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The Scale Property of Tropical Forest Disturbances
Dr Fernando Espírito-Santo, Lancaster University. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminar. J Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford
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Technological Frontiers in Food Security and Sustainability
A student conference organised by Oxford Food Forum and Cambridge Food Security Forum. Opening keynote: Dr Monika Zurek (Environmental Change Institute) and speakers TBA. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford. Registration required - please contact events@ouce.ox.ac.uk to book a space.
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UBS-Smith School Essay Competition 2016
Be rewarded with a chance to win 1,000. Open to all students at the University of Oxford who are keen to explore some of the major environmental issues and challenges facing the world's economies and people. Students are required to select one of three proposed themes on Enterprise and the Environment revealed on the day of the challenge. Essays are to be hand-written and completed exam style. Venue to be announced. Registration required - please contact education@smithschool.ox.ac.uk to book a space.
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Energising Smart Villages in Developing Countries
John Holmes, Smart Villages. ONE Energy Colloquia Series. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
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Using an experiential approach to improve EIA application in transport practice
Dr Julio A. Soria-Lara, TSU Oxford. Transport Studies Unit Lunchtime Seminar. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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A world powered by renewable energy
Dr Nick Eyre and Dr Malcolm McCulloch. Oxford Martin School "Our shared world: reconciling individual and collective needs" Seminar Series. Oxford Martin School, Oxford. Registration required.
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Media & the Environment: Old and New Challenges
Tom Sheldon (Science Media Centre), Alister Doyle (Thomson Reuters), Kelly Oakes (BuzzFeed UK), Milene Larsson (Vice News), Fiona Harvey (The Guardian). Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford. Registration required.
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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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"Our shared world: reconciling individual need and collective responsibility" - panel discussion
Panellists include: Prof Ian Goldin, (Chair), Director, Oxford Martin School; Dr Richard Bailey, Co-Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Sustainable Oceans; Dr Nick Eyre, Co-Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy; Prof Cameron Hepburn, Co-Director, Oxford Martin Net Zero Carbon Investment Initiative; and Prof Julian Savulescu, Co-Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Diseases. Oxford Martin School "Our shared world: reconciling individual and collective needs" Seminar Series. Oxford Martin School, Oxford. Registration required.
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Development Without Destruction: Scientists, NGOs, and indigenous activists chart a sustainable alternative to mega-dams in Malaysian, Borneo
Short film and brief presentation followed by open discussion. Joe Lamb, Founder, The Borneo Project. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminar. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
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A Science Meeting to mark the completion of the NERC Macronutrient Cycles Programme
A science meeting to present the results of the Macronutrient Cycles Programme and to address the key issues for policy makers and stakeholders in government and catchment management at scales from local to national. Includes presentations by key international researchers. Royal Society, London. Booking required - register online.

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In addition to world leading education and research in the School, we host three internationally recognised research centres and lead cross-university initiatives and collaborative networks.

  • Environmental Change Institute

    Environmental Change Institute

    The ECI is an interdisciplinary institute for research on the complex processes of global environmental change, the exploration of sustainable solutions, and the promotion of change for the better through partnership and education. Find out more

  • Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

    Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

    The SSEE is enabling business and governments to address the global energy, environment and sustainable development challenges of the 21st century. Find out more

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    Transport Studies Unit

    The Transport Studies Unit seeks to advance innovative approaches to the study of 'transport futures' over time and space. Find out more

Our Research Networks

  • Oxford Networks for the Environment

    Oxford Networks for the Environment

    The Oxford Networks for the Environment mobilise the University's expertise to find solutions to the complex, converging challenges of energy, water, food security, climate change, and threats to biodiversity. Find out more