Past events at SEI York

This page contains details of past events carried out by SEI York. 

Fri
26
Jul

Finance For Development: Systemic Failure in Finance For ODA

One of many Finance For Development (FFD) network focus groups happening across the world.

Wed
27
Mar

Global pollution and health in urban environments

Hear from leading experts in global pollution research at the University of York.

Fri
8
Mar

A Woman’s Life in Sanitation

Enlightening talk from international expert Barbera Evans

Thu
7
Mar

Exhibition: Air Pollution in Nairobi's Informal Settlements

Free exhibition including art, photography and mapping.

Wed
6
Mar

Air pollution: Local contexts, universal effects

Air pollution represents a global problem, contributing to chronic illness and mortality. This seminar will examine the cultural drivers of increased air pollution and state and community-based responses to the problem.

Wed
24
Oct

Waste in refugee camps

SEI-Y is looking to develop new partnerships for research.

Mon
15
Oct

Green Great Britain - Have you been affected by Climate Change?

Do you think the recent hot weather is due to climate change or just a random occurrence? We'd love to hear your opinions about this and also for you to show us!

Mon
8
Oct

YESI 5 Year Anniversary: Challenges and Opportunities in the Anthropocene

Hear from award-winning scientists and authors and join the debate.

Fri
4
May

Bonn Side Event: The Pathway to the Paris Targets Matters

This side event explores the consequences delaying near term climate action will have on the development aspirations of countries, and the benefits of following a path toward the long-term Paris targets that limits the rate of increase of global warming, reduces air pollution impacts on human health and avoids losses to agricultural productivity.

Tue
31
Oct

A breath of fresh air: sharing air quality knowledge across continents

As awareness about air quality has risen in the UK and Europe, what are the biggest challenges involved in transferring technology, ideas and policies about air quality from one context to another? Join us at this free public lecture by the Environment Department, in association with SEI, YESI and IDN

Thu
8
Jun

IKnowFood Launch Event

'Global Food Security in the 21st Century - How Resilient is our Food System?'

Wed
26
Apr

Seminar: Whose reality counts? Integrating communities into technology development

How novel approaches from physics, biology and electronics can be put to the service of those most desperately in need of support

Tue
11
Oct

Mobility Mood and Place: Habitats for Happy and Healthy Ageing Conference

SEI's research on understanding the role of the urban environment on brain activity in older adults will be presented.

Mon
4
Jul

How can remote sensing be used to assess the impacts of air quality on vegetation?

A workshop for scientists and policy makers to share experience related to remote sensing and air quality.

Tue
7
Jun

York Festival of Ideas

The clock is now ticking for climate change! Join us to hear Sivan Kartha's SEI Researcher opening lecture at York Festival of Ideas

Wed
25
May

Pint of Science: Does behaviour stick to a person or a place?

We will explore 'pro-environmental behaviour' messages and the things that enable us or make it difficult at home and at work to cycle, recycle, and save energy. Using some hands-on exercises we'll reflect individually whether our behaviour is place-related or whether we do things irrelevant of where we are, leading to some insights on how to improve behaviour change campaigns.

Mon
16
May

Public Seminar: What are the true health costs of air pollution?

This seminar provides a rare opportunity to listen to Nick Muller, an Associate Professor of Economics at Middlebury College (USA) and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on the valuation of damages from pollution and the incorporation of such damages into environmental accounting systems and market-based policy designs.

Mon
25
Jan

Smartmove Webinar: How to attract people to use public transport

Active mobility consultancy in eight European rural regions - Example of a successful campaign in the Liszki District near Kraków

Fri
11
Dec

SEI Annual Seminar: Food Production and Pro-Poor Development

On December 11th, SEI invites you to join us for discussion and debate (including drinks reception) to discuss the role of food production system in providing fair and sustainable development.

Wed
7
Oct

Human Ecology of Small Scale Fisheries: food security and baselines

Alpina Begossi will give a seminar to share with us insights from her work with artisanal fishing communities in Brazil.

Fri
25
Sep

Re-Designing York for Older People's Mobility

Take part in our interactive mapping activity at YorNight.

Wed
16
Sep

Water governance in the UK and EU: so far, so what & what next?

Learn the latest insights and innovations in water governance through showcasing local, national and international perspectives.

Fri
10
Jul
Thu
13
Nov

SEI York Annual Seminar 2014: Healthy Planet – Healthy People?

Health, Environment and the Emerging Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Fri
26
Sep

SEI @ YorNight - Various events

Wide range of talks and activities for everyone to enjoy

Fri
12
Sep

Conference on Sonification of Health and Environmental Data

Bringing together experts in the fields of sonification, sound design, health sciences and environmental science to evaluate and discuss novel sonic ways to engage with data.

Fri
13
Jun

York Festival of Ideas : Audio Visual Experience of Ozone Data

Find out how researchers have used novel ways to communicate scientific issues.

Tue
20
May
Tue
3
Dec

SEI Annual Seminar 2013 - "Does anyone listen?"

Can environmental science deliver the evidence policymakers need?

Fri
15
Jun

York BioBlitz Event 15-16 June

Bats, bugs, butterflies, birds, and lots of other great things to learn about and do.

Thu
23
Feb

SEI 2nd Annual Seminar - Can Technology Save the Planet?

The York SEI 2012 Annual Seminar will address the role of technology in tackling current and future environmental challenges with contributions from Mark Lynas and Doug Parr followed by discussion.

Fri
9
Dec

Festive Good Food Market

Handmade crafts, sausages, chocolates and more...

Tue
27
Sep

Sustainable power in York

York's energy future

Fri
9
Sep

Good Food Market

Buy delicious cakes and pies for lunch!

Tue
16
Aug

Good Life Get-Together

Exciting times in store for New Earswick

Sat
13
Aug

Good Life Safari

Hunt for minibeasts and mammals, learn about bees and how to fish. Plus more..

Mon
16
May

3rd Nobel Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability

SEI co-hosts major symposium in Sweden

Fri
15
Apr

Zero Carbon Britain 2030

Tobi Kellner will present the Centre for Alternative Technology's realistic and positive vision to eliminate UK emissions from fossil fuels by 2030.

Mon
28
Mar

Low Carbon Supply Chains Workshop

For businesses and practitioners interested in reducing carbon along their supply chain

Thu
24
Feb

SEI York Annual Seminar 2011

The first York SEI Annual Seminar will address the key challenges of prosperity, equality and ecological responsibility in an age of austerity, with contributions from Jonathon Porritt and Kate Pickett followed by discussion.

Wed
10
Nov

OPAL - Science Engagement at the University of York Celebration Event

A showcase of outreach at the University of York

Tue
12
Oct

OPAL - Countryside Careers

Sarah will be running an activity that will show young people what it's like to do science communication as a job

Sat
9
Oct

OPAL Conference 2010

"Public Engagement with Biodiversity"

Sat
17
Jul
Sat
17
Jul

SEI/OPAL Pond dipping and Water Survey

A fun packed event for all ages.

Fri
16
Jul

SEI/OPAL - Moth Identification in Lincolnshire

Ugly butterflies to some, but find out more about moths.

Tue
13
Jul

SEI/OPAL Plant ID Course

Learn about plants in your neighbourhood

Tue
13
Jul
Thu
1
Jul

Green Streets Stall

Come and learn about York Green Street project and get involved.

Thu
1
Jul

Towards Carfree Cities IX

This international gathering of experts, practitioners and campaigners is dedicated to promoting sustainable and equitable alternatives to the motor car.