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  • Wales & Recession Seminar: Housing and Homelessness

    Pete Mackie, School of Planning and Geography and Shelter Cymru
    Thursday 9th October 2014 - 5:30pm

    This seminar series aims to examine the impact of the recession on social and economic life in Wales; and to take stock of the policy responses in Wales in the context of a Westminster government committed to austerity measures.

  • The European View on Nature and the Relation Between Humans and Large Herbivores

    Frans Vera, ecologist and ornithologist
    Tuesday 14th October 2014 - 4:00pm

    Frans Vera is the pioneer of 'rewilding' - an approach to conservation that is attracting widespread interest and debate across Europe.

  • Adaptively Resilient High Streets: What We Learnt from the Economic Crisis

    Professor Neil Wrigley FBA, University of Southampton
    Tuesday 14th October 2014 - 5:30pm

    Neil Wrigley is the sole academic member of the Government Policy Advisory Group the Future High Streets Forum. He will discuss in this lecture Britain's high street crisis triggered by the shockwave of global financial meltdown in 2007-08.

  • Jon Murdoch Memorial Lecture: Animal Matters

    Professor Henry Buller, University of Exeter
    Tuesday 21st October 2014 - 5:30pm

    Professor Henry Buller joins us for our annual Jon Murdoch Memorial Lecture as part of the Innovation and Engagement Public Lecture Series.

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

    Anna Minton, Writer and Journalist
    Tuesday 28th October 2014 - 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).

  • The Role of Modelling in Supporting Transport Policy

    Professor Andrew Daly, RAND Europe
    Tuesday 4th November 2014 - 5:30pm

    We welcome Professor Andrew Daly, RAND Europe to the Innovation and Engagement Public Lecture Series, taking place in the Glamorgan Building Council Chamber.

  • Preparing Town Centres and High Streets for the Twenty First Century

    Bill Grimsey, Retailer
    Tuesday 11th November 2014 - 5:30pm

    During 2014 Bill has been leading an advisory group to the Labour Party on the future of Town Centres and was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration for his services to retail by USWE Bristol.

  • Book Launch: Why We Can't Afford the Rich

    Professor Andrew Sayer, Lancaster University
    Tuesday 18th November 2014 - 5:30pm

    This book explains how, over the last 35 years, the rich and super-rich have made a comeback by expanding ways of extracting wealth from economies and manipulating political agendas to suit their interests.

  • *Environment Research Group Seminar

    Dr Agatha Herman, University of Reading
    Tuesday 25th November 2014 - 4:00pm

    Dr Agatha Herman, University of Reading, joins the Environment Research Group Seminar series taking place in the Glamorgan Building Council Chamber.

  • The Public Value of the Social Sciences and the Sociology of Peace Processes

    Professor John D. Brewer, Queen's University Belfast
    Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 5:30pm

    This lecture offers a view of the public value of the social sciences and the new public social science that implements it, which is illustrated by reference to work in the area of conflict transformation, social justice and peace processes.

  • Food Waste and Responsible Consumption? The Role of Retailers, Policy Makers and Other Stakeholders

    Dr David Evans, The University of Manchester
    Tuesday 9th December 2014 - 5:30pm

    In recent years, concerns about the origins and consequences of food waste have risen to prominence in the realms of formal and cultural politics.

  • Geodemographics and the Internal Structure of Cities

    Dr Alex Singleton, University of Liverpool
    Tuesday 16th December 2014 - 5:30pm

    Developing models of city structure have a long history in urban geography and planning. This seminar will explore a series of advances in such methods and their application to issues of social concern.

  • *Environment Research Group Seminar

    Marc Higgin, University of Aberdeen
    Tuesday 17th February 2015 - 4:00pm

    Please join us for this Environment Research Group Seminar featuring Marc Higgin, University of Aberdeen, taking place in the Glamorgan Building Council Chamber.

  • *Environment Research Group Seminar

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

    Dr Paul Barratt, Staffordshire University, joins the Environment Research Group Seminar series in the Glamorgan Building Council Chamber.

  • *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.