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This day focuses on a broad range of Social Science perspectives by highlighting how individuals and societies affect the world. We will cover exciting topics such as predictive policing, population growth and poverty. at University of Southampton

Degrees to Save the World - Social Sciences

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This day focuses on a broad range of Social Science perspectives by highlighting how individuals and societies affect the world. We will cover exciting topics such as predictive policing, population growth and poverty.
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29 June 2022

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Join us on Campus on Wednesday 29th June 2022 to learn more about the challenges facing Earth's inhabitants and how, by studying one of these key degree areas, you could help save the world. The day will run from 09.15 – 15.45 and participants will be able to choose four sessions on the day, covering the following degree subjects:

Sociology
Criminology
Economics
Business
Politics
Education
Human Geography
Population Geography
Law
The programme of the day is as follows*:

9.15am Arrival & Registration

9.35am Welcome & Introduction

9.45am SUMMIT GAME

10.45am – Break

11am - Session 1

Transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions (Sociology)

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Solving the problem of Tax Havens’ (Economics)

11.40am - Session 2

How to solve crime through Predictive Policing (Criminology)

-or-

Doing your bit about Global Warming: How to identify, measure and reduce your Greenhouse Gas emissions (Business)

12.10pm - Lunch

12.50pm - Session 3

Europe, Russia & China: The end of peace (Politics)

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Addressing Poverty: Geographic approaches to local solutions (Human Geography)

1.30pm - Session 4

The Right to Life: Where does the death penalty fit in? (Law)

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Population growth and consumption: what’s the problem? (Population Geography)

2.15pm – Social Innovation Challenge

3.15pm - Summary – Q&A

3.45pm – End of Event

*This programme may be subject to change due to staff availability and other limitations. The final programme will be confirmed shortly before the event.
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