ACE Past Events

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2012


December


13Dec2012 Sustainable Energy
Sustainable Energy for All: the Energy Access Challenge

Speaker: Subhes Bhattacharyya, De Montfort University
ACE/IESD Seminar Series

November


ImechE20Nov2012 mini
The Early Days of the UK Wind Industry

Speaker: John Armstrong, ex Wind Energy Group
ACE/IESD
Seminar Series
IMechE Lecture

(Poster)
October


ZF BE mini
Expedition to Arctic Norway: my experience as a British Exploring science leader
Speaker: Dr Zoe Fleming, NCAS, Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of Leicester
ACE/IESD
Seminar Series

British Exploring

(webpage)
Sus Dev Gov
Sustainable Development in Government

Speaker: Minas Jacob, Defra
ACE/IESD
Seminar Series

(Poster)
July


DavidGoodfield windmills
Understanding carbon issues in Australia and the UK

Speaker: David Goodfield, Murdoch University, Australia
ACE/IESD
Seminar Series

(Abstract)

May


AQ C I
Measuring and managing air quality in a changing climate
Speaker: Dr Roland Leigh, Lecturer in Climate Change Adaptation Technology, and NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow
ACE/IESD
Seminar Series


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March
          

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Follow the Sun 2012
'Futures for Knowledge'
Open Educational Resources available from the Beyond Distance Learning team at the University of Leicester
Global Online
Conference

Contact:
Simon Kear,
Brenda Padilla

(Poster)
Le CT
Leicester's vision for a low carbon city

Speaker: Councillor Rory Palmer, Deputy City Mayor of Leicester
IESD Research
Seminar Series
SD image Learning to Live with Buildings

Speaker: Dr Sarah Darby, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University
ACE/IESD
Seminar Series

HV Ls square Case Study of a Mega Landslide: Attabad Landslide, North Pakistan

Speaker: Ghazanfar Khattak, University of Leicester
ACE/IESD
Seminar Series

(Abstract)
February


GfGD globe The Role of the Geologist in International Development

Speaker: Joel Gill, Director of Geology for Global Development
Student Lecture
Carbon CS
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Speaker: Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham
Joint
seminar with ACE/IESD
and IMechE
Rugby Area
Prescribing Nature
Prescribing Nature: evidencing nature's health benefits
Speakers: Dr Katherine Irvine, Dr Sara Warber, and Melissa Marselle
ACE/IESD
Seminar
Series

(Abstract)

2011


December


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Strengthening Kabul University

International workshop with the British Council, Kabul University, and other institutions, held at the University of Leicester.
International
Conference

press release
and photos
 
green roof
Adaptation of the Built Environment: going beyond the building envelope

Speaker: Dr Stefan Smith, IESD, De Montfort University
ACE/IESD
Seminar
Series

9 Nov ISS
Bridges and Barriers to Multidisciplinary Research

Speaker: Prof Mike Petterson, ACE, University of Leicester
ACE/IESD
Seminar
Series

(Abstract)
November


Geoeng
Geoengineering the climate: science, governance and uncertainty
Speaker: Prof John Shepherd, CBE, FRS, School of Earth Science, University of Southampton
ACE/IESD
Seminar
Series

October


CCause
Common Cause: The case for working with our Cultural Values
Speakers: Dr Tom Crompton, WWF, and Mr Richard Hawkins, PIRC
ACE/IESD
Seminar
Series

Consumer d m
Five Challenges in Understanding Consumer Decision Making

Speaker: Dr Edmund Chattoe-Brown, University of Leicester
ACE/IESD
Seminar
Series
 
June


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Adapting to Changing Environments Research Centre

Research Centre Launch Event: multidisciplinary presentations, poster display, and wine reception
ACE
Launch
Event
 

 

 

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