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School of Geography and the Environment Review 2013/14

SoGE Annual Review 2013/14

We are delighted to present our first Annual Review of activities which highlights our research, activities and achievements over the last academic year.
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Seminar
Wildfire and tree population dynamics in the boreal forest of North America
Dr E.A. Johnson, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
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3rd Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert Conference
The 3rd Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert conference provides a forum for researchers and those interested in desert and dryland environments and societies to present, discuss and debate dryland themes and research.
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Naturalists In Paradise
John Hemming, author and explorer and former Director of the Royal Geographical Society. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford
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Assessing the importance of termites in global ecosystem processes and services
Dr Paul Eggleton, Merit Researcher, Entomology, Natural History Museum. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
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CANCELLED The Anthropocene and the thought of our extinction
Prof Jane Bennett, Dept. of Political Science, Johns Hopkins. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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Biodiversity, People and Policy
Dr Robert Bloomfield, bioDiverse.org. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
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Making bubbles with chytrids
Dr Eben Kirksey, Environmental Humanities, UNSW, Sydney. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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Sustainable transport: electric dreams vs carbon reality
Professor David Banister, Oxford Martin School Expert and Professor of Transport Studies and Dr Malcolm McCulloch, Oxford Martin School Expert and Head of the Energy and Power Group. Creating a Climate for Change Seminar Series, Oxford Martin School, Oxford.
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A wealthy, healthy planet: creating green economic growth
Professor Cameron Hepburn, Director of Economics of Sustainability, Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School. Creating a Climate for Change Seminar Series, Oxford Martin School, Oxford.
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Amazon: Forests, floods and food security
Dr Luke Parry, Lecturer and ESRC Future Research Leader, Lancaster University. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
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Title to be confirmed
Justin Adams, Global Managing Director - Lands, The Nature Conservancy. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
From cosmopolitan exploration to colonial penetration: Germany and the colonial turn in the cartography of Africa
Imre Josef Demhardt, University of Texas at Arlington. The Oxford Seminars in Cartography - 22nd Annual Series. Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford.
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Mapping Economies in Transformation - Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography
The School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford invites geographers, regional scientists, policy makers and researchers of related disciplines to participate in the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography to be held in Oxford on 19-23 August, 2015.
Registration now open
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1st Global Conference on Stranded Assets and the Environment
The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment is inviting researchers and interested practitioners to a major academic conference on stranded assets and the environment. As the first international and interdisciplinary conference on the topic, we expect the event to lead to a special issue in a leading journal and result in new research projects, networks, and partnerships. Queen's College, Oxford.
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Allianz-Oxford Pensions Conference 2015: Navigating Pension Funds in Turbulent Times
Invited Seminar, 1-2 October 2015, Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Invitation only event.

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The School is undertaking world-class interdisciplinary research, addressing societal and environmental problems, and advancing knowledge within an exciting research environment. Find out more

Our Research Centres

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