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Conservation Research Institute


Please join us for our annual Conservation Research Institute conference on Friday 15 October 2021. 

To keep everyone safe and well, a full COVID risk assessment will be completed – hand sanitiser will be provided and the room will be fully ventilated. In line with University guidelines, we ask attendees to wear a face covering and strongly recommend completing a Lateral Flow Test on the day of the event. 



3pm - 3.15pm

Conference opening with Professor David Coomes (Director, the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute) and Dr Mike Maunder (Executive Director, Cambridge Conservation Initiative).

Meet the Researchers 

3.15pm - 4pm 

The ECR Programme 2021/22 will be launched with flash talks from key CRI academics that provide an overview of their research and visions for the future. Speakers include: Professor David Coomes, Dr Liana ChuaProfessor William Sutherland, Dr Chris Sandbrook, Dr Helen Anne Curry and Dr Howard Nelson.

Drinks and Canapes 

4pm - 4.30pm

A Summer of Studentships 

4.30pm - 5pm

Chaired by Sacha Khoury

An overview of the exciting projects that undergraduate students partook in as part of CRI’s Summer Studentships:

In Collaboration With...   

5pm - 5.45pm

Chaired by Rogelio Luque-Lora 

CRI researchers tell us about the various collaborations, projects and affiliations they are working on within the sphere of conservation.

Conference Close 

5.45pm - 6pm

Drinks and Pizza 

6pm - 7pm