- Dr Abid Mehmood, Sustainable Places Research FellowFriday 5th February 2016 - 12:00pm
Dr Abid Mehmood, Sustainable Places Research Fellow, will deliver this seminar as part of the Sustainable Places Research Seminar Series.
- Wednesday 3rd February 2016 - 10:00am
We look forward to greeting you at the School of Geography and Planning BSc Geography (Human) Open Day.
- Speaker list enclosedWednesday 27th January 2016 - 8:30am
The inaugural Welsh Retail Summit will consider the retail scale, make-up and variability of Welsh towns and cities, while also considering the significance of retail vacancy rates.
- Dr Richard Kingston, University of ManchesterMonday 25th January 2016 - 4:00pm
Richard’s research explores the use of GIS as a public participation and planning support tool. He has developed a university sponsored spin-off company from the research, called the TellUs Toolkit.
- The events will run from...Sunday 24th January 2016 - 10:00am
Celebrating 50 years of excellence - Since 1966 the School of Geography and Planning has built its reputation across the boundaries of human geography and urban planning. In 2016 we’ll proudly commemorate this milestone with a number of events.
- Dr Julian Brigstocke, School of Planning and GeographyThursday 10th December 2015 - 1:00pm
In this talk Julian will introduce plans for a prototype collaborative art/research project based in the Mare complex of favelas in Rio, and will seek feedback, suggestions and critiques.
- Dr. Syafiee Shuid, Associate Professor at the International Islamic University of MalaysiaWednesday 9th December 2015 - 4:00pm
Leading expert on housing in Malaysia, Dr. Syafiee Shuid will present on 'Challenges of Housing in Malaysia: Affordability and Solutions', based on his recent project for UNDP (United Nations Development Programme).
- Geoff Tansey, Fabian Commission of Food and PovertyTuesday 8th December 2015 - 5:30pm
Geoff Tansey, chair of the Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty and curator of the Food Systems Academy, will reflect on the process and findings from the Commission for the UK.
- Saturday 5th December 2015 - 10:00am
We look forward to greeting you at the School of Planning and Geography Open Day. You are required to register. Registration details enclosed.
- Programme enclosedWednesday 2nd December 2015 - 4:15pm
This event will focus on the ways in which communities can meet economic, social and environmental challenges through creative industry activities at local level. In this context, it will look at the experience of different organisations in South Wales
The Power of Experiential and Cross Cultural Learning for a more Responsive Practice in Urban DesignDr Laura Novo de Azevedo, Oxford Brookes UniversityTuesday 1st December 2015 - 5:30pm
A discussion about how increasing opportunities for experiential learning in the UK and abroad may impact the development of students into responsive practitioners.
- Raychel Santo (Johns Hopkins Center for a Liveable Future and Fulbright student of MSc Food)Friday 27th November 2015 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group Seminar: A growing number of studies have highlighted the importance of reduced meat and dairy consumption, particularly in high-income countries, for mitigating climate change.
- Dr Andrea Collins and Dimitris Potoglou, School of Planning and GeographyFriday 27th November 2015 - 3:30pm
CHANGING THE WAY VISITORS TRAVEL TO HAY FESTIVAL - Cardiff University has been undertaking research into the methods by which visitors travel to Hay Festival.
- Wednesday 25th November 2015 - 9:00am
Our Postgraduate Open Day will provide you with an ideal opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study at Cardiff as well as experience the majestic surroundings, friendly atmosphere and lively culture of the city.
- David Clubb, Director, RenewableUK Cymru and Dr Richard Cowell, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 24th November 2015 - 5:30pm
Wales has devolved responsibility for environmental permitting and planning – but not on major energy installations or subsidy. David describes the extent to which devolution can shelter the people, communities and businesses.
- Professor Mara Miele and Laura Colebrooke, School of Planning and GeographyMonday 23rd November 2015 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group Seminar: On 13th and 14th October, an interdisciplinary experiment was organised by two artists in conjunction with the Joint Research Committee of the EU.
Welsh Housing Quarterly 100: 25th Anniversary Celebratory Lecture. Taking the Long View 1990-2040; Rebalancing the State and the Market?Dr Peter Williams, University of CambridgeTuesday 17th November 2015 - 5:30pm
The event will be broadcast on screen in the Council Chamber if you would like to join us for the Welsh Housing Quarterly 25th Anniversary Celebratory Lecture featuring Dr Peter Williams, University of Cambridge
- Yap Kioe ShengWednesday 11th November 2015 - 1:00pm
In 10 propositions, this presentation seeks to convince housing agencies to learn from the informal housing sector and supply housing options that meet the needs of the urban poor.
