Student Sustainability Research Conference registration open

Limited free tickets are available to attend University Chancellor Professor Dame Jane Francis’ keynote speech at this year’s Student Sustainability Research Conference.

Professor Dame Jane Francis January 2019

The conference offers students at any level and discipline the opportunity to showcase their latest research in cross-disciplinary sustainability studies.

Taking place on Friday 29 March 2019, the event will bring together students, staff, businesses and members of the public to experience the diversity of Undergraduate and Postgraduate research that reflects aspects of positive social, economic and environmental development. 

The keynote speech will be delivered by University Chancellor, Professor Dame Jane Francis. As Director of the British Antarctic Survey and a prominent polar scientist, Dame Francis has conducted pioneering research – with numerous expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic – and has undertaken a wide range of international roles to promote the UK’s polar interests.

The event will consist of presentation sessions and workshops, as well as an all-day poster exhibition in Parkinson Court. There will be updates from projects using the campus as a test bed as part of the Living Lab programme, as well as research taking place across the Leeds city region together with wider national and international sustainability projects. The full programme is available here.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to network, collaborate and develop meaningful contacts, as well as broadening insight of disciplines and the challenges faced in a changing world. 

This is a free event and is open to all, however spaces are limited. Register your place now via Eventbrite.

Please email Kelly Forster if you have any accessibility requirements.

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