Events

November 10, 1995

DANCE OF MIDDLE WORLD

Tim Shaw's sculptural project, his main focus since graduating in 1989, will be exhibited in a show called "The Dance of the Middle World", in Falmouth College of Art's Gallery on November 13-25 (Monday-Friday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-1pm), Woodlane, Falmouth. Information: Val Rooker, 01326 211077 ext.255.

WORKPLACE HARASSMENT

A practical training course, "Dealing with Workplace Harassment and Bullying", will be held in London on November 21/22 for personnel professionals, advisers, counsellors and trade unionists to develop and implement fair, effective policies both informally and formally. Information: Vicki Merchant, chair Narional Harassment Network, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE. Tel: 01772 898898.

STATISTICS CONFERENCE

The Statistics Users' Council has organised a conference on education statistics to take place at the Royal Society on November 22 at 6 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1. Dennis Allnutt, director of statistics at the Department for Education and Employment, will review the main official sources of the wide coverage of education and training statistics. Speakers include: Tim Lankester, DFEE; Norberto Bottani, Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development; Peter Craggs, National Advisory Council for Education and Trainig Targets; Ken Bennett, Statistics Canada; Carol Fitzgibbon, ALIS; Jon Vaughan-Jones, Audit Commission. Information: Conference Administrator, IMAC Research, Lancaster House, More Lane, Esher, KT10 8AP. Tel: 01372 463121.

DRUG DISCOVERY

The Society for Medicines Research has organised a meeting entitled "Case Histories of Drug Discovery" at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School on December 7. For information: Barbara Cavilla, Secretariat, c/o Institute of Biology, 20 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DZ. Tel: 0171 581 8333.

ASSURING QUALITY

The Standing Conference of Arts and Social Sciences 10th public conference will be held at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London on December 9 (11am-4pm). Keynote speakers include: Brian Fender and Roger Brown. Panellists will include: Ronald Barnett, J.T. Donaldson, Mike Laugharne and Frances Mannsaker. Information and registration forms: Professor J. Birkett, French Department, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT. Tel: 0121 414 5981.

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

The 1996 Sustainable Tourism Conference on April 18 and 19 1996 will address the themes of ethics, economics and concern for the environment. It will explore such questions as: whether the growth of tourism will reach limits imposed by its environmental and cultural impact; whether it can be managed so as to enrich the lives of visitor and host; whether the emphasis on environmental impact is justified or whether social and cultural effects should take precedence.

Contributors are invited to submit papers on topics which investigate sustainable tourism. Information: Jane Johnson, FREEPOST, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2BR.

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