- list of speakers enclosedWednesday 4th November 2015 - 4:30pm
RTPI Cymru and the School of Planning and Geography are teaming up to celebrate World Town Planning Day by participating in the global, online conference ‘Housing Regeneration: Strengthening Communities’.
ESRC Seminar Series: Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges Between Research and PolicyList of speakers enclosedWednesday 4th November 2015 - 9:30am
We are delighted to announce the third of a series of six ESRC-funded seminars focused on the social experiences of breastfeeding in the contemporary UK.
- Saturday 24th October 2015 - 9:30am
If you’re considering Cardiff, a visit is an absolute must. Whether it’s the majestic surroundings, the warm and friendly atmosphere or the infectious buzz of the city, there is no better way to experience it.
- Prof. Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, BristolTuesday 20th October 2015 - 5:30pm
Are communities helpless victims in a global flow of events? Or can place-based leadership lead to the creation of more inclusive cities, notwithstanding the continuing pressures of placeless power?
Experiencing Change in a Globalising Agricultural Economy: An Australian Ethnographic Case Study 1945-2015Claire Baker, University of New England (Australia)Tuesday 20th October 2015 - 4:00pm
This project seeks to uncover and understand the processes of change in an explicitly situated small agricultural community in rural Australia.
- Photo based challengeThursday 15th October 2015 - 6:30pm
Join YPC at this team event (teams of between 4–5 people) and follow the clues around Cardiff city centre to win the 'best team’ prize!
- A range of invited speakersFriday 9th October 2015 - 12:00pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!! The event focuses on the topic of ‘cold blood(ed),’ suggestive both of particular lifeforms and lifeworlds, as well as a metaphor for the absence of ‘passion’ or emotion in human-animal relations.
- Speaker list enclosedMonday 5th October 2015 - 9:00am
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. The conference is geared primarily towards current doctoral students from within the Cardiff University energy research community and across the UK more broadly.
- Various speakers details enclosedFriday 2nd October 2015 - 1:30pm
“An Energiewende for Wales” with keynote speaker - Alan Simpson, author of a scoping document, presented to the National Assembly for Wales Environment and Sustainability Committee in June of this year.
- Speaker list enclosedTuesday 29th September 2015 - 9:30am
This engaging event is intended for all those who are interested in learning about the latest research and policy developments involving the Severn Estuary and its future. It guarantees a lively and informative day of presentations and talks.
- Andrea Frank (CPLAN), Federico Wulff (WSA) and MA Urban Design studentsWednesday 23rd September 2015 - 7:15pm
Have you ever been interested in how to make your neighbourhood more attractive, safer and more sustainable? Are you interested in sharing your concerns and mobilising community?
- Professor Kevin Morgan, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 16th September 2015 - 10:00am
An invitation from Cllr Bob Wellington, Leader of Torfaen County Borough Council to listen to guest speaker, Professor Kevin Morgan explaining the Cardiff Capital City Region Urban Transport Network vision.
- Tuesday 30th June 2015 - 4:30pm
Geographical Association Special Interest Group for Wales presents Welsh Wise Quiz. Come and test your geographical knowledge! A bilingual quiz about Wales for year 9 pupils. All Schools in Wales are welcome!
- Dr Imran Muhammad, Massey University, New Zealand.Wednesday 17th June 2015 - 4:00pm
Dr Imran Muhammad is a senior lecturer in Resource & Environmental Planning programme a Massey University, New Zealand.
- Tuesday 16th 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.'
Sustainable and Resilient Food Production: New Approaches to Protecting Crops against Pests, Pathogens and Unpredictable RainfallProfessor Sue Hartley, York Environmental Sustainability Institute, University of YorkTuesday 9th June 2015 - 6:00pm
Sustainable Places are hosting the last in the Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and the Environment (NRN-LCEE) public lecture series on June 9th.
- Richard Gorman, PhD Research StudentMonday 8th June 2015 - 1:00pm
There is a need to develop a critical understanding of the role of non-humans as co-constituents of therapeutic landscapes, exploring the complex interactions and embodied engagements between the human and non-human.
