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Public experiments: the science and art of scientific advice

Oct
1
2014

Professorial Lectures Series
Chowen lecture theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
Wednesday 1 October
18:30 until 19:30
James Wilsdon - Professor of Science and Democracy

In 1964, Sir Solly Zuckerman was appointed the UK Government's first Chief Scientific Adviser. Today, scientific advice has never been more in demand.


Fair society, healthy lives

Oct
2
2014

BSMS Annual Discourse
Chowen lecture theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
Thursday 2 October
18:30 until 20:00
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (University College London)

Indicators of overall population health and the distribution of health tell us much about how well a society is doing.


Bayes and the credibility crisis in Psychology

Oct
9
2014

Psychology Colloquia Autumn Term 2014
Pevensey 1 PB1 B03
Thursday 9 October
16:00 until 18:00
Prof Zoltan Dienes (University of Sussex)

Psychology is suffering from an internal credibility crisis. The Reproducibility Project reveals the extent to which we should be worried.


How do human rights campaigns succeed?

Oct
20
2014

ESW Open Seminar Series
Room 104, Fulton
Monday 20 October
16:30 until 18:00
Professor Kate Nash, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, (University of London)

Professor Nash explains how particular sociological perspectives can help avoid over-simplifying issues of human rights in practice.


Discover Postgraduate Study - information session

Oct
22
2014

Discover Postgraduate Study
University of Sussex campus
Wednesday 22 October
14:00 until 16:30
Terry O'Donnell - Student Recruitment Services

Information sessions provide an overview of postgraduate study, The aim is to help visitors discover more about what postgraduate study has to offer.


Developing intellectual histories in educational research

Oct
27
2014

ESW Open Seminar Series
Room 104, Fulton
Monday 27 October
17:00 until 18:30
Helen Gunter, Professor of Education Policy (University of Manchester)

Professor Gunter shares her intellectual journey into developing an approach to intellectual histories and the process of knowledge production.


Goodbye to all that (again)? The Fischer thesis, the new revisionism and the meaning of the First World War

Nov
6
2014

Martin Wight Lecture 2014
Chowen lecture theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
Thursday 6 November
18:00 until 19:00
Professor John Rohl

When German troops invaded Belgium in August 1914, very few Britons doubted that this attempt to conquer dominate needed to be repelled.


Language and fiction

Nov
11
2014

Language and Culture Series
Language Learning Centre, Arts A
Tuesday 11 November
17:30 until 18:30
Dr Paul Davies, University of Sussex

One of the easiest things we do with words is to tell stories and invent fictions. At the earliest of ages we accede effortlessly to fictional worlds.


Discover Postgraduate study - information session

Nov
12
2014

Discover Postgraduate Study
University of Sussex campus
Wednesday 12 November
14:00 until 16:30
Terry O'Donnell - Student Recruitment Services

Information sessions provide an overview of postgraduate study, The aim is to help visitors discover more about what postgraduate study has to offer.


Screening - Love in the Post - Film by Joanna Callaghan

Nov
12
2014

MA Master Class/MFM Reserach Seminar Series
Fulton A
Wednesday 12 November
16:00 until 18:00
Joanna Callaghan and Martin McQuillan. Chair: Nicholas Royle.

The event will be supported by the MFM Masterclass series, the Centre for Creative and Critical Thought and the Sussex Centre for the Visual.


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