SDRN Events

Find details about upcoming and past events relevant to sustainability research and policy here. Use the left sidebar to explore events by theme.
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 17:30 to 19:00

London

This panel discussion is an introduction to some of the issues examined in the University of Westminster’s new interdisciplinary MA programme, Energy and Environmental Change.

THE DEBATE

Date and Time: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 17:30 to 19:00

University of Westminster, London

Since the 2000s, the global energy landscape that took shape in the last two decades of the twentieth century has been altered due to major geo-political and geo-economical shifts, growing climate change concerns, the rise of new players in the energy sector and technological breakthroughs. This panel discussion seeks to provide new perspectives on world energy prospects and challenges.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 13:00 to Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 15:30

Pitlochry

Outdoor Recreation Network’s conference will examine how behaviour influences people’s choices in outdoor recreation and active lifestyles. Aimed at practitioners, policy-makers, academics and other stakeholders, delegates will gain insights into models of human behaviour and how to apply behavioural change knowledge to promote outdoor recreation and encourage active lifestyles.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00

London

Ecosystems Knowledge Network’s conference will consider the role of green infrastructure – the networks of natural features that are crucial for climate change adaptation and the health and well-being of city dwellers – and how a more effective case can be made for restoring the natural capital of our cities. 

Date and Time: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:00 to 16:00

London

This is event is the closing workshop of a project jointly carried out by Kingston University and the Permaculture Association, an ongoing collaboration involving research and engagement activity.  

Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00

Edinburgh

ClimateXChange and the University of Edinburgh are hosting this interdisciplinary event to bring together researchers, policymakers and practitioners to take stock of the current state of practice and knowledge of local energy systems in the UK, and look forward to the key challenges and opportunities for the future.

The event will address the following three questions:

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 09:00 to Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 16:00

Oxford

Innovation and disruption are characteristics of current energy industries and markets, nationally and globally. Every part of the energy sector is experiencing rapid change and high rates of innovation, with some examples of managed transitions, but often with disruptive transformation driven by external factors. 

Date and Time: 
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:30

Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham 

The PLATE seminar offers you the opportunity to find out about the latest developments in product lifetime policy and practice, planned obsolescence, reuse and repair set within the policy and civil contexts of the UK and EU.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 09:00 to 13:00

London

Professor the Lord Krebs, Chair, Adaptation Sub-Committee, Committee on Climate Change and Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Defra, are key speakers at this seminar which will consider policy priorities for climate change adaptation and planning for the upcoming UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (January 2017). 

Date and Time: 
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 09:00 to 13:00

The focus of this seminar is the future prospects for airport expansion in the South East, and what next for Heathrow and Gatwick airports.  The discussion will include:

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