Events diary

Lectures and seminars

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Dr Tony Cocker, Chief Executive Officer, E.ON UK

    Date: 28 October 2014
    Venue: City Hall, Bristol

    Dr Tony Cocker, Chief Executive Officer, E.ON UK will deliver a lecture entitled; 'the importance of trust to businesses and their customers – why getting it right really matters' as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva - Economic Seminar

    Date: 30 October 2014
    Venue: Room 4D05, Frenchay Campus

    The Faculty of Business and Law would like to welcome and invite everyone to Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva economic seminar. Dr Vargas-Silva will present "The Labour Market Consequences of Hosting Refugees". Tea and coffee will be provided.

  • 10 steps to being your own boss - Step 1: Creativity and Idea Generation

    Date: 30 October 2014
    Venue: Room 3C01, Frenchay Campus

    A series of masterclasses to help you set up and run your own business or project or to develop skills such as creativity, commercial awareness and leadership.

  • Professor Louis Kotze Distinguished Professorial Address

    Date: 03 November 2014
    Venue: Street Cafe, S Block, Frenchay campus

    The Distinguished Professorial Address Series (DPA) provides a unique opportunity to hear about the latest cutting-edge research from the world's most renowned management research leaders.

    Professor Louis Kotze will present Human Rights and the Environment in the Anthropocene.

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership

    Date: 04 November 2014
    Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus

    Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar - Complexity leadership theory - Professor Dennis Tourish

    Date: 05 November 2014
    Venue: Room 4B021, Frenchay Campus

    Dennis Tourish, Professor of Leadership and Organization Studies, will present his most recent paper, “Complexity leadership theory: A processual, communication critique, and suggested modifications”, as part of the Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar series.

  • Professor Calvin Jones Economic Seminar

    Date: 06 November 2014
    Venue: Room 4D05, Frenchay Campus

    Professor Calvin Jones will present an economic seminar entitled "Hegemony and Capital in Regional Development" at UWE Bristol. Tea and coffee will be provided.

  • Bristol Centre for Linguistics Seminar Series 2014/15: Richard Coates

    Date: 12 November 2014
    Venue: Room 2S609, Frenchay Campus

    'Some more aspects of the Pragmatic Theory of Properhood'

    by Richard Coates (UWE, Bristol)

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Ann Francke, Chief Executive Officer, CMI

    Date: 13 November 2014
    Venue: Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA

    Ann Francke, Chief Executive Officer, CMI will delivered a lecture entitled; 'Stop Managing. Start Achieving. Why management needs a makeover' as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Leading in Times of Uncertainty and Complexity - An Introduction to Bristol Leadership Centre

    Date: 13 November 2014
    Venue: Leigh Court, Leigh Court Business Centre, Abbots Leigh, Bristol, BS8 3RA

    Effective and responsible leadership are amongst the most highly valued, yet elusive, processes within contemporary society. Recent crises in public and private sector organisations demonstrate the benefits of good and the perils of poor leadership practice. Whilst there may be agreement about the need for better leadership, however, how this is developed, understood and sustained remains a topic of much debate. This exciting event will give participants the opportunity to hear about the work of the newly established Bristol Leadership Centre at Bristol Business School.

  • IEEE Training Morning

    Date: 17 November 2014
    Venue: Frenchay Campus, Room 4D24 in the Library

    Eszter Lukacs of IEEE Client Services will be hosting this event for users of and contributors to the IEEE XPlore Digital Library. She will take us through its content and we will learn how to get the best from the interface. Eszter will also look at publishing with the IEEE, with advice to existing or potential contributors.

  • Professor Alan Gregory Distinguished Professorial Address

    Date: 19 November 2014
    Venue: Street Cafe, S Block, Frenchay Campus

    The Faculty of Business and Law would like to welcome and invite everyone to Professor Alan Gregory Distinguished Professorial Address. Professor Gregory will present "Regulatory cost of capital and profitability measurement in the UK" Wednesday 19 November 2014 at The Street Cafe, S Block 18:00 - 20:30.

  • Rose Wallis - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar Programme

    Date: 20 November 2014
    Venue: MShed

    In the summer of 1826, the local and national press were thrilled by the story of the Wickwar Gang, who had robbed farmers from Wotton to Sodbury, secreting their booty in a 'subterraneous cave'. Drawn from research conducted for the Victoria County History of Gloucestershire, this talk considers the relationship between the landscape, communities, crime, poverty, and policing.

  • Dr Henry Lahr - Economic Seminar

    Date: 20 November 2014
    Venue: Room 4D05, Frenchay Campus

    The Faculty of Business and Law would like to invite you to Dr Henry Lahr economic seminar. Dr Henry Lahr will present "Financial Constraints to Investments in Innovation".

  • Solidarity and rule of law in EU's Energy Relations with Russia

    Date: 26 November 2014
    Venue: Room 2B067, Frenchay Campus

    Following the end of the Cold War the concept of security has evolved to include areas such as energy. The theme of energy security has been a persistent topic in the EU, with Russia as the largest energy supplier, and a record of incidents where Russian energy supplies have been affected by political reasons. Presented by Dr Umut Turksen, Associate Professor, Bristol Law School.

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