- Professor John Punter and Dr Bob Smith, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 4th February 2015 - 5:30pm
John Punter will examine the English housing crisis drawing on recent policy reports, the winning entries in the Wolfson Prize for Garden Cities, and current developments in London.
- Dr David Evans, The University of ManchesterWednesday 11th February 2015 - 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.
- Jean Hillier, RMIT University, Melbourne, AustraliaMonday 16th February 2015 - 4:30pm
The construction-event of the Little Lonsdale Street Women's VD Clinic in 1919 in Melbourne, Australia represents a folding together of the planes of reference - and their associated assemblages - of health/medicine, town planning and moral purity.
- Marc Higgin, University of AberdeenTuesday 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.
- Patsy Healey, Newcastle UniversityWednesday 18th February 2015 - 5:30pm
Civil society initiatives in Western Europe are playing an expanding role in the provision of services and in local development.
Smart Specialisation and Regional Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Less Developed Innovation SystemsSpeaker 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.
- Dr Dimitris Potoglou, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 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
- Dr Paul Barratt, Staffordshire UniversityTuesday 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.
- Anna Minton, Writer and JournalistWednesday 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).
- Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 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.
- Dr Jennifer Gabrys, University of LondonTuesday 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.
- Julian Dobson, Urban pollinator, sense maker, writer and editorTuesday 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.
- 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.'