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AUB Human Symposia

AUB Human

AUB Human Symposia

AUB Human connects designers, architects, filmmakers and other creative practitioners who share a desire to bring about positive change for global good.

AUB Human Symposia

AUB Human hosts an annual symposium which has welcomed a broad range of speakers from leading academics, innovative industry practitioners, pioneering institutions as well as our own staff, students and alumni.

Additional events and workshops have included; building a pop-up cinema from straw bales, a campaign for the Movember Foundation, creating an eco-car from cardboard, curating exhibitions and a workshop to mark International Women’s Day.

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The AUB Human Research Group aims to foster a transdisciplinary community that explores 'creativity for good' through theoretical and practice-based research, pedagogical inquiry and activities.

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AUB Human proudly supports: Earth Day 2024

AUB Human is delighted to be supporting Earth Day 2024. Earth Day's goal is to expand, educate, and engage the...

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AUB Human presents Designing Tomorrow: Time to Adapt

We're delighted to present the tenth AUB Human symposium, Designing Tomorrow: Time to Adapt...

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AUB Human presents: The Climate Crisis and Creative Practice

The arts can play a critical role in addressing the climate crisis. They can raise public awareness about...

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Wild Women

Wild Women is a celebration of creative-critical practitioners involved in raising awareness about environmental issues. Exploring the...

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AUB Human proudly supports: Earth Day 2021

Earth Day is an annual global event that aims to raise awareness of climate change, global warming and the ecological crisis...

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AUB Human presents: Tech for Social and Sustainable Good

Digital technology is having a massive impact on our planet and our lives. But how can we make sure that this impact...

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AUB Human Presents: New Narratives

New Narratives will envision a future that questions current practice and proposes new ways of thinking...

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AUB Human is delighted to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic...

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AUB Human presents: Ethics and Creative Practice

AUB Human brings together industry professionals and award-winning speakers for a series of inspirational talks...

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AUB Human presents: WHO AM I? Identity In The Age Of The Anthropocene

The 2019 AUB Human symposium, WHO AM I? Identity in the Age of the Anthropocene...

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Innovative Futures 2018

Innovative Futures brought together industry speakers and students from the AUB for a symposium of talks, workshops and more...

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AUB Human Presents: Who Cares?

Who Cares? was a series of talks, workshops and a one-day symposium, bringing together industry speakers, alumni and students from...

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AUB Human connects artists and creative practitioners who share a desire to bring about positive change for global good

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AUB Human Events

We showcase some of the events we run on campus that address the global goals for sustainable development

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AUB Human Awards

AUB Human is pleased to showcase its achievements from across the university that demonstrate excellence in sustainable creative practice