Events

  • Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Green space: How off-world construction technologies could promote sustainable development on Earth & Microbial engineering for a healthy planet
    Thu 27 Jan 2022, 14:00 - 15:15

    This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Neil Dixon and Dr Aled Roberts Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Aled Roberts, Research Fellow, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology at The University of Manchester Green space: How off-world construction technologies could promote sustainable development on Earth 14:30: Q&A with Dr Aled Roberts 14:40 Dr Neil Dixon, Reader, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology at The University of Manchester Microbial engineering for a healthy planet 15:05: Q&A with Dr Neil Dixon 15:15: Event Close Presentation Overviews: Dr Aled Roberts | Any long-term human habitat on the Lunar or Martian surfaces will require extreme resourcefulness, circularity and sustainability as a matter of survival.

  • 'What (or where) is the racial in this moment of racial capitalism's crises?' Gargi Bhattacharyya (UEL)
    Thu 3 Feb 2022, 13:00 - 14:15

    This CoDE webinar is given by Prof Gargi Bhattacharyya (University of East London).

  • In Search of Climate Politics - Book Launch
    Tue 8 Feb 2022, 15:30 - 17:30

    Come join us to discuss the new book by Matthew Paterson, Professor of International Politics and interim director of the Sustainable Consumption Institute.

  • Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Beyond COP26 - tools for a ‘collective climatic intelligence’ & The NERC Digital Solutions Hub
    Thu 10 Feb 2022, 14:00 - 15:15

    This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Joe Ravetz and Professor Richard Kingston.

  • Brendan McGeever (Birkbeck)
    Thu 17 Feb 2022, 13:00

    Further details to follow.

  • The impact of Care Act Easements on co-resident carers over 70
    Wed 2 Mar 2022, 12:00 - 13:00

    This webinar will discuss emerging findings from their study “The impact of Care Act Easements on co-resident carers over 70 looking after partners living with dementia”.

  • Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Translating research into effective green infrastructure practice & Geological subsurface energy storage
    Thu 10 Mar 2022, 14:00 - 15:15

    This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Ian Mell and Professor Kevin Taylor Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Ian Mell, Reader in Environmental & Landscape Planning, School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED), Manchester Urban Institute at The University of Manchester Translating research into effective Green Infrastructure practice: Policy, finance and interventions in urban planning 14:30: Q&A with Dr Ian Mell 14:40: Kevin Taylor, Professor of Sedimentology and Tectonics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Dalton Nuclear Institute & Manchester Environmental Research Institute at The University of Manchester Geological subsurface energy storage: minimising uncertainties towards decarbonisation 15:05: Q & A with Kevin Taylor 15:15: Event Close Presentation Overviews: Dr Ian Mell | The increased focus on parks and greenspace due to Covid elevated the political currency associated with Green Infrastructure planning.

  • Seminar: Zethu Matebeni (Fort Hare)
    Thu 17 Mar 2022

    Further details to follow.

  • Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Greener operations: Sustainable Perioperative Care
    Thu 24 Mar 2022, 14:00 - 15:15

    This event will see separate talks from UoM's Professor Allan Matthews and Dr David Jones of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Allan Matthews, Professor of Surface Engineering and Tribology, Faculty of Science and Engineering at The University of Manchester 14:30: Q&A with Allan Matthews 14:40: Dr David Jones, Medical Examiner and retired Consultant Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Greener operations: Sustainable Perioperative Care 15;05 Q & A with Dr David Jones 15:15: Event Close Presentation Overviews: Professor Allan Matthews| Topic tbc Dr David Jones | Peri-operative practice relates to care during and around the time of a operation.

  • Seminar: Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson (Northwestern)
    Thu 21 Apr 2022, 15:00 - 16:15

    Further details to follow.

  • Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Education for Sustainable Development in a Living Lab approach & Bioeconomy Sustainability Indicator Model (BSIM)
    Thu 21 Apr 2022, 14:00 - 15:15

    This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Jen O’Brien and Dr Andrew Welfle Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Jen O’Brien, Academic Lead of Sustainability Teaching and Learning, School of Environment, Education and Development at The University of Manchester Education for Sustainable Development in a Living Lab approach 14:30: Q&A with Dr Jen O’Brien 14:40:Dr Andrew Welfle, Research Fellow, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Environmental Research Institute at The University of Manchester Bioeconomy Sustainability Indicator Model (BSIM) 15:05: Q & A with Dr Andrew Welfle 15:15: Event Close Presentation Overviews: Dr Jen O’Brien | Students at the University of Manchester alone, are a 40,000 strong force for change.

  • Seminar: Vini Lander (Leeds Beckett)
    Thu 19 May 2022, 13:00 - 14:15

    Further details to follow.

  • Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Business models for sustainable energy & Polyaromatic hydrocarbon based cardiotoxicity
    Thu 26 May 2022, 14:00 - 15:15

    This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Professor Jonatan Pinkse and Professor Holly Shiels Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Jonatan Pinkse, Professor of Strategy, Alliance Manchester Business School, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research at The University of Manchester Business models for sustainable energy 14:30: Q&A with Jonatan Pinkse 14:40: Professor Holly Shiels, Reader, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, Manchester Environmental Research Institute at The University of Manchester Polyaromatic hydrocarbon based cardiotoxicity and how fish health following oil spills provide sentinel information for tackling human health with air pollution.

  • Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Life cycle assessment and circular economy principles applied to the agricultural sector & Community Climate Resilience in Manchester
    Thu 9 Jun 2022, 14:00 - 15:15

    This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Alejandro Gallego Schmid and Dr Jenna Ashton Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Alejandro Gallego Schmid, Senior Lecturer in Circular Economy and Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Environmental Research Institute at The University of Manchester Life cycle assessment and circular economy principles applied to the agricultural sector 14:30: Q&A with Dr Alejandro Gallego Schmid 14:40: Dr Jenna Ashton, Lecturer in Heritage Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Manchester Environmental Research Institute at The University of Manchester Community Climate Resilience in Manchester 15:05: Q & A with Dr Jenna Ashton 15:15: Event Close Presentation Overviews: Dr Alejandro Gallego Schmid | Nowadays, more than 90% of our economy is linear.

  • Seminar: Jade Bentil (Oxford)
    Thu 16 Jun 2022, 13:00 - 14:15

    Further details to follow.