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ISSUES: Integrating Sciences to Sustain Urban Ecosystem Services.
Transdisciplinary Seminar Series. Supported by ESRC/NERC/EPSRC
Organised by the Universities of Abertay Dundee and Middlesex.
Agenda for the 1st ISSUES seminar,
Friday 7th March 2008
Location: Building Research Establishment (BRE), Garston, Watford.
10.00 am Welcome and coffee
10.20 am ISSUES: aims and objectives:
Rebecca Wade, University of Abertay Dundee and Lian Scholes, Middlesex University
10.45 am The DEFRA Ecosystems Approach Action Plan
Robert Bradburne, DEFRA
11.10 am Managing urban green spaces
Roger Nowell, Green Estate/Sheffield City Council.
11.35 am Psychological and ecological perspectives on transdisciplinary research: a case study
Katherine Irvine, De Montfort University
12.00 pm Strategic Ecosystem Function - Some Urban Wetland Examples
Peter Worrall, Penny Anderson Associates Ltd
12.25 pm Lunch / Tour of BRE Technical Innovation park
2.00 pm The role of ecosystem enhancement within the living and working environment
Katherine Hyde and Nick Corker, BRE
2.25 pm Environmental Inequalities - key issues and challenges arising from the
ESRC/NERC-funded transdisciplinary seminar series.
Malcolm Eames, Brunel University
2.50 pm Coffee
3.00 pm Group discussion
4.00 pm Close of meeting / Tour of BRE Technical Innovation Park