Seminars

Each year, our first year Grantham Scholars organise a series of free public seminars based on topics in sustainability. Guest speakers are invited from from the worlds of policy, academia and industry are invited to give talks, debate and answer questions about the challenges of building a sustainable future.

Seminar Series 2017

Would you eat bugs? – discussion and free tasting session
Part of the Festival of Debate
Wednesday 3 May, 5.30pm-7pm
Lecture Theatre 3, The Diamond

The water we consume: Promoting responsible use of water in food supply chains – discussion and photo exhibition
In association with the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre and the University of Sheffield Photographic Society
Thursday 11 May, 5pm-7pm
Lecture Theatre 2, The Diamond

Brexit and the environment: An opportunity or a threat? – discussion
Part of the Festival of Debate and in association with SPERI
Friday 12 May, 5.30pm-7pm
Lecture Theatre 5, The Diamond

Sustainable Housing Investment and Future Technologies – discussion with networking and refreshments
Part of the Festival of Debate
Tuesday 16 May, 5.30pm-8pm
Lecture Theatre 2, The Diamond

Professor Tekalign Mamo: Insights into Ethiopia’s agricultural renaissance – lecture
Wednesday 17 May, 3pm-4.30pm
Lecture Theatre 5, The Diamond

Global warming debates: Do my views really matter? – discussion
Friday 19 May, 5pm-6.30pm
Lecture Theatre 7, The Diamond

Previous events

Seminar Series 2016

Valuing Nature: Can putting a price on nature help or hinder its conservation?
Thursday 20 October, 6pm (refreshments from 5.30pm)
Lecture Theatre 2, The Diamond

Red Meat and Environmental Sustainability
Wednesday 27 April, 6pm-8pm (canapés from 5.30pm)
Lecture Theatre 3, The Diamond

Clean Power For All
Tuesday 3 May, 2pm-4.15pm
Alfred Denny Conference Room, Alfred Denny Building

Acting Together Against Climate Change
Tuesday 10 May, 5.30pm-7.15pm
Lecture Theatre 2, The Diamond