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Events in June 2014

  • Cardiff Case Studies Conference for Geography Teachers 2016

    Tuesday 14th June 2016 - 9:00am

    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.'

  • Live Stream - Smart Specialisation and Regional Innovation Conference

    Thursday 12th May 2016 - 9:00am

    The conference will hear from leading academics in the field; practitioners involved in the implementation of Smart Specialisation, and officials of the European Commission.

  • Violence, The Body and the Spaces of Intimate Terrorism

    Professor Jo Little, Professor of Geography and Gender, University of Exeter, Dept. of Geography.
    Friday 6th May 2016 - 5:30pm

    Drawing on her recent research on rural domestic violence Professor Jo Little looks at ways in which the body is contained and controlled both physically and emotionally through intimate terrorism.

  • TRANSPORT SEMINAR SERIES: Tools for estimating cycling potential

    Dr Robin Lovelace, University of Leeds & Dr Crispin Cooper, Sustainable Places, Cardiff University
    Wednesday 4th May 2016 - 4:00pm

    This event is being hosted by the School of Geography and Planning.

  • AHSS Alumni Employability Series 2016

    David Ross, Head of Service Technology, Sky TV
    Thursday 28th April 2016 - 5:00pm

    Join us for the Arts, Humanities and Social Science (AHSS) Alumni lecture series, which takes place in spring 2016. We have invited a number of former Geography & Planning students to give talks to current students as part of this new initiative.

  • Future meat landscapes: new cultures growing from the lab

    Neil Stephens, Clemens Driessen and Alexandra Sexton
    Tuesday 26th April 2016 - 4:00pm

    This afternoon Neil Stephens and Clemens Driessen will interactively discuss the promises, the realities and the public responses to this idea that aims to drastically change existing meat cultures and landscapes.

  • AHSS Alumni Employability Series 2016

    Rebecca Jones, Sustrans
    Thursday 21st April 2016 - 5:00pm

    Join us for the Arts, Humanities and Social Science (AHSS) Alumni lecture series, which takes place in spring 2016. We have invited a number of former Geography & Planning students to give talks to current students as part of this new initiative.

  • Urban Geography Research Group Conference 2016: Frontiers of Critical Urbanism

    Speaker list enclosed
    Thursday 7th April 2016 - 12:30pm

    This year’s Urban Geography Research Group Conference will explore critical urbanism in relation to three key areas of concern: (1) consumption; (2) resilience; and (3) austerity.

  • A Right to Food? Beyond Foodbanks?

    Niall Cooper, Church Action on Poverty and Geoff Tansey, Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty
    Tuesday 15th March 2016 - 5:30pm

    Tackling the scandal of food poverty in 21st century Britain. Do you care passionately that no one in the UK should go hungry? Do you think that Government could do more to tackle food poverty? Do you want to be part of building a food justice movement?

  • Planning your Future 2016

    Variety of Public, Private and Voluntary Sectors
    Wednesday 9th March 2016 - 1:00pm

    We welcome a variety of public, private and voluntary sector organisations to the School to provide information on their recruitment processes.

  • Waterfront Jakarta: The Battle for the Future of the Megacity

    Prof. Christopher Silver, PhD, FAICP, University of Florida
    Tuesday 8th March 2016 - 5:30pm

    Jakarta, Indonesia was established in the early 17th century as the Dutch trading center of Batavia in Southeast Asia in a river delta created by no less than thirteen rivers.

  • School of Geography and Planning Open Day: BSc Geography (Human)

    Wednesday 2nd March 2016 - 10:00am

    We look forward to greeting you at the School of Geography and Planning BSc Geography (Human) Open Day.

  • ESRC seminar series: Breastfeeding and the Politics of Embodiment

    Speaker list enclosed
    Wednesday 2nd March 2016 - 9:30am

    This seminar series will bring together academics from a range of disciplines with those involved in education, practice and policy. The seminars are being organised by the University of the West of England, Cardiff University and University of South Wale

  • Undertaking Risk Impacts: The Case of Renewable Energy Project

    Andrew Roberts, Sustainable Places PhD Research Student
    Friday 26th February 2016 - 12:00pm

    Andrew Roberts, Sustainable Places PhD Research Student, will deliver this seminar as part of the Sustainable Places Research Seminar Series.

