Engage with academics, alumni and business people Engage with academics, alumni and business people

Autumn 2016

The Contemporary Economic Issues lecture series is aimed at students, staff and members of the public and is held in the Thomas Paine Study Centre Lecture Theater. Everyone is welcome.

The series is organised by the School of Economics. Our invited lecturers are academics and practitioners who talk about important economic research questions and current economic issues.

The talks allow the audience to engage with the university and visiting academics, as well as with successful alumni and representatives of the business and public sectors.

Lectures take place on Mondays 6.00 to 8.00pm. To find out more please contact Dr Stefania Sitzia.



Speaker and Topic

10 October

Mark Dowie (Standard Chartered)

"From UEA to Standard Chartered VC"

17 October

Franco Mariuzzo (University of East Anglia) and Hugh Mullan (Competition and Market Authority)

"Competition Law and Economics in a Digital Age"

24 October

Mark Edwards (Rokos Capital)

"Securing a future in investment banking - UEA to Rokos Capital"

7 November

Joshua Beeson (ONS), Grazina Lunkeviciute (CAPCO), Isabella Nimmons (HM Treasury) and Andrew Barber (Somerset Capital)

"My Career with an ECO Degree: Perspectives from ECO Graduates"

14 November

Department of Work and Pensions

"Working as a Fast Stream Economist for the Department of Work and Pensions"

21 November

Peter Dawson (University of East Anglia)

"Couch Potatoes to Runner Beans: Did London 2012 Deliver a Sporting Legacy?"

Previous Semesters' Seminars

Spring 2016

Autumn 2015

Spring 2015

Autumn 2014

Spring 2014

Autumn 2013

Spring 2013

Autumn 2012

Community University Engagement

UEA has a small dedicated Community University Engagement team who are on hand to advise staff and students about different aspects of their engagement activity including ideas, planning, evaluation and impact.  Financial and practical assistance is also available via a Small Expenses Fund and the loan of equipment such as audio recorders.  You can find more information and case studies on the Community University Engagement website