Events in 2011

14th December 2011
Introducing the WISERD GeoPortal - A Tool for Geographical and Spatial Planning Research
Dr Scott Orford
 (Cardiff School of Planning and Geography), Dr Rob Berry and Dr Rich Fry(University of Glamorgan)
Seminar hosted by the Spatial Analysis Research Group

6th December 2011
Local Food and Farmers Markets - Essential for a ‘Sustainable City’ or an Indulgence for the Privileged Few?
Steve Garrett
, Special Projects Manager, Riverside Community Market Association
Public Lecture hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit

6th December 2011
'Temple Grandin' Autism gave her a vision, she gave it a voice'
Film screening and discussion
Dr Gareth Enticott and Dr Mara Miele
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
Seminar hosted by the Environment Research Group

29th November 2011
Capturing the Moving Relations Between People and Place
Dr Jon Anderson
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
Seminar hosted by the Environment Research Group

17th November 2011
Resilience: Opportunities and Limitations
Simin Davoudi
, Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University
Research Seminar hosted by the Sustainable Places Research Institute and supported by the University Graduate College

16th November 2011
Doing it Differently: Wales, Mbale (Uganda) and Climate Change
Hilary Thomas
, Visiting Professor, Faculty of Advanced Technology, University of Glamorgan
Public Lecture hosted by the Royal Geographical Society and the Innovation & Engagement Unit

8th November 2011
The Opportunity and Benefits of Local, Sustainable Procurement
Pete Bradshaw
, Head of Infrastructure Development / Corporate Responsibility, Manchester City Football Club
Public Lecture hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit

3rd November 2011
The Glamorgan Lecture Series
Place, Community and Identity
A Conversation with Madeleine Bunting (The Guardian) and Phil George (Green Bay and National Theatre Wales). Introduced by Gareth Williams (Cardiff School of Social Sciences)
Public Event hosted by the Cardiff School of Social Sciences and Cardiff School of Planning and Geography

3rd November 2011
Revisiting Suwan Prasid 2: Eviction and Resettlement in Bangkok
Honorary Professor Yap Kieo Sheng
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
Seminar hosted by the Housing Research Network

28th-29th October 2011
AESOP (Cardiff) 3rd Sustainable Food Planning Thematic Group Meeting: Food Planning and Sustainable Places
Organised by the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography and Sustainable Places Research Institute

18th October 2011
Transformative Innovation - The Policy Challenge for a Low Carbon Transition
Fred Steward
, Professor of Innovation and Sustainability, Policy Studies Institute
Public Lecture hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit

18th October 2011
Neighbourhood Governance
Dr Madeleine Pill
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
Seminar hosted by the Urban and Regional Governance Research Group

5th October 2011
Local Governance for Sustainable Well Being: An Insider’s Refection on Community Planning and Strategic Risk Management in Welsh Local Government
Stephen Williams
, Honorary Research Fellow, Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE)
Research Seminar hosted by the Sustainable Places Research Institute

20th September 2011
The Connected University: The Promise and the Practice
Professor John Goddard
, Emeritus Professor of Regional Development Studies at Newcastle University
Public Lecture hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit

30th June 2011
Issues in Sustainability Governance: Tar Sands, Carbon Capture and Storage, and the Canadian Experience
Professor James Meadowcroft
, Carleton University, Canada
Seminar jointly hosted by the Sustainable Places Research Institute and Cardiff School of Planning and Geography

28th-29th June 2011
Knowing Wales: Social, Economic and Political Perspectives
Professor Charlotte Williams
, Keele University and Professor Gareth Rees, Director of the Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD)
Conference hosted by WISERD

23rd June 2011
Interpretive Policy Analysis in Practice
Maarten Hajer
, University of Amsterdam and Environmental Assessment Agency (NL)
This lecture was part of the 6th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis

23-25 June 2011
6th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis: Discursive Spaces. Politics, Practices and Power
Hosted by the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography

17th June 2011
Sustainability as How not What?
Professor Melanie DuPuis
, University of California plus additional speakers
Jointly hosted by the Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) and the Sustainable Places Research Institute

15th June 2011
The Glamorgan Lecture Series
Injustice, Unfairness and Voting in Britain
Professor Danny Dorling
, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield
Public Lecture jointly hosted by the School of Social Sciences and the School of Planning and Geography

15th June 2011
Commercialising and Publicising the Outcomes of Your Research
Glesni Pearce
 and Michael Wright (RACDV), Karen O'Shea (CAIRD) and input from CPLAN staff
CPLAN Staff Seminar Series

9th June 2011
Universities in Crisis
Professor Michael Burawoy
, University of California, Berkeley
A Cardiff University Distinguished Lecture
This lecture was preceded at by seminar presentations from the School of Social Sciences, the School of Planning and Geography and Cardiff Business School

8th June 2011
Putting Nature Back in Place: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Biodiversity Conservation (part of Wales Biodiversity Week)
Professor Susan Baker
, Cardiff School of Social Sciences and Professor Mike Bruford, Cardiff School of Biosciences
Public Seminar hosted by the Sustainable Places Research Institute

2nd June 2011
Green Jobs for Wales. Achieving the Aspiration
Colin Hines
, Co-Author of Green New Deal and member of Green New Deal Group
Joint Seminar Series hosted by the Centre for Regeneration Excellence Wales (CREW) and Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD)

27-28 May 2011
2nd International Conference on China's Urban Transition and City Planning
 Organised by the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography and sponsored by the Economic Social and Research Council (ESRC) and UK Department for International Development (DFID)

