Based broadly around economic development, our hugely popular seminars promote interesting and lively debate on current topics and issues. Find out when our next seminar takes place and how you can attend.

How to Get Involved

Our seminars are open to anyone who has an interest in economic development matters.

Cost: Free

Speakers: Either external guest speakers or CRED research staff.

Where: Brampton Road Campus, Carlisle.

When: Refreshments 5.15pm, Start time 5.30pm.

How long: Approximately one hour including time for questions and discussion.

For further details, please contact Gail Mulvey at or 01228 888716.

Upcoming seminars:

Following LEADER: The justice impacts of a North of England LEADER group and how this might inform what comes next.

13th February 2019

Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE FAcSS FRSA, Professor of Planning, Newcastle University

Dr. Elizabeth Brooks, Research Associate, School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University


Inclusive Productivity Growth:  Can solving the UK’s Productivity Puzzle contribute to societal well-being and inclusive growth?

20th March 2019

Dr Leaza McSorley, Lecturer, Glasgow School for Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University.


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