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Wealthy City - Victoria Bradford Keegan, National Trust

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Wealthy Cities - Clive Wilmer, Sidney Sussex College

John Ruskin; the Victorian art critic, social reformer and philanthropist said "The measure of any great civilisation is its cities and a measure of a city's greatness is to be found in the…

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Wealthy City - Simon Ogden, Sheffield City Council

Simon Ogden, Head of City Regeneration at Sheffield City Council discusses the inequality of public spaces in Sheffield, shares some success stories, and looks towards the future of public spaces and…

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Wealthy City - Kate Genever, Artist

Kate Genever discusses the relevance of Ruskin's essays to artists, and the construction of public spaces and parks today.

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Wealthy City - Carolyn Butterworth, University of Sheffield

Carolyn Butterworth is an architect from the School of Architecture at University of Sheffield. Carolyn describes what informs her practice when working with public spaces, and shares some projects…

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David Willetts In Conversation

David Willetts’ career began as a civil servant at 10 Downing Street under Margaret Thatcher. He was elected to Parliament in 1992 as the MP for Havant and was Minister of State for…

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Frances O'Grady: In Conversation

Frances became the General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in January 2013, the first woman ever to hold this post. With 54 affiliated unions representing 6.2 million working people from…

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The State of Trust in Election Year

Sir Nigel’s lecture is based around the findings of the second Populus report, published last year by his firm, DLA Piper, which examined the state of trust between the political class,…

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The Rise of Innovation Districts

Bruce visited Sheffield in January 2015, and spoke about the potential that Innovation Districts may have on a place like Sheffield, and the surrounding area. Bruce Katz is a global expert on the…

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ScHARR App Hack - British National Formulary for Children

This short video is to help students and academics make better use of their smartphones, tablets and phablets. This video navigates the British National Formulary for Children. You will need an NHS…

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Iterative Cities: Renewal and Revitalisation from the bottom up

Marcus Westbury successfully led a pioneering project to bring derelict buildings back into use in Newcastle, Australia’s City of Steel. His scheme turned the area into one of Lonely…

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The Pricing of Everything

The lecture is entitled 'The Pricing of Everything'. In this lecture George will address what he sees as a growing attempt to reduce political decisions of all kinds to a narrow, financial…

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