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: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 09:30 to Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 17:45

University for the Creative Arts, Epsom

Organised by the Centre for Sustainable Design at UCA as part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences, this conference will provide a platform to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to Circular Economy innovation and design related to products, services, technologies and new business models.  The event will create a unique space for learning, networking and thinking.  Delegates will come globally from large companies and SMEs, as well as academia, government and non-governmental organisations. 

Pathways to 2030: Public Sector Climate Action

By Editor on 12th October 2016
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 09:00 to 18:00

Glasgow

The 2016 Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN) Conference is the meeting place for public sector professionals working to improve Scotland’s response to climate change and to promote sustainable development.

Date and Time: 
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 09:00 to 13:00

Dr Vicky Jones, Senior Policy Advisor, Research Policy Team, HEFCE, will be giving a key speech at this seminar on the Research Excellence Framework (REF), organised by Westminster Higher Education Forum.  It has been scheduled to follow the Government-commissioned review of the REF being undertaken by Lord Stern, which is due to report in the summer. 

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 09:00 to 13:00

London

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 17:30 to 19:00

London

This panel discussion is an introduction to some of the issues examined in the University of Westminster’s new interdisciplinary MA programme, Energy and Environmental Change.

THE DEBATE

Date and Time: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 17:30 to 19:00

University of Westminster, London

Since the 2000s, the global energy landscape that took shape in the last two decades of the twentieth century has been altered due to major geo-political and geo-economical shifts, growing climate change concerns, the rise of new players in the energy sector and technological breakthroughs. This panel discussion seeks to provide new perspectives on world energy prospects and challenges.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 13:00 to Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 15:30

Pitlochry

Outdoor Recreation Network’s conference will examine how behaviour influences people’s choices in outdoor recreation and active lifestyles. Aimed at practitioners, policy-makers, academics and other stakeholders, delegates will gain insights into models of human behaviour and how to apply behavioural change knowledge to promote outdoor recreation and encourage active lifestyles.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00

London

Ecosystems Knowledge Network’s conference will consider the role of green infrastructure – the networks of natural features that are crucial for climate change adaptation and the health and well-being of city dwellers – and how a more effective case can be made for restoring the natural capital of our cities. 

Date and Time: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:00 to 16:00

London

This is event is the closing workshop of a project jointly carried out by Kingston University and the Permaculture Association, an ongoing collaboration involving research and engagement activity.  

Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00

Edinburgh

ClimateXChange and the University of Edinburgh are hosting this interdisciplinary event to bring together researchers, policymakers and practitioners to take stock of the current state of practice and knowledge of local energy systems in the UK, and look forward to the key challenges and opportunities for the future.

The event will address the following three questions:

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