast 2018 Programme Launch, and Other Ordered Universe Updates”
Happy Grosseteste Day! The 9th October marks the anniversary of Grosseteste’s death, attended, as the chronicler Matthew Paris noted, with the miraculous sounds of bells in the night sky. As part of the Ordered Universe’s commitment to university access we led, for the second year, a strand based around the project for the OxNet AccessContinue reading “OxNet on Grosseteste Day”
A guest post by Thomas Henderson, 2nd year history undergraduate at Durham University, who has spent this week as an undergrad mentor and tutor at the summer school After a year’s programme of seminars and a residential Easter school in Durham, the OxNet-Ordered Universe access scheme has reached its climax with this week’s residential summerContinue reading “The Uncertainty Principle – The Ordered Universe at Pembroke College Access Week 2018”
One of the wider activities with which the Ordered Universe is engaged is the OxNet access initiative, which seeks to place university learning directly into schools. In the case of the collaboration with Ordered Universe this involves team members bringing the world of medieval science and of the array of disciplines that make up theContinue reading “OxNet & Ordered Universe: Seminars and Easter School in the North-East Hub”
For the 2017–18 academic year, the Ordered Universe Project has continued its partnership with OxNet, an outreach scheme superintended by Pembroke College, Oxford. So far this year, students from local schools have attended evening seminars taught by leading academics from Durham and Sunderland Universities, and now those students have been invited to spend two daysContinue reading “Back To (Easter) School”