ESRC Seminar Series: Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges Between Research and Policy: Breastfeeding, Affect and MaterialitySpeaker list enclosedMonday 1st June 2015 - 9:30am
Professor Alison Bartlett, University of Western Australia, Dr Kate Boyer, University of Cardiff, Dr Lucilla Newell, University of Sussex and Nicki Symes, Breastfeeding Co-ordinator, Bristol City Council.
- Wednesday 20th May 2015 - 6:00pm
Come and celebrate in style with YPC following the Wales Planning Conference! To attend please register by 19 May (so we know numbers for the buffet) email@example.com.
- Richard de Cani, Managing Director of Planning, Transport for LondonTuesday 19th May 2015 - 5:30pm
The increase in London's population is equivalent to absorbing a city the size of Cardiff every 3-4 years. This is all being fitted into an existing urban area that is tightly constrained by a green belt.
- Tuesday 19th May 2015 - 5:00pm
Are you undertaking your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), even about to submit, or thinking about embarking on it? Whatever stage you are at, this event will provide you with an essential briefing on what's involved and what to include.
- Thursday 14th May 2015 - 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. All proceeds will be donated to Planning Aid Wales
‘Assembling the Aquacultural Field’ Attunements, Materialities and the Ontological Metaphysics of Seeking the Non-humanJohn Clayton, PhD Research StudentWednesday 13th May 2015 - 1:00pm
This paper takes a look at initial findings from a more-than-human ethnography currently in progress.
- Professor Andrew Barry, University College LondonTuesday 12th May 2015 - 5:30pm
In the 21st century, the geosciences plays a prominent role in political life, contributing evidence to debates and policies concerning some of the most urgent and challenging problems of our time including climate change.
- Dr Lucy Montague, University of HuddersfieldMonday 11th May 2015 - 5:30pm
Some have criticised the lack of any over-arching theoretical foundation for the discipline of urban design. So how then does its arguably chaotic body of theoretical knowledge inform the normal activities and decision-making of an urban designer?
- Dr Aleksandra Kazmierczak, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 6th May 2015 - 12:00pm
Join us for this lunch time Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar detailing vulnerability mapping for climate change.
- Biljana Savic, Prince's Regeneration TrustTuesday 5th May 2015 - 5:30pm
Urban developments affect not only those that end up occupying the resulting buildings and spaces, but also the wider community – people that live and work nearby, simply pass through or visit the area.
- Sophie Donaldson, London Borough of NewhamThursday 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.
- Aineias GkikasThursday 30th April 2015 - 12:00pm
Join us for this lunch time Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar detailing the Geography of Innovation: A UK Regional Analysis
- Mike Biddulph, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 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.
- Julian Dobson, Urban pollinator, sense maker, writer and editorTuesday 28th April 2015 - 5:30pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL! 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.
- 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.
- Rob Appleby, ExertisThursday 23rd April 2015 - 5:00pm
We welcome Rob Appleby back to the School to speak for the Alumni Employability Series 2015. Rob is now employed by Exertis, one of Europe's largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service providers.
- Dr Yi Gong, Sustainable Places Research InstituteThursday 23rd April 2015 - 12:00pm
Join us for this lunch time Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar asking can the physical environment you live in influence your health expectancies?
- 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.
- Speaker list enclosedMonday 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.
- Simone Cappellari, CPLAN Postgraduate/Private SectorThursday 26th March 2015 - 5:00pm
We welcome Simone Cappellari, current Spatial Planning and Development masters student to the Alumni Employment Series 2015.
- 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).
- Andrew Jones, Mott MacDonaldWednesday 25th March 2015 - 4:00pm
Andrew Jones will talk about a transport planning project in Gibraltar that has just finished so attendants will gain insight into a real transport planning exercise.
- Dr Crispin Cooper, Sustainable Places Research InstituteWednesday 25th March 2015 - 12:00pm
Join us for this lunch time Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar detailing the use of spatial network analysis to model bicycle usage and flows in Cardiff.
- Samantha Culver, TescoThursday 19th March 2015 - 5:00pm
We welcome Samantha Culver back to the School as part of the Alumni Employability 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.
- Dr Dimitris Potoglou, School of Planning and GeographyThursday 19th March 2015 - 12:00pm
Join us for this lunch time Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar detailing preferences for privacy, surveillance and security.
