Events in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Find out about events, seminars and public lectures in the School.
GDI Lecture Series: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia with Prof Katherine Brickell
The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Prof Kate Brickell as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia Cambodia is in the midst of a construction boom. The building of office blocks, factories, condominiums, housing estates, hotels, and shopping..
Political support is essential to climate action. But how do politicians think about climate, and how do they decide whether to speak up or act? At this session, I will discuss the findings of collaborative research between Green Alliance and Lancaster University. The research uses analysis of political speech and detailed anonymised interview..
GDI Lecture Series: Property, institutions, and social stratification in Africa with Franklin Obeng-Odoom
The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Associate Professor Franklin Obeng-Odoom as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Property, institutions, and social stratification in Africa While it is intrinsically important to explain and, ultimately, try to address social stratification in Africa, these aspirations have not ye..
GDI Lecture Series: Agrarian crises, institutional innovation and gender: Can group farming provide an answer? with Prof Bina Agarwal
The Global Development Institute and the Post Crash Economics Society is pleased to host Prof Bina Agarwal part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Agrarian crisis and institutional innovation: Can group farming provide an answer? In efforts by developing countries to address agrarian distress arising from persisting rural poverty, unv..
Call for Papers The University of Manchester has a strong reputation of delivering industry focused professional development courses, consultancy and applied research in plant maintenance and reliability for more than 20 years. With the aim of providing a common platform by which professionals, engineers, practitioners and researchers workin..
GDI Lecture Series: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities with Edgar Pieterse
The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Edgar Pieterse as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities Urban governance in most African cities is marked by weak regulatory enablement by national governments, limited autonomous fiscal resources, limited managerial capac..
OVERVIEW Aircraft noise has been become a prominent source of media headlines, a subject for green lobbies, and a concern for operators and decision-makers, particularly at a time when further airport expansion is made difficult by land planning and various environmental restrictions. This course will address these wider problems, but it will..
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