Category Archives: Events

Game Design Workshop

Join Christina Myers, a 3rdyear PhD student in KMI, and learn how to design a video game from scratch. In this workshop, you will learn to use a game design engine which was used to make 70 of the top 100 games in the U.S. Apple App Store! You will spend about an hour learning the […]

Cracking the Code – Enigma and the Bombe

Streaming is available on: Facebook streaming here! Helen Jarvis from the Turing-Welchmann Bombe Rebuild Trust is going to be with us and she will show us the amazing story of the Enigma machine and the Bombe rebuild project which was completed by a dedicated team of volunteers and which is helping preserve one […]

A very Knowledge Makers Christmas (aka Knowledge Makers v6.0)

Join us on a two hours Hacky Christmas celebration at the Library Atrium on the 6th December! Where: Library Atrium When: 6th December 12.00-14.00 Please bring whatever your making with you!!! For any special requirement please let us know and we will try to work it out!

Making code Workshop

Ever wanted to start making things with your hands but never got round to learn code? Are you asked to do code in your research and you don’t know where to start? That’s the place! Join us for this [Knowledge makers + OU Research Software Engineering] workshop to learn the basics of coding in Python […]

Big Data Cluster workshop

In collaboration with the Open University Research Software Engineers group, we are happy to host this workshop introducing you to one of the great facilities available around the Open University. You will have a hands-on introduction to using the Big Data Cluster, you will hear real-life experiences and you will see first hand how you […]

Knowledge Makers v5.0 + Special Keynote!

We are thrilled to announce that on the 27th of September we will have a special Knowledge Makers (v5.0) with a VIP keynote speaker. Philip Colligan CEO of the Raspberry Pi Foundation! Agenda Thursday 27th September 13:00-14:30 Berrill Lecture Theatre Mezzanine Raspberry Pi Research Showcase The showcase will feature demos, videos, posters and hands-on sessions […]

MAZI impact workshop

Our fellow Knowledge Makers are part of the MAZI project ( and next Friday they are running a MAZI impact workshop in Deptford and they are calling out for fellow makers to join them! Where Creekside Discovery Centre, 14 Creekside, Deptford, SE8 4SA When Friday 20th July 10.30-17.00 How: 10:30 – 11:00      Introduction to […]

Design using haptic technology

Lisa Bowers is joining us and showing the results of her research on a haptic prototype assembly tool for non-sighted, visually impaired and fully sighted Design Students. When: 10.30AM to 11.30AM Location: Library Atrium

Knowledge Makers v4.0

This event will be co-hosted by the CRC conference and it will take place in the Micheal Young building. How to get there This is a campus map And this is a simplified version for this event: See you there!

Talk to robots

This is a call for all Knowledge Makers and robot-lovers!! We will run a ROS-workshop with the goal of introducing those who are interested in developing robot-integrated applications. The Robot Operating System (ROS) is a flexible framework for writing robot software. It consists of a collection of tools, libraries, and conventions aiming at simplifying […]