  • Changing the Way Sustainable Transport is Modelled

    Dr Crispin Cooper, Sustainable Places Research Fellow
    Friday 19th February 2016 - 12:00pm

    Dr Crispin Cooper, Sustainable Places Research Fellow, will deliver this seminar as part of the Sustainable Places Research Seminar Series.

  • AHSS Alumni Employability Series 2016

    Jamie Marshall, Tesco and Laurie Perdikis, Investec Bank
    Thursday 18th February 2016 - 5:00pm

    Join us for the Arts, Humanities and Social Science (AHSS) Alumni lecture series, which takes place in spring 2016. We have invited a number of former Geography & Planning students to give talks to current students as part of this new initiative.

  • Developing the Deep Place approach: Experience from Wales and Australia

    Speaker list enclosed
    Monday 15th February 2016 - 5:00pm

    The Deep Place approach to sustainable community renewal, developed by Dave Adamson and Mark Lang for CREW, was developed from the year-long Tredegar Deep Place study published in 2014.

  • School of Geography and Planning Open Day: BSc Urban Planning and Development / BSc Geography (Human) and Planning

    Wednesday 10th February 2016 - 10:00am

    We look forward to greeting you at the School of Geography and Planning BSc Urban Planning and Development / BSc Geography (Human) and Planning Open Day.

  • Homelessness in Great Britain: Taking the Long View

    Speaker list enclosed
    Tuesday 9th February 2016 - 12:30pm

    Homelessness in Great Britain: taking the long view. The School team up with Shelter also in their 50th year for this event looking back at 50 years of homeless policy.

  • Social Innovation and Human Development

    Dr Abid Mehmood, Sustainable Places Research Fellow
    Friday 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.

  • School of Geography and Planning Open Day: BSc Geography (Human)

    Wednesday 3rd February 2016 - 10:00am

    We look forward to greeting you at the School of Geography and Planning BSc Geography (Human) Open Day.

  • 1st Welsh Retail Summit

    Speaker list enclosed
    Wednesday 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.

  • Smart Neighbourhood Planning

    Dr Richard Kingston, University of Manchester
    Monday 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.

  • 50th Anniversary of the School of Geography and Planning

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    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.

  • Creativity, Culture and Social Change in the Peripheral Communities of Rio de Janeiro

    Dr Julian Brigstocke, School of Planning and Geography
    Thursday 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.

  • Challenges of Housing in Malaysia: Affordability and Solutions

    Dr. Syafiee Shuid, Associate Professor at the International Islamic University of Malaysia
    Wednesday 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).

  • Food, Poverty and Power - From Local to Global

    Geoff Tansey, Fabian Commission of Food and Poverty
    Tuesday 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.

  • School of Planning and Geography Open Day: All Undergraduate Courses

    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.

  • Creative Economy and Community Regeneration

    Programme enclosed
    Wednesday 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 Design

    Dr Laura Novo de Azevedo, Oxford Brookes University
    Tuesday 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.

  • Environmental Outcomes Associated with the Adoption of Meatless Monday in Selected Countries

    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.

  • Hay Festival Winter Weekend - Andrea Collins and Dimitris Potoglou Talk to Andy Fryers

    Dr Andrea Collins and Dimitris Potoglou, School of Planning and Geography
    Friday 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.

  • University-wide Postgraduate Open Day

    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.

  • Wales: Sheltering from the Energy Whirlwind

    David Clubb, Director, RenewableUK Cymru and Dr Richard Cowell, School of Planning and Geography
    Tuesday 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.

  • Eat Art - What’s the Point? Learning From Transdisciplinary Artistic Experiments

    Professor Mara Miele and Laura Colebrooke, School of Planning and Geography
    Monday 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 Cambridge
    Tuesday 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

  • Housing the Urban Poor in Developing Cities in 10 Propositions

    Yap Kioe Sheng
    Wednesday 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.

