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Postcolonial Ecologies in the Global South: Explorations at the Culture/Nature Interface from Jun 28, 2018 09:30 AM to Jun 29, 2018 07:30 PM Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT,
The workshop will bring together the Centre of Development Studies, Centre of South Asian Studies, Centre of African Studies, Centre of Latin American Studies and University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute in order to exchange ideas and define collaborative research agendas regarding one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century: the relationship between humanity and the natural world.
The Last Animals screening and panel discussion May 23, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM Babbage Lecture Theatre,
Screening and Discussion with Kate Brooks, Professor Sam Wasser and Professor Bhaskar Vira,
UCCRI at the Cambridge Science Festival- Bird therapy and mental health Mar 17, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:15 PM David Attenborough Building,
Focusing on his own personal issues, Joe Harkness from Bird Therapy shows how our environment can help us with our mental health. The experience of being outdoors can be reinvigorating and uplifting by engaging with nature, such as bird watching, which can provide a positive focus when managing our mental health. With Claire Thompson, Author of "The Art of Mindful Birdwatching" and Conservation Programme Officer at BirdLife International.
UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme- How to make social media work for you and your research Mar 09, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM David Attenborough Building,
This workshop will explore the pros and cons of using social media to communicate your research and expand your academic network, with Barney Brown, Head of Digital Communications for the University of Cambridge .
UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme- Values and Motivations in Conservation Mar 02, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM David Attenborough Building,
Join this peer-led workshop from Josie Chambers, a PhD student in Geography based in the David Attenborough Building/UCCRI to explore the role of human motivations and values in conservation research and practice.
The Anthropology of Conservation NGOs- book launch and panel discussion Nov 06, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Festival of Ideas: Play to Win Oct 23, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Festival of Ideas: Before the Flood Oct 20, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Festival of Ideas: Climate Change- The Truth Oct 19, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:45 PM David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site, CB2 3QZ,

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UCCRI is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre, with a network of over 150 researchers from all 6 Schools of the University of Cambridge. The Institute supports multidisciplinary research on biodiversity conservation and the social context within which humans engage with nature. It works from a base in the David Attenborough Building, which is designed to enhance collaboration and the sharing of perspectives across organisational and disciplinary boundaries. Find out more...

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