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School of Geography and the Environment Review 2013/14

SoGE Review 2013/14

We are delighted to present our first SOGE Review of activities which highlights our research, activities and achievements over the 2013/14 academic year.
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Seminar
Reducing regional water supply vulnerabilities and multi-city robustness conflicts when confronting a deeply uncertain future
Dr Patrick M. Reed, Cornell University, USA. Water Network Evening Seminar. J Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
National Grid's Future Energy Scenarios
Marcus Stewart, National Grid. Oxford Energy Colloquia Series, Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
The Dark Side of Inclusion: Informal Enterprise, Inclusive Markets and Islamic Extremism in Nigeria
Dr Kate Maegher, London School of Economics and Political Science. Geographies of Informal and Precarious Labour - Transformations & Technological Natures Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
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The Invention of Nature - Alexander von Humboldt's New World
A conversation between the author, Andrea Wulf, and Prof Yadvinder Malhi, Professor of Ecosystem Science, SoGE. Rothermere American Institute Special Event. RAI, 1a South Parks Rd, Oxford.
Seminar
OCTF seminar with Professor Jose Iriarte
Prof Jose Iriarte, Professor of Archaeology, University of Exeter. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
Autonomous Vehicles - Beyond the Hype
Prof Graham Parkhurst, Director, Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, and Prof Paul Newman, Professor, Department of Engineering Science. Urban Mobilities in the Smart City - TSU Seminar Series, Hilary Term 2016. J Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Seminar
Decarbonising Heat
Dr Nick Eyre, Co-Director of The Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy. Oxford Energy Colloquia Series, Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford
Event
Film screening: I am Chut Wutty
Introduced by Fran Lambrick, Director and Producer. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Event. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
Migrant Women's Voices: talking about life and work in the UK since 1945 (2015)
Prof Linda McDowell, University of Oxford. Geographies of Informal and Precarious Labour - Transformations & Technological Natures Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
Resilience and risk in the energy transition - leveraging opportunities from demand flexibility
Speaker to be announced. Oxford Energy Colloquia Series, Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford
Event
SoGE Annual Lecture 2016: A new map of the financial world and why it matters
Prof Dariusz Wójcik, Professor of Economic Geography, SoGE. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford. Registration now open
Seminar
Smart Technologies and Public Participation in Transport Planning
Dr Richard Kingston, Head of Planning and Environmental Management, University of Manchester, and Dr Bryan Marshall, Research Fellow, Nominet UK. Urban Mobilities in the Smart City - TSU Seminar Series, Hilary Term 2016. J Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Seminar
Challenges to the electricity network of a low carbon Cornwall
Speaker to be announced. Oxford Energy Colloquia Series, Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
Seminar
Marco Polo and maps: the question of evidence
Benjamin Olshin, University of the Arts, Philadelphia. The Oxford Seminars in Cartography, Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Oxford.
Seminar
Informal and Precarious Labour in New and Second-hand Clothing Industries: Persistent Poverty in Southern Africa
Dr Andrew Brooks, King's College London. Geographies of Informal and Precarious Labour - Transformations & Technological Natures Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
Green Ammonia - a carbon free economy?
Speaker to be announced. Oxford Energy Colloquia Series, Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
Oxford and cosmopolitan science in Greenland, 1920-1940
Richard Powell, SoGE, Oxford. The Oxford Seminars in Cartography, Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Oxford.

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