25 YEARS OF
THE ENVIRONMENTAL
CHANGE INSTITUTE

Celebrating 25 years of research
into global environmental change (1991 - 2016)

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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.

Apply for our flagship MSc programme in environmental change and management

The ECI's flagship programme - and Oxford's most popular graduate science course - recruits 25 exceptional candidates each year for training and learning across the environment.

Become part of our Sustainability Internship Programme: Training Better Leaders

Our flagship Sustainability Internship Programme is now in its second year and open to enquiries from Oxford University students for placements in summer/autumn 2016.

Recent news

Events

Event
Coastal ME seminar | Oxford Water Network
Speaker: Dr Andres Payo (University of Southampton), Dr Dave Favis-Mortlock (University of Oxford). School of Geography and the Environment.
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Doughnut Economics: How to Think Like a 21st Century Economist | Big Ideas Seminar Series
Speaker: Kate Raworth, Advisory Board Member and Senior Visiting Research Associate, ECI, and author of Doughnut Economics. School of Geography and the Environment. Booking will open 0th week, Michaelmas Term 2017
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Big History: Humans and their Environment | Big Ideas Seminar Series
Speaker: Sir Crispin Tickell | Advisory Board Member, ECI, and Director, Policy Foresight Programme, Oxford University. School of Geography and the Environment. Booking will open 0th week, Michaelmas Term 2017
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Decoupling national water needs for national water supplies insights and potential for countries in the Jordan Basin | Oxford Water Network
Speaker: Dr Michael Gilmont (Environmental Change Institute). Venue: Christ Church, St Aldates, OX1 1DP.
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Interdisciplinary Conference on Extraction and Exclusion
A conference for researchers and practitioners with an interest in multidisciplinary approaches to exclusionary practices in resource extraction. School of Geography and the Environment and St Antony's College, University of Oxford. Call for abstracts now open.
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Transformation for All - Implementing the Agenda 2030 in Germany from a Practical Policy Perspective | Big Ideas Seminar Series
Speaker: Dr. Joerg Mayer-Ries. Booking will open 0th week, Michaelmas Term 2017
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Oxford Water Network seminar 2 - Prof Florian Pappenberger - Title TBC | Oxford Water Network
Speaker: Prof Florian Pappenberger (ECMWF). Venue: Sir Michael Dummett (formerly Blue Boar) Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, St Aldates, OX1 1DP.
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W. Mike Edmunds Memorial Lecture - Title TBC | Oxford Water Network
Speaker: Dr Abigail Stone (University of Manchester) Venue: Sir Michael Dummett (formerly Blue Boar) Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, St Aldates, OX1 1DP.
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Valuing Water for Sustainable Development | One day forum
High-level forum hosted by Oxford University, exploring how valuing water can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals | Registration required
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Culture's role in hazard and climate change risk: worldviews, belief systems and 'alternative facts' | Big Ideas Seminar Series
Speaker: Dr Lisa Schipper | Research Associate, Overseas Development Institute. Booking will open 0th week, Michaelmas Term 2017
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Sustainable Drainage Systems: urban and rural applications
An evening seminar looking at Sustainable drainage systems and lessons learned from the Stroud Rural Sustainable Drainage Project. Booking required.
Event
Society for Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty annual workshop
The Society for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty (DMDU) is an association of professionals working to improve decision-making under deep uncertainty. DMDU’s annual workshop will be hosted by ITRC in Oxford, UK, and will have a focus on the practical application of DMDU methodologies.
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Oxford Water Network seminar 4 - Dr Jamie Bartram - Title TBC | Oxford Water Network
Speaker: Dr Jamie Bartram (Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Venue: Sir Michael Dummett (formerly Blue Boar) Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, St Aldates, OX1 1DP.

Big Ideas Seminar Series

  • Watch previous Big Ideas Seminars online and sign up to forthcoming seminars in Hilary Term 2017.
  • Oxford Centre for the Environment, University of Oxford | More information

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