Researcher Positionality in Practice: Uncanny Reflections and the Case of Compulsive Behaviour of People with Tourette SyndromeDiana Beljaars, PhD Research Student, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 18th March 2015 - 1:00pm
Research student Diana Beljaars will provide a lunch hour seminar as part of the Environment Research Group Seminar Series.
- 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.
- Luke Rice, Severn Wye Energy AgencyThursday 12th March 2015 - 5:00pm
We welcome Luke Rice back to the School of Planning and Geography to take part in the Alumni Employability Series 2015. Luke now works for Severn Wye Energy Agency.
- 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
- Speaker list enclosedThursday 5th March 2015 - 5:30pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL! 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
Smart Specialisation and Regional Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Less Developed Innovation SystemsSpeaker list enclosedWednesday 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.
- Michael Hughes, Valleys to CoastThursday 19th February 2015 - 5:00pm
We welcome alumni Michael Hughes back to the School. Michael is now employed by Valleys to Coast (V2C) a Large Scale Voluntary Transfer (LSVT) Housing Association (HA) based in Bridgend.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
EVENT POSTPONED: Food Waste and Responsible Consumption? The Role of Retailers, Policy Makers and Other StakeholdersDr David Evans, The University of ManchesterWednesday 11th February 2015 - 5:30pm
EVENT POSTPONED: In recent years, concerns about the origins and consequences of food waste have risen to prominence in the realms of formal and cultural politics.
- PTV VISUM training teamWednesday 11th February 2015 - 4:00pm
The Welsh Government and Cardiff University (School of Planning and Geography) are pleased to announce a series of transport seminars aimed at young professionals and post graduate students.
- Professor John Punter and Dr Bob Smith, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 4th February 2015 - 5:30pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. A live broadcast of the event will be shown on our YouTube page. Full information can be found by selecting the event title.
- Dr Alex Singleton, University of LiverpoolTuesday 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.
- Tamsin Stirling, Independent ConsultantMonday 8th December 2014 - 5:30pm
This presentation featuring Tamsin Stirling, is a follow up to the film “Requiem for Detroit”, which was shown in the Glamorgan Building on the 10th April 2014 to a full capacity audience.
- Professor John D. Brewer, Queen's University BelfastTuesday 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.
- 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.
- Dr Agatha Herman, University of ReadingTuesday 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?
The Future of Our Food - Sustainable Places for Food Security: Critical Reflections and International ComparisonsSpeaker list enclosedWednesday 19th November 2014 - 9:30am
THIS EVENT IS NOW AT FULL CAPACITY! 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.
- Professor Andrew Sayer, Lancaster UniversityTuesday 18th November 2014 - 5:30pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW AT FULL CAPACITY! 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.
- Bill Grimsey, RetailerTuesday 11th November 2014 - 5:30pm
EVENT NOW FULL! 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 UWE Bristol.
- Professor Andrew Daly, RAND EuropeTuesday 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
- 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
- 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.
- Professor Yap Kioe ShengWednesday 22nd October 2014 - 1:00pm
Across Southeast Asia, the built-up area of cities is expanding beyond municipal boundaries and even across national borders, forming mega-urban regions.
- R H Croydon, Research Student, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 21st October 2014 - 8:00pm
A short presentation will be given at the Philosophy Café, The Gate, Keppoch Street, Roath Cardiff at 8pm on Tuesday 21 October 2014 followed by discussion of the themes until 10pm.
- Professor Henry Buller, University of ExeterTuesday 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.
- Professor Neil Wrigley FBA, University of SouthamptonTuesday 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.
- Frans Vera, ecologist and ornithologistTuesday 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.
- Pete Mackie, School of Planning and Geography and Shelter CymruThursday 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.
Linking Bottom-up with Top-down Climate Adaptation Planning in Rural Alaska Through Community-led Visions for Self-relianceProfessor Stuart Chapin, University of Alaska FairbanksThursday 25th September 2014 - 5:30pm
Professor Chapin will discuss the role of a boundary organization (Community Partnership for Self-Reliance and Sustainability) that seeks to empower indigenous communities in rural Alaska to adapt to climatic and socio-economic changes.
- Keynote speaker list and themes enclosedThursday 3rd July 2014 - 9:00am
Join Wales' largest social science 2 day conference! One of the most important events in the social science calendar!
Aberystwyth’s Literary Cartographers: exploring the relationship between literature & place WISERD Pre-Conference Event*Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 2nd July 2014 - 5:30pm
Exploring the relationship between literature and geography, focusing on some of Ceredigion’s best contemporary writers. A must-see for anyone with an interest in Welsh literature and local geography!
