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CR&DALL Seminar: Learning through Intergenerational Practice

This will be a half-day seminar to introduce aspects of intergenerational learning, tutoring and research. The day will be introduced by UBDC Director, Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah, who will speak on links between lifelong learning and the aims of the centre (for example, inclusion, access and transportation). The first speaker will...

24.02.15 | Seminar

Dr Alasdair Rae: From data to wisdom? Spatial data visualisation as a policy tool

Dr Alasdair Rae, University of Sheffield, will speak at this joint event with the Sustainability Network. Dr Rae's work focuses on the current vogue for big data visualisation and its potential usefulness as a tool to guide, inform and promote public policy. We now have more data than ever before, more powerful tools with which to analyse it, a...

04.02.15 | Seminar

Socio-economic disparities in the nature and context of pre-school childcare in the State of New York

In this joint event with the Urban Studies Seminar Series Professor Brandon will discuss findings in relation to the quality of childcare provision in deprived neighbourhoods in New York State and outline a comparative research agenda for Glasgow. Abstract Little research has been conducted in the United States on the types and locations of pu...

16.01.15 | Seminar