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October 2018

Exploring a “Blue” Brexit

23 October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The McClay Library, 10 College Park Avenue
Belfast, Antrim BT7 1LP United Kingdom
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What are the possible impacts of Brexit on the marine environment?

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November 2018

Corporate social responsibility: A force for good

6 November @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road
Belfast, Co Antrim BT9 5EE United Kingdom
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Consumers consider more than just the quality of goods and services when choosing a brand. Many people also want to know that the company they are buying from is ethical, and take into account the social, human, economic and environmental impact of their business. In fact, some will even turn their back on their favourite companies if they believe they're not taking a stand on societal and environmental issues. This workshop looks at the issue of corporate social responsibility (CSR),…

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November Brexit Clinic – Borders, Backstops and Brexit

6 November @ 12:30 pm
LAN 01/052, Lanyon Building, QUB
Belfast, Antrim BT7 1NF United Kingdom

The November Brexit Clinic will take place on Tuesday 6 November at 12.30pm.

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Where are the ethics in business?

6 November @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road
Belfast, Co Antrim BT9 5EE United Kingdom
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The news is full of examples of businesses behaving badly. Construction giant Carillion built up huge debts, Cambridge Analytica hoovered up personal data without consent, and Facebook and Apple have dodged taxes. Reading about these scandals may well make you ask the question: Can a business ever be ethical? Does succeeding in business mean 'survival of the fittest' and making a profit at any cost? This interactive workshop will explore what ethics can and does mean in a business environment. What…

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History counts: Using numbers to understand the past

7 November @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road
Belfast, Co Antrim BT9 5EE United Kingdom
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Ever wondered how data can shine a light on the past? Data is a very important part of studying history. For example, the UK census has been collected every 10 years since 1801, and reading it can tell us a huge amount about what life was like a hundred years ago. It can tell us how many people lived in different places, what jobs they did, how long they lived for and how cramped their houses were. This workshop aims…

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Best practice in Arts Management and Cultural Policymaking

7 November @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brian Friel Theatre, 20 University Road
Belfast, Antrim BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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Calling all arts and cultural professionals! Join us as we showcase new research that questions the notion of ‘best practice’ in the arts and cultural sector. With Dr Victoria Durrer. To register please click here,

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Climate change: how do we respond?

7 November @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Canada Room and Council Chamber, Queen's University Belfast, University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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Are you passionate about combatting climate change? This public event offers a space for shared learning and dialogue around climate change and societal responses to the key challenges facing our society and planet. With Dr Amanda Slevin. To register please click here. 

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Thinking in time: the developmental psychology of future-thinking

9 November @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Following a discussion about how future-related decision-making changes as children get older, we invite you to take part in a live experiment where you can try out a variety of the computer-based tasks used in our research. With Professor Teresa McCormack from Queen's University Belfast. To register please click here. 

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Lecture by Conor McGinn MP, Labour Party

22 November @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As part of Queen's University Belfast's Policy Engagement Lecture Series, Mr Conor McGinn MP will be visiting Queen's on Thursday 22 November to deliver a lecture entitled "Rights, Responsibilities and Respect: Building the Common Good."

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December 2018

Queen’s Policy Engagement Christmas Brexit Clinic

12 December @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
LAN 01/052, Lanyon Building, QUB
Belfast, Antrim BT7 1NF United Kingdom
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The next Brexit Clinic will take place on Wednesday 12 December at 12.30pm in Room 01/052, above the Senate Room, Main Campus, Queen’s University Belfast.

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