Category Archives: University of Manchester

Interview with the People & Planet occupiers! #Manchester #divestment

Earlier this week students at University of Manchester ended a week-long occupation of the Vice-Chancellor’s building. Their action had forced the University to bring forward a review of its investment in a number of fossil fuel companies. That’s a potential … Continue reading

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Sustainable Consumption Institute Festival – 5th December. Tickets available

A festival of ideas at the University of Manchester’s Sustainable Consumption Institute is set to lay down a marker for sustainability research in the next decade. The event on Thursday 5th December will draw together findings from the Institute’s research … Continue reading

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Tyndall seminar on Community co-design for resilient infrastructure. Tues 29 Oct. #Manchester

‘Community co-design for resilient infrastructure’ by Professor Sarah Bell, on Tuesday 29th October (room C1, George Begg Building, Sackville Street) at 1.30pm. [No need to book. Just turn up. Tyndall seminars always good, sometimes fantastic] Infrastructure resilience requires wide stakeholder engagement, including with local communities … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: The Australian Energy Transition #Manchester Tuesday 9 April 3 to 4pm

What can we learn from the grotesque horrorshow that is Australian energy (failure of) Transition?  An informal seminar.  Note the access issues!! If you do not have a student or staff card allowing you access to the Alliance Manchester Business … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Australia’s #climate policy debacle & wider lessons. #Manchester Thurs 28 March #Tyndall

Another Tyndall Centre seminar! Tyndall Manchester invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “Enacting inertia”: The Australian climate policy debacle and its global relevance by Marc Hudson, on Thursday 28th March (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm. “Enacting inertia”: The Australian … Continue reading

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Interview with Rebecca Willis about politicians and #climate change

On Thursday 28 February, Dr Rebecca Willis of Lancaster University is presenting her recent research at a Tyndall Manchester seminar. (details here). She has kindly agreed to an email interview – here it is, unedited. 1. In a nutshell, please … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at University of #Manchester on #climate change Weds 20 February

First floor of University of Manchester Students’ Union, 4 to 6pm, Weds 20 Feb.   Alternative Lecture Series. Climate Change: Historical Perceptions & International Negotiation We have multiple speakers in this week! The first two are Masters students from the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and #Climate Change from Cambodia #Manchester 20 Feb

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Prof Kate Brickell as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia Cambodia is in the midst of a construction … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “It’s important not to be a #climate change zealot” #Manchester Thurs 28 Feb

Another Tyndall Manchester Seminar. No need to book – free event! Tyndall Manchester would like to invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “It’s important not to be a climate change zealot”: Investigating how politicians understand and act on … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Europe, crisis and the Environment” Feb 6th, Manchester

This Wednesday, February 6th, from 4pm to 5.30pm, there is an event at the Hanson Room, Humanities Bridgeford Street, University of Manchester. Dr Paul Tobin, who has co-edited a book on this very topic (i.e. “The Impact of the Economic … Continue reading

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