  • Celebrate World Town Planning Day

    list of speakers enclosed
    Wednesday 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 Policy

    List of speakers enclosed
    Wednesday 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.

  • University-wide Open Day

    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.

  • Place-based Leadership and the Inclusive City: An International Analysis

    Prof. Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, Bristol
    Tuesday 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 1945-2015

    Claire 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.

  • Young Planners Cymru Treasure Hunt

    Photo based challenge
    Thursday 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!

  • Cold Blood (ed): British Animal Studies Network Meeting

    A range of invited speakers
    Friday 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.

  • Interdisciplinary Research on Energy Transitions - PG Conference

    Speaker list enclosed
    Monday 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.

  • "An Energiewende for Wales": A Transformational and Smarter Energy Future for Wales

    Various speakers details enclosed
    Friday 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.

  • Severn Estuary Forum 2015

    Speaker list enclosed
    Tuesday 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.

  • Community Involvement for Public Space Design: Ideas for City Road and Plasnewydd

    Andrea Frank (CPLAN), Federico Wulff (WSA) and MA Urban Design students
    Wednesday 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?

  • Cardiff Capital City Region Urban Transport Network Vision

    Professor Kevin Morgan, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 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.

  • Welsh Wise Quiz

    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!

  • TRANSPORT SEMINAR SERIES: Public Transport Planning and Policies in New Zealand Cities

    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.

  • Cardiff Case Studies Conference for Geography Teachers 2015

    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 Rainfall

    Professor Sue Hartley, York Environmental Sustainability Institute, University of York
    Tuesday 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.

  • Multi-species Ethnography and a More-than-human Therapeutic Landscape

    Richard Gorman, PhD Research Student
    Monday 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 Materiality

    Speaker list enclosed
    Monday 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.

  • Young Planners Cymru Presents the...After Conference Celebration

    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) info@youngplannerscymru.org.uk.

  • A Transport Strategy for a Growing City

    Richard de Cani, Managing Director of Planning, Transport for London
    Tuesday 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.

  • APC Briefing

    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.

  • Young Planners Cymru Spring Pub Quiz

    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-human

    John Clayton, PhD Research Student
    Wednesday 13th May 2015 - 1:00pm

    This paper takes a look at initial findings from a more-than-human ethnography currently in progress.

  • The Geosciences and the New Geopolitics

    Professor Andrew Barry, University College London
    Tuesday 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.

  • Urban Design: From Theory to Practice

    Dr Lucy Montague, University of Huddersfield
    Monday 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?

  • Vulnerability Mapping for Climate Change

    Dr Aleksandra Kazmierczak, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 12:00pm

    Join us for this lunch time Spatial Analysis Research Group Seminar detailing vulnerability mapping for climate change.

  • Community Engagement in Urban Planning and Development

    Biljana Savic, Prince's Regeneration Trust
    Tuesday 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.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Sophie Donaldson, London Borough of Newham
    Thursday 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.

  • The Geography of Innovation: A UK Regional Analysis

    Aineias Gkikas
    Thursday 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

  • Film - The Human Scale: Bringing Cities to Life

    Mike Biddulph, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 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.

  • Who Will Save our Town Centres?

    Julian Dobson, Urban pollinator, sense maker, writer and editor
    Tuesday 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.

  • Pollution Sensing and Fracking: Practices of Citizen-Based Air-Quality Monitoring

    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.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Rob Appleby, Exertis
    Thursday 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.

  • Can the Physical Environment you Live in Influence your Health Expectancies?

    Dr Yi Gong, Sustainable Places Research Institute
    Thursday 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?

  • Page and Place: Ongoing Compositions of Plot

    Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and Geography
    Tuesday 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.

  • Spaces of Attunement: Life, Matter, and the Dance of Encounters

    Speaker list enclosed
    Monday 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.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Simone Cappellari, CPLAN Postgraduate/Private Sector
    Thursday 26th March 2015 - 5:00pm

    We welcome Simone Cappellari, current Spatial Planning and Development masters student to the Alumni Employment Series 2015.

