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12th October, 2021

Levelling Up Principles and Practices

What will it take to actually 'Level Up' in the UK? Data from the social sciences can offer real insight into some of the possible answers to that question. At this free online event, the Campaign for Social Science will be exploring some of the evidence and what it tells us about the principles and practice that should be foremost if Levelling Up is to be effective.

Levelling Up Principles and Practices

Hosted by the Campaign for Social Science in partnership with SAGE Publishing.

A timely exploration of the principles and practices that should be foremost if ‘levelling up’ is to be as effective as we would all like it to be. Featuring Neil O’Brien (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities) alongside a group of distinguished social scientists and politicians.

  • Chaired by Will Hutton, President of the Academy of Social Sciences
  • Neil O'Brien, MP - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
  • Lord Kerslake, Chair of the UK2070 Commission
  • Juergen Maier, Vice-Chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership
  • Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor
  • Stuart Martin, CEO, Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Professor Adrian Pabst, Deputy Director for Social and Political Economy, National Institute of Economic and Social Research
  • Professor Kate Pickett, Professor of Epidemiology at University of York and co-founder of The Equality Trust

The event takes place online on 9 November, 4.30pm

Click here for more information and to book your place.

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