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Difficult Conversations

Take a look at our series of thought-provoking and informative talks by our academics and guest speakers. From uncomfortable topics including hate crimes and nuclear weapons to discovering more about Mars and climate change. Our talks are sure to spark debate and provide a fascinating insight into how, as Citizens of Change, we are addressing the global issues that affect us all. Difficult Conversations is hosted by Gary Dixon, Pro-Chancellor and Chair of the University's Council and facilitated by Turi King, Professor of Public Engagement and Genetics, and co-presenter with Stacey Dooley of BBC Two's DNA Family Secrets.

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The Menopause: It’s a hot topic

9 March 2022

On Thursday 3 March 2022, Nicola Junkin, Helen Foster, Samina Malek (Consultant Gynaecologist), Dr Jesse Matheson (Senior Lecturer in Economics,...


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Difficult Conversations

9 December 2021

Find out more about Difficult Conversations – a series talks by our academics and guest speakers that address hot topics....


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Tackling Hate: Striving for social justice

2 December 2021

On Tuesday 9 November 2021, the first in our series of free public talks, Difficult Conversations, took place. Our panel...


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