- Does AI pose a threat to society?
Date: 01 March 2017
Venue: Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol
This event is part of the British Academy's season on Robotics, AI and Society
The idea of a robotic takeover - a staple of Hollywood sci-fi - taps into the fear that machines will eventually surpass humans in general intelligence. Yet does artificial intelligence really pose a risk to society, especially when current technology is nowhere near those science fiction scenarios and when AI actually offers many opportunities, in areas ranging from transportation to medicine?
- Little Shop of Horrors - UWE Musical 2017
Date: 08 March - 11 March 2017
Venue: Redgrave Theatre - Percival Road, Clifton, BRISTOL, BS8 3LE
Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy, rock horror musical that opened off Broadway in the early 1980s. Join us in a gory but humorous sci-fi story with a 1960s pop/rock score, to find out how Seymour's dream of romance, fame and riches turns into a nightmare.
- Social Marketing: A Practical Approach to Changing Behaviour
Date: 13 March - 14 March 2017
Venue: Bristol Business School, Frenchay Campus
Social marketing is an approach used to develop activities aimed at changing or maintaining people's behaviour for the benefit of individuals and society as a whole.
- The Distinguished Professorial Address: Professor Elisa Morgera: Under the Radar: Fair and Equitable Benefit-sharing
Date: 23 March 2017
Venue: Room 4B031, Frenchay Campus
The Bristol Law School invites you to Professor Elisa Morgera's Distinguished Professorial Address: Under the Radar: Fair and Equitable Benefit-sharing and the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Connected to Natural Resources.
This is free to attend but you need to register a place. Please register via EventBrite using the link here.
- University Singers and Symphony Orchestra : 70th Anniversary of Bristol twinning links with Hannover and Bordeaux
Date: 26 March 2017
Venue: Colston Hall - Colston Street, BRISTOL, BS1 5AR
The University Singers and Symphony Orchestra in a varied programme of German and French works celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the twinning link between Bristol and its two first partner cities, Hannover and Bordeaux.