Wellbeing and learning for a better life: Reflecting across cultures and contexts - Nov 3, Glasgow

Event
University of Glasgow
Sir Alwyn Williams Building Level 5
18 Lilybank Gardens
Glasgow G12 8QN
United Kingdom
Tuesday, 3 November, 2015 - 13:00 to 17:00

Seminar Series: 

The Urban Big Data Centre in partnership with CR&DALL presents a half-day conference on "Wellbeing and learning for a better life: Reflecting across cultures and contexts" featuring Prof. Anna Robinson-Pant, Professor of Education, University of East Anglia, and Dr. Catherine Lido who will introduce the work of the Urban Big Data Centre's iMCD project and its implications for learning and well-being in the city. Finally, a speaker (TBC) from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing will introduce its work in the three main areas of employment and learning, community and wellbeing, and culture and sport.' 

Please note: Places are limited and registration is required. 

***The venue has been updated to be Sir Alwyn Williams Building Level 5***


AGENDA

13:00 - 13:45  Lunch

13:45 - 14:00  Opening remarks, Prof. Mike Osborne (Moderator)

14:00 - 14:30  Dr. Catherine Lido, The integrated Multimedia City Data Project: Implications for learning and well-being in the city, Urban Big Data Centre, University of Glasgow

14:30 - 15:30  Learning for a better life: reflecting across cultures; Prof. Anna Robinson-Pant, University of East Anglia 

15:30 - 16:00  Speaker from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing (TBC)

16:00 - 16:30/16:45  Parallel Breakout Sessions

  • Consultation with well-being practitioners and those with a vested interest into wellbeing research (scoping exercise for an ESRC-funded project) (until 16:45 in UBDC Conference Room)
  • Operationalising Urban Indicators and Learning City features for well-being (until 16:30 at Sir Alwyn Williams building)

16:45 - 17:00  Closing remarks, Prof. MIke Osborne (Moderator)

 

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