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Events

 

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World People Of Nature Day– Green Childhood

Friday 1st October
Online

Winter Migration Festival

Saturday 2nd October
Castle Espie
See event page

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BITCI– The Sustainability Revolution

Tuesday 5th October
Online
Free

Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference 2021

Wednesday 6th October
Online
Delegate places are £55 per person

Peatlands gathering 2021

Thursday 7th October
Online
Free

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One World Festival

Monday 11th October
Mostly online

Do no harm to the environment: translating the EGD into Cohesion Policy 2021–2027

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Rising seas and climate change with Dr Asha de Vos

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Heritage on the Ground

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Sustainable Peatlands: A Win for All

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Natura 2000 logo for goods and services – supporting nature and people for a sustainable recovery

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Floodplain Meadows Partnership Conference 2021

Wednesday 13th October
Online
0–£25

NI Waste Expo 2021

Thursday 14th October
Titanic Belfast
Non–qualified individuals are subject to a £250 attendance cost.

NorthernIreland2035– Common Purpose

Thursday 14th October
Online
Free

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Cave Hill Fungal Foray

Saturday 16th October
Belfast Castle
Free

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“The Climate Crisis is a Human Rights Crisis”

Monday 18th October
Online
Free

Nature Means Business Online Conference

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Nature Means Business

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Practicing Food Sovereignty in the Climate Emergency

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Young Trustees in the Environmental Sector

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Mapping a Just Energy Transition in NI

Wednesday 20th October
QUB Great Hall
Free

The Year of Youth Climate Action: COP26 and Your Role

Wednesday 20th October
Online
Free

Legislating for Climate Action on the Island of Ireland

Thursday 21st October
Online
Free

Belfast City Council ‘Go Social’ Virtual Bus Tour – Destination: North West

Thursday 21st October
Online
Free

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Just Zero – a Virtual Conference on Financing the Just Transition

Monday 25th October
Online
Free

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Social Enterprise and the Digital Economy

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Agriculture and Climate Change: A Countryside COP event

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Climate Resilience Heritage Summit

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Nature Connection, Rewilding and Ecotherapy

Wednesday 27th October
22 University Square
Free

The Social Enterprise Rural Forum

Wednesday 27th October
Online
See ticket types

How can the island of Ireland best contribute to COP–26?

Thursday 28th October
Online
Free

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UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) – Glasgow 2021

Sunday 31st October
Glasgow

      
 

QUB Environmental Placements 5 November 2020

At QUB, School of Biological Sciences our undergraduate and postgraduate students are sourcing placement opportunities from the below course areas:

  • UG Environmental Management – up to 40 weeks placement commencing from May – September 2021
  • UG Zoology – up to 40 weeks placement commencing from May – September 2021
  • UG Marine Biology – up to 40 weeks placement commencing from May – September 2021

PG students may also be an option to your organisation, details below:

  • PG Leadership for Sustainable Development – 8 weeks placement in January and 8 weeks placement in April (all with a research project included)
  • PG Ecological Management and Conservation Biology – 12 weeks placement between May and August with a research project included
  • PG Animal Behaviour and Welfare – 12 weeks placement between May and August with a research project included

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Placements and industry links are as important now as ever before, in helping to prepare and improve future prospects. 

We fully understand the challenges currently facing many employers at the moment and appreciate all the support and contributions which can be offered to students, flexibility is open to working with hosts and adapting where possible to continue collaborations.

We would be delighted to connect and discuss opportunities throughout 2021/22.  See link here to access our placement brochure for more detail.

Contact Dionne Alexander at d.alexander@qub.ac.uk

NIEL Members

If any members are interested in hosting a student please let Iona know iona@nienvironmnetlink.org 

We would appreciate it if you could let us know when you could take them, how many you could take and outline what you can offer a student e.g. is it fieldwork or research on freshwater or marine or species or habitats and so on.