March 2024

The Material Political Economy of Prediction

We are pleased to invite you to an upcoming seminar by Prof Donald MacKenzie (University of Edinburgh) on The Material Political Economy of Prediction. ...
20 Mar 2024
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Chrystal Macmillan Building, Room 3.15
February 2024
January 2024
November 2023

Consensus and ideology in expert communities

Join us as we explore the intricate intersection of professional consensus and political ideology in the field of economics, drawing from the latest research by Tod Van Gunten at the University of Edinburgh ...
15 Nov 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conf Room 2.15
Chrystal Macmillan Building
October 2023
September 2023
June 2023

Are We Really in a Post-Truth Era? COVID Conspiracies, Science, and Colonial Imaginaries

Amit Prasad (Georgia Tech) will explore COVID-19 conspiracies, scientific credibility, and the enduring legacies of colonialism. This seminar will be chaired by Professor Martyn Pickersgill (U. Edinburgh), and Professor Anne-Maree Farrell (U. Edinburgh) will serve as discussant. Registration is required for this event. ...
23 Jun 2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminar Room 1
Chrystal Macmillan Building
May 2023
April 2023

SKAPE Covid roundtable III: “COVID, long or short: the links between Citizen Knowledge, Public Participation and the governance of COVID”

Please join us for the third panel discussion in our roundtable series on the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to welcoming Carol Porteous (Patient Public Involvement Lead at Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility, University of Edinburgh), Professor Albert Tenesa (University of Edinburgh), and Professor Felicity Callard (University of Glasgow) ...
20 Apr 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
University of Edinburgh - Violet Laidlaw Room
Violet Laidlaw Room, 6th Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building
March 2023
Money and calculator

Uncomfortable knowledge in central banking

Jacqueline Best of the University of Ottawa will give a talk on central banking in the 2023 Semester 2 seminar series. The talk will examine the history of Paul Volcker's role at the Federal Reserve and how central banks have addressed the issue of ignorance in different eras. ...
28 Mar 2023
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Anatomy Lecture Theatre
Old Medical School

From crisis to opportunity: Innovation in light of geopolitics

Join us for an exciting seminar on innovation in light of major geopolitical shifts during the 21st century with Prof. Dr. Seiter, a member of the German Bundestag and leader of the FDP in the committee on education, research and technology impact assessment. ...
22 Mar 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Lister Learning and Teaching Centre 5
Lister Learning and Teaching Centre 5,Roxburgh Place Edinburgh EH8 9SU
Scientists in an industrial lab

Carbon Emissions and Pharmaceuticals

Join Cristina Richie (TU Delft) as she presents her latest insights on the topic of carbon emissions and pharmaceuticals as part of our 2023 seminar series. This important event will delve into the impact of the pharmaceutical industry on carbon emissions and explore the relationship between sustainability and healthcare ...
08 Mar 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chrystal Macmillan Building, Room 3.15
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