SDRN Events

Find details about upcoming and past events relevant to sustainability research and policy here. Use the left sidebar to explore events by theme.
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 13:30 to 17:00

This Centre for Sustainable Energy half-day workshop will examine the potential of smart energy technologies to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable households.

The workshop will combine an exploration of the opportunities on offer, live demonstrations (hopefully!), case studies of current best practice and will consider the policy and market settings for future action.

Rethinking Growth: Toward the Well-being Economy

By Robert Lyons on 30th August 2017
Date and Time: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 17:30 to 19:00

Cardiff

Following the launch of their Discussion Paper, Rethinking Growth: Toward the Well-being Economy, Dr Mark Lang and Professor Terry Marsden will deliver an evening seminar that seeks to consider the impact of growth on economic, social, environmental and cultural sustainability.

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Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:45 to 14:00

London

Health policy is complex, arguably becoming more so. What have been termed ‘wicked issues’ are a central feature of health policy where there are often no simple or single solutions, if any at all. This talk by Professor David Hunter of Durham University will be illustrated with examples from the Centre of Public Policy and Health’s research programme. More…

Smart Sustainable Cities 2017 – Viable Solutions

By Robert Lyons on 14th March 2017
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 09:00 to 18:30

Utrecht

Date and Time: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 17:00 to 18:45

London

Professor Frans Berkhout will deliver the Annual MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health Guest Lecture 2017. Planetary Health, defined as ‘…the health of human civilisation and the state of the natural systems on which it depends’ seeks to integrate health and environment research and policy at a fundamental level. The talk will set out the Planetary Health concept and discuss some key challenges for research and policy which emerge.

Date and Time: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 09:30 to 18:00

11 November 2016, 09.30 - 18.00, Barking, London

Barking Riverside is one of the most ambitious and important new developments in the UK and an NHS England designated Healthy New Towns demonstrator site. We aim to design and deliver interventions which increase healthy life expectancy, reduce health inequalities, and support inclusion and healthy ageing for all those living and working in the locality.

Date and Time: 
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 09:30 to 16:00

London

This seminar will examine the role of outdoor environments in supporting physical activity and associated health and wellbeing amongst older people. Outdoor environments have significant potential to promote, support and motivate physical activity, whether recreational or functional. 

The seminar will include sessions on:

Health Impact Assessment training course

By Editor on 6th April 2016
Date and Time: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, June 17, 2016 - 17:00

University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is offering a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) course on the potential impacts on population health and wellbeing of policies, plans (local, neighbourhood, master, regeneration, air quality, transport, etc), programmes, projects (including development proposals with 2017 in mind for Europe), both now and into the future.

For further information contact impact@liverpool.ac.uk.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 09:30 to 16:00

Sheffield

The Outdoor Recreation Network’s research seminar, organised in conjunction with the Canal & River Trust and Sheffield Hallam University, will be focusing on the massive growth in digital data and new technologies, which are opening up new and exciting opportunities to research and understand the outdoor recreation market.

IMPACT Courses on Health Impact Assessment

By Bridget Elliott on 7th October 2015
Date and Time: 
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, November 13, 2015 - 17:00

University of Liverpool, UK

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