ESRC Festival of Social Science at Keele

Posted on 20 October 2014

Two events at Keele University have been listed in the ESRC festival of social science - a week-long series of events nationally aimed at improving the profile of the social sciences among the general public. Both of the events have been included in the programme and they have provided funding to support them (

7 November 11am-3pm Free Workshop 'What interferes with searching for meaningful work?' with the New Vic Theatre

This event is coordinated by Sue Moffat, director of New Vic Borderlines and Dr Laura Mitchell, Keele University. Drawing on Dr Mitchell's research using theatrical techniques, Sue will encourage participants to think about and explore the meaning of meaningful work and it's barriers in everyday life in a fun atmosphere. The event is part of the ESRC festival of social science and held at the New Vic Theatre. Please register by email for a free place:

7 November 6pm-8pm Panel Discussion 'Can we make Business Work for Society?' at Keele Management School

In line with our commitment to study of the social impacts of business, Keele Management School will be hosting a discussion between panel members from different backgrounds and approaches to business to explore the contributions and conflicts between business and society.  Whether you have strong opinions on this yourself, or you would just like to find out more, come along and enjoy this free event as part of the ESRC festival of social science. No special expertise necessary! Register to attend (and you can submit questions to the panel) by email at