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

    Anna Minton, Writer and Journalist
    Wednesday 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).

  • Transport Seminar Series: Developing a Transport Strategy for Gibraltar

    Andrew Jones, Mott MacDonald
    Wednesday 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.

  • Using Spatial Network Analysis to Model Bicycle Usage and Flows in Cardiff

    Dr Crispin Cooper, Sustainable Places Research Institute
    Wednesday 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.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Samantha Culver, Tesco
    Thursday 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.

  • Preferences for Privacy, Surveillance and Security: A Pan-European Study on the Metro/Train Travel

    Dr Dimitris Potoglou, School of Planning and Geography
    Thursday 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 Syndrome

    Diana Beljaars, PhD Research Student, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 18th March 2015 - 1:00pm

    Research student Diana Beljaars will provide a lunch hour seminar as part of the Environment Research Group Seminar Series.

  • Persuasive Technologies and the Gamification of Cycling

    Dr Paul Barratt, Staffordshire University
    Tuesday 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.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Luke Rice, Severn Wye Energy Agency
    Thursday 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.

  • Public Preferences for Security and Privacy: Evidence from a Pan-European Study

    Dr Dimitris Potoglou, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 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

  • SUSTAINABILITY FOCUS 2015: The Future of our Food - What needs to be on the Menu?

    Speaker list enclosed
    Thursday 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 Systems

    Speaker list enclosed
    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.

  • Alumni Employability Series 2015

    Michael Hughes, Valleys to Coast
    Thursday 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.

  • Civil Society Enterprise and Local Development

    Patsy Healey, Newcastle University
    Wednesday 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.

  • Ignis Mutat Res: Reflections on Working with Fire

    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.

  • Deterritorialising the Face of the City: How Treponema Pallidum Planned Melbourne

    Jean Hillier, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    Monday 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 Stakeholders

    Dr David Evans, The University of Manchester
    Wednesday 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.

  • Public Transport Modelling

    PTV VISUM training team
    Wednesday 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.

  • The English Housing Crisis and the Implications for Planning and Urban Design

    Professor John Punter and Dr Bob Smith, School of Planning and Geography
    Wednesday 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.

  • 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.

  • Detroit - Requiem or Resurrection?

    Tamsin Stirling, Independent Consultant
    Monday 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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 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.

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

    Professor Andrew Sayer, Lancaster University
    Tuesday 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.

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

    Bill Grimsey, Retailer
    Tuesday 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • SPACE Research Group Open Seminar: Peri-urban Development in Southeast Asia

    Professor Yap Kioe Sheng
    Wednesday 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.

  • Cardiff - 'The City of Dreadful Knights'? Patronage, Power and Place

    R H Croydon, Research Student, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University
    Tuesday 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Linking Bottom-up with Top-down Climate Adaptation Planning in Rural Alaska Through Community-led Visions for Self-reliance

    Professor Stuart Chapin, University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Thursday 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.

  • WISERD 2014 Annual Conference

    Keynote speaker list and themes enclosed
    Thursday 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 Geography
    Wednesday 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!

  • Sustainability Science Summer School 2014

    Speaker list and programme enclosed
    Monday 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.

  • Building Socially Sustainable Communities: A ‘Deep Place’ Approach

    Professor Dave Adamson and Dr Mark Lang, CREW Regeneration Wales
    Tuesday 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.

  • Book Launch: Mammon's Kingdom

    David Marquand, Political Writer and Historian
    Tuesday 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.

  • Cardiff Case Studies Conference for Geography Teachers 2014

    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.'

  • The Changing Nature of Low Income Settlements in Asia: The Case of Karachi

    Arif Hasan, architect, planner, activist, social researcher, and writer
    Tuesday 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.

  • Green Identity, Place Attachment and Community Sustainability Practice

    Dr Alex Franklin and Dr Ria Dunkley, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University
    Tuesday 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.