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  • Smart Specialisation and Regional Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Less Developed Innovation Systems

    Speaker list to be updated soon...
    Wednesday 4th March 2015 - 9:00am

    The concept of Smart Specialisation for research and innovation has gathered significant momentum through its adoption by the European Commission as a condition for the approval of EU Structural Fund programmes.

  • SUSTAINABILITY FOCUS 2015: The Future of our Food - What needs to be on the Menu?

    Speaker list enclosed
    Thursday 5th March 2015 - 5:30pm

    Sustainability Focus 2015 takes place at Cardiff University from 23rd February - 6th March 2015. The School will collaborate with the Sustainable Places Research Institute to provide a Sustainable Food Debate on 5th March at 5:30pm.

  • Public Preferences for Security and Privacy: Evidence from a Pan-European Study

    Dr Dimitris Potoglou, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 11th March 2015 - 5:30pm

    This seminar provides an overview of evidence collected across Europe’s 27 Member States (excluding Croatia) on citizens’ preferences between security and privacy in real-life contexts

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Luke Rice, Severn Wye Energy Agency
    Thursday 12th March 2015 - 5:00pm

    We welcome Luke Rice back to the School of Planning and Geography to take part in the Alumni Employability Lecture Series 2015. Luke now works for Severn Wye Energy Agency.

  • Persuasive Technologies and the Gamification of Cycling

    Dr Paul Barratt, Staffordshire University
    Tuesday 17th March 2015 - 4:00pm

    Be it through smart phones or dedicated devices, our bodies, lives and activities are being tracked, measured and quantified, like never before.

  • Research Positionality in Practice: Uncanny Reflections and the Case of Compulsive Behaviour of People with Tourette Syndrome

    Diana Beljaars, PhD Research Student, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 18th March 2015 - 1:00pm

    Research student Diana Beljaars will provide a lunch hour seminar as part of the Environment Research Group Seminar Series.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Samantha Culver, Tesco
    Thursday 19th March 2015 - 5:00pm

    We welcome Samantha Culver back to the School as part of the Alumni Employability Lecture Series 2015. Sam graduated from the School in 2003 and joined Tesco on their Property Services Graduate Scheme. Sam is now Supply Chain Efficiency Director.

  • Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the 21st Century City

    Anna Minton, Writer and Journalist
    Wednesday 25th March 2015 - 5:30pm

    Anna Minton is a writer and journalist and Visiting Professor at the University of East London. She will be talking about her book, ‘Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the 21st century city’ (Penguin 2012).

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Simone Cappellari, CPLAN Postgraduate/Private Sector
    Thursday 26th March 2015 - 5:00pm

    We welcome Simone Cappellari, current Spatial Planning and Development masters student to the Alumni Employment Lecture Series 2015.

  • Spaces of Attunement: Life, Matter, and the Dance of Encounters

    Speaker list enclosed
    Monday 30th March 2015 - 9:00am

    Attunements strive to attain greater familiarity or intimacy with more-than-human worlds. In doing so, they experiment with creating more sustainable and egalitarian social forms.

  • Page and Place: Ongoing Compositions of Plot

    Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and Geography
    Tuesday 21st April 2015 - 5:30pm

    This talk explores the relations between human geography and literature. It introduces how pages and places can be understood relationally, focusing on the active role that literature plays in constructing our understandings of place.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Rob Appleby, Exertis
    Thursday 23rd April 2015 - 5:00pm

    We welcome Rob Appleby back to the School to speak for the Alumni Employability Lecture Series 2015. Rob is now employed by Exertis, one of Europe's largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service providers.

  • *Environment Research Group Seminar

    Dr Jennifer Gabrys, University of London
    Tuesday 28th April 2015 - 4:00pm

    Dr Jennifer Gabrys, Goldsmiths, University of London, joins the Environment Research Group Seminar series in the Glamorgan Building Council Chamber.

  • Who Will Save our Town Centres?

    Julian Dobson, Urban pollinator, sense maker, writer and editor
    Tuesday 28th April 2015 - 5:30pm

    Julian Dobson, author of the newly published How to Save Our Town Centres, will ask what kind of investments will create places where people want to live and socialise - and who are the real investors in our towns and cities.

  • Film - The Human Scale: Bringing Cities to Life

    Mike Biddulph, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 29th April 2015 - 5:30pm

    Bring your own popcorn and join the Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group to watch this documentary film by Andrea Dalsgaard in which Jan Gehl's critique and vision of public space design are explored.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Sophie Donaldson, London Borough of Newham
    Thursday 30th April 2015 - 5:00pm

    We welcome alumni Sophie Donaldson back to the School. Sophie was part of the 2004 cohort and now works at London Borough of Newham.

  • Cardiff Case Studies Conference for Geography Teachers 2015

    Tuesday 9th June 2015 - 10:00am

    The previous event was described by one Head of Geography as: 'Thoughtful, intelligent and one of the best training courses I have ever attended as a teacher.'