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:

8th November 2017 Prof Frank Peck (CRED University of Cumbria) pp nov 17

17th January 2018 Dr Paul Cowie (Newcastle University) "Honey Pots & Hives: Maximising the potential of rural enterprise hubs"

14th March 2018 Dr Alex Plows (University of Bangor) " A 'messily embedded' auto ethnograpghy of redundancy in the Welsh nuclear industry"

16th May 2018 Dr Marianne Sensier (Manchester University) "Industrial Strategy and what it will mean for Cumbria"


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