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1 Road to somewhere? Resilient infrastructure for sustainable development Professor Hall will share experiences of establishing long-term plans for sustainable infrastructure in many countries around the world. Jim Hall 17 Feb 2020
2 Creative Commons Linking people, nature, food and climate: progress and implications David Nabarro, former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Food Security and Nutrition, will give a talk on what implications there will be for the planet and us in linking nature, food and the climate. David Nabarro 02 Dec 2019
3 Ending energy poverty: reframing the poverty discourse The President of the Rockefeller Foundation discusses the need for new solutions for energy transformation and economic development. Rajiv J. Shah 27 Nov 2019
4 Creative Commons Sustainability scenarios for the global food and land-use system Michael Obersteiner presents new insights from co-producing a set of new sustainability scenarios. Michael Obersteiner 27 Nov 2019
5 OxPeace 2019: Peace in the Anthropocene: Taking back control - 'existential threat' and large group anxiety Dr Coline Covington presents 'Taking back control - 'existential threat' and large group anxiety' at the OxPeace 2019 conference. Coline Covington 08 Jul 2019
6 OxPeace 2019: Peace in the Anthropocene: Feeding the World, Happily, Equitably and Sustainably Federica d'Allessandra chairs a plenary session on 'Feeding the World, Happily, Equitably and Sustainably', featuring Professor Sir Charles Godfray (Oxford Martin School), Brian Lander (Deputy Director, WFP, Geneva) and Professor Mark Maslin (UCL). Federica d'Allessandra, Charles Godfray, Brian Lander, Mark Maslin 08 Jul 2019
7 Driving Africa's prosperity through sustainable and innovative practices Guest lecture by the 6th President of Mauritius- Prof Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim 04 Jun 2019
8 Iraq Re:Coded: Durable Skills, Education and Livelihoods through Innovation and Technology’ This presentation introduces ‘Iraq Re:Code Ali Clare (New York University) and Frederic Kastner (Fuse Foundation) give a talk for the Innovative Approaches to Education and Skills Training in Humanitarian Contexts panel. Ali Clare, Frederic Kastner 02 Dec 2016
9 Energy for the Displaced part three Michael Keating and Glada Lahn (Chatham House) give a talk for the Energy for the Displaced panel. Michael Keating, Glada Lahn 02 Dec 2016
10 Energy for the Displaced part two Ben Good (GVEP International) gives a talk for the Energy for the Displaced panel. Ben Good 02 Dec 2016
11 Energy for the Displaced part one Christopher Baker-Brian (BBOXX) gives a talk for the Energy for the Displaced panel. Christopher Baker-Brian 02 Dec 2016
12 Creative Commons Champion of renewable energy Juliet Davenport OBE (Merton, 1986) Juliet Davenport emphasises the role of renewable energy in the fight against climate change and shows how unprecedented progress is being made. Juliet Davenport 30 Jun 2015
13 Creative Commons Environmental journalism and sustainable development in China Dr Sam Geall, University of Sussex and author of China and the Environment: The Green Revolution, gives a talk for the Reuters seminar series Sam Geall 26 Feb 2015
14 Creative Commons Is sustainability too expensive? (2014 Hoffmann Lecture) Dr Mathis Wackernagel, President, Global Footprint Network, delivers the 2014 Hoffmann Lecture. Mathis Wackernagel, André Hoffmann, Nick Rawlins 01 Apr 2014
15 Creative Commons Distinguished Guest Lecture with UNIDO Director General Li Yong On 13 February 2014, the Technology and Management for Development Centre hosted the Distinguished Guest Lecture with Mr Yong Li, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Director General. Yong Li 27 Feb 2014
16 Creative Commons Where will Tomorrow's Food Come From - and What will be the Consequences? The St Anne's Gaudy Seminar explores the topic of food security, focusing in particular on sustainability, supply and demand, and aid and trade. How will science, ecology and consumers have an impact on how food is produced and distributed? Tim Benton, Mary Atkinson 30 Sep 2013
17 Creative Commons Where will Tomorrow's Food Come From - and What will be the Consequences? The St Anne's Gaudy Seminar explores the topic of food security, focusing in particular on sustainability, supply and demand, and aid and trade. How will science, ecology and consumers have an impact on how food is produced and distributed? Tim Benton, Mary Atkinson 30 Sep 2013
18 Mammo Muchie. NSI to IDS - From the National System of Innovation to an African National Innovation and Development System (IDS). Mammo Muchie, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Mammo Muchie 26 Sep 2013
19 Best Paper Award Ceremony, 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Best Paper Award Ceremony. Chaired by Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor, Oxford University. Andrew Hamilton, Xiaolan Fu, Jian Gao 23 Sep 2013
