187th Session (2019-2020) Dates and Speakers

  • 8th October 2019 Ian Hopkins QPM (Chief Constable, Greater Manchester Police) “Policing Greater Manchester: now and in the future”
  • 12th November Stefan Bouzarovski (Professor of Human Geography, University of Manchester) “The energy divide: a hidden form of urban social inequality”
  • 10th December Sir Bernard Silverman FRS (Professor of Modern Slavery Statistics, University of Nottingham; Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office and Past President, Royal Statistical Society) “Modern Slavery”
  • 14th January 2020 Edward Mason (Church Commissioner, Head of Responsible Investment) “Institutional investors: the answer to the world’s environmental and social challenges?”
  • 11th February Sarah Lindley (Professor of Geography, University of Manchester) “Urban green infrastructure and its health and wellbeing benefits in later life: the case of Greater Manchester”
  • 10th March Sir Paul Collier CBE (Professor of Economics and Public Policy,
    Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford) “Healing the divide”
  • 12th May (AGM) Vikas Shah MBE (Manchester Entrepreneur)

President Fred Wheeler has written update on the meetings for this session: Manchester Statistical Society Update-Autumn 2019