CIMR Debates in Public Policy – Spring term 2021 calendar

CIMR Debates in Public Policy continue in early 2021

Our very successful series of online lunchtime seminars is continuing in early 2021 with an exciting programme of events. The events take place on Wednesdays between 1 and 2 pm (the event on March 17th is a slightly longer workshop, 1-3 pm).

In each, leading scholars and practitioners will present their ideas on current economic, innovation and policy issues. You will have the chance to respond to their ideas.

Please join us for the next events by registering at the links provided below.

(POSTPONED) – Wednesday January 20th – “Measurement of interdisciplinarity and synergy”

Prof. Loet Leydesdorff  (University of Amsterdam); discussant: Adrian Day (Knowledge Exchange policy consultant); chair: Dr Federica Rossi (Birkbeck)

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Wednesday February 3rd – “Gaming and Gender: Video gaming as a catalyst for learning innovation in Gen Z women”

Dr Andrew Atter (Pivomo and CIMR) and Usman Salim (Liontech Studios); discussant: Dina Mansour, Birkbeck, University of London; chair: Dr Rebecca Whiting, Birkbeck, University of London

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Wednesday February 24th – “The history and the future of entrepreneurship in quantum technology – the case of London and Washington”

Saverio Romeo (Birkbeck, University of London), Erran Carmel (Kogod School of Business, American University) and Dr Mirella Koleva (Founder of Quantopicton); discussant: Catherine Griffiths; chair: Prof Helen Lawton Smith

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Wednesday March 3rd  – “When Innovation Induces Income Inequality – Is it Skills, Robots, Bohemians or Risks and Rewards?”

Thanos Fragkandreas (Goethe University of Frankfurt and Centre for Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck); discussant: Dr Manto Gotsi, (Birkbeck); chair: Ayse Seyyide (Birkbeck)

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Wednesday March 17th  – “Diversity and entrepreneurship” – 1 – 3 pm

Organised by Prof. Helen Lawton Smith (Birkbeck) and Dr Ning Baines (De Montfort University)

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Wednesday March 31st  – “Rising to the UK’s skills challenge”

Dr Abigail Taylor, City REDI, University of Birmingham and Matt Jayes, Chartered Management Institute