SeminarDroughts and woody plants: Safety, efficiency and whole-plant economics
Prof Maurizio Mencuccini (Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona). Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminar. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford. Booking required.
Event2017 Oxford Food Forum - Beyond the silo: Understanding and building linkages across the food system
The 2017 Oxford Food Forum seeks to showcase diverse understandings of the food system that break down traditional silos constraining connectivity between people, places, and problems within the food system. By bringing together graduate and early-career researchers and a wide range of players from throughout the food system-producers, consumers, activists and advocates, and everything in between - the Forum will generate new possibilities for understanding and building linkages across the food system. SoGE, Oxford. Booking required.
SeminarNext Generation Grid Management
Jens Madrian (Reactive Technologies). Oxford Energy Colloquia. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
EventThe Pale Red Dot: Colonising Mars and Beyond
Chair: Dr Paul Jepson (SoGE). Panelists: Andy Weir (author, The Martian), Dr Ellen Stofan (Former Chief Scientist, NASA), Professor Andrew Coates (Deputy Director at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL), Libby Jackson (Human Spaceflight and Microgravity Programme Manager, UK Space Agency). Oxford Martin School, Oxford. Fully booked.
EventCultivating a Sustainable and Resilient Food Future
Laura Lengnick is an award-winning soil scientist who has explored agricultural sustainability for more than 30 years as a researcher, policy-maker, educator, and farmer. Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford.
EventClimate Justice in the UK | Adaptation in practice seminar series 2017, celebrating 20 years of UKCIP
Katharine Knox, policy and research manager at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), will explore what the social justice issues arising from climate change are, and the policy and practice responses to it. Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford. Free to attend, no booking required.
SeminarDeveloping predictive trait-based scaling theory applied to forests that span broad temperature gradients
Dr Brian Enquist (University of Arizona). Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminar. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford. Booking required.
EventThe concept of time in biology, and the unity of life with Prof Brian J. Enquist
One of our biggest technological innovations is that of time keeping. From the atomic to the astronomical scales, our technology has enabled us to precisely measure time. Our timekeeping uses clocks that all tick along the same time scale - a time scale that is also relative to how we perceive the passage of time. Oxford Martin School, Oxford. Booking required.
EventUniversity of Oxford: JMP Academic Workshop
JMP guided tour demo and discussion - bring your laptop (Windows or Mac) to follow the demos. Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford. Booking required.
EventNGOs, research and smart waterpumps
Alex Fischer, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment Heloise Greeff, Institute of Biomedical Engineering. Part of the Skoll Centre’s Research for Action Seminar Series. Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford. Booking required.
SeminarThe lithium ion battery supply chain in an energy storage revolution - Impact on critical raw materials: lithium, graphite and cobalt
Simon Moores (Benchmark Mineral Intelligence). Oxford Energy Colloquia. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
SeminarStatus and Challenges of the German Energiewende
Andreas Löschel (University of Münster). Oxford Energy Colloquia. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
EventPost 4 degrees: The World in 2100
Chair: Professor Myles Allen (ECI). Panelists: Professor Tim Lenton (Chair in Climate Change/Earth System Science, University of Exeter), Nicholas Crane (President of the Royal Geographical Society), Achim Steiner (Director of the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford). Oxford Martin School, Oxford. Booking required.
EventBio- and geopolitics in historical perspective - A trans-disciplinary workshop
This two-day workshop will bring together an interdisciplinary group of Geographers, Historians and Political Scientists to reflect on the origins and intersections of modern geo- and biopolitics. Registration required.
SeminarChallenges of the Energy Transition
Brian Davis (Shell). Oxford Energy Colloquia. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
Event4th 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.
SeminarDriving the Technology For Driving the Driverless Cars
Paul Newman (Professor, Department of Engineering Science). Oxford Energy Colloquia. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
EventZSL Stamford Raffles Lecture 2017: How animals shape habitats, ecosystems and the global biosphere
Professor Yadvinder Malhi will deliver the Zoological Society of London’s annual lecture, which will be preceeded by ZSL’s Awards Ceremony. Huxley Lecture Theatre, Main Meeting Rooms, ZSL London Zoo. Booking Essential.
Event5th 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’.
The ECI host and get involved in numerous events every week. Below are a selection of the major events and lectures we have hosted over the last few years, and specifically includes those with a recorded output/resource.