Date/Time: 3 May 2016, 2-4pm
Venue: The Key Building, Science Central
The Institute for Sustainability endeavours to support excellent, interdisciplinary, sustainability research.
We would like to invite researchers to share their experiences of multi-disciplinary to interdisciplinary sustainability research with a peer group of sustainability researchers based across 3 faculties at NU. It is anticipated that the output of the session will include a position statement on Interdisciplinary approaches to Sustainability research at Newcastle.
Structure: Interdisciplinary approaches to research
- Why is IfS interested in Interdisciplinary approaches? – Lynsay Blake
- Disciplines and Interdisciplinary – Simin Davoudi
Reflection on project approach
- The Upcycled Café: exploring attitudes to waste - Ben Bridgens & Mark Powell
- Bio-informing Urban Gardening – Claire Walsh & External organisation
- Can protected areas be sustainably developed? – Liz Oughton & Mark Whittingham Newcastle Allotments Biomonitoring Study – Lindsey Bramwell & external organisation
Panel: Reflection – Simin Davoudi (Chair)
Group discussion – Simin Davoudi (Chair)
Summary and Next steps – Amy Brown
This will take place on 3 May from 2-4pm, The Key Building, Firebrick Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TQ
To take part in this discussion register here http://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=9971