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 Understanding Environmental Knowledge Controversies

Outputs

Publications

Media coverage

  • Stuart Lane interviewed on Radio 4 Farming Today, 27th June 2007
  • Neil Ward interviewed on Radio 4 Westminster, October 2007
  • Stuart Lane interview with Nick Higham of BBC News 24, 7th November 2007

Activities

  • Team Training Events
    30th April - 4th May (Oxford and Sussex), 14th - 18th May 2007 (Durham and Malton)
  • Advisory Panel
    First Advisory Panel meeting. Oxford, July 2007.
  • EPFL, Lausanne
    Project team visit to EPFL. March 2008.
  • Advisory Panel
    Second Advisory Panel meeting. Arundel, September 2008.
  • Ryedale Exhibition
    Flooding - can local knowledge make a difference? 28th October 2008, Pickering Memorial Hall.
  • Swedish Environmental Agency - Stockholm
    Project team visit hosted by Katarina Schough of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. May 2009.
  • Project Conference - Oxford
    Held at St Anne's College, Oxford, with an invited audience of academics, stakeholders, and Competency Group members. December 2009.

Presentations

  • ESRC interdisciplinarity symposium
    February 2007, Oxford
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Between earth and life: geography as an inter-discipline"
  • People and the Rural Environment Forum
    19th March 2007, London
    Sarah Whatmore presented a paper on Understanding Environmental Knowledge Controversies at the 3rd RELU People and the Rural Environment Forum.
  • ALSIS symposium, "What is scientific about social science"?
    March 2007, Royal Society
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Knowledge multiple: from science of society to science in society"
  • Invited keynote lecture at the Centre for Interdisciplinarity Research symposium on "From lab to field: transforming research practices"
    May 2007, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Environmental Knowledge Controversies - Trying things out"
  • Centre for Interdisciplinarity
    September 2007, University of Birmingham
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Environmental knowledge controversies - science, democracy and the redistribution of expertise"
  • Connecting People, Participation and Place
    January 2008, Durham University
    Neil Ward and Sue Bradley presented "Testimonies of engagement: life history methods in participatory environmental research"
  • Flooding, Water and the Landscape
    March 2008, University of Sheffield
    Stuart Lane presented keynote speech
  • AAG
    March 2008, Boston
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Affective materials: Thinking through flooding".
    Catharina Landström presented "Virtual Engineering: the political technologies of flood risk modelling"
  • European Geosciences Union meeting
    April 2008, Vienna
    Stuart Lane and Nick Odoni presented "Environmental Competency Groups: the case of flood risk modelling"
  • European Geosciences Union meeting
    April 2008, Vienna
    Stuart Lane and Nick Odoni presented "Dynamic channel networks and non-linear runoff response"
  • European Geosciences Union meeting
    April 2008, Vienna
    Nick Odoni and Stuart Lane presented "Data-theoretic approaches to modelling catchment management impacts on flood magnitude"
  • Life histories of facts
    April 2008, LSE
    Sarah Whatmore and Catharina Landström presented "Manning's n: a fact packaged for travel"
  • University of Hull
    May 2008, Department of Geography LSE
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Trying things out: an experimental intervention in the science and politics of flood risk"
  • 4S/EASST Conference
    August 2008, Rotterdam
    Catharina Landström presented "Trying things out: an experimental intervention in the science and politics of flood risk."
  • RGS/IBG annual conference
    September 2008,London
    Sarah Whatmore presented the Plenary Lecture (sponsored by Edward Arnold Publishers) entitled "Mapping environmental knowledge controversies:Science, Democracy and Redistribution of Expertise"
    Catharina Landström presented "Beyond mess”: ethnography of science and engineering in the age of computer modelling"
  • Environment Agency breakfast briefing
    September 2008, Cardiff
    Sarah Whatmore and Catharina Landström presented "Flood modelling with local publics"
  • Distinguished International Guest Lecture
    December 2008,University of New South Wales, Australia
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Trying things out: an experimental intervention in the science and politics of flood risk"
  • Distinguished Guest Lecture
    March 2008, Queen's University, Canada
    Sarah Whatmore presented ‘Environmental knowledge controversies: science, democracy and the redistribution of expertise’.
  • European Geosciences Union meeting
    April 2009, Vienna
    Stuart Lane presented "Repositioning social science in natural hazards research: key themes"
  • European Geosciences Union meeting
    April 2009, Vienna
    Stuart Lane presented "Repositioning social science in natural hazards research: case-study"
  • ESRC-NERC Natural Hazards Workshop
    May 2009, University of East Anglia
    Stuart Lane presented "Doing flood risk science differently"
  • RELU Annual Conference, The Future of Rural Land Use
    June 2009, London
    Stuart Lane presented "The Case for Flooding"
  • Invited Key Note Lecture at the Great North Meet of the Royal Agricultural Society
    June 2009
    Stuart Lane presented "The Case for Flooding"
  • Keynote Lecture at the 3rd Nordic Geographers' Conference on "Change:Society, environment and science in transition"
    June 2009, University of Turku, Finland
    Sarah Whatmore presented "Mapping knowledge controversies: environmental science, democracy and the redistribution of expertise".
  • Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference
    June 2009, UCL, London
    Catharina Landström presented "Modes of modelling. A comparison of consultant and academic research practices".
  • RGS-IGB Annual Conference
    August 2009, Manchester
    Catharina Landström presented "The accidental model. An experiment in upstream public engagement with science" and chaired two sessions.
  • RGS-IGB Annual Conference
    August 2009, Manchester
    Anders Munk presented "Mapping the risk, risking the map?" in a session co-organised with Catharina Landström.
  • Invited plenary lecture at the Society for Cultural Anthropology bi-annual meeting on "Natureculture:entangled relations of multiplicity"
    May 2010, Santa Fe
    Sarah Whatmore is to present "Affective environments: thinking through flooding".