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Sustainable Futures Seminar Series 2022

09 Dec 2021

Sustainable Futures has launched the first set of events, as part of the 2022 Seminar Series

These online seminars will bring together researchers from across The University of Manchester and key external stakeholders to discuss sustainability activity at UoM. We invite internal and external delegates to attend these sessions, consisting of two 25-minute presentations followed by an interactive Q&A. All of the seminars will take place at 2pm to 3:15pm and current confirmed speakers, dates and topics for the sessions include:

27 January 2022 

Dr Aled Roberts, Research Fellow at The University of Manchester | Green space: How off-world construction technologies could promote sustainable development on Earth Dr Neil Dixon, Reader at The University of Manchester | Microbial engineering for a healthy planet

10 February 2022

Joe Ravetz, Research Fellow at The University of Manchester | Beyond COP26 - tools for a ‘collective climatic intelligence’

Richard Kingston, Professor of Urban Planning and GISc at The University of Manchester | The NERC Digital Solutions Hub

10 March 2022 

Kevin Taylor, Professor of Sedimentology and Tectonics at The University of Manchester | Geological subsurface energy storage: minimising uncertainties towards decarbonisation Dr Ian Mell, Reader in Environmental & Landscape Planning at The University of Manchester | Translating research into effective Green Infrastructure practice: Policy, finance and interventions in urban planning

24 March 2022

Dr David Jones, Medical Examiner and retired Consultant Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust | Greener operations: Sustainable Perioperative Care Allan Matthews, Professor of Surface Engineering and Tribology at The University of Manchester

Places are limited and reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Please register today to avoid disappointment. If you would like to be considered as a speaker at a future seminar then please contact,