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.

Future Earth UK Town Hall Meeting

By Bridget Elliott on 15th May 2013
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Friday, June 21, 2013 - 09:00 to 17:30

The Royal Society and the British Academy are hosting a town-hall meeting to discover more about the new Future Earth initiative led by the International Council for Science (ICSU) in collaboration with the International Social Science Council. Future Earth is a 10-year international research venture that will develop the collaborative knowledge for responding effectively to the risks and opportunities of global environmental change and for supporting transformation towards global sustainability in the coming decades.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 09:00 to 16:30

Royal Society, London

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Friday, June 14, 2013 - 09:30 to 13:00

The King’s Fund, London

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 17:30 to 19:30

UCL Energy Institute, London

Smart Cities Annual Conference

By Bridget Elliott on 30th May 2013
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 13:00 to Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 18:00

Budapest, Hungary

Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 10:00 to Friday, May 24, 2013 - 16:00

Main Charles University Administrative Building, Prague

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 09:00 to 18:00

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus

Annual Conference 2012

By SDRN on 1st December 2012
Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 09:00 to 17:00
The Sustainable Development Research Network (SDRN) Annual Conference 2012 took place on 29th November at the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Conference Centre in London.

SDRN Well-being Seminar

By SDRN on 25th September 2012
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 17:30 to 19:00


The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published its first annual national subjective well-being results in July 2012, revealing its initial findings from four new questions included in the 2011-2012 Integrated Household Survey devised to help measure national subjective well-being.

With the relevance of well-being to the sustainability agenda, SDRN hosted an evening seminar in central London on 25 September 2012 to examine the results and to explore how this new understanding of national subjective well-being might be used to inform the policy-making process. Presentations were followed by a Q&A and discussion session with an audience of sustainability professionals, and the evening ended with drinks and networking.

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