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Past events

The 2017 ESRC Festival of Social Science took place in Southampton on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th November. Over two engaging nights, research scientists at the University of Southampton and the Office for National Statistics shared their research and expertise into two challenging issues of our time: migration and ageing.

Hope & hops: the science of society

This free, informal event was organised by the three ESRC-funded Centres at the University of Southampton, the Centre for Population Change (CPC), the Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) and the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), in collaboration with the University of Southampton Public Engagement with Research unit.  

The Festival took place at the One-o-Four Kitchen & Lounge in the heart of Southampton. 75 people attended the event across two nights of science talks, discussions and entertainment. 

Is migration really changing the UK as we know it?

Wednesday 8 November, speakers:

Will welfare and pensions really ensure we have a happy and healthy retirement?

Thursday 9 November, speakers:

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