- Speaker list and programme enclosedMonday 30th June 2014 - 9:00am
The Summer School is a joint venture with the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the University Graduate College and is now in its second year. It provides a unique and high quality research training forum.
- Professor Dave Adamson and Dr Mark Lang, CREW Regeneration WalesTuesday 17th June 2014 - 5:30pm
This joint Sustainable Places Research Institute and CREW Regeneration Wales seminar will provide an overview of the research project that developed a 'Deep Place' methodology.
- David Marquand, Political Writer and HistorianTuesday 10th June 2014 - 5:30pm
The follies and failures of bankers, regulators and governments have loomed large in public debate over the past five years. In this passionate and hard-hitting book, David Marquand digs deeper.
- Tuesday 10th June 2014 - 10:00am
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.'
- Arif Hasan, architect, planner, activist, social researcher, and writerTuesday 3rd June 2014 - 5:30pm
Most NGOs and related practitioners work on the upgrading of informal settlements or on the prevention of evictions. Meanwhile, new housing, very different from the old informal settlements is being created.
- Dr Alex Franklin and Dr Ria Dunkley, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 3rd June 2014 - 4:00pm
In recent years, there has been a notable growth in consideration of identity as an important factor contributing to individual engagement with sustainable lifestyles, practices and institutions.
- Dr Andrea Collins, School of Planning and Geography talks to Andy Fryers, Sustainability DirectorThursday 29th May 2014 - 7:00pm
The Hay Festival is one of the largest annual events in Wales, attracting in excess of 100,000 visitors. The Festival launched its Greenprint programme in 2006 in an attempt to manage and mitigate the direct and indirect environmental impacts.
- Dr Nick Nash and Dr Lorraine WhitmarshFriday 23rd May 2014 - 2:00pm
The Welsh Government has launched a 'National Conversation' on sustainability, asking the Welsh public what kind of society they want for themselves and future generations.
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar: Green leadership, Emissions Trading and Greater Energy JusticePawel Pustelnik and Alister Forman, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 20th May 2014 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group Seminar with Pawel Pustelnik and Alister Forman, School of Planning and Geography.
- Saturday 17th May 2014 - 10:30am
To mark the Royal Town Planning Institute's Cententary. RTPI Cymru is marking the centenary through its 'Circumnavigate Wales' project - encouraging its 1000 members in Wales between them to walk the length of the Wales Coastal Path and Offa's Dyke.
- Speaker list and programme enclosedThursday 15th May 2014 - 10:30am
This 2 day symposium brings together an array of researchers from across the social sciences to share their ideas and knowledge
- Dr Kim Ward, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 13th May 2014 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group Seminar featuring Dr Kim Ward from the School of Planning and Geography
- Chair: Professor Steve Ormerod, School of BiosciencesThursday 8th May 2014 - 6:00pm
Put your questions to the candidates on matters concerning wildlife and the natural environment.
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar: Can Peasants be Ecological Citizens? The Case of Agri-tourism in Peri-urban Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra, IndiaRohit Madan, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 6th May 2014 - 4:00pm
Post structuralist research is increasingly influencing environmental knowledge – feminist/post-colonial authors have led the path for incorporating subjective and lived experiences of human-nature interactions into environmental discourses.
- Professor Andrew Barry, Chair of Human Geography, University College LondonTuesday 29th April 2014 - 5:30pm
Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to postpone this event and aim to reschedule in the new semester.
- Prof Terry Marsden, Sustainable Places Research Inst. and Dr Adrian Morley, Harper Adams UniversityTuesday 15th April 2014 - 5:30pm
You are warmly invited to an event exploring the linkages between social science research and the evolving food security problems facing the world.
- Richard Essex, Regenerative Skills Collective WalesThursday 10th April 2014 - 5:20pm
Does Detroit's experience have any lessons for cities and communities in Wales? Join us to see the Detroit story and discuss what we can learn from it.
How can the Oceans be Governed? Panel Discussion and 'Water Worlds: Human Geographies of the Ocean' Book LaunchDr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 8th April 2014 - 5:30pm
We welcome a panel of 4 keynote speakers to discuss 'How can the Oceans be Governed?'. The event will close with a drinks reception in which the 'Water Worlds: Human Geographies of the Ocean' publication will be made available for purchase.
