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Research and Innovation events

Our events range from small, internal seminars to large-scale research conferences and presentations. We also regularly host research VIPs (eg, national Research Councils) and large industrial stakeholders.

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27 March 202313:00

Bacteria: Sex and Death

Dr Michiel Vos is a senior lecturer in Evolutionary Microbiology based at the European Centre for Environment & Human Health (ECEHH) and ESI. His interests range from fundamental processes shaping the evolutionary diversification of bacteria, specifically though Horizontal Gene Transfer (HGT), to more applied questions relating to the virulence and antibiotic resistance of opportunistic pathogens in the environment. His presentation will cover both areas of research, from ‘bacterial sex’ (HGT) to the ecology of bacterial pathogens. Full details
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29 March 202313:30

What is the Point of Constitutional Monarchy?

This is a hybrid event, join us in person in Amory(B316) or online. Full details
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30 March 202312:30

The role of plant foods in human evolution and dispersals: A perspective from across the Wallace Line

You are warmly invited to join us for an Archaeology Research Seminar with a guest speaker, Dr Anne Florin from the University of Cambridge, on 30th March at 12.30 in the Laver Building, LT6. Full details
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30 March 202314:00

Working with external partners

Interacting with external stakeholders and collaborators can form an integral part of research programmes. The aim of the session is to get your insight, as ECR’s and Lecturers regarding the opportunities you see about working with external partners and the impediments / threats you perceive about making good on these opportunities and how the University/Faculty/Department could help you. Full details
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31 March 202310:00

Perspectives on personalised ecology

An Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI), RENEW and Biodiversity and People network event. Full details
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21 April 202310:00

‘Playful’ Seminar Series – ‘Involving and engaging young people: play-based approaches and the primary age-group’

Exploring new ways of working partnership with children and young people to design and implement research Short description: Children and Young People’s Wellbeing @ Exeter invites you to a 2-part online seminar exploring the potential of play-based approaches to involve and engage children in research related activities. Full details
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11 May 202310:30

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and Exeter Food

Exeter Food Network has a great opportunity to learn about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) relating to the Exeter Food Network, from Dr Andy Jones (Impact Fellow for HASS).. Full details
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17 May 202314:00

Using socially-aware word embeddings to infer variation in the meaning of political terms over time with Hubert AU, DPhil student at University of Oxford

Semantic change occurs organically as languages and current events evolve. For example, “Leave” and “Remain” were understood differently before and after the Brexit campaign and vote. Full details
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18 May 202314:00

Sustainable research

What can individuals do to improve the sustainability of their research? Hear from UoE Sustainability Champions Daniela Farina and Jamie Shutler, and discuss and share ideas about how you can improve sustainable practices in your research. Full details
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23 May 202310:45

Exeter Food - Term Three Pechakucha Seminar

These events are a great way to learn about with what colleagues studying food related topics across the university are working on, to offer them valuable input, and to spark ideas for future collaborations. Full details
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25 May 202313:00

Retrospective and a look ahead to the next 10 years

We are proud to be celebrating the ESI’s first decade of successful operation and are hosting a big event on 25 May to mark this occasion with the launch of our retrospective infographic, with our Vice Chancellor Professor Lisa Roberts and other distinguished guests. Full details
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13 - 14 June 2023

Symposium: Ecological and Evolutionary drivers of pathogen emergence

Organised by the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) with the Centre for Ecology and Conservation (CEC). Full details
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29 June 202314:00

Careers outside academia

A panel discussion with guest speakers who will share their experiences on how they carved careers outside of academia. The session will include contributions from those who have had careers with research funders, local government and industry. Full details
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30 June 202315:00

The Future of Mining in Cornwall

An Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) and the Department of Earth and Environmental Science event. Full details
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