University of Bath

Inaugural lecture series 2017-18 in Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Senior academics from across the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences will speak in this year's inaugural lecture series.

Are friends electric? Autism in a digital world

Date and time: Wednesday 1 November 2017, 4:00-5:00pm

Location: 10 West 2.47

Professor Mark Brosnan will discuss the psychological impact of our increasingly digital world upon us, with specific reference to autism.

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What effect is social media having on those who have difficulties with social communication and interaction?

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System Recall? Leading for Excellence and Equity in Education

Date and time: Thursday 18 January 2018, 6:15-7:15pm

Location: 5 West 2.3

Professor Alma Harris will focus on what we know about contemporary educational improvement, transformation, and change. It will provide insights into what reform strategies work, long term, to build the capacity for principled change at the school and system level.

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This inaugural lecture will consider what leaders can do to secure principled school and system improvement which fully embraces diversity, equity, and equality.

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