MA by Research – MRes – MPhil – PhD Join one of the highest rated providers of Masters qualifications in Children’s Play in the UK and improve professional practice through your own research. Join the vibrant School of Liberal and Performing Arts and engage in postgraduate research that is both cutting edge and creative. Make the […]Read more "Research Degrees"
Dr Stuart Lester passed away suddenly on 11 May 2017. You can read a tribute to him here. The funeral will be on Wednesday 31 May at 11.30am. The family have said that they welcome people Stuart knew through his work at the funeral, but they would like to know if people want to attend, […]Read more "Funeral of Stuart Lester"
written by Wendy Russell It is with immense shock and sadness that we report the sudden and untimely death of our dear friend and colleague, Stuart Lester, on Thursday 11 May. After many years working on adventure playgrounds in the northwest of England, Stuart went into playwork training, and then he joined us part time at […]Read more "Dr Stuart Lester (1951-2017)"
Here are a few teasers for you of what was on offer at the 4th Philosophy at Play conference on 11 and 12 April 2017. You can find more information on the conference itself here. Keynote speakers Peacemaking through Ludic Ubuntu, Dr Mechthild Nagel, SUNY Cortland In western philosophy, ethical thinking and criminal justice tends to be individualized. […]Read more "Philosophy at Play 2017: a taster of papers"
Interested in coming to the 4th Philosophy at Play conference? Here is a list of hotels in Cheltenham The Big Sleep (1.2 miles from The Park Campus) Big Sleep Hotel Cheltenham, Wellington Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1XZ Note: we have a conference fixed price of £58 per night (ask for UoG corporate fixed rate when booking) […]Read more "Philosophy at Play 2017: accommodation"
The 8th annual professional development event for the play sector Friday 27 January 2017 // 9.30am – 4.30pm (lunch provided) University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester, GL2 9HW This professional development day features a series of valuable stories about ‘childhood’ ‘play’ and ‘playing’ from a variety of different perspectives and locations. These wide-ranging […]Read more "The Tales We Tell: Sharing stories of childhood, play and playing"