20 Creative Commons Policy Dynamics and Institutional Dysfunctions in Public Agricultural Research and Innovation. George Owusu Essegbey, Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, Ghana. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. George Owusu Essegbey 23 Sep 2013
21 Creative Commons Innovation Under the Radar in Low Income Countries: Evidence from Ghana. Giacomo Zanello, Oxford University. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Giacomo Zanello 23 Sep 2013
22 Creative Commons Yves Doz. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies Yves Doz, INSEAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Yves Doz 23 Sep 2013
23 Ludovico Alcorta. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Ludovico Alcorta, UNIDO, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Ludovico Alcorta 23 Sep 2013
24 David Kaplan. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies David Kaplan, University of Cape Town, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. David Kaplan 23 Sep 2013
25 Xiaolan Fu. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Xiaolan Fu, Oxford University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Xiaolan Fu 23 Sep 2013
26 Creative Commons Anne Miroux. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Anne Miroux, UNCTAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Anne Miroux 23 Sep 2013
27 Luc Soete. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Luc Soete, Maastricht University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Luc Soete 23 Sep 2013
28 Calestous Juma. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Calestous Juma, Harvard University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Calestous Juma 23 Sep 2013
29 Creative Commons How can the customer and consumer participate in the electricity demand-side - and what's in it for them? Panel discussion from the UKERC conference 'GB Electricity Demand - Realising the Resource' held on 16th May 2013 at Royal Society, London. Gill Owen, Maria Pooley, Sophie Neuberg, Jeremy Nicholson 22 Jul 2013
30 Creative Commons Social Sustainability in Transport - Cinderella Shall Go To the Ball. This lecture by Dr Karen Lucas conceptualises the social dimensions of the sustainability paradigm and offers a discussion of why it is so important to achieve socially sustainable mobility in our towns and cities. Karen Lucas 12 Jul 2013
31 Creative Commons Building a Business 2012/13: Taking the First Steps: Company Basics Martin Chilcott, founder and CEO of 2 degrees, specialises in the environment and education. 2 degrees is the largest community for sustainable business globally. Martin Chilcott 15 Mar 2013
32 Creative Commons Experiments in sociological food governance Dr Michael Guggenheim (Goldsmiths, University of London) gives a talk for the Oxford Food Governance Group on 28th November 2012. Michael Guggenheim 13 Feb 2013
33 Creative Commons Date labelling and the governance of food quality and safety Dr Richard Milne (University of Sheffield) gives a talk for the Oxford Food Governance Group on 21st November 2012. Richard Milne 13 Feb 2013
34 Creative Commons Fat places? Re-thinking the obesogenic environment thesis and the implications for food governance Professor Julie Guthman (University of California, Santa Cruz) gives a talk for the Oxford Food Governance Group on 14th November 2012. Julie Guthman 13 Feb 2013
35 Creative Commons Sustainability and governance of the food supply Dr David Barling (City University London) gives a talk for the Oxford Food Governance Group on 7th November 2012. David Barling 13 Feb 2013
36 Creative Commons Governing food anxieties: The role of emotion in mothers' food practices Professor Alan Petersen (Monash University) gives a talk on for the Oxford Food Governance Group on 25th October 2012. Alan Petersen 13 Feb 2013
37 19. Green gardening The new Merton borders - the latest Botanic Garden experiment. Timothy Walker 28 May 2012
38 Creative Commons Achieving food security and sustainability for 9 billion To ensure food security for the increasing world population in a environmentally sustainable way, we must double productivity on the same area of land. Chris Leaver 09 Jan 2012
39 Creative Commons The Population Paradox Professor David Coleman, Dr George Leeson and Dr Nando Sigona discuss the global issues relating to the world's rising population at the Alumni Weekend Conference 2011. David Coleman, George Leeson, Nando Sigona 11 Oct 2011
40 Geoengineering: Fantasy or Feasible Future? Richard Darton gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on the developments in the science of Geoengineering and looks at how close we are to be able to do it. Richard Darton 03 Oct 2011
41 Geoengineering: Fantasy or Feasible Future? Richard Darton gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on the developments in the science of Geoengineering and looks at how close we are to be able to do it. Richard Darton 03 Oct 2011
