2015 programme

Thursday 5 November 2015

GenderDe-coding gender in the media

An interactive, hands-on workshop in which Bristol sixth-form students explored key issues surrounding media representations of gender. More information

Monday 9 November 2015

 Maths‌Everyday Maths video resource launch

This session showcased an innovative way to help parents to engage more with their children’s mathematical learning. More information

What difference do directly elected mayors make?

This event saw a panel of academics and policy-makers debate mayoral governance in English cities, and discuss the broader issues related to city leadership. More information

Wednesday 11 November 2015

 CraftDocumenting life stories through craft

This workshop considered the role of crafts in documenting life stories. More information

Thursday 12 November 2015

 ‌Thinking futures 2015Towards a child-friendly city

A creative and collaborative afternoon which brought together a diverse audience from neighbourhoods across the city. The event culminated in a collective vision of how Bristol can become a more child-friendly city. More information.

Climate change negotiations: what would you do?

This event introduced Bristol secondary school students to the world of international politics via the medium of semi-structured role-play during climate change negotiations. More information

Friday 13 November 2015

 Recycling‌Schools challenge: encouraging environmentally friendly behaviours

This successful event introduced sixth formers to the world of economic research and current thinking to design policies to change behaviour. More information

The Great British Grub Quiz

This ‘pub quiz’ with a difference introduced the audience to social science research about food. More information

Steven Greer‌Counter terrorism and Muslims in Britain

Professor Steven Greer, University of Bristol, and other high profile speakers debated this highly topical issue. More information

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