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The Conservation Research Institute Conference: Playlist

This year, the annual Conservation Research Institute Conference took place online and was recorded for those unable to attend. Watch the showcase of our interdisciplinary work in relation to conservation, Flash Talks from our Early Career Researchers, and what some of former PhD students are doing now here.

The Conservation Research Institute Conference 2020 Agenda


Professor David Coomes


Meet the Researchers

Presentations from key academics followed by an overview of the research including: Professor David CoomesDr Chris SandbrookProfessor Laura Diaz AnadonDr Lynn DicksDr Andrew FriendDr Leo Zhaoyang LiuDr Adam PellegriniProfessor Bill Sutherland and Professor Bhaskar Vira.


Next Step in Their Journey...

Chaired by Dr Cicely Marshall

Former students tell us what they are doing since finishing their PhD's.


Early Career Researcher Flash Talks

Chaired by Lucy Goodman, PhD Candidate, Geography


In Conversation With Professor David Coomes and Dr Mike Maunder

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

Chaired by Dr Cristina Penasco

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.