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 was given by Professor Paula Harrison, from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH). This 45 minute lecture was followed by a panel discussion chaired by Dr Rob Fish with Professor Michael Winter and Professor Rosie Hails.
Lecture Video link - https://youtu.be/kqUpwNZOyrQ
15 February 2018, Central London
AALERT is an interdisciplinary meeting aiming to foster debate and dialogue about the role of arts and the artist in landscape and environmental research today by cutting across disciplinary perspectives and professional practices.
New Publication from AHRC
AHRC has produced a new leaflet highlighting the contribution of the Arts and Humanities to research on the environment.
The Global Challenges Research Fund is a 5-year £1.5Bn fund led by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) which operates across a number of delivery partners, including the UK Research Councils, UK Higher Education Funding bodies, the Academy of Medical Sciences, Royal Society, British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and UK Space Agency.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are looking to appoint GCRF Challenge Leaders.