Ideas Festival 2010

Programme of Events

You are welcome to dip in and out of sessions as you wish.

Morning Session

10.00 am Welcome and Introduction
Mr Bryan Gray CBE DL, Pro-Chancellor
10.10 am Getting out of a 'sticky situation' - how the Leishmania parasite is transmitted
Professor Paul Bates, Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences
10.25 am Re-placing care in an ageing society
Professor Christine Milligan, School of Health and Medicine
10.40 am Decisions, decisions...
Professor Stein W. Wallace, Management Science
10.55 am The Internet paradox: overcoming success
Professor Laurent Mathy, Computing
11.30 am Strategy as practice: linking strategic thinking and acting
Professor Julia Balogun, Strategic Management Centre
11.45 am Standards: living in a certified society
Professor Lawrence Busch, CESAGEN
12 Noon Why is river restoration so hard?
Professor Graham Harris, Lancaster Environment Centre

Afternoon Session

1.25 pm Opening Remarks
Professor Trevor McMillan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Research
1.30 pm Structuring executive compensation
Professor Steven Young, Accounting and Finance
1.45 pm Psychosocial perspectives on the understanding and treatment of bipolar disorder
Professor Steve Jones, Division of Health Research
2.00 pm Nanotechnology meets nuclear: small solutions for big problems
Professor Colin Boxall, LRET Chair in Nuclear Engineering
2.15 pm That noble science of political economy
Professor Michael Krätke, Institute for Advanced Studies
2.45 pm A manifesto for soil
Professor John Quinton, Lancaster Environment Centre
3.15 pm A 'licence to kill'?
Professor Aristotle Kallis, European Languages and Cultures
3.30 pm Closing remarks
Professor Paul Wellings, Vice-Chancellor
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