Events

Witchcraft, Spiritual Beliefs and environmental management in Tanzania. Dr Tom Smith

08/05/2015

This seminar is part of the internal research seminar series from our researchers and affiliates here at Sustainable Places. On Friday, May 8th, a new affiliate from the School of Planning and Geography will be talking about Witchcraft, Spiritual Beliefs and environmental management in Tanzania.

The impacts of Political History and Europeanisation on nature conservation; the case of Poland. Dr Joanna Cent

29/05/2015

This seminar will look at research conducted by visiting researcher Dr Joanna Cent from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland on nature conservation in Poland.

Workshop: Forest Game. Economic games in research and education about common pool resources

03/06/2015

Visiting Researcher Dr Joanna Cent, from Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland will be hosting this workshop which introduces the use of economic games in research and education on the use of common pool resources – the game is based on the work of Elinor Ostrom, the 2009 nobel prize winner in economic sciences.

How necessary is river biodiversty? An ecosystem approach to sustainability. Dr Isabelle Durance

05/06/2015

Dr Isabelle Durance will be speaking about the results of the DURESS (Diversity of Upland Rivers for Ecosystem Service Sustainability) project in this seminar.

Sustainable and Resilient Food Production: new approaches to protecting crops against pests, pathogens & unpredictable rainfall

09/06/2015

The last in the Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and the Environment public lecture series

Seagrass Meadows as a coupled social-ecological system; implications for well-being, Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth

19/06/2015

This seminar looks at Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth’s most recent research in to Seagrass Meadows.

What is Transport Poverty? Dr Daniel Newman

03/07/2015

This seminar will look in to Dr Daniel Newman’s most recent research on transport poverty.

Modelling Environmental and Public Health programmes: the tensions between place-effects and generalization. Dr Brian McGillivray

07/08/2015

This seminar will look in to Dr Brian McGillivray’s research in to formal methods of risk and decision analysis in relation to environmental and public health programmes.

Law, Innovation and Regulation. Dr Elen Stokes

14/08/2015

The seminar will explore Elen’s research regarding the law.