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Public Lecture Series 2018

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We are delighted to announce our latest Public Lecture Series, which will explore the theme of population and migration.

Each event will bring together academics, partners, funding providers and key influencers to showcase the impact of our research on local, national and global issues.

Following on from the success of our previous events, the 2018 Public Lecture Series will provide an opportunity for the wider community to engage with our world-class researchers and other leading experts on the key global challenges we’re tackling at the University of Southampton.

Population and migration

This year our events will cover a range of topics related to population and migration. For developed countries such as the UK, the mapping of population and migration is important in preventing population decline and assessing the wider benefit of international students.

Meanwhile, lower-middle income countries struggle to tackle the complexities of measuring population and migration, which impacts on their policymaking, freedom to vote, and the efficiency of aid and vaccination delivery.

Representatives from organisations such as the UK government’s Home Office, the Migration Advisory Committee and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development will come together to deliver each thought-provoking session. Each speaker will offer insights into the real-world impact of our research, which is driven by a collegial ambition of changing the world for the better.

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Highlights of the 2017 Public Lecture Series

The panel at our Ageing lecture

Health and healthcare 2016

Watch the lectures from our 2016 Public Lecture Series, presented by leading experts in the field of healthcare.

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Environment 2017

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