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Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


 

Energy: Contexts and Challenges - intenstive teaching week

2nd November 2020, 09:00 to 6th November 2020, 16:00, 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.

This four and a half day course brings together leading experts to assess today’s energy challenges in different contexts. From global geo-histories of energy and energy transitions to human ecobiology and resource engineering, we look at energy from a range of different perspectives. With presentations from leading experts at Durham University, this will effecIvely be a series of masterclasses in energy contexts and challenges.

Timetable for Intensive Teaching Week Nov 2nd-6th 2020

Mon 2nd

Contexts

speaker

10.15 – 10.30

Arrival and welcome.

Plan for the week. Introducing participants

Ben Campbell

10.30 – 11.00

Welcome to the DEI: energy research at Durham.

Jon Gluyas

11-12.30

Solar power

Douglas Halliday

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

14.00 – 15.30

Geothermal Resource Development: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Helen Robinson

15.30-16.00

Discussion and conclusions so far

Tues 3rd

10.00-11.30

Hydro-politics

Jed Stevenson

11.45-12.30

Coal in the North East

Sandra Bell

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.30

Durham city COAL walking tour (live)

Sandra Bell

Weds 4th

10.00-11.30

Critical Perspectives on Oil Networks in the UK

Gavin Bridge

11.30–13.00

Electricity grids

Behzad Kazemtabrizi

Lunch break

15.00-16.00

Modern Energy Cooking Services for Developing World

Jon Cloke

16.00-17.00

Low Carbon Yak Cheese + film

Ben Campbell

Thurs 5th

10.00-11.20

Development, energy, gender

Raihana Ferdous

11.30-13.00

Seaweed, Tourism, Energy

John Bothwell

Lunch break

14.00-16.00

The decarbonisation of heating and cooling

Andrew Smallbone

Fri 6th

10.00-11.30

Wind turbines

Chris Crabtree

11.30-12.00

Discussion and conclusions (and feedback)

Ben Campbell


Book your place for this exciting training: https://www.dur.ac.uk/conference.booking/details/?id=1615

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

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