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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

Climate Change Question Time Debate

23rd May 2015, 18:00 to 19:00, Life Science Centre, Newcastle

Rounding off the 'Ice & Climate' day of events at the Life Science Centre is a Question Time-style debate where the public can ask questions about climate change and tackling it to our panel of experts.DEI is supporting the event and DEI Advisory Board memeber Ignacio Marti will be on the panel disucssing renewables and the

Join the debate and ask our panel of scientists, economists and politicians about what tackling climate change means for the North East.

Entry is FREE but spaces are limited so please register in advance to avoid dissapointment.

The event will start promptly at 18:00 in the Theatre of the Life Science Centre.

Free refreshments will be provided from 17:30.

Climate Change Question Time Debate

The evening debate will be from 18:00 to 19:00.

Panelist are:

  • Ignacio Marti (Ore Catapult & DEI Advisory Board member)
  • Alice Lépissier (Centre for Global Development)
  • Professor Chris Stokes (Department of Geography at Durham University)
  • Dr Alex Hope (Newcastle Business School)

Register for the debate at Eventbrite.

Full day of events 23rd May 2015, 10:00 to 18:00, Life Centre, Newcastle


Discover the world of ice and climate science with a FREE giant outdoor cinema, ice sculptures and experiments. Witness awe-inspiring and award-winning documentaries on our huge outdoor cinema screen for free and chill out with our ice art.

Then go inside the Life Centre and talk to our world class scientists who will show your experiments and tell you stories of conducting fieldwork in some of the most remote and coldest places on the planet!

Outdoor cinema is completely FREE. Standard Life Centre admission charges apply for exhibitions and experiments inside the centre.

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