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ONE annual lecture 

Scientific urgency or social emergency? 30 years of lessons from international science of biodiversity and climate 

Keynote Speaker: Sir Bob Watson (Chair of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)) 

 

Date: 18 November, 15:00 - 18:15

Location: University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road OX1 3PW 

 

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Staff and research students across Oxford University are invited to a showcase of Oxford University's environmental and energy research. 
The afternoon event, to be held in the Oxford Museum of Natural History, will feature: keynote lectures from Professor Sir Bob Watson, Chair of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES); a panel discussion; and news from the ONE network. 

We encourage anyone who works in the fields of Biodiversity, Climate, Energy, Food and Water, across Oxford University to attend.

Programme

15:00 | Welcome from the Vice Chancellor

Professor Louise Richardson

 

15:15 | Keynote Lecture

Scientific Urgency or Social Emergency? 30 years of lessons from international science of biodiversity and climate.

Sir Bob Watson, Chair of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

 

16:00 | Panel Discussion

Chair: Professor Sir Charles Godfray (Director, Oxford Martin School) 

Panel:

  • Professor E.J. Milner-Gulland (Tasso Leventis Professor of Biodiversity; Director, Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science; Fellow of Merton College)
  • Professor Kathy Willis (Principle of St Edmund Hall)
  • Professor Gideon Henderson (Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
  • Dr Tom Clements Senior Director, Wildlife Conservation Society)

 

16:30 | News from the Oxford Networks for the Environment

Professor Jim Hall (Professor of Climate and Environmental Risk, Environmental Change Institute)

16:45 | The changing landscape for research on energy and the environment

Dan Blakey, (Head of Science Area Team, Research Services) 

 

18:00 Drinks and networking

 

For event enquiries please contact events@ouce.ox.ac.uk

IMPORTANT: If at any point you no longer plan to attend this event please cancel your ticket so that people on the waitlist can be offered a place.

 

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