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Manchester Environmental Research Institute


Attend our seminars to find out more about cross-department working and to hear about our latest research outputs.

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Graduate Symposium

21:00 - 22:30 28 October 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Graduate Symposium. The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health and social challenge..

Dig for Victory: An interactive urban gardening workshop to grow Greater Manchester's sustainable food revolution

12:00 - 14:30 02 November 2021

Have you, or would you like to set up a community garden in your local area? Are you interested in recovering a green space to produce your own food? Or simply curious to find out more about the role of urban gardening Manchester's fight against climate change? Whether you’re a novice gardener, a local community group, park, business, res..

Moving to a zero carbon world and the future role of hydropower

15:00 - 16:30 02 November 2021

This FutureDAMS webinar will be exploring hydropower as a key solution to the challenge of transition to a zero carbon world. Sustainable hydropower can play a vital role in achieving net zero emissions by generating low-carbon electricity and facilitating integration of intermittent renewables. It provides flexibility and storage services tha..

Critical raw materials for the energy transition

13:00 - 14:00 03 November 2021

Dr Kathryn Goodenough from the British Geological Survey will present this week’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar.

Evaporative Coolers, Climate Change and Africa: The Tyranny of Thermodynamics

13:00 - 14:00 09 November 2021

The University of Manchester Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation Webinar Series Evaporative Coolers, Climate Change and Africa: The Tyranny of Thermodynamics Dr. Ben Parkes, University of Manchester Abstract: Extreme weather events are major causes of loss of life and damage infrastructure worldwide. High temperatures cause stress on..

CaDiR | Innovation Club Showcase

15:00 - 16:30 10 November 2021

Digital Futures Innovation Clubs help to build communities of practice around key digital research technologies and provide a forum for researchers to share their knowledge, experience and practical skills in these areas. Club activity aligns closely with Digital Futures theme communities, particularly in the six capability themes of Data Scie..

The Apollo 17 Light Mantle Avalanche: a recent long runout landslide on the Moon

13:00 - 14:00 10 November 2021

Dr Giulia Magnarini from the Natural History Museum will present this week’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar.

Climate Urbanism: Strategies for Just Transitions

14:30 - 17:30 11 November 2021

This event will present some of the pioneering research funded by the Urban Studies Foundation (USF) in recent years. The event will showcase five short interventions that cover several of the COP26 Presidency campaigns, with a key focus on Cities and the Built Environment. Five USF Fellows from around the world will offer radical responses t..

From car to coronary: the cardiovascular effects of diesel exhaust particles

13:00 - 14:00 17 November 2021

Dr Mark Miller from the University of Edinburgh will present this week’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar

Turing-UoM Sandpits 2021-22: Sustainability

17 - 18 November 2021

The Sustainability sandpit is a two-day event scheduled to take place from 14.00 to 16.00 on Weds 17 and Thurs 18 November. We are keen to facilitate a sandpit where a range of stakeholders come together to discuss issues and potential solutions around sustainability in which Data Science and Artificial Intelligence can play a key role. Part..

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