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Paper Struggles & Public Library and the Property Form: Exhibition and Seminar

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

The Centre for Postdigital Cultures will be hosting an exhibition and seminar which documents how struggles over access to knowledge in the digital realm are reflected in the world of print and paper.


CBiS 2019 Winter newsletter

Centre for Business in Society

The newest edition of the Centre for Business in Society's newsletter is now available


The Changing Room: A podcast about coping with change

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

A series of conversations about coping with social, economic and environmental change, held at different venues across the city of Coventry.


Coventry University Awarded Grant from Arcadia

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

Coventry University has been awarded £800,000 from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, to support The Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) project.


A new Special Interest Group

Ran Holtzman, from the University’s Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems, is leading a new Special Interest Group (SIG) entitled “Flow, deformation, and reaction patterns in porous media.”


AHRC Midlands4Cities funding for UK/EU students – C-DaRE Invites Applications

Centre for Dance Research

The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.


On Gesture Symposium

Gesture Symposium event was met with a very positive response and opened the conversation along avenues that were not anticipated. Importantly, the day demonstrated gesture’s role in the emerging postdigital landscape.


CBiS Project Selected as a Finalist in Research with Impact Category

Centre for Business in Society

A project based in the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) at Coventry University has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards 2019 RESEARCH WITH IMPACT (INSTITUTION) CATEGORY, sponsored by Emerald Publishing.


Novel approaches for modelling flow in porous media

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

Research by Ran Holtzman highlights novel approaches for modelling fluid flow through porous media, has been published in PNAS.


DOS International symposium

The Data, Organisations and Society research cluster aims to advance research and promote the debate on the challenges and opportunities related to the adoption of technologies in business and society. To that aim, the cluster organised the First International Symposium on Data, Information and Knowledge Management Research.


CPC Researchers to lead a £2.8 million Project

CPC Researchers to lead a £2.8 million project to develop an open, not-for-profit community-owned ecosystem for open access monographs.


World Social Marketing Conference

Centre for Business in Society

Professor Sally Dibb was Academic Chair of the World Social Marketing Conference held in Edinburgh on the 4th and 5th June.


Food waste seminar

Centre for Business in Society

This year’s seminar series continued with a seminar delivered by Kirsten Sims, a sustainability professional from Woolworths Supermarkets in South Africa.


Sustainable society through Tokyo 2020

Centre for Business in Society

Dr Ian Brittain recently visited Tokyo, Japan supporting a variety of discussions about disability sports in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Whilst there he was a keynote speaker at several events.


Aluminum Forum Poland

Centre for Business in Society

Dr Alexeis Garcia-Perez is a member of the Future Aluminium Forum’s advisory board, and was invited to run a workshop at their two-day conference on cyber security management to over 130 senior representatives from industry and covered a range of topics related to Industry 4.


Call For Papers: Dance and The Archive

Centre for Dance Research

Dance has long been regarded as an art form that is challenging to archive because the “time-based phenomenology of dance is a challenge for dance archivists” (Oke 2017, 197)


Aalsmeer flower workshop

Dr Jill Timms, Dr David Bek and CBiS’s PhD Candidate Nora Lanari led a workshop with stakeholders from the cut-flower industry hosted by Fleurametz in Aalsmeer, Holland in April.


ESRC Japan visit

Centre for Business in Society

This month, Dr Ian Brittain, as Principal Investigator for an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) UK-Japan Social Science and Humanities Connections Grant, hosted five Japanese and four British academics.


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University of the year for student experience
QS Five Star Rating 2019
Coventry City of Culture 2021