Tuesday Talks - Rob Imrie, Goldsmiths
Rob Imrie from Goldsmiths will be joining us to discuss Care & Design.
He is a Professor with a background in geography, sociology, and planning studies and he has a doctorate in industrial sociology. He was previously Professor of Geography at Kings College London and at Royal Holloway University of London, prior to that.
In 2004, Rob was awarded the ‘Back Award’ by the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), in recognition of ‘contributions to research on national and local policies in urban development and local governance’, June 14th. Between 2003 and 2007, Rob was visiting professor, Department of Geography, University of Strathclyde. He has since held visiting professorships in the Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney (2008), and the Department of Applied Social Studies, University of Cork (2009).
He is a former member of: the Department of Communites and Local Government's (DCLG) Working Party advising on changes to Part M of the Building Regulations; the DCLG's Housing Research Network, with responsibility to develop links between housing research and policy; and, the Lifetime Homes Group, Joseph Rowntree Foundation. He is an editorial board member of the 'Access Journal'.
Start Date: 19th September 2017 17:45 pm
End Date: 19th September 2017 18:30 pm
Location: 78 Chamber St, Whitechapel, London E1 8BL (Get Directions)