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Semester 2 2016/17 timetable

Please do join us at the I-SPHERE seminars scheduled for Semester 2, as listed in the timetable below. All seminars will be held at the time of 3:45-5:00 pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits/pastries will be provided. All are very welcome. Rooms will be confirmed shortly.

Date Time Venue Name Affiliation Title
11 Jan  3:45-5pm WA 1.08 (TBC) 1) Craig Woolf &

2) Luca Brunelli

PhD students, TUI, Heriot-Watt 1) Community energy: an opportunity to build resilience in low income neighbourhoods?; &

2) Older people’s everyday life and well-being at the local High Street: a study of local town centres in Edinburgh

25 Jan 3:45-5pm WA 1.08 (TBC) Fiona Cuthill Lecturer in Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh Changing the label: social recognition as a path to resilience for destitute asylum seekers
8 Feb 1-3:30pm Shelter Scotland Offices Roundtable discussion on The Economics of Planning: The Treatment of Development Gains. Organised by TUI with Scottish Property Tax Reform and hosted by Shelter Scotland. Numbers will be limited. If you would like to attend, please email Rosemary Brotchie at Shelter: rosemary_brotchie@shelter.org.uk
22 Feb 3:45-5pm WA 1.08 (TBC) Sam Thomas Policy Manager, Making Every Adult Matter, Homeless Link Multiple needs: from crisis response to crisis prevention
8 Mar 3:45-5pm WA 1.08 (TBC) Mark Stephens Professor of Public Policy, Urban Institute, Heriot-Watt How and why European housing systems have changed
22 Mar 3:45-5pm WA 1.08 (TBC) Harry Smith & Soledad Garcia Ferrari Reader/Director of Planning & Real Estate, TUI, Heriot-Watt & Director of the Centre for Latin American Studies / Senior Lecturer in Architecture, University of Edinburgh Medellin Urban Innovation: co-creating research agendas and developing collaborative research in the rapidly urbanising world
12 Apr 3:45-5pm WA 3.03E (TBC) 1) Adam Stephenson & 2) Regina Serpa PhD students, I-SPHERE, Heriot-Watt 1) Local homeless systems in London; &

2) Subsistent homelessness

26 Apr 3:45-5pm WA 3.03E (TBC) Colin Jones Professor, TUI, Heriot-Watt The Real Estate impact of the Scottish independence  ‘everendum’

All seminars will be held at William Arrol Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, unless indicated otherwise. Please note that the seminar room may subject to change. If you are not a student or staff member at the School, please contact the organiser to register attendance:

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