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Conservation Research Institute


This is an archive news article for the annual Conservation Research Institute conference which was held online on Friday 16 October 2020. It showcased our interdisciplinary work in relation to conservation, Flash Talks from our Early Career Researchers and we heard what some of our former PhD students are doing now.


Meet the Researchers
2:05pm - 2:45pm
Presentations from key academics followed by an overview of the research including: Professor David CoomesDr Chris Sandbrook, Professor Laura Diaz Anadon, Dr Lynn Dicks, Dr Andrew FriendDr Leo Zhaoyang Liu, Dr Adam Pellegrini, Professor Bill Sutherland and Professor Bhaskar Vira.
Next Step in Their Journey...
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Former students tell us what they are doing since finishing their PhD's.

Early Career Researcher Flash Talks

3:30pm - 4:15pm

Chaired by Lucy Goodman, PhD Candidate, Geography
In Conversation With Professor David Coomes and Dr Mike Maunder
4:15pm - 4:30pm
Professor David Coomes, Director of the Conservation Research Institute, and Dr Mike Maunder, CCI Executive Director will discuss vision and new perspective of Cambridge Conservation Initiative and Nature-Based Solutions.
The Wealth Economy
4:30pm - 5pm
Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Agarwala: The Wealth Economy: Social and Natural Capital. Dr Matthew Agarwala will discuss the wealth paradigm, links to biodiversity and the pandemic, and using the wealth economy as the basis of our economic recovery. Matthew is an environmental economist based at The Bennett Institute for Public Policy. He is interested in wealth-based approaches to measuring and delivering sustainable development.
Happy Half-Hour/Entertainment
5pm - 5:30pm
Anne Marie Daniels - Pianist

Friday, 16 October, 2020 - 14:00 to 17:30