Difficult Conversation Series Events

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Thu 6th January

Are cities the biggest threat to our survival?
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Brookfield Lecture Theatre
Regeneration and recycling are fundamental to how natural ecosystems are sustained. How might urban areas emulate the regenerative structures of natural ecosystems to benefit both people and all the other species we share this Earth with?

Thu 3rd March

Menopause - it's a hot topic!
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Brookfield Lecture Theatre
So, what do we really know about the Menopause and its effects? Why is it still a taboo subject? How can women take control and how can support networks be put in place to provide inclusive care and policies?

Sat 5th March

Fingers off the button
5th March 6:30pm - 5th May 7:45pm
Brookfield Lecture Theatre
Join Professor Andrew Futter and Cameron Hunter for an insightful and thought-provoking evening of discussion and Q&A.

Thu 5th May

Fingers off the button
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Brookfield Lecture Theatre
We are living in a world where the risks of nuclear weapons use appears to be rising and the frameworks and thinking that have kept us safe since 1945 are eroding.

Thu 7th July

Every breath we take
7pm - 8:15pm
Brookfield Lecture Theatre
Join Professors Paul Monks, John Remedios, Professor Anna Hansell and Dr Joshua Vande Hey as they explore the issues and discuss the solutions with a thought-provoking discussion and Q&A.

Thu 8th September

Eyes to the skies
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Brookfield Lecture Theatre
There is huge fascination of what lies beyond the skies. Each day we are discovering more about space and the planets that inhabit it. What will these discoveries tell us, and what will they mean?
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