UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


UCL ISR Term 1 events roundup

16 December 2016–20 January 2017, 9:00 am–9:00 am


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The 2016-17 academic year events calendar at UCL ISR has got off to a great start in the first term. Thank you to all of our speakers, we have enjoyed hosting you this term. The UCL ISR event series will return in February 2016.

Below you'll find a round-up of our events over the last academic year. To catch-up on any events you missed, visit the ISR YouTube channel.

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UCL ISR Annual Symposium: Water SDGs and Future Water Management, 8-9 November

Full coverage of our annual symposium is available below.

Public Lecture by Achim Steiner, 30 November

Lost in the Green Economy Transition: Environmental Imperatives vs. Economic

Achim Steiner, the recently retired Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and now Director of the Oxford Martin School at Oxford University, was our guest speaker at this term's public lecture.

Disruptive Innovation Festival, 7-25 November

UCL ISR has been very active at this year's Disruption Innovation Festival hosted by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation.  The sessions focused on the circular economy and demonstrate how people worldwide are challenging the current 'take, make and dispose' economic model.

UCL Energy & Resource Economics Group seminar by Prof Michael Grubb, 29 November

Prof Grubb presented on his book 'Planetary Economics' which covers the links between the 3 pillars of energy policy and economic development and introduces a whole new perspective on the growth of countries by highlighting the crucial contribution of energy systems and policy.