Cabot Institute Annual Lecture 2016: Ideas to change the world

25 November 2016, 6.00 PM - 25 November 2016, 7.45 PM

Professor Tom Scott (Transforming our Energy) Dr Eric Morgan (Resilient and sustainable livestock) Professor Keri Facer (Connected Communities)

Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building

The Cabot Institute is the University of Bristol’s first flagship cross-disciplinary research institute, conducting world-leading research on the challenges arising from how we live with, depend on and affect our planet.

For each of our Annual Lectures to date, we’ve brought in speakers from around the world; this year we are showcasing some of our own researchers’ most exciting findings, many of which have occurred in partnership with you – our local, national and global collaborators.

Over the past six years our colleagues have made important discoveries, transformed our understanding of the environment, and helped save lives by improving responses to natural disasters around the world. Now we share some of the latest solutions to global-scale problems, developed by Cabot Institute researchers.

University, Community and City leaders will open by discussing their ambitions for a more sustainable Bristol and a more sustainable world. Cabot Institute experts will then present some of their most exciting ideas for tackling the environmental and social challenges we face in the 21st century. This will be followed by an open Q&A during which time we'll invite you to put your questions to the presenters.

Specifically-featured will be the unveiling of a new technology to generate electricity, with a prototype on display.

 

Tickets

Despite this being a free event tickets are still required due to expected demand. Please register by clicking the button below.

Contact information

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at cabot-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk.

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