Sustainable Futures Celebration Showcase
|Dates:||28 November 2022 - 29 November 2022|
|Times:||11:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Conferences|
|Who is it for:||Early years, University staff, External researchers, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16|
This event celebrates one year since Sustainable Futures at The University of Manchester externally launched, and will bring together researchers from across the University and key external stakeholders to discuss current innovative and impactful sustainability activity.
First, we’ll hear from Professor Mike Shaver, Director of Sustainable Futures, followed by updates from each of the Sustainable Futures Challenge Leads:
Professor Holly Shiels - Healthy Futures
Dr Helen Holmes - Inclusive and Prosperous Futures
Dr Jelena Ponocko - Net-Zero Futures
Dr Alejandro Gallego Schmid - Resourceful Futures
Dr Tim Foster - Resilient Futures
Dr Jennifer O’Brien – Inspired and Informed Futures
After this, we’ll hear from University of Manchester researchers who will deliver short 'lightning style presentations' sharing details of their work within the realm of sustainability. Each researcher will have five minutes to briefly discuss their area of research, including recent updates and calls for collaboration/support. Lightning talks include:
Dr Alison Browne - Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Project with Artesia Consulting
Prof Ricardo Climent - Video Games & Sustainability
Prof Susanne Shultz – TBC
Dr Claudia Henninger – TBC
Dr Gina Galli - TBC
Finally, the session will break out into virtual rooms to allow for networking among attendees and speakers.
If you have any questions regarding the event or if you are interested in showcasing your research at a Sustainable Futures event in 2023 then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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