Hay Festival 2019 Programme

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Event 553

Susan Gathercole

Subject Areas – Psychology, English Language, Biology, Maths

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Professor Gathercole is Unit Director at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge.

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Event 554

Monica Grady

Subject Areas - Physics, Astronomy, Maths, Cosmology

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Monica Grady is Professor of Planetary and Space Science at the Open University.

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Monica Grady

Event 555

Monica Grady

Subject Areas – Physics, Astronomy, Maths, Cosmology

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Monica Grady is Professor of Planetary and Space Science at the Open University.

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Event 71

Peter Carey, Gill Coleridge, Peter Straus and Friends

Celebrating Deborah Rogers

Venue: Compass
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The double-Booker-winning novelist hosts an event to honour Deborah, and to toast the winner of the inaugural new writers’ award given in the name of the beloved agent whose brilliance, encouragement and generosity were fundamental to Hay and to the publishing world. The winner will be announced by Ian McEwan on 5 May. Full details of the foundation can be found at deborahrogersfoundation.org.

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Event 556

John Mullan

Research Area – English Literature

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

John Mullan is a professor of English at University College London

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Event 115

Simon Armitage

GCSE Poetry

Venue: Compass
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The poet, whose work appears on several syllabuses examines some of his ‘set text’ poems. The event is suitable for year 9 and 10 GCSE students. Places are limited.

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Event 557

Ashley Moffett

Research Area – Biology, Life Sciences.

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Ashley Moffett is a professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Cambridge.

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Event 558

Danny Dorling and Carl Lee

Research Areas – Geography, Economics, Environmental Sciences

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Dorling is a professor of geography of the School of Geography and the Environment of the University of Oxford and Carl Lee is a university tutor on the Working with Communities Programme at the University of Sheffield.

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Event 542

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass
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In this workshop we'll take a witty look at how apathy works and how to combat it.

Expect big political ideas, funny youtubers and creative activism. Bring a fully charged mind and mobile phone because together we are going to take on the mighty forces of apathy!

16+
Free but ticketed
526, 528
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Event 543

Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass
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In this workshop we’ll take a current press story e.g. the EU Referendum or the American Presidential Campaign, pare it back to the bare facts and then look at different techniques journalists use to spin the story. Then groups will be given their own 'bare facts' and using phones and laptops for research, design and writing - will be asked to spin positively or negatively.

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Free but ticketed
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Event 541

Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshop

Venue: Compass
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Join us in a continuing conversation about how to help children grow into resilient adults. Professional speakers and young people with experience will pool their knowledge with the participants. Interactive and informative workshop facilitated by Saci Lloyd, Young Adult Author and Family Mediator Claire Jackson, from Wye Valley Mediation.

There will be speakers from the Samaritans, Powys and Herefordshire County Council, the NHS and others from the 3rd sector.

We will cover the effects on children of separation, problems in school, bullying, dyslexia, anxiety, eating disorders, self-harm and what we can do to develop resilience.
Free but ticketed
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Event 544

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass
Read more

In this workshop we'll take a witty look at how apathy works and how to combat it.

Expect big political ideas, funny youtubers and creative activism. Bring a fully charged mind and mobile phone because together we are going to take on the mighty forces of apathy!

16+
Free but ticketed
526, 528
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Event 545

Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass
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In this workshop we’ll take a current press story e.g. the EU Referendum or the American Presidential Campaign, pare it back to the bare facts and then look at different techniques journalists use to spin the story. Then groups will be given their own 'bare facts' and using phones and laptops for research, design and writing - will be asked to spin positively or negatively.

16+
Free but ticketed
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Event 559

Jo Smith

Research Area – Biology, Chemistry, Life Sciences

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Jo Smith is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Early Intervention (EI) and Psychosis at the University of Worcester.

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Event 560

Maggie Andrews

Subject Area – History

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Maggie Andrews is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Worcester.

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Event 513

Panel Discussion: Young entrepreneurship and innovation

Venue: Compass
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The panel discussion aims to bring together graduate entrepreneurs to discuss the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship by the millennial generation. The discussion is brought to you by Tata in partnership with the National Association of College & University Entrepreneurs (NACUE) which is a national organisation in the United Kingdom that promotes entrepreneurship amongst students in higher education and further education.
 
Panellists will include previous winners and finalists of the NACUE Varsity Pitch sponsored by Tata, which is the UK’s premiere competition showcasing the ideas of student and graduate entrepreneurs. These young entrepreneurs will discuss how they set up their innovative businesses and the support that is available to you whilst still studying. 
 
This will be a great opportunity to network with graduate entrepreneurs and find out about the support available from NACUE.
Free but ticketed
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Event 546

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass
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In this workshop we'll take a witty look at how apathy works and how to combat it.

Expect big political ideas, funny youtubers and creative activism. Bring a fully charged mind and mobile phone because together we are going to take on the mighty forces of apathy!

16+
Free but ticketed
526, 528
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Event 547

Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass
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In this workshop we’ll take a current press story e.g. the EU Referendum or the American Presidential Campaign, pare it back to the bare facts and then look at different techniques journalists use to spin the story. Then groups will be given their own 'bare facts' and using phones and laptops for research, design and writing - will be asked to spin positively or negatively.

16+
Free but ticketed
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Event 561

Mick Donovan

Subject Areas – Sport Sciences

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Mick Donovan is Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor & Head of Institute of Sport & Exercise Science at the University of Worcester.

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Event 562

Rosa Freedman and Nicolas Lemay-Hebert

Subject Areas - Law, Geography

Venue: Compass
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Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Rosa Freedman is a Senior Lecturer at the Law School and Nicolas Lemay-Hebert is a Senior Lecturer at the International Development Department, both at the University of Birmingham.

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