14th June 2004




A leading children’s expert is to give a lecture on childcare issues at the University of Lincoln in Hull on Thursday (17th June).


Richard Vickers, Chief Executive of the East Riding Children’s Trust, will give the latest Derek Crothall Memorial Lecture at the university’s George Street building.


The Derek Crothall Memorial Lectures commemorate the contribution of Professor Derek Crothall, the former Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Lincoln, who died in September 2002.


The theme for the talks this academic year, which are sponsored by the Hull School of Health and Social Care, is the needs of children in the 21st century.


The East Riding Children ’s Trust is a partnership of early intervention services aimed at more vulnerable children and families.


Refreshments will be served in the Derek Crothall Building on George Street at 5.30pm on Thursday and the lecture will begin in the Saville Lecture Theatre at 6pm.


These lectures are free and members of the public are welcome to attend. If you would like to do so please contact Carol Fish on 01482 311704.



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01522 886042                         jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

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