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North Staffs GA Branch
« on: September 26, 2012, 02:50:02 PM »
The North Staffs GA branch events programme is now on the GA website
http://www.geography.org.uk/aboutus/branches/contactsprogrammes/northstaffs

The first lecture is China Rising: The new geopolitics of the 21st century, by Dr Steve Wyn Williams, Staffordshire University, on 10th October, 7.30, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent.

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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 08:10:39 PM »
See you in February :)
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2012, 09:21:51 PM »
Weather permitting this time!

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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2012, 08:38:53 PM »
The next N Staffs GA Branch lecture is by Sue Warn on Development issues in Bolivia, on 14 November at 7.30, at Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke, site.

All are weclome to attend as Sue reflects on this country and whether it is the poorest country in South America.
Sue has visited Bolivia several times, including twice this year!

Further details about the North Staffs branch on http://www.geography.org.uk/aboutus/branches/contactsprogrammes/northstaffs

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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2012, 04:27:40 PM »
The Geographical Association WORLDWISE QUIZ
North Staffordshire Branch Local Round
At Staffs University, Ashley Building, Leek Rd site room LT4
Wednesday 21st November 2012, 6.p.m — 9p.m

A team comprises three students aged under 16 on 1 September 2012 Entry is open to all schools in the U.K. with secondary aged students.

For further information and an application form, please contact katerussell2006@gmail.com

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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2013, 08:00:03 PM »
Still High and Dry? Managing Future Flood Risk in the UK
Alan Parkinson.
13 February 7.30 Staffs Uni, Leek Rd, Stoke on Trent.
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2013, 07:47:38 PM »
Alan's lecture was fab - just hit the right mark with both the students and the adul;ts presenmt! If you can get to Shrewsbury onMarch 6th, I'd recommend it!

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« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2013, 07:54:15 PM »
Next lecture in Staffordshire:

Natural Gas and UK Energy Security: Problems and Prospects - Professor Michael Bradshaw, University of Lecicester
Wednesday 13th March, 7.30, Ashley lecture theatre LT4,  Staffs Uni, Leek Road, Stoke, ST4 2YJ.

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« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2013, 09:54:32 AM »
The new programme for 2013 - 2014 has been published. If you would like a copy please contact me.

The first lecture is HIV/AIDS and Development given by the new GA President, Professor Hazel Barrett, Coventry University, on Wednesday 9th October 2013 at 7.30 in Lecture room LT4, Ashley Building, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent.

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« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2013, 03:17:21 PM »
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« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2013, 03:40:03 PM »
Next lecture:

River Restoration in StaffordshireNick Mott - Senior Ecologist, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.
Wednesday 13th November, 7.30, lecture room LT4, Ashley Building, Staffordshire Uni, Leek Road, Stoke. ST4 2DF (for SatNav users)

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« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2013, 09:51:55 AM »
North Staffs GA Branch WorldWise Quiz

The local round of this quiz was held last night at Staffordshire University - it was well attended with 14 teams from 6 schools taking part, supported by teachers and family.

It was a hard fought well contested quiz with close results.

Congratulations to the winners Derby Grammar School with Endon and Westwood in joint 2nd place and Newcastle runners up.

You can see other WorldWise activities here http://www.geography.org.uk/getinvolved/worldwise/

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« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2014, 12:02:20 PM »
Next Lecture

"Now that the dust has settled ...." the impacts of Icelandic volcanic eruptions - Professor Fiona Tweed, Staffordshire University

Wednesday 15th January 2014, 7.30
Lecture room R0001, Science Centre ***** Note change of venue!*****
Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke ST4 2DF


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« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2014, 09:32:00 PM »
Next lecture: “ The use of GIS for crime prevention and investigation.”
Andrew Brumwell, Geo-spatial research and intelligence analyst, West Midlands Police.
Wednesday  12th  FEBRUARY 2014   At 7.30pm

Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent (Leek Rd site) Lecture room R001, Science Centre (next to Sixth Form College)
NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: All talks in 2014 will be held in room R001 at the Science Centre

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« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2014, 06:22:51 PM »
The new programme for 2014 - 2015 is now available for you to view on http://www.4shared.com/account/home.jsp#dir=NXPAAM1I


The first lecture is Staffordshire's Sustainable Transport Future - the role of rail by Keith Flinders on Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 7.30 in Room R0001 at the Science Centre, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF.
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