Posts tagged with ‘environment’

Fate, luck and fortune: historical narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

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Skills for employability survey

Students – complete our online confidential survey about your time at university and the skills you […]

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Who pays to avoid climate change, and how much does it cost?

Climate change economics predominantly frames climate policy as an inter-generational problem, which requires current generations to sacrifice their own material well-being for the future, and makes environmental outcomes dependent on ethical, economic, and geo-physical considerations. In this lecture, Professor Armon Rezai will review the assumption and arguments underlying Utilitarian cost-benefit analysis and present mechanisms of avoiding the climate sacrifice. Refocusing the climate debate in this manner emphasizes conflicts within rather than between generations.

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Congratulations to 34 bus driver Phil Rowson

A familiar face to staff and students has been recognised at this year’s UK Bus Awards. Phil […]

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Have you spotted the #BeastsofUoN?

A University groundskeeper is showcasing his wildlife photography skills and has produced a charity 2016 calendar […]

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ETRI Lecture Series 2015: Preparing the UK for the energy transition

In this lecture, Jo Coleman, strategy development director of the Energy Technologies Institute, will discuss some of the key points of ETI energy futures report, “Targets, technologies, infrastructure and investments – preparing the UK for the energy transition”.

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Protecting our marine environment

‘Protecting our marine environment’ is presented by Heidi Richardson, Nicola Edwards and Georgina Roberts. Part of the Science Public Lecture Series.

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New landscapes of Jubilee Campus

Join the Friends of University Park for a guided tour of the new habitats of Jubilee Campus, led by the grounds manager.

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Sustainability Team – out and about

Members of the Sustainability Team will be holding stalls at different locations around the University between […]

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Proposed Advanced Manufacturing Building linking Jubilee Campus and Derby Road

The University intends to develop a new state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Facility at the former Mansell Offices site on […]

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