Loughborough University London together with the Social Capital announce ‘The Collaboration Symposium’

The Collaboration Symposium will focus on surfacing and curating real world insights, thoughts and discussion around the many facets, intricacies, and mysteries of the assumed process of collaboration, bringing together global leaders, trailblazers and all-round great people working in this space.

The Symposium will include a series of conversations and written pieces convened by Emeritus Professor aladin aladin of The Social Capital in collaboration with Loughborough University London as part of the University's Collaborate activities.

The Symposium will consist of five Collaboration Conversation events covering collaboration in the from the perspective of morality, culture and equality etc. as well as a range of written works on the topic, too.

The events will each take place online via Microsoft Teams and are open to all.

About the events

Morality and Collaboration

The first Collaboration Conversation event will take place on Wednesday 4 November exploring morality and collaboration in conversation with Professor Jonathan Wolff and Adrian Jackson MBE.

Collaboration to Bring Into View

The second Collaboration Conversation event will take place on Wednesday 11 November exploring collaboration to bring into view in conversation with Juliet Scott and Rebecca Swift.

Invisible Collaboration

The third Collaboration Conversation event will take place on Wednesday 25 November exploring invisible collaboration in conversation with Hamy Ramezan and Roland Carline.

Collaboration as Culture

The penultimate Collaboration Conversation event will take place on Wednesday 2 December exploring collaboration as culture in conversation with Stephan v Lowis of Menar and Maral Pourkazemi.

Collaboration and Equality

The final Collaboration Conversation event of 2020 will take place on Wednesday 9 December exploring collaboration and equality in conversation with Barbara Plankensteiner and Cecilia Milesi.

To find out more about these events and other activities you can get involved in, please visit our events section.

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2020 QS World University Rankings and top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey.

Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2020, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and 8th in The UK Complete University Guide 2020.

Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

Specialising exclusively in postgraduate-level study, Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers cutting-edge master’s and PhD degrees, as well as business collaboration, research and enterprise opportunities.

The seven specialist institutes at Loughborough University London include: Design Innovation, Digital Technologies, Diplomacy and International Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Management, Media and Creative Industries, and Sport Business. Close industry partnerships with a wealth of leading businesses and creative organisations means teaching and learning is informed by real-life challenges and driven by true industry pressures.