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24 May 2017

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Political Psycho-Patho-Economy of Narcissism: From Human Capital to Social Aggressiveness

16:00 - 17:00
School of Modern Languages

A lecture as part of the Capitalism, Crisis and Ideology research seminar series with guest speaker Dr Boštjan Nedoh (Scientific Research Centre, Ljubljana).

25 May 2017

Patrick Cockburn

Nick Lewis Lecture - Patrick Cockburn

18:30 - 20:00
Bute Building

The annual Nick Lewis Memorial Lecture is given this year by the renowned foreign correspondent Patrick Cockburn.

26 May 2017

virus - simone cuff

Could viruses be good for you?

16:00 - 17:00

We all know that ’flu is bad for you. And Ebola. And Zika. Why on earth are there so many viruses that cause such terrible diseases? And what does current research teach us about the fascinating rabbit-hole that is the world of virology?

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Public Uni 16

19:30 - 21:15

At Public Uni, Cardiff University academics present their most exciting research in short 10-minute chunks.

30 May 2017

Mathematics - Rhyd Lewis

The mathematics of networks and maps

10:00 - 11:00

A Cardiff University mathematician shows, pictorially, how the many problems in everyday life can be modelled as networks: from the colouring of maps to the way Facebook makes friend recommendations.

Lina Dencik

Social justice in an age of big data

17:30 - 18:30

We are living in a society increasingly driven by the technical ability to turn our activities and behaviour into data points that can be tracked and profiled. This is often said to advance responses to a range of social problems but these data processes can also affect individuals or entire communities that may be denied services and access to opportunities, or wrongfully targeted and exploited. What does this mean for fairness and equality?

31 May 2017

food certiciates

Food certifications - are they worth the paper they are written on?

16:00 - 17:00

Come and join an interactive session that will help formulate better understanding and communication on food certification. Sanderson-Bellamy is a Research Associate at the Sustainable Places Research Institute.

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