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: 
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 09:30 to 16:00

London

This seminar will examine the role of outdoor environments in supporting physical activity and associated health and wellbeing amongst older people. Outdoor environments have significant potential to promote, support and motivate physical activity, whether recreational or functional. 

The seminar will include sessions on:

Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00 to 18:00

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Andrew Jones MP, parliamentary under-secretary of state for transport, will be giving the keynote speech at the The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s (LowCVP) annual conference, held in association with the Advanced Propulsion Centre. 

The Conference aims to attract leading figures from government, industry, academia and the environmental movement to discuss:

Improving Access to Greenspace

By Editor on 18th May 2016
Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 09:45 to 17:00

This event, organised by Holyrood in conjunction with greenspace scotland, will explore the opportunities and challenges for meeting the objectives of the new 'Improve access to local greenspace' National Indicator – part of the Scottish Government’s National Performance Framework.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, July 1, 2016 - 17:00

London

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:30

University of Surrey, Guildford

Resource efficiency is one of the major challenges facing our society in the 21st century. In order to increase the resource efficiency of our industrial system, we need to move from a linear to a circular economy. A circular economy is an economic and industrial system based on the reuse of products and raw materials and the restorative capacity of natural resources. 

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

Newcastle University London

This workshop, organised by Newcastle University London and the British Academy of Management (BAM) Sustainable and Responsible Business SIG, aims to discuss impact activities arising from business sustainability research in business schools, exploring avenues for engagement using online platforms, examining successful collaborations between business schools and non-academic users, discussing non-academic engagements in the EU context and exploring opportunities and challenges of putting together REF impact case studies. 

Date and Time: 
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00

London

The Global Sustainability Institute’s (GSI) Balance Network and the Communications and IT Policy panels of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) are hosting this symposium which will look at new ways of understanding and exploring ‘work-life balance’ (WLB) in the digital age. 

Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 13:30 to Friday, June 24, 2016 - 16:30

Plymouth University

Sustainable Earth 2016 is an event for researchers, businesses, community groups and individuals to come together for two days of inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and creative workshops designed to spark and encourage collaborations for a sustainable Earth. 

Date and Time: 
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 18:00 to Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 17:00

20 June (evening arrival); training 21 – 23 June 2016, Kent

When it comes to the environment, integrated thinking and wide agreement are crucial.  To achieve this, key stakeholders need to be involved in agreeing plans, policies or practice, whether at a strategic or local level or even within organisations. 

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:00 to 19:00

London

For the first time, the number of people living in cities has surpassed those living in rural areas. With such rapid increases in urbanisation globally, the complex challenge of how we support growing urban populations, ensure adequate supporting infrastructure and develop resilience against changing climates and environmental risks, has arisen. 

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