Tag Archives: Knowledge

“Eating mince pies in the name of research”

For some interesting insights into local food research here at Aber and in Wales more generally, please visit the Global-Rural research blog titled “Assembling Newtown” maintained by the WJ Edwards Research Center. The blog is part of an exciting five-year … Continue reading

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Next Event: Dr Kevin Grove on Disaster Management and Climate Change Adaptation

The Environmental Politics group is pleased to welcome Dr Kevin Grove of the Geography and Earth Sciences Institute, Aberystwyth University. Kevin will be speaking on the effects of global disaster management and climate change adaptation in Jamaica (see abstract below). Title: ‘Adaptation … Continue reading

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On the subject of social change and climate change policy

On March 21st the environmental politics group met to discuss Elizabeth Shove’s (2010) piece on theories of social change and climate change policy, a summary of which also appeared in the Guardian. This article was the first of the group’s series on the role … Continue reading

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Sara’s journey as a filmmaker: from Copenhagen to Borth

On Wednesday the 7th of March the Environmental Politics Group met in the Arts Centre cinema for a presentation by Sara Penrhyn Jones. A lecturer in Theatre, Film and Television at Aberystwyth University, Sara gave an account of her journey of … Continue reading

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Michael Mason visit

On February the 8th the Environmental Politics Group welcomed its first guest speaker of the year. Michael Mason from the Department of Environment and Geography at the LSE presented his work on the threat multiplier climate change poses to Palestine. … Continue reading

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The ethics and politics of robotic milking

 Last Wednesday the environmental politics group welcomed Dr Chris Bear from the Geography department. Chris spoke on the ethical relationship between humans, animals and robots as illuminated through his research on robotic milking systems. These technologies, which are currently employed … Continue reading

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Analysing attitudes – an account of the first environmental politics meeting

The environmental politics group met on Wednesday the 12th of October to discuss Myanna Lahsen’s (2009) analysis of three prominent physicists who have been active in promoting a sceptical attitude towards climate change within the US government and across the … Continue reading

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