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ESRC Festival of Social Science | w/ CUSP event in Guildford

A week-long celebration of the social sciences and social science research, taking place from 5-12 November across the UK, with free to attend events suitable for all ages and levels of interest.

Sustainability and the challenge of transdisciplinarity | Seminar w/ Fergus Lyon and Frances Harris

How can science, business, the public sector and civil society work together? This seminar will discuss findings from the joint think piece on knowledge co-production at the food, water, energy, and environment nexus.

Rethinking the Green Economy | Podium discussion w/ Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson joining discussion panel at "Inside the Green Economy" book launch, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 19 September 2016

Political Prospects of a Sustainability Transformation | ECPR Joint Sessions workshop, 25-30 April

ECPR Joint Sessions workshop “Beyond the Environmental State? Exploring the Political Prospects of a Sustainability Transformation”, submissions by 1 Dec 2016

Consumption, inequalities and futures | ESA Conference w/ Kate Burningham

Kate Burningham to present paper on sustainable consumption in early motherhood at the upcoming ESA Consumption Research Network conference

Scaling social impact | 8th Int. Social Innovation Research Conference w/ Fergus Lyon

There is a growing interest in design and innovation for wellbeing and sustainability. This was the focus for the ISIR conference in Glasgow with Fergus Lyon chairing a session that looked at how social enterprises and other organisations can increase their impact.

Nexus Thinking | Annual RGS conference w/ Tim Jackson

The debate on limits to growth is now more than four decades old. But recent experience offers new insights into the challenge. As part of the Annual RGS conference, Tim Jackson's talk starts from a critical examination of the conventional vision and explores the possibilities for moving beyond it.

Care, Craft and Creativity: Towards the Economy of Tomorrow | Resurgence 50 w/ Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson to give lecture at Resurgence magazine’s 50th anniversary event: One Earth, One Humanity, One Future - 23 September 2016, Oxford.

Delivering the 1.5°C target | IPCC planning meeting w/ Bronwyn Hayward

Co-investigator Dr Bronwyn Hayward invited to join a scoping meeting for the 2018 IPCC Special Report on the impact of global warming and the COP21 global greenhouse gas emission pathways.

The Global Goals | School Conference w/ Dr Sue Venn

In this one day school conference, 160 students between the ages of 13-14 are challenged to learn, discuss and create as global citizens methods for the UK to meet the SDGs; in due course designing solutions. Dr Sue Venn is attending the conference to help the students with developing and articulating their ideas.