Cambridge Primary Review
University of Cambridge and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
The largest investigation into primary education in England for 40 years was the lead news story in the UK on several occasions over a three year period with media relations directed by Richard Margrave with the assistance of Gemma Hopkins.
Institution of Civil Engineers, London
A one day seminar for leading members of the civil and mechanical engineers entitled ‘Influencing London’s Government’ drew leading speakers from Transport for London, the London Development Agency and representatives from the Greater London Authority and the London boroughs organised by Richard Margrave and Marjorie Thompson.
Republic of Armenia
A one week training programme ‘EU Skills’ designed to build capacity in media relations and policy formulation for the Republic of Armenia was led by Richard Margrave in February 2010 and attended by 40 government officials in Yerevan, Armenia from all ministries under the auspices of the British Council, Armenia and the British Embassy, Yerevan and contracted through Pinnacle PR Brussels.
Oxford Round Table
A week long conference entitled ‘Perspectives on Ethical Sentiments: An interdisciplinary perspective’ was held at Hertford College, Oxford in March 2010 was facilitated by Dr Richard Margrave with leading scholars from the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Egypt, India and Nigeria in a long running sequence of Oxford Round Tables.
The ‘EU Skills’ programme on media relations and policy formulation designed to build government capacity for officials across ministries and the state oil company was held in Baku, Azerbaijan at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy in early March 2010 led by Richard Margrave under the auspices of the British Council, Azerbaijan and the British Embassy, Baku and contracted through Pinnacle PR Brussels.
Policy Review Magazine
Public relations and media support for the leading review of policy in the UK Policy Review Magazine led to stories in the wider media about government plans for higher education following the financial crisis and opposition health policy, led by Richard Margrave with the assistance of Gemma Hopkins.
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Dr Richard Margrave delivered a paper entitled ‘Global Economics for Growth and Survival: the need for fundamental shifts in Economic, Social and Political Systems’ to the ‘Alternatives to Neoclassical Economics for Business and National Security’ workshop at the Potomac Institute of Policy Studies in conjunction with the National Council for Science and Environment Conference on ‘The New Green Economy’, Washington, D.C., United States of America.
The Crafts Council’s inaugural Assemble 2010 conference at LSO St Luke’s, London on 22 June 2010 saw the launch of three of the most extensive pieces of research on craft in a decade: ‘Making Value: craft and the economic and social contribution of makers’; ‘Crafting Futures: a study of the early careers of crafts graduates from UK higher education institutions’; and ‘Consuming Craft: the contemporary craft market in a changing economy’.
Oxford Round Table
Around 25 scholars and practitioners drawn from across the United States participated in the Oxford Round Table, ‘Crime and Punishment: Addressing the Dilemma’ held at St Anne’s College, Oxford and Somerville College, Oxford, 18 – 23 July 2010 facilitated by Dr Richard Margrave.
Oxford Round Table
An interdisciplinary gathering of academics, architects, engineers and lawyers from Austria, India, Nigeria and the United States of America discussed climate change at the Oxford Round Table on Environment facilitated by Dr Richard Margrave at Harris Manchester College, Oxford from 27 March – 1 April 2011.