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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, Prof. 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 be P...

24.02.15 | Seminar

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

Dr Alasdair Rae, University of Sheffield Joint event with the Sustainability Network Please register via Eventbrite Abstract 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...

04.02.15 | Seminar

Prof Peter Brandon: Socio-economic disparities in the nature and context of pre-school childcare in the State of New York: some findings, plus some implications for Scotland

Professor Peter Brandon Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Albany Joint event with the Urban Studies Seminar Series Prof 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...

16.01.15 | Seminar