Environmental Change Institute
Description: Collection of talks organised by or hosted by the Environmental Change Institute.
Talks:

Monday 23 April 2018 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Water and environmental management: energy and earth observation
Date: 23 April 2018, 17:30 - 18:30 (Monday, 1st week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker s: Alastair Graham (Geoger), Darren (Hewerdine)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: Gottman Room for refreshments; Beckitt Room for the talks
Organiser: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 24 April 2018 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Scientific, technical and economic factors in the production of ‘green’ ammonia
Date: 24 April 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker s: Rene Banares-Alcantara (Reader in Engineering Science, University of Oxford), Edman Tsang (Head of Wolfson Catalysis Centre at the University of Oxford)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: School of Geography and the Environment, Gottman Room, First Floor
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Coordinator)
Hosts: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford), Dr Philipp Grunewald (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)

Thursday 26 April 2018 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Water sensing - knowledge exchange evening
Date: 26 April 2018, 18:00 - 21:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue: Chemistry Research Laboratory, off South Parks Road OX1 3UB
Venue Details: Wolfson Rm
Organiser: Alastair Strickland (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 1 May 2018 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

From Innovation to Series Production | BMW Group Electric Powertrain
Date: 1 May 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Andreas Loehrke (BMW Group)
Venue Details: Gottman Room, Environmental Change Institute,Oxford University Centre for the Environment, School of Geography and the Environment.
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Coordinator)
Hosts: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford), Dr Phil Grunewald (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 2 May 2018 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Planetary health: does our planet have boundaries?
Date: 2 May 2018, 17:00 - 18:15 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker s: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford), Kate Raworth (Environmental Change Institute)
Venue: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street OX1 3BD
Venue Details: Corner of Catte and Holywell Streets
Organiser: Oxford Martin School (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 4 May 2018 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

A semantic web for sustainability: Revolutionizing how we write, find, link and reuse data and models
Date: 4 May 2018, 16:15 - 18:30 (Friday, 2nd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker s: Prof Ferdinando Villa (Basque Centre for Climate Change), Dr Stefano Balbi (Basque Centre for Climate Change)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: Herbertson Room
Organiser: Jane Applegarth (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
Host: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 8 May 2018 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

To be decided
Date: 8 May 2018, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: School of Geography and the Environment, Gottman Room, First Floor
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Coordinator)
Hosts: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford), Dr Philipp Grunewald (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)

Tuesday 15 May 2018 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Building Resilience to the Impacts of El Niño - Lessons from the field
Date: 15 May 2018, 9:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker
Venue Details: The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG
Organiser: Annalyse (Moskeland)
Host: Environmental Change Institute (University of Oxford)

Chemical energy storage and how we can exploit it to improve energy conversion processes
Date: 15 May 2018, 17:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Ian S Metcalfe (Newcastle University)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: School of Geography and the Environment, Gottman Room , First Floor
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Co-ordinator)
Hosts: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford), Dr Phil Grunewald (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 22 May 2018 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Direct air capture of CO2
Date: 22 May 2018, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Professor Myles Allen (Environmental Change Institute, University Of Oxford)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: School of Geography and the Environment, Gottman Room, First Floor
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Coordinator)
Host: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford)

Friday 25 May 2018 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Assisted natural forest regeneration: How polyculture in degraded rainforest can restore the landscape, biodiversity and create sustainable income for local and indigenous people
Date: 25 May 2018, 16:15 - 18:30 (Friday, 5th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker s: Jake Backus (Empathy Sustainability), I. Madé Setiawan
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: Herbertson Room
Organiser: Jane Applegarth (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
Host: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 29 May 2018 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

European and Global Challenges to the Future of Gas: unburnable or unaffordable?
Date: 29 May 2018, 17:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Jonathan Stern (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: School of Geography and the Environment, Gottman Room, First Floor
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Co-ordinator)
Hosts: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford), Dr Phil Grunewald (University of Oxford), Environmental Change Institute (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 5 June 2018 (7th Week, Trinity Term)

Innovation and Governance of the GB Energy System: implications of decentralisation, decarbonisation, digitalisation and flexibility needs
Date: 5 June 2018, 17:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Professor Catherine Mitchell (University of Exeter)
Venue Details: School of Geography and the Environment, Gottman Room, First Floor
Organisers: Anne L Ryan (ECI, University of Oxford), Oxford Energy Network
Hosts: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford), Dr Phil Grunewald (University of Oxford)

Monday 11 June 2018 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Stability and Resilience of Tropical Biomes
Date: 11 June 2018, 16:15 - 18:30 (Monday, 8th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Prof Carla Staver (Yale University)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: Beckit Room
Organiser: Jane Applegarth (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
Host: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 12 June 2018 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Taming the sun: innovations to harness solar energy and power the planet (Oxford Martin School)
Date: 12 June 2018, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Varun Sivaram (Philip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations, Georgetown University)
Venue: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street OX1 3BD
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School 34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets) Oxford OX1 3BD
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Coordinator)
Host: Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 13 June 2018 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience and Community-Based Urban Development: What About the People?
Date: 13 June 2018, 11:00 - 12:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker s: Dr Cathy Baldwin (University of Oxford), Dr Robin King (World Resources Institute), Prof Steve Rayner (University of Oxford), Dr Vlad Mykhnenko (University of Oxford), Dr Bridget Durning (Oxford Brookes University), Ben Cave (Ben Cave Associates & Liverpool University), Michael Keith (University of Oxford)
Venue: Institute of Human Sciences (The Pauling Centre), 58a Banbury Road OX2 6QS
Organiser: Alastair Strickland (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 15 June 2018 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Competing consumers: contrasting fire and mammalian herbivory in Africa
Date: 15 June 2018, 16:15 - 18:30 (Friday, 8th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Associate Prof Sally Archibald (University of the Witwatersrand)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: Herbertson Room
Organiser: Jane Applegarth (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
Host: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 19 June 2018 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

Estimating Demand for Electric Vehicles in Low- and Middle-income Households (Joint OxCarre Seminar Series/INET))
Date: 19 June 2018, 14:30 - 16:00 (Tuesday, 9th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Dave Rapson (Associate Professor, Department of Economics, UC Davis)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room A, Department Economics, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ
Organiser: Anne L Ryan (Oxford Energy Coordinator)
Hosts: TBA

Saturday 8 September 2018 (20th Week, Trinity Term)

ECI Alumni Dinner
Date: 8 September 2018, 12:00 - 23:00 (Saturday, 20th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker
Venue: St John's College, St Giles OX1 3JP
Organiser: Dr Christine Baro-Hone (School of Geography and the Environment)
Host: Professor Jim Hall (Director, Environmental Change Institute)

Tuesday 16 October 2018 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Update on development of the new Offshore Renewable Energy Supergen programme
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Date: 16 October 2018, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Professor Deborah Greaves (Professor of Ocean Engineering, University of Plymouth)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: School of Geography and the Environment, Gottman Room, First Floor
Organisers: Anne L Ryan (ECI, University of Oxford), Oxford Energy Network
Hosts: Dr Phillipp Grunewald (University of Oxford), Professor Nick Eyre (University of Oxford)

This list contains talks from the following series:
ECI Big Ideas Seminar
Energy Colloquia
Energy Colloquia Series
Energy Events
Environmental Change Institute
Food Thinkers Lunches
IFSTAL
IFSTAL Lecture Series
NEST - New Energy Systems Thinkers
Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests
Oxford Water Network
Technology Empowered Conservation Series: Hilary Term 2018// Part one: Science