Winter 2015

Jan 7 – Possible Political Configurations Post-May 2015
Dr. Alan Convery, Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Jan 14 – General Election 2015: The European Union and its future for the UK
Dr Daniel Kenealy, Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Jan 21 – Growth, Deficit, Austerity and other macroeconomic considerations in  the run-up to May 2015
Professor David Bell, Division of Economics, School of Management, University of Stirling

Jan 28 – Community Energy – here in Edinburgh
Martin Petty, Chairman, Harlaw Hydro Ltd., Balerno

Feb 4 – Migration and Citizenship in the context of 2015 General Election
Professor Christina Boswell, Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Feb 11 – Innovative Health and Scientific Research: Scotland within the UK: together or apart?
Dr James Mittra and Dr Alessandro Rosiello, Institute for Innovation Generation in the Life Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Feb 18 – Hazards at Work: the past toll from and future prospects for occupational health and safety
Professor Andrew Watterson, School of Health Sciences, University of Stirling

Feb 25 – The true costs of renewables
Prof. Anthony Trewavas, Institute of Molecular Plant Science, University of Edinburgh

Mar 4 – Evolving: the Constitutional outcome of the Smith Commission for Scotland and the rest of the UK
Professor Paul Cairney, Department of History & Politics, University of Stirling

Mar 11 – “Why is there a conspiracy to silence charities?”
Martin Sime, Chief Executive, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Mar 18 – The Kurds in Turkey: integration and other challenges
Ceren Şengül, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, University of Edinburgh

Mar 25 – “Looking Forward: N.H.S. Lothian: people, priorities and plans.
Shulah Allan, Vice-Chair, Board of NHS Lothian