You’ve just got the job directing a film and you’ve been given the script. What now? In this interactive lecture, Senior Lecturer David Heinemann will explore the director’s journey from script to action, plus he’ll be sharing snippets from MDX students’ films. Bring your questions to our live Q&A.
Advertising, PR and Branding
Dr Giannina Warren
In advertising, it's all about the right message, audience and timing. In this interactive lecture, you'll learn how to apply these basic rules to brand yourself successfully, whether that's to land your first job, launch a business or just get ahead in life. Live Q&A included.
Got a great idea for a TV show? Senior Lecturer Deborah Klika will help you bring your ideas to life in this lecture. She'll be sharing the secret to success behind her students' award-winning show from the Edinburgh International TV Festival. Plus you'll get a behind-the-scenes peek at a show in production at our TV studio. Live Q&A included.
English & Creative Writing
Dr Adam J Dalton
Inspired by 2020 to write your own science fiction novel? Got a budding idea for a dystopian short story series? Join prize-winning author and lecturer Dr Adam J Dalton for this masterclass in Creative Writing. Suitable for all levels and abilities - bring your creativity and questions!
Are you interested in studying music? Join our senior lecturers in Music as they take you on the journey of an MDX musician, from offering expert advice to finding your next job as a musician graduate. Got a question? Ask in our live Q&A.
A career in Digital Media is as diverse as the internet itself. In this lecture, Stefan Lutschinger will show you how to meet your client's branding objectives by hiring social influencers. Learn how to create a killer social media campaign and manage influencers. Live Q&A included.
Dr Anne Burke & Phil Pleasants
With the rise of smart phones and social media, we have all become photographers. But what role do our images play in portraying the world? From analysing an image to understanding the importance of context, this lecture offers a snapshot into studying photography at MDX. Live Q&A included.
You've been asked to create some visual effects for a short film - what next? Programme Leader Sergio Gonzalez will discuss what tools and info you need to succeed as a VFX artist. Plus you'll get to watch clips from MDX student film and chat to Sergio in a live Q&A session.
Music Business and Arts Management
You've just discovered an amazing music artist you want to work with - what now? Join Mark Vallance, a signed songwriter and international music manager as he shares his insights into artist development and management. Live Q&A included.
Brands and Marketing
Dr T C Melewar
Discover the power of marketing with this live lecture! Led by the Head of Department for Marketing, Branding and Tourism, Dr T C Melewar, this hour-long session will explore the importance of brands across entertainment, leisure, fashion, and more. Live Q&A included.
Dr Sian Stephens & Dr Ignatius Ekanem
Join Senior Lecturers Dr Sian Stephens and Dr Ignatius Ekanem for an eye-opening exploration of the world of entrepreneurship. Find out how a Middlesex University degree in Business Management can help you to bring your business ideas to life. Got questions? Ask the experts in our live Q&A.
Business Information Systems
Professor George Dafoulas
What does the recent digital revolution mean for businesses who use Information Technology? Join Professor George Dafoulas as he discusses how universities must adapt their courses to keep up with the world's evolving digital demand. Live Q&A included.
Accounting and Finance
Did you know that Accounting is everywhere? It’s even part of you! Join Senior Lecturer Toby York as he travels back thousands of years to the philosophical foundations of Accounting, and uncovers how it is still vital for today’s society. Live Q&A included.
Dr Lucia Vazquez Rocha
What do you eat and how does it affect your body? In this myth-busting lecture, Dr Lucia Vazquez Rocha will discuss how nutritionists play a vital role in informing healthcare advice and policies. Join Dr Rocha to get a taste for studying nutrition at Middlesex and take part in our live Q&A.
Dr Alex Jones & Dr Jon Silas
Discover how we can better understand the mind by examining the brain. Led by two cognitive neuroscientists from the psychology department, Dr Alex Jones and Dr Jon Silas, this compelling lecture will give you an insight into studying neuroscience at Middlesex. Live Q&A included.
Education & Early Childhood Studies
Dr Mona Sakr
Discover how social leadership can transform the landscape of Early Years Education. Follow Dr Mona Sakr in this insightful lecture as she explores the new approach of using social leaders to bring about better outcomes for children. Live Q&A included.
Criminology and Sociology
Dr Rima Saimi & Dr Kasia Narkowicz
Join Dr Rima Saini and Dr Kasia Narkowicz as they discuss race, racism and whiteness from a sociological and criminological perspective. This lecture will explore what race is and how racism manifests in society, particularly through the control of crime and punishment. Live Q&A included.
Politics, Sociology and Law
Dr Lisa Overton
What is crisis? Join Dr Lisa Overton as she shares her research on disasters, strike action and gender. From the surprising interviews with disaster survivors, to examining gender identity, this lecture offers a taste of studying Politics at MDX. Live Q&A included.
Dr Cathal Doyle
What are the consequences of development for the Indigenous Peoples of our world? Join Dr Cathal Doyle as he discusses his key findings from his research for the United Nations State, and highlights the challenges Indigenous People face from land rights to resources. Bring your questions to the live Q&A.
Josh Barton and Penda Tomlinson
Want to learn how to turn your initial idea into a game worth making? Join Josh Barton and Penda Tomlinson as they share their insights into the game design industry, from prototyping a game to production. Got a question? Ask our lecturers in a live Q&A.
Dr Alex Jones & Dr Jon Silas
Discover how we can better understand the mind by examining the brain. Led by two cognitive neuroscientists from the psychology department, Dr Alex Jones and Dr Jon Silas, this compelling lecture will give you a taste of studying neuroscience at Middlesex. Live Q&A included.
Dr Lizi Smith
Childhood obesity is still increasing but who is to blame? Is the parents? School? Government? Media? Join Dr Lizi Smith, Senior Lecturer in Physiology, Physical Activity and Youth as she examines the evidence. Got a question? Ask Dr Smith in the live Q&A.
Design, Engineering and Maths
Dr Brendan Walker & Dr Mehmet Karamanoglu
What do an electric scooter, a hair dryer and a roller coaster all have in common? A Design Engineer played a key role in making each one. Join our lecture to learn more about becoming a design engineer and hat it's like to study at MDX Live Q&A included.
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