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Breakfast Briefings

The breakfast briefings offer a space for academics from across campus to learn about one another's research. The format is a 20 minute talk followed by discussion. If you would like to offer a talk please email researchinstitutes@lancaster.ac.uk

They take place every Tuesday morning during term time from 9.30am - 10.30am.

Global Futures

The Global Futures events enable new thinking around big global challenges. They do this by bringing together people from different disciplines (science, politics, psychology, sociology, business, leadership, art etc) in an informal way for short presentations, followed by discussions and then chats over a drink. The first event was the book launch of The Burning Question, dealing head-on with climate change and fossil fuels. Subsequent events have looked at inseparably related aspects of the sustainability challenge including ‘Waking up’, ‘The future of cities’, ‘Food Security‘ and ‘Economics in the Anthropocene’. The events are provocative and engaging and are usually held quarterly from 4-6 pm +, at the University. All welcome!

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John Urry

John Urry Lecture

The John Urry lecture was established in 2017 to commemorate the life and work of one of Lancaster’s foremost researchers and co-founder of the Institute for Social Futures.

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