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  • In association with the Institute of Directors: ‘Women of Influence’


    By Mivy James of BAE Systems

    Thursday 31 May 2018, 5.30 for 6.00pm, University of Worcester Arena, Riverside Campus, Hylton Road, WR2 5JN

    Dear Friends and Colleagues 

    It gives me great pleasure to invite you and your guest to the Annual Lecture of Worcester Business School, in association with the Institute of Directors, which this year will be given by Mivy James of BAE Systems, Thursday 31 May 2018, 5.30 for 6.00pm, University of Worcester Arena.  The lecture is entitled “Women of Influence”, please find attached the invitation with full details. The lecture will be followed by a reception to which you are also warmly invited.

    Mivy James is Head of Consulting for National Security and Defence and Deputy Head of Global Consulting for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. She is the founder of the gender balance network at BAE Systems which strives to support and encourage more women to have careers in this field. This lecture will raise and address issues which will be of interest to the local business community and University students alike.

    I do hope you will be able to join us for what promises to be an enjoyable and informative event.

    If you would like to attend please click here to register and view our FAQ’s or contact Sally Docherty at, tel 01905 855279.


  • Mammal Society Student Conference

    Friday, 27 April 2018 - Saturday, 28 April 2018

    Submit a talk or poster by the 3rd of March 2018!

    The Student Conference will not only feature work by students, but also talks from invited experts, a Q&A panel with ecologists and scientists, and a range of workshops. During the conference the Worcester Mammal Group will hold a workshop on mammal identification and the Vincent Wildlife Trust will host a workshop on the use of technology in studying mammals, pine marten in particular.

    On the Saturday, the VWT will host a workshop on mammal trapping and tracking, giving attendees knowledge and practical experience with camera traps, radio collars, and much more. The Saturday event is only open to conference attendees and places are strictly limited. Email to reserve your place.

    Background: the Student Conference is based around student presenters that give talks and showcase posters. It's a great chance to get conference experience, as well as to tell people about your work and get feedback from professionals. To submit a talk or poster for consideration simply send an email to by no later than the 3rd of March 2018, with the subject 'Student Conference Presentation/Poster'. Guidelines for submitting your abstract are available to download from the conference website, here:

    For more information and to book tickets, visit the website, here: and visit our conference webpage.