Keynote Lecture Series

The Valuing Nature Keynote Lecture Series is organised by Programme Coordination Team member Professor Michael Winter to explore themes and ideas associated with the concepts of Valuing Nature. Distributed across the UK, lectures of 45 minutes are followed by a panel discussion and then discussions are opened up to delegates in a Q&A session.

Keynote Lectures 

3 December 2018

Professor Andrew Lovett from the University of East Anglia

Lecture Title: Incorporating the value of nature into assessments of future energy pathways

Location:  Friends House, London

20 February 2018

Professor Paula Harrison from Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, 

Lecture Title: Understanding linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem services for exploring the impacts of environmental change 

Location:  Friends House, London

11 January  2018  

Professor Sian Sullivan from Bath Spa University,  

Lecture Title: Making nature investable? Considering some outcomes of coupling 'nature' with 'capital'   

Location: University of Exeter

6th September 2017   

Dr Tom Oliver from Reading University     

Lecture Title: An optimist’s guide to managing ecosystem services   

Location: Greenwich University, London

3rd July 2017     

Dr Richard Gunton from Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus (CECAN)

Lecture Title: Beyond Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital: Valuing the Invaluable 

Location: University of Edinburgh 

22nd September 2016 

Dr Paul Jepson from the University of Oxford

Lecture Title: Rewilding and the Uplands - London

Location: Defra at Nobel House, London