NERC will shortly be inviting applications from existing researchers to apply for 3 to 12 month placements based in non-academic organisations. Projects must fall within the NERC remit and must identify clear examples of where environmental research, data and skills can be used to make a difference. Link to Full Information
Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund and the British Council, Middlesex University in partnership with Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios in Colombia will be holding a three-day workshop to explore opportunities to develop research on social innovation for restoring natural capital. This will take place in Pereira (Colombia) from the 26-29 June 2018.
Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council, in partnership with the South African National Research Foundation, will be holding a three day workshop on the above theme in the premises of the Oceanographic Research Institute, uShaka Marine World in Durban South Africa, on 19-21 June 2018.
The University of Exeter has launched an online course to help everyone to discover the many ways that we benefit from the natural world through ecosystem services.
Explore how we value the natural world. The first course starts on the 19 March 2018 with further dates to be announced later in the year.
Putting a monetary value on nature
A new report by Ian Bateman - Director; Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP), University of Exeter Business School, and Ben Wheeler - Senior Research Fellow, European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH), University of Exeter Medical School, has just been published.
To further explore themes associated with the diverse concepts of value, the Valuing Nature Programme is pleased to support this Call for Papers inviting abstracts on Theoretical traditions in social values for sustainability which will form a Special Feature of Sustainability Science edited by Chris Raymond, Jasper Kenter, Carena van Riper, Andrea Rawluk and Dave Kendal.
Date and Time: Friday 9th March 2018, 8:45am – 19:30pm
Venue: The Royal Society, London
The UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE) has announced that registration is open for envecon 2018: Applied Environmental Economics Conference.
This Valuing Nature Keynote Lecture will be given by Professor Paula Harrison, from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH). This 45 minute lecture will be followed by a panel discussion chaired by Dr Rob Fish with Professor Michael Winter and Professor Rosie Hails.
Lecture Title: Understanding linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem services for exploring the impacts of environmental change
Date: 20 February 2018, 18:30 to 20:30