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Planning and Geography

Events

  • University Open Day

    Saturday 25th October 2014 - 9:30am

    We look forward to welcoming you you to the University Open Day taking place on 25th October. The School of Planning and Geography are ready to give you a first-hand experience of the University and the city.

  • Young Planners Cymru Autumn Pub Quiz

    Thursday 30th October 2014 - 7:00pm

    Join YPC and & Planning Aid Wales for our pub quiz night! No planning related questions, just general knowledge and prizes to be won. Cost of entry £2 per person and all proceeds will be donated to Planning Aid Wales

  • 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 Committee Rooms

  • Preparing Town Centres and High Streets for the 21st 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.

  • The Future of Our Food - Sustainable Places for Food Security: Critical Reflections and International Comparisons

    Speaker list enclosed
    Wednesday 19th November 2014 - 9:30am

    This seminar will bring together academics and civil society organisations to explore how different places shape food systems, and how they have sought to meet current challenges.

  • Environment Research Group Seminar: Negotiating Resilient Production in the UK and Finland

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

    Agriculture has always had its challenges but how do contemporary farmers experience the range of social, economic, environmental and political demands on their time and resources?

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

    Anna Minton, Writer and Journalist
    Tuesday 25th November 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).

  • University Postgraduate Open Day

    Wednesday 26th November 2014 - 10:30am

    We look forward to welcoming you you to the University Postgraduate Open Day taking place on 26th November. The School of Planning and Geography are ready to give you a first-hand experience of the University and the city.

  • 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.