Over 50 postgraduate doctoral students are hosted by the ECI, on a diverse set of projects which are linked to our research themes. Find out more about joining the 200+ graduated DPhil students who have qualified through our programme.
Understanding the H21 Project Dan Sadler, Special Advisor to Northern Gas Networks. Oxford Energy Colloquia. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
Visualizing Capital Professor David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography, Graduate Center of the City, University of New York. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford. Registration required.
Conservation 2037: A day to think about shaping the future of our profession and passion A one-day conference bringing together cohorts studying conservation MSc to generate a greater sense of collective identity and empowerment; explore the ideas and drivers that suggest a transformation in the science, policy and practice of conservation; and facilitate and encourage 'new generation' conservationists to voice and reflect upon the values, issues and practice which they would like to see at the centre of conservation when they are mid-career (20-years hence). The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
The human right to water and sanitation Philippe Cullet, Professor of International and Environmental Law, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies - University of London). Oxford Water Network Seminar. Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, Oxford.
Where does all that plant stuff go - a trophic web for Wytham Have you ever been up to Wytham and wondered what some of the bits of equipment lying around were all about? Here is a chance to find out some of the answers. During Hilary Term a series of lunchtime talks on alternate Fridays will explore plant-related studies going on in Wytham Woods. Professor Yadvinder Malhi, ECI. ECI Wytham Woods Seminar Series. Schlich Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford.
Green and Smart Transport Professor Jianping Wu, Director of Future Transport Research Centre of Tsinghua-Cambridge-MIT at Tsinghua University in Beijing. | This talk will introduce some of the recent researches in Future Transport Research Centre at Tsinghua University. It covers the following 4 areas: 1) Urban traffic emission pollution control with on-line traffic management strategy; 2) The driving behaviour recognition using Big Data technologies; 3) Simulation system for autonomous driving; and 4) AlphaGo and the future urban traffic control. Gilbert Room, SoGE, University of Oxford.
Prosperity without Growth - 7 years on Tim Jackson, Professor of Sustainable Development, University of Surrey. ECI Big Ideas Seminar Series. School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford. Fully booked.
The mobilities of young adults in the 21st Century Featuring guest speakers Prof Ann Berrington (University of Southampton) and Jean Taylor (Senior Service Manager Policy & Partnerships, Lambeth Council). Chaired by Dr Debbie Hopkins (TSU). Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Mobilities for an ageing population Featuring guest speakers Associate Prof Charles Musselwhite (Swansea University) and Jane Vass OBE (Director of Policy & Research, AGE UK). Chaired by Prof David Banister (TSU). Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Land, Outdoors & Nature Join Peter Nixon, the National Trust's Director of Land, Landscape and Nature and Professor Heather Viles, Head of The School of Geography & the Environment as they discuss the challenges and opportunities we face today in caring for and studying the natural environment. St Luke's Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter.
Life events and mobilities across the life course Featuring guest speakers Dr Sara Tilley (University of Edinburgh) and Emma Aldrich (Regional Programme Officer for East & Southern Africa, Marie Stopes International). Chaired by Dr Tim Schwanen (TSU). Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Pathological Lives Steve Hinchliffe, University of Exeter (Geography). Hilary Term Interdisciplinary Microbiome Project Seminar Series. Roy Griffiths Room, Keble College, Oxford. Booking not required.
4th Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert Conference The 4th 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. Registration now open.
With speakers including Craig Bennett (CEO, Friends of the Earth) and Yakov Ben-Haim (Israel Institute of technology) and will take place during 2016-17. Booking is now open for seminars in Michaelmas Term 2016 and Hilary Term 2017.
The ECI is Oxford University’s institute for interdisciplinary research into the many dimensions of global environmental change. With a network of 150 researchers and students we are well placed to better understand the global environment, find innovative solutions and act as an well respected intermediary for change.