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.

Annual Conference 2011

By SDRN on 11th October 2012
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 18:00 to 21:00

There was no Annual Conference in 2011 as funding for the new phase of the Network was confirmed too late to allow sufficient time for conference organisation. However, an evening event was held in December 2011 to mark the launch of the new phase of the Network.

SDRN debate, launch and reception

By SDRN on 24th November 2011
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 18:00 to 21:00

SDRN debate, launch and reception:

Sustainable development and economic growth - challenges for research and evidence

6.00 for 6.30pm start, Tuesday 13th December 2011, Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG.

Date and Time: 
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 17:30 to Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 17:30

SDRN lecture - influencing Food Security

By SDRN on 28th January 2011
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 17:15 to 19:00

SDRN Annual Conference 2010: Presentations

By SDRN on 6th January 2011
Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 12:15

Plenary Session I: Opening Plenary
Sustainable Development Policy under the new Coalition Government 

Parallel Session 1a: Innovating for a transition to a sustainable economy

Annual Conference 2010

By SDRN on 10th December 2010
Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 09:15 to 17:15

The Conference took place on Thursday 9th December 2010 at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London.

The aim of the conference was to explore the implications of recent changes within government for the development and delivery of sustainable development, and what this means for the research community’s activities and priorities.

Date and Time: 
Monday, November 15, 2010 - 15:00 to 17:00

Annual Conference 2009 Listen again

By SDRN on 18th January 2010
Date and Time: 
Friday, September 11, 2009 - 14:30

WMA/MP3 recordings from the 2009 SDRN Annual Conference are available to download below.

Opening Plenary Session: Models of low carbon growth

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Date and Time: 
Friday, June 5, 2009 - 11:30

Presentations for the BRE Workshop - 'Business resource efficiency: luxury or necessity' - are now available for download:

The case for resource efficiency - Julie Hill
Resource efficiency policy framework - Bernie Walsh

Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 10:00 to 17:00

On Thursday 21st May 2009, over 45 representatives of business, academia, government and delivery bodies and agencies, attended the SDRN workshop ‘Business resource efficiency: luxury or necessity?’. Organised by AEA Technology as part of SDRN’s research into practice workstream, the workshop sought to explore the extent to which businesses could be encouraged to improve their research efficiency and procurement practices.