Calendar of Events

This it the biodiversity institute's event page. You can see all our current and previous event listings. We will be posting new events regularly so make sure you check this page often.

December 17, 2014

Biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems: one summary of, and vision for, a paradigm – Brad Cardinale

Brad Cardinale, University of Michigan: Biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems: one summary of, and vision for, a paradigm

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Start: December 17, 2014 16:00
End: December 17, 2014 17:00
Venue: D38, Department of Zoology
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Life after death: how parents structure communities and fuel diversity – Rebecca Kilner

Rebecca Kilner, University of Cambridge: Life after death: how parents structure communities and fuel diversity

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Start: December 17, 2014 13:00
End: December 17, 2014 14:00
Venue: LTB, Department of Zoology
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Causes and consequences of biodiversity: insights from the world’s birds – Nathalie Seddon

Nathalie Seddon, University of Oxford: Causes and consequences of biodiversity: insights from the world’s birds

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Start: December 17, 2014 11:00
End: December 17, 2014 12:00
Venue: D38, Department of Zoology
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December 2, 2014

First Global Soil Biodiversity Conference

Assessing soil biodiversity and its role for ecosystem services The Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GSBI) and EcoFINDERS are pleased to announce the First GSBI Conference – Assessing Soil Biodiversity and its Role for Ecosystem Services, to be held in Dijon, France, December 2-5th, 2014. This will be a dynamic international meeting summarizing the current state of knowledge and recent advancements

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Start: December 2, 2014
End: December 5, 2014
Venue: Palais des Congrès
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Dijon, France

November 28, 2014

Birds and climate change – Dr James Pearce-Higgins

EGI Seminar – Dr James Pearce Higgins (BTO) Dr James Pearce-Higgins of the British Trust for Ornithology will speak ‘Birds and climate change.’ All are welcome

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Start: November 28, 2014 16:00
End: November 28, 2014 17:00
Venue: D38, Department of Zoology
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South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, United Kingdom

October 9, 2014

A global strategy for road building – OCTF seminar

Professor William F Laurance, Distinguished Research Professor & Australian Laureate/Prince Bernhard Chair in International Nature Conservation, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia We live in an era of unprecedented road expansion, with new roads now penetrating into most the world’s surviving wildernesses. Such roads often unleash a Pandora’s Box of environmental problems, such as illegal colonisation, deforestation, hunting, and land speculation.

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Start: October 9, 2014 16:15
End: October 9, 2014 18:30
Venue: Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE
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South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY, United Kingdom

September 8, 2014

NRG BESS Early Career Researcher Conference on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability

The NRG BESS Conference 2014 on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability will take place at the University of Southampton on the 8th and 9th of September 2014. This conference is open to all postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers, research assistants and research technicians and to both NRG BESS-members and non-members.   Registration and deadlines Early-bird registration is open until July 15th and

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Start: September 8, 2014
End: September 9, 2014
Venue: University of Southhampton
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United Kingdom

June 13, 2014

Yangambi, challenging tropical forest research in the heart of the Congo basin (OCTF seminar)

Dr Hans Verbeeck, Laboratory of Plant Ecology, Ghent University Compared to other tropical regions, there is a lack of recent and accessible legacy data for the Congo Basin tropical forest, which is the second-largest continuous area of rainforest in the world. Especially the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is largely overlooked in global studies and in measuring networks. Nevertheless DRC

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Start: June 13, 2014 16:15
End: June 13, 2014 18:30
Venue: TBC
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June 6, 2014

How do we know if we’re making a difference? Finding solid ground in the shifting sands of conservation evaluation (OCTF seminar)

E.J. Milner-Gulland,Professor in Conservation Science, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College, London Full details available soon All welcome.  The talk will be followed by drinks. For further details and to book a place for any of the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests events, please visit https://bookwhen.com/octf.

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Start: June 6, 2014 16:15
End: June 6, 2014 18:30
Venue: Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE
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South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY, Select a Country:

May 8, 2014

Is prevention better than cure in conservation? OCTF seminar

Dr Hugh Possingham, Professor of Ecology, University of Queensland/Chair of Conservation Decisions, Imperial College London All welcome.  The talk will be followed by drinks. For further details and to book a place for any of the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests events, please visit https://bookwhen.com/octf.

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Start: May 8, 2014 16:15
End: May 8, 2014 18:30
Venue: School of Geography and the Environment
Address:
South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY, United Kingdom