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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Events

All of our events have now moved online, please follow the links on the events below to register.

If you would like to be added to our events mailing list, please email lynn.gibson@durham.ac.uk providing your name, role and organisation.

Monday 2 November 2020

Energy: Contexts and Challenges - intenstive teaching week

9:00am to 4:00pm, Online, Various

A unique opportunity to access training directly from energy experts across
Durham University departments in an intensive week of teaching.

To book a place on this course visit https://www.dur.ac.uk/conference.booking/details/?id=1615.

Contact evelyn.tehrani@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 4 November 2020

DEI Online Seminar Series: Co-Creating Supply and Demand? Co-Creation Methodologies and Future Energy Systems

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online over Zoom, Dr Antti Silvast

This seminar is free to attend and open to all. To register visit EventBrite.

This presentation asks: how does the concept of co-creation shape energy technology development and energy research? Using key scholarly literature on co-creation as an exemplar, it makes three interrelated arguments.

Contact lynn.gibson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Monday 9 November 2020

Resources: Nature, Value and Time

3:00pm to 5:00pm, Online, Jaume Franquesa University at Buffalo

Part of the 'Extractivism and Transition Research Online Dialogues': a seminar series co-organised by DEI Fellow Felix Ringel (Durham University) with Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Goethe University Frankfurt), and European Humanities University Vilnius.

Everyone is welcome to join the discussion – based on reading a text of the ‘speaker’, which will be sent to you in advance – to sign up email to katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de

Contact katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de for more information about this event.


Wednesday 11 November 2020

DEI Online Seminar Series: The Emergence of Offshore Wind in the USA: Opportunities & Threats

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online via Zoom, Professor Alan Lowdon, Invisotech & National Offshore Wind Institute, Massachusetts

This seminar is free to attend and open to all. To register visit EventBrite

The talk will present an overview of the emergence of the offshore wind market in the USA, the influence of the UK and mainland Europe in its evolution, and the rapidly emerging technology and innovation space driving the sector.

Contact lynn.gibson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 18 November 2020

DEI Online Seminar Series: The UNclear NUclear Future

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online over Zoom, Brian Matthews

This seminar is free to attend and open to all. To register visit EventBrite.

This talk will review the recent progress, plans, R&D, investment, public opinion and political support, hopefully answering a few of the questions as to why there is a nuclear future and what that means for the UK and beyond.

Contact lynn.gibson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 25 November 2020

DEI Online Seminar Series: Is a 30 year career in the Energy Industry still relevant tor the next 30 years?

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online over Zoom, Professor Ian Marchant

This seminar is free to attend and open to all. To register visit EventBrite.

Six years ago Ian Marchant came to share his thoughts and reflections as to the future energy mix of UK Energy.

This November we are delighted to see him return, asking the question, is a 30 year career in the Energy industry still relevant for the next 30? He will talk about his experience in SSE and other companies and reflect on what the drive to nett zero carbon and new technologies might mean for the next 30 years.


Monday 14 December 2020

The Current Never Stops: Intimacies of Energy Infrastructure in Vietnam

3:00pm to 5:00pm, Online, Christina Schwenkel University of California

Part of the 'Extractivism and Transition Research Online Dialogues': a seminar series co-organised by DEI Fellow Felix Ringel (Durham University) with Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Goethe University Frankfurt), and European Humanities University Vilnius.

Everyone is welcome to join the discussion – based on reading a text of the ‘speaker’, which will be sent to you in advance – to sign up email to katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de

Contact katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de for more information about this event.


Monday 11 January 2021

Resource Transnationalism

3:00pm to 5:00pm, Online, Per Högselius, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Part of the 'Extractivism and Transition Research Online Dialogues': a seminar series co-organised by DEI Fellow Felix Ringel (Durham University) with Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Goethe University Frankfurt), and European Humanities University Vilnius.

Everyone is welcome to join the discussion – based on reading a text of the ‘speaker’, which will be sent to you in advance – to sign up email to katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de

Contact katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de for more information about this event.


Monday 8 February 2021

Infrastructure, Potential Energy, Revolution

3:00pm to 5:00pm, Online, Dominic Boyer, Rice University

Part of the 'Extractivism and Transition Research Online Dialogues': a seminar series co-organised by DEI Fellow Felix Ringel (Durham University) with Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Goethe University Frankfurt), and European Humanities University Vilnius.

Everyone is welcome to join the discussion – based on reading a text of the ‘speaker’, which will be sent to you in advance – to sign up email to katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de

Contact katja.mueller@zirs.uni-halle.de for more information about this event.


Monday 15 March 2021

Durham Heat Hub Innovation Sprint

9:00am to 5:00pm, Beamish Hall Hotel, Various

A FREE two day innovation sprint event to explore consumer led solutions to Heat decarbonisation challenges

Contact Jacki.Bell@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Thursday 15 April 2021

DEI & NEIMME Two Day Conference: The Transition to NET-ZERO in the North of England

9:00am to 5:30pm, Rosemary Cramp Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre, Durham University, Various

SAVE THE DATE

Durham Energy Institute Joint Conference with North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers

Contact lynn.gibson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.