25 YEARS OF
THE ENVIRONMENTAL
CHANGE INSTITUTE

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

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Events

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ECI Alumni Dinner
All ECI alumni, staff and current students are invited to join us for the annual ECI Alumni Dinner on 2 September 2017. Booking now open
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AllianzGI-Oxford Pensions Conference 2017: Coping with Disruptive Change
Invited Conference, 11-12 September 2017, Worcester College, University of Oxford. Invitation only event.
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5th Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study (iLEAPS) Conference
iLEAPS, a global research project of Future Earth, will hold its 5th Science Conference in Oxford with the theme ‘Understanding the impact of land-atmosphere exchanges’. Professor Yadvinder Malhi will speak in the session titled ‘Impact of extremes on land biophysical processes and land-atmosphere biogeochemical cycling’.
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Herbertson Lunch and Lecture - Oxford Alumni Weekend 2017
All SoGE alumni are invited to join us for our departmental programme at Meeting Minds, the Alumni Weekend in Oxford. The Herbertson Lunch for SoGE Alumni will follow a lecture by Drs Sarah Darby and Philipp Grünewald entitled 'Smart enough to save the planet?'. School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford. Booking is now open.
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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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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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Valuing Water for Sustainable Development | One day forum
This forum will convene enterprise, development and government partners to advance action and learning from global experiences. Registration details and a final programme will be released in September.
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Title TBC | 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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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.

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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