Events

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Events

AMBS Event: Sustainable manufacturing: from good to great

Wednesday 17th April 2024 5:30PM - 7:00PM

Join us for this Vital Topics event where our panel of industry experts and academics will discuss the improvement of sustainable manufacturing Hear from industry experts and academics in the field as they discuss innovative ways of working to support and advance sustainable manufacturing the circular economy and how businesses can go from good to great

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Let’s talk about resilience in research

Friday 19th April 2024 12:00PM

Join this lunchtime virtual webinar hosted by the Cancer Research UK City of London Centre which will explore ways to evaluate and think objectively when faced with negative experiment publication and grant application outcomes which is inevitable for every researcher You will hear about the experiences of the speakers and panel members and how they build resilience in their careers The subsequent discussion and Q A will then look at how to create a more resilient environment and…

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Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?

Tuesday 23rd April 2024 5:00PM

Meet U S author Keith Boykin for a discussion and book signing for his new book Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race The most toxic racial arguments share one of five traits They try to erase Black history prioritize white victimhood deny Black oppression promote myths of Black inferiority or rebrand racism as something else entirely They re all designed to distract society from racial justice but now we have the tools to debunk them With…

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Sustainable Futures Seminar: Space & Sustainability | The RoundView

Thursday 25th April 2024 2:00PM - 3:00PM

On Thursday th April Sustainable Futures will be hosting our fourth Seminar in our monthly seminar series with Dr Joanne Tippett and John Mackintosh Indicative Agenda - - Introductions and Welcome - - John Mackintosh PhD researcher in the space research group at The University of Manchester will present on From Launch to Business Insight Developing a framework to assess the environmental cost of satellite data with consideration of technical economic and governance aspects - - Q A…

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Climate café @ UoM

Friday 26th April 2024 12:00PM - 1:00PM

A Climate Caf is a safe space to share your thoughts and feelings about the climate crisis Caf s are facilitated by Public Health staff and are supported by the Climate Psychology Alliance What is a Climate Caf A climate caf is a safe space to share our feelings about the climate crisis a thinking and feeling space a haven from busyness and activity We do this because sharing feelings in a supportive setting helps to build our…

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AMBS Event: In search of a Just Transition: Taking a stakeholder engagement perspective

Tuesday 30th April 2024 4:00PM - 5:00PM

A guest lecture from Professor Fran Ackermann John Curtin Distinguished Professor in the School of Management Curtin Business School

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AMBS Event: A multi-level analysis of net-zero transitions Acceleration and new obstacles

Wednesday 1st May 2024 12:00PM - 1:00PM

At this Original Thinking Lecture Frank Geels Eddie Davies Professor of Sustainability Transition will give his inaugural lecture as Eddie Davies Chair Net-zero transitions have entered a new and confusing phase since the COVID- pandemic the war in Ukraine and the gas price crisis On the one hand net-zero transitions are accelerating in electricity and auto-mobility systems driven by cost reductions and increased deployment of solar-PV wind turbines and electric vehicles On the other hand political populism and…

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Cultural Change in the Construction Sector - The Building Safety Network

Thursday 9th May 2024 11:00AM - 12:00PM

The Hackitt review uncovered systemic failings that undermined the safety of people living in high-rise residential buildings across the country The issues raised over the course of the review were connected by a recurrent overarching theme - the requirement to induce culture change within the industry Drawing from anthropological theory and organisational studies this webinar from the Building Safety Network - Thomas Ashton Institute for Risk and Regulatory Research addresses the pressing need for a cultural transformation within…

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Sustainable Futures Seminar: Plastics and Circular Economy in UK

Thursday 30th May 2024 2:00PM - 3:00PM

This event is open to both internals and externals to The University of Manchester On Thursday th May Sustainable Futures will be hosting our fifth Seminar in our monthly seminar series with Dr Adeyemi Adelekan and Prof Maria Sharmina from The University of Manchester Indicative Agenda - - Introductions and Welcome - - Dr Adeyemi Adelekan and Prof Maria Sharmina researchers from Tyndall Manchester at The University of Manchester present 'Collaborative Business Models for a Plastics Circular Economy…

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Advances in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Conference 2024

Monday 3rd June 2024 9:00AM - Tuesday 4th June 2024 5:00PM

This year s Advances in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Conference a Digital Futures activity will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Manchester over the course of two days on the rd and th of June It will also coincide with The University of Manchester s bicentenary celebrations occurring across the year The Advances in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence ADSAI Conference is Manchester s annual data science and AI conference and brings together researchers from…

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