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

Spring 2017

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.

Please note, the Lecture originally scheduled for 20 Mar has now been cancelled.


Speaker and Topic

13 February

(Queens 01.11)

ECO Practice Assessment Centre

Assessment Centres are one of the most common forms of recruitment for ECO graduates. This workshop will give you the chance to further practice Assessment Centre experiences common to ECO recruiters. 

Register here

20 February

David Stringer-Lamarre

"Brexit and its Impact on the City"

6 March

Sheheryar Banuri

"Working to End Poverty: An Insiders Guide to the World Bank"

13 March

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Getting Professional with LinkedIn: Advice and Free Professional Profile Photo

LinkedIn is a powerful tools you can use to: impress employers, research your career options, connect with people who can help you, and find interesting jobs. We want to make sure you have all the help you need in doing so successfully. Plus, attending this session, you will have the opportunity to get a free photograph taken by a professional photographer.

Register here

20 March

Steve Davies

"Globalisation and Competition: A Source or Cure for Inequality?"

Previous Semesters' Seminars

Autumn 2016

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