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Single–Use Plastic Products Policy Development and Learnings from Life Cycle Assessment

Tuesday 6th October
Online
Free

Saving and Generating Energy – the Co–operative Way

Tuesday 6th October
Online
Free

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TEDxStormont COUNTDOWN

Saturday 10th October
Online

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Autumn Nature Immersion – 6 Week Online Course

Monday 12th October
Online
£65.27

Climate injustice: transforming many small actions into a collective response

Tuesday 13th October
Online
Free

Maximising Opportunities for Outdoor Learning

Wednesday 14th October
Online

Soil to Catchment Management of Agricultural Nutrients

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

Planning for Involving Volunteers at Events – How are things going in light of Covid–19?

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

Standardising environmental and social impact in land–use investment

Thursday 15th October
Online
Free

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Single–Use Plastic Products Policy Development and Learnings from Life Cycle Assessment Part 2

Tuesday 20th October
Online
Free

SKILLS MATCH WEBINAR | Communication Tools for Effective Leadership & Project Management

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Community Energy: Its role in the future of NI’s energy system.

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Impacts of the environment, nutrient loading and other human pressures on life in rivers and lakes

Wednesday 21st October
Online
Free

Priorities for NI infrastructure – economic recovery post COVID–19, funding and delivery, and the role of City and Growth Deals

Wednesday 21st October
Online
See website for details

Understanding Fuel Poverty and the implications for Health and Wellbeing

Thursday 22nd October
Online
Free

EEA COVID Debate No: 4 – COVID–19 and Nature –– The Planetary Boundaries

Thursday 22nd October
Facebook Live
Free

UK higher education and net zero – the curriculum, collaboration, and sustainable estates and practices

Thursday 22nd October
Online
See website for details

Changing the Focus – wildlife recording during lockdown

Friday 23rd October
Online
Free

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Reducing Carbon Usage Online Talk: XRNI with Jim Woods

Sunday 25th October
Online
Free

Halloween at Clifton Street Cemetery

Monday 26th October
Clifton Street Cemetery
£8

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Where the land meets the sea – a holistic approach towards the sustainable management of the marine environment and natural resources

Wednesday 28th October
Online
Free

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Modernising and Decarbonising Energy in the UK Forum

Friday 30th October
Online
Private Sector £292.50 +VAT Central Government £247.50 +VAT Local Government £225.00 +VAT Emergency Services/NHS £225.00 +VAT Higher Education £225.00 +VAT Voluntary Sector/Not for Profit £225.00 +VAT Concessionary Rate

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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.