Aspect webinar: Building resilient communities

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11th August 2020

Our webinar on the 5th August – a collaboration between Aspect members LSE and the University of Glasgow – explored the crucial role of social sciences in building resilient communities and businesses in the ‘new normal’.

In case you missed it, the recording is now available to view.

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Event Report, Social Cohesion, The Economy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, The University of Glasgow and Video

This session explored:

  • How communities, academia, industry and policy makers can come together to innovate and ensure communities are not left behind – and how universities can help bridge the rural-urban divide to support this
  • How research can help to build sustainable and resilient businesses, particularly in the current environment
  • The practicalities for knowledge exchange professionals in achieving impact in these areas

Our panel of experts represented the academic community, knowledge exchange practitioners and industry:

  • Professor Tony Travers – Professor in LSE’s School of Public Policy and in the Department of Government
  • Professor Douglas Shand – Professor of Leadership and Enterprise at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow
  • Rachel Middlemass – Research Impact Manager at the LSE
  • Peter Jaco – Chair of UK SMEs CyberOwl and Immense Simulations, and Co-Founder of the Scottish Tech Army

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