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  • Date and time: Friday 1 June 2018, 10.30am to 1.30pm
  • Location: H/G17, Heslington Hall, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to Tropical Ecosystem Network members
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

This will be the 10th meeting for the YESI Tropical Ecosystem Network. During the meeting we will explore the overlaps and potential synergies between networks across the University in relation to tropical ecosystem research. We hope this exercise will allow us to expand our network and open pathways to new research collaboration. 


10:30-10:40 Arrival and coffee

10:40-11:00 Welcome and round table introductions
Prof Rob Marchant, Environment Department

Introduction to other networks
11:00-11:10 YESI Tropical Ecosystems Network
Prof Rob Marchant, Environment Department

11:10-11:20 York Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC)
Prof Jean Grugel, Director of IGDC

11:20-11:30 Global Partnerships team and the Latin America Network
Katherine Benson, Global Partnerships Manager

11:30-11:40 The African Network 
Dr Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Department of Archaeology

Group discussion: How can the networks work together?
-Overlapping themes and issues
-Potential synergies
-Next steps

12:10-12:20 Tea and coffee break

Funding opportunities
12:20-12:30 Upcoming Funding Opportunities
EU ERC Synergy bid around African Mountain ecosystems past, present and future
Prof Rob Marchant, Environment Department

12:30-13:00 Group discussion:
-Is there an interest in this bid opportunity?
-Potential ideas
-Network input

13:10-13:45 Networking lunch