RTPI Urban Design and Conservation Regional Seminar: Characterisation, Conservation and Community Consultation in WalesJudith Alfrey, Cadw and Dr Matthew Griffiths, Civic Trust for WalesTuesday 25th March 2014 - 5:30pm
We welcome Judith Alfrey (Head of Conservation and Policy, Cadw) and Dr Matthew Griffiths (Director, Civic Trust for Wales). Please join us for this RTPI Urban Design and Conservation Regional Seminar hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit.
Effective Sub-national Adaptation to Extreme Events: The Imperative of Coupling Technology with Strong Regulation and GovernanceDr Andrew Kythreotis, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 25th March 2014 - 4:00pm
In recent years there has been an increase in extreme events related to natural variability and climate change. Developing innovative technologies is crucial in making society more resilient to such events.
- Speaker list and programme enclosedTuesday 25th March 2014 - 2:00pm
An afternoon seminar for conservation officers, planners and interested parties endorsed by the Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group.
- Speaker list and programme enclosedThursday 20th March 2014 - 1:10pm
Supported by Cardiff University Confucius Institute, the School of Planning and Geography will organise an international forum on low carbon and eco-city planning and development on March 20th and 21st 2014.
- Professor Mark Harvey, University of EssexTuesday 18th March 2014 - 5:30pm
The generation of climate change needs to be understood much more in terms of how different societies and political economies have taken different strategic directions, driving or mitigating climate change in distinctive ways.
- Eid Ali Ahmed Chartered Fellow CIPD, MBA, PGCE. Development and Management ConsultantTuesday 11th March 2014 - 5:30pm
Diaspora communities can change the development trajectory of nations. This talk looks at the role of diaspora communities in the reconstruction of 21st century Somaliland, and the role of Cardiff's Somaliland community in building a modern state.
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar: Geographies of the Aquatic - Otter Predation in Specimen Fisheries and Maritime Mobilities of the SuperrichJohn Clayton and Emma Spence, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 11th March 2014 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar featuring papers by John Clayton and Emma Spence from the School of Planning and Geography.
- Wednesday 5th March 2014 - 10:00am
We look forward to greeting you at the School of Planning and Geography Open Day. You are required to register. Registration details enclosed.
- Professor Molly Scott Cato, Roehampton Business School, Professor of Strategy and SustainabilityTuesday 4th March 2014 - 5:30pm
Part of Climate Week (3-9 March 2014). The UK's economy is responding to an unprecedented shock that has opened up the question of what economies are for and who they should serve.
- Young Planners Cymru, The Royal Town Planning Institute and the School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 25th February 2014 - 4:45pm
There are a very wide range of different career pathways for planning graduates, ranging from environmental planning, statutory planning and transport planning through to economic development, heritage and regeneration.
'Feeds and Speeds': Producing Product Qualities, Entanglements and Mediation in the Personal Computer IndustryDr Justin Spinney, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 25th February 2014 - 4:00pm
Michel Callon, alongside various collaborators offers a theory of market exchange which seeks to overcome the tendencies of previous explanations to both over-state the agency of the individual and over-determine the power of capitalisms.
- Professor John Eade, University of RoehamptonTuesday 18th February 2014 - 7:00pm
The Islam UK Centre runs a free annual public lecture series each Spring. Speakers come from across the UK and overseas to give details of the latest research available.
- Professor Frank Moulaert, Professor of Spatial Planning, KU LeuvenTuesday 18th February 2014 - 5:30pm
Many contemporary approaches to social innovation tend to read it as an extra dimension to innovation dynamics.
The Reinvention of Urban Nature: Wildlife Preservation and Ecological Planning in West- and Post-Unification BerlinDr Jens Lachmund, Department of Technology and Society Studies, University of MaastrichtTuesday 18th February 2014 - 4:00pm
The presentation seeks to shed light on the scientific and political dynamics through which a new form of nature came into being and was institutionalized as an object of public concern.
- Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 11th February 2014 - 4:00pm
This paper explores the consequences of mobility for those engaged in long-distance, high-speed travel. It reclaims the notion of jet lag and repositions it as the broader phenomenon of 'travel disorientation'.
- Professor Mike Goodman, Reading UniversityTuesday 4th February 2014 - 4:00pm
The chef-ocolypse is upon us. Now major voices in defining 'good food' and increasingly powerful political figures, celebrity chefs are central figures in the austerity foodscape where, quality food is watched rather than eaten.