SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

Events

Weekly seminar listings


Big Data Taster 2

Sep
25
2014

Using Big Data for cultures and communities: A halfday workshop looking at community mobilisation around the issue of fracking
Arundel 210
Thursday 25 September
10:00 until 14:00

This workshop will look at preliminary findings of the Plenty/Austerity project and a case study of Big Data and Anti-Fracking campaigning.


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.


Research Staff Forum

Oct
15
2014

Medical School (Teaching Building) Room 3.07A
Wednesday 15 October
13:00 until 14:30

A chance for research staff to meet, share ideas and get information on a range of topics relevant to working as a researcher at Sussex.


Edges, horizons and transformations: the future of innovation policy

Oct
21
2014

Royal Society of the Arts, London
Tuesday 21 October
14:00 until 17:30

This half day SPRU event will explore the lessons, dilemmas and trajectories that could shape future innovation in the UK, Europe and globally.


Research Ethics and Integrity Workshop

Nov
4
2014

Research Staff Development Series
Barlow Room, Library Ground Floor
Tuesday 4 November
14:00 until 16:00
Ms Isla Kate Morris, Research Governance Officer

Come along to find out more about ethics and responsible research conduct. Open to research staff and early career academic faculty.


Marie Jahoda Lecture 2014

Nov
24
2014

Marie Jahoda Lecture 2014
Ground floor lecture theatre, Jubilee Building
Monday 24 November
18:00 until 19:00
Professor Jeremy Farrar (Wellcome Trust)

This flagship lecture series was launched in 1997 to celebrate the outstanding contributions that Marie Jahoda made to SPRU.