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Call for Papers – Policy Perspectives in Citizen Science

Citizen science and crowdsourcing enable the public to make meaningful contributions to scientific and engineering research and monitoring. These approaches also produce accurate data to inform a wide range of management and public policy issues.

Key dates

Abstracts (250-300 words) for proposed papers due by March 1, 2018 to the Editorial team (citscipolicy@gmail.com)

Notification of accepted abstracts by April 1, 2018

2-Page extended abstract (750-1,000 words) of approved contributions due by May 1, 2018 to the Editorial team (citscipolicy@gmail.com)

Submissions of full approved papers due by September 1, 2018 at the Theory and Practice website


NERC Call for ideas for highlight topics

NERC is inviting the environmental science community to submit new ideas for highlight topics. NERC would welcome ideas from both researchers and those who use environmental science research.

Ideas for highlight topics should be submitted by 15 May 2018.

More information is available on the NERC website.


Consumers at the Heart of the Energy System?

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Call For Abstracts

Deadline for Submissions March 1st

Our Call for Papers is now open for  academics, professionals and practitioners in the energy policy, industry, financial, analyst, consulting and media communities  to submit abstracts for an opportunity to speak in the conference parallel sessions.

Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford, OX2 6GG
September 18-19 2018

BIEE’s Oxford Research Conference is a biennial research conference that seeks to understand the drivers of change in energy, both positive and negative. The conference is aimed at energy analysts, researchers, strategy and policy thinkers from all backgrounds, including industry, academia and research organisations, government, the finance community, NGOs and consultancies. BIEE conferences are renowned for the quality of their speakers, for their open, productive discussion and debate and for the diverse range of participants. They are forward-looking and provide a forum for sharing new thinking and ideas from across the sector.

 

The 2018 conference will focus on the emerging role of the consumer in the energy system, regarded by many in the industry as one of the big transitional issues of the coming decade, and we welcome submissions aligned to this theme.


Women in Conservation

The 'Women in Conservation Leadership Network’ (WICL) was founded in September 2013, and is a sub-group of the Cambridge Conservation Forum (CCF). The network has grown year-on-year, and as of December 2017, has around 350 members. The two main focus areas for the network are institutional change and personal empowerment, both facilitated by learning from good practice.

A steering group meets periodically to identify and plan activities for the WICL network, and has also overseen funding submissions on behalf of the network. We are hoping to revitalise the network with more talks, training and social events. In order to do this we are now looking to recruit an additional two to four members to join the steering group – a great opportunity to get involved!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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