42 Creative Commons Investment in transport infrastructure and economic development: recent debates in the United States Andrew Goetz, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography, University of Denver, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Unit Lecture Series on Future Research in Transport. Andrew Goetz 06 Apr 2011
43 Creative Commons Mobility, place-making, and economic competitiveness Professor Robert Cervero, University of California, Berkeley, gives a seminar for the Future Research in Transport 2011 Hilary Term seminar series. Robert Cervero 15 Mar 2011
44 Livelihood sustainability in drylands Professor Andy Dougill, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds, talks at the 1st Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert Conference hosted by the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 15-16 April 2010. Andy Dougill 24 Feb 2011
45 Creative Commons Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 2: Sustainable development and crime in the urban Caribbean David Howard (Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford) looks at larger concerns over social and spatial equity, conceptual approaches to sovereignty and the practical interpretation of sustainable forms of justice. David Howard 15 Dec 2010
46 Creative Commons Sustainable development and crime in the urban Caribbean David Howard (Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford) looks at larger concerns over social and spatial equity, conceptual approaches to sovereignty and the practical interpretation of sustainable forms of justice. David Howard 15 Dec 2010
47 Creative Commons Sustainable development and crime in the urban Caribbean David Howard (University Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford) looks at larger concerns over social and spatial equity, conceptual approaches to sovereignty and the practical interpretation of sustainable forms of justice. David Howard 15 Dec 2010
48 Creative Commons Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 1: New business models for low-carbon cities Mark Hinnells (Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford) explores the impact of policy measures to deliver a low-carbon economy on the development of new business models for low-carbon cities. Mark Hinnells 16 Nov 2010
49 Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 4: Sustainable urban development to 2050 - complex transitions in the built environment of cities Tim Dixon (Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, Oxford Brookes University) looks at 'critical success factors' that need to be in place for cities to be more sustainable by 2050. Tim Dixon 16 Nov 2010
50 Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 5: The paralyzed frog, water supply services and sustainable cities Rob Hope (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford) gives a talk on institutional innovations and new financial models for sustainable water as part of a seminar series on the Future of Cities. Rob Hope 16 Nov 2010
51 Creative Commons New business models for low-carbon cities Mark Hinnells (Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford) explores the impact of policy measures to deliver a low-carbon economy on the development of new business models for low-carbon cities. Mark Hinnells 16 Nov 2010
52 Sustainable urban development to 2050 - complex transitions in the built environment of cities Tim Dixon (Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, Oxford Brookes University) looks at 'critical success factors' that need to be in place for cities to be more sustainable by 2050. Tim Dixon 16 Nov 2010
53 The paralyzed frog, water supply services and sustainable cities Rob Hope (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford) gives a talk on institutional innovations and new financial models for sustainable water as part of a seminar series on the Future of Cities. Rob Hope 16 Nov 2010
54 Creative Commons Driven to Drive Markets: The contradictions of forest certification in the promotion of sustainability Professor Dan Klooster (University of Redlands) summarizes the formation and growth of forest certification and illustrates how it qualifies sustainability and leverages meaningful changes in forest management. Dan Klooster 04 Nov 2010
55 Creative Commons Introduction to and Overview of Third Party Certification Michaelmas Term Seminar Series 2010 - Dr Lars Gulbrandsen, 'Introduction to and Overview of Third Party Certification'. Lars Gulbrandsen 20 Oct 2010
56 Creative Commons Growth, Innovation, and the Pace of Life from Cells and Ecosystems to Cities and Corporations; Are They Sustainable? Growth, Innovation, and the Pace of Life from Cells and Ecosystems to Cities and Corporations; Are They Sustainable? Geoffrey West 05 Feb 2010