Category Events

Here you can read more about recent events hosted or planned by the Institute.

Insights on the Leicester economy: Sustainable growth, tackling deprivation and understanding the informal economy

The Institute for Applied Economics and Social Value will be hosting a workshop on the 26th May 10:30-15:00 to explore the Leicester and Leicestershire economy. The workshop will involve a combination of presentations and open discussions, and provide a forum… Continue Reading →

Workshop on Agriculture, Conflict, Climate and Resilience

The Institute will host a workshop on Wednesday the 8th June organised by our Development, Policy and Conflict research cluster led by Godwin Okafor and Oluwasoye Mafimisebi. The workshop will look at how agriculture in developing countries can be made more… Continue Reading →

Migration Policy Workshop

We hosted a migration policy workshop on the 15th-16th February funded by the British Academy’s Horizon Europe Pump Priming Collaboration. The workshop was organised by Dr Eghosa Igudia. The goal of the workshop is to will ‘map the journey’ of… Continue Reading →

Workshop on Food Resilience and Rural Poverty in Vietnam

This online workshop will bring together academics, policy makers and practitioners interested in how trading networks in rural farming communities can be made more resilient to shocks and climate change. It is part of a British Academy Funded Project with… Continue Reading →

Focus group discussions on money management awareness and skills in young people

In Leicester, like many cities and towns across the UK, there is a major debt and poverty crisis. A low wage economy has created an environment with very high levels of child poverty, in-work poverty, homelessness and reliance on foodbanks… Continue Reading →

Marketing methodology workshop

On the 9th November the Consumers, Markets and Society group is hosting a workshop on the Nature of Academic Knowledge: Understanding How Any Research Methodology Is Dependent on Its Underpinning Ontological & Epistemological Assumptions. The workshop is from 10am-3pm and… Continue Reading →

Open Data and Economic Insight: Using Data to Inform Growth

We are hosting a session at the Leicester Business Festival on the 12th November 2021 from 10 am-12 midday. We are using a Hybrid model where you can attend in person or join virtually. To book a place please go… Continue Reading →

Remittance and Climate Change Adaptability in Bangladesh

In July DMU co-hosted a Stakeholders Workshop on remittance and climate change adaptability in Bangladesh, joint with the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. The workshop was held as part of a GCRF project led by Dr Samsul Alam, Dr Godwin Okafor,… Continue Reading →

OECD Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development

IAESV member Tuan Luong participated in the 2nd Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development that took place in October at the OECD in Paris. The Roundtable is central to OECD’s efforts in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with… Continue Reading →

2020 Green Economy Symposium on Social & Political Cooperation

Members of the Institute contributed (from afar) to the 2020 Green Economy Symposium hosted by the University of Guyana. The symposium explored the challenges faced in Guyana as it looks to accelerate its green economy against a background of dependence… Continue Reading →

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