NRN-LCEE Public Lectures at Bangor University: 30 August & 12 September
Please see below details for 2 upcoming NRN-LCEE Public lectures at Bangor University.
Both events are being organised by the Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment (NRN-LCEE).
NRN-LCEE public lectures are free to attend and open to the public. There is no need to book a seat.
‘Land systems for mountain futures’ and ‘Nomadic livestock husbandry on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau’
A joint lecture by: Prof. Jianchu Xu, World Agroforestry Centre and Prof. Ruijun Long, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
Date, Time & Location:
Wednesday 30 August
17.00: Free drinks reception, Thoday Building Foyer
17:30: Public lecture, Gareth Edwards-Jones
Lecture Theatre, Thoday
Location: Both the reception and lecture take place in the Thoday Building, Deiniol Rd, Bangor LL57 2UW
Prof. Jianchu Xu is a leading ethno-ecologist at the World Agroforestry Centre who works in coupled human-environmental systems. His current research includes investigation of early warning signals of global change, water governance, landscape restoration, ecosystem services and their resilience, agroforestry, and conservation.
Prof. Ruijun Long is a Senior Ecologist and Programme Coordinator at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is a Distinguished Professor in Pastoralism and Ecology, and Director of the International Centre for Tibetan Plateau Ecosystem Management at Lanzhou University, China.
‘The role of sea foods in reversing the global crisis in mental ill-health’
Imperial College London
Date, Time & Location:
Tuesday 12 September
17.00: Free drinks reception, PONTIO Level 5
17:30: Public lecture, PONTIO Lecture Theatre PL5
Location: Both the reception and lecture take place on the 5th floor of PONTIO Arts Centre Deiniol Rd, Bangor LL57 2TQ
Prof. Michael Crawford is an internationally renowned researcher in nutrition and brain development. His work contributed to major breakthroughs is understanding brain growth and the evolution of the human brain, and predicted the present rise in mental ill-health.
He is the founder of the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition and the Mother and Child Foundation. Prof. Crawford has been a consultant to WHO and FAO and has been honoured internationally for his work.
Publication date: 21 August 2017