Category Archives: News

International Women’s day quest!

Happy International Women’s day everyone, to celebrate it we are running a special quest! To celebrate it we are running a quest with treats and prizes at the end! We are running this in collaboration with KMi and the Athena SWAN team. We are a research lab composed by students, professionals, and academics who support […]

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: http://stadium.open.ac.uk/3213 Facebook streaming here! https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=419637695272050 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 Knowledge Maker on the news.

David and his Raspberry Pi Digital Graffiti project are showcased on the Raspberry Pi website!!!

The Knowledge Makers Cryptic Quest!

Greetings All. As a warm up to the spectacle that will be ‘A Very Makers Christmas’ which will be taking place in the Library from 12pm – 2pm on 6th December we proudly present…. The Knowledge Makers Cryptic Quest – A real treasure hunt, with real treasure! Seven locations hiding seven puzzles leading to the final […]

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 […]

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 (http://www.mazizone.eu/) and next Friday they are running a MAZI impact workshop in Deptford http://www.mazizone.eu/pilot-studies/creeknet/ 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!