18th May 2011
Citations Count! Getting Your Research Known
Kate Bradbury and Rebecca Mogg
 (INSRV)
CPLAN Staff Seminar Series

17th May 2011
Why Social Scientists Should Engage with Natural Scientists
Professor Philip Lowe
 OBE, Newcastle University
Public Lecture hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit
5.30pm drinks for 6pm lecture in Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms

10th May 2011
Sam Romaya Memorial Lecture in Urban Design
Shared Space: International Perspectives and Challenges for British Practice
Ben Hamilton Baillie
, Director of Hamilton-Baillie Associates Ltd, Bristol
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Public Lecture

10th May 2011
Tourism Consumption at Major Events and Environmental Consequences: An Analysis of the UK Stages of the 2007 Tour de France
Dr Andrea Collins, Professor Max Munday and Dr Annette Roberts
, Cardiff University
An Environment Research Group Seminar

10th May 2011
Understanding Regional Resilience
Dr Gillian Bristow
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Urban and Regional Governance Research Group Seminar

9th May 2011
Modes of working across the social and natural sciences divide: experiences from interdisciplinary research on environment and sustainable development
Professor Katarina Eckerberg
A School of Social Sciences / Sustainable Places Research Seminar

4th May 2011
The University Graduate College at Cardiff
Dr Ken Wann and Charlotte Whitehead
, University Graduate College
CPLAN Staff Seminar Series

14-15 April 2011
British-German workshop on landscape governance
Towards “The Big Environmental Society”? – a trans-disciplinary Symposium
Symposium jointly organised by the Research Group CIVILand (Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Germany) and the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography, BRASS Research Centre and the new Sustainable Places Research Institute

5th April 2011
Encouraging Sustainable Lifestyles through Urban Design: A Golden Opportunity or Just Wishful Thinking?
Professor Katie Williams
, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Environments, University of the West of England
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Public Lecture

5th April 2011
Saving Biodiversity and Open Space. Efficient Land Allocation Through Tradable Planning
Kilian Bizer
, University of Goettingen
An Environment Research Group Seminar

5th April 2011
The Relationship Between Perceived Neighbourhoods and Statistical Units of Analysis, a Study of Cardiff
Dr Scott Orford
, WISERD & Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar

30th March 2011
The Changing Research Funding Landscape - Opportunities for CPLAN Academics
with Eevi LaukkanenSally O'Connor and Jane Whittingham (RACDV) and input from CPLAN academic staff

22nd March 2011
Delivering Renewable Energy under Devolution
Dr Richard Cowell
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group Seminar

22nd March 2011
Exploring the Impact of Land Use on Children’s Activity Levels
Yi Gong
, Research Associate, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University
A Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar

17th March 2011
KIMERAA Seminar: 'Maritime Clusters: Innovation actors and Institutions in the Atlantic Area'
Presented by the Centre for Advanced Studies (CASS), Cardiff University and KIMERAA

17th March 2011
Exploring Homeless People’s Use of Outreach Services: Applying a Social Psychological Perspective
Dr Julie Christian
, Birmingham University
A Housing Research Network Seminar

17th March 2011
DIME Seminar: 'Eco-Innovation: Policy Perspectives'
Presented by the Centre for Advanced Studies (CASS), Cardiff University

15th March 2011
Food Policy Councils: How They Work and Why Cities Need Them
Wayne Roberts
, Leader of the Toronto Food Policy Council
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Public Lecture

15th March 2011
Managing Trade-offs in 'Ecotopia': Becoming Green at the 'Centre for Alternative Technology'
Dr Jon Anderson
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group Seminar

3rd March 2011
Qualitative GIS: An Introduction
Dr Stephen Burgess
, WISERD Cardiff
A Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD) Workshop

1st March 2011
'Thou Shalt Not Make Judgements'
Professor John Lovering
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group Seminar

1st March 2011
Social Enterprise
Professor Kevin Morgan
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Urban and Regional Governance Research Group Seminar

25th February 2011
Towards a Research Agenda on Localism and Planning
Andrew Maxted, Wiltshire Council
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group Seminar

24th February 2011
Counting on the Bank of Mum and Dad? Family Support and the Attainment of Residential Independence
Professor Sue Heath, Manchester University
A Housing Research Network Seminar

22nd February 2011
Rural Planning Disaster - Foot and Mouth Disease 10 years on
Dr Gareth Enticott
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group Seminar

15th February 2011
Environmental Governance as Reflected in Construction of 'Working Forests' in New York State, USA
Dr Steven Wolf
, Imperial College, London
An Environment Research Group Seminar

15th February 2011
Surveillance and the Built Environment: The Detection and Investigation of Breaches of Planning Control
Dr Neil Harris
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group Seminar

4th February 2011
Thinking About and For Urban Design
Mike Biddulph
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group Seminar

1st February 2011
When All the World’s a City
Professor Michael Batty
, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College of London
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Public Lecture

1st February 2011
Sustainable Relations: Where to Place the Rural in the Planning and Management of Eco-Cities
Dr Alex Franklin
, Associate Member, BRASS, Cardiff University
Afternoon round table discussion hosted by the Environment Research Group

1st February 2011
Urban Morphometrics as Predictors of Health Outcomes - An Empirical Study of Caerphilly Assembly Constituency
Chinmoy Sarkar
, PhD Student, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar

27th January 2011
Social Status and the Demand for Housing
Professor Alex Marsh, Bristol University
A Housing Research Network Seminar

18th January 2011
Unplanned Sustainability? Informal Food Vending in the Cusco City-region
Dr Peter Mackie
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group Seminar