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Beyond surviving to thriving: understanding the ambition of the wellbeing economy agenda - Lecture by Katherine Trebeck

Beyond surviving to thriving: understanding the ambition of the wellbeing economy agenda - Lecture by Katherine Trebeck

March 26, 2020

In this seminar, Katherine outlines the story of the growing wellbeing economy movement and explores what a shift to a wellbeing economy entails. She suggests a wellbeing economy demands a bolder ambition than many social and environmental ideas being offered and reflects on the scope for the necessary transition to be realised.

The case for Universal Basic Services - Lecture by Anna Coote

The case for Universal Basic Services - Lecture by Anna Coote

February 6, 2020

The idea that healthcare and education should be provided as universal public services to all who need them is widely accepted. But why leave it there? Why not expand it to more of life’s essentials? In this lecture, Anna argues that a transformational new policy – Universal Basic Services (UBS) – is what we need to save our societies and our planet.

Big capital - who is the city for? Lecture by Anna Minton

Big capital - who is the city for? Lecture by Anna Minton

December 5, 2019

In this lecture, Anna investigated the main themes of her recent book Big Capital: Who is London for? which explored the housing crisis in London. She discussed these themes in the context of the UK as a whole and in the wider context of North American and European cities subject to similar pressures.

Architecture, place-making and wellbeing - Lecture by Riccardo Marini

Architecture, place-making and wellbeing - Lecture by Riccardo Marini

October 1, 2019

This lecture argues that the real value of place is far more profound than monetary value alone, but that the economic indicators which drive a lot of the current decision-making can only be achieved and sustained if you create the genuine article: a place that makes people happy.

What do we need to do differently to tackle obesity equitably? Lecture by Professor Corinna Hawkes

What do we need to do differently to tackle obesity equitably? Lecture by Professor Corinna Hawkes

October 1, 2019

This lecture outlines thinking on what needs to be done differently to tackle obesity, equitably and explores the fundamentals of what this means for acting differently, through engaging with people affected by the problem, taking a more systems-based approach and aligning with economic goals. 

From silence to speaking: on silences, health and the importance of being heard - Lecture by Professor Laura Serrant OBE

From silence to speaking: on silences, health and the importance of being heard - Lecture by Professor Laura Serrant OBE

October 1, 2019

This lecture explores the issue of health inequalities though the lens of race and inter-sectional identities. The everyday experiences of racism can impact on the health and wellbeing of those racialised. It is important that policymakers, researchers, service-planners and employers acknowledge the need for a deeper understanding of what is required by organisations in order to serve diverse perspectives in our systems of healthcare.

Why there is no such thing as financial exclusion - Lecture by Faisel Rahman OBE

Why there is no such thing as financial exclusion - Lecture by Faisel Rahman OBE

October 1, 2019

This lecture sets out learning from the development of a range of innovative financial products and services designed to better meet the needs of people excluded from mainstream financial services and products.

Health, climate change and sustainable development - Lecture by David Pencheon

Health, climate change and sustainable development - Lecture by David Pencheon

October 1, 2019

This lecture discusses framing climate change and unsustainable development as health issues and how to engage policy-makers, politicians, the public and private sectors in this crucial issue.

Is a basic income good for your health? Lecture by Professor Evelyn Forget

Is a basic income good for your health? Lecture by Professor Evelyn Forget

October 1, 2019

How will a basic income affect the health of individuals, families and communities? Will reducing poverty have an impact on mental health? Will enhancing income security improve family wellbeing? How do communities change when their most marginalised members are guaranteed a basic income?

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