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14 Sep 2016

Seminar explores the civic university

Radar is exploring the concept of a ‘civic university’ in the last of the current series of public seminars on 20 September.

Historically, a civic university was the term given to a university devised to tend to a particular civic need. 

More contemporary understanding of this term is to think about the increasing ‘need’ for universities to actively engage with their locality in order to be successful and resilient.

During the event, leading practitioners will discuss their ideas surrounding the civic university through a series of presentations. Speakers include Andrew Merritt and Paul Smyth from the Design Collective - Something & Son; Dr Clare Melhuish, Senior Research Associate & Co-Director at UCL Urban Laboratory and, Professor Darren Smith from Loughborough University.

The event is free and will take place upstairs at the Swan in the Rushes, 5:30pm - 8:30pm.

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