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Climate Conference Series 2021 – Until UN COP26

Monday 2nd August
Online
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Advising for Sustainable Food Production as an Island

Monday 16th August
Online
Free

Open Local Government: South–West NI Workshop

Tuesday 17th August
Online
Free

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Open Local Government: Ards & North Down and Lisburn & Castlereagh Workshop

Thursday 19th August
Online
Free

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Open Local Government: North–East NI Workshop

Tuesday 24th August
Online
Free

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Open Local Government: South–East NI Workshop

Thursday 26th August
Online
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TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast – Engineering our Sustainable Future

Thursday 24 June 2021

Online

Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to announce their third digital TEDx event to be broadcast online on Thursday 24th June 2021

About this event

TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast ‘Engineering our Sustainable Future’ will showcase our community – the staff, students and alumni of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Engineers and scientists are at the heart of creating a sustainable future for the benefit of current and future inhabitants of our precious planet. The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences wants to share, with the rest of the world, the exciting research, and ideas that we are developing in pursuit of this goal.

SPEAKERS

Dr Mathew Anderson, Co–Founder, The Why Elephant and Adjunct Professor of Disruptive Leadership at KEDGE Business School

TEDx Talk – ‘How leaders win and lose the transformative power of trust’

Dr Emma Campbell, Research Fellow in Architecture, School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Can bees help us to design sustainable supermarkets?’

Dr Katrina Thompson, Head of Research, Artemis Technologies

TEDx Talk – ‘Flying boats. The race to decarbonise maritime transportation’

Professor Greg Keeffe, Professor of Architecture and Head of the School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Accelerating the decarbonisation of neighbourhoods’

Ralph Lavery, PhD Student, The Bryden Centre, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘It’s Complicated: The History of Ammonia and the Human Race’

Anastasia Perysinakis, MEng Chemical Engineering Student, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘People–Centred Engineers Will Fix the Health and Social Care Crisis’

Professor David Rooney, Engineering and Physical Sciences Dean of Internationalisation and Reputation, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Why we need zero carbon engineers’

Dr Magdalena Rychlowska and Dr Gary McKeown, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Teaching algorithms responsibly – Lessons from cold spaghetti and emotion research’

The Queen’s University Belfast TEDx digital event will go live online at 12.30pm on Thursday 24th June 2021.

For further information about the event and our speakers please click here.

If you have a query about the event, please email: tedx@qub.ac.uk.