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Pint of Science: Is Sustainability, the only way forward?

Join researchers focused on all things sustainability as we acknowledge the climate crisis that will shape our future. But what can we do about it?

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Pint of Science: Is Sustainability, the only way forward?

Time & Location

10 May, 19:00 – 21:30

ZERO, Friary St, Guildford GU1 4EH, UK

About the Event

The Future of Urban Living in Guildford: a psychological perspective

Dr Chris Jones Senior Lecturer in Social and Environmental Psychology)

Dr Eleanor Ratcliffe (Lecturer in Environmental Psychology)

Prof Ian Walker (Head of Department of Psychological Sciences)

Prof. Birgitta Gatersleben (Professor of Environmental Psychology)

Join our urban living scientists as they share highlights of current thinking in environmental psychology. Each speaker will outline some exciting recent developments and relate these to the lives of Guildford residents. You’ll come away with new perspectives and ideas about changes that might benefit your own neighbourhood.

Surrey Living Lab - what's it all about?

Cat Reeby (Project co-ordinator - Surrey Living Lab)

The University of Surrey’s Living Lab enables collaboration between students, academics, staff, community partners and other stakeholders to apply current research and innovation to address real-world issues using the university campus and surrounding Surrey communities as a test-bed.  Join us in having an impact and turning research into real-life solutions.

Global Home - what is the future of where we live?

Dr Hamid Omidvarborna (Research Fellow)

The University of Surrey is working in partnership with MyGlobalHome to trial and demonstrate a state-of-the-art modular, smart home concept on the University campus. In addition to providing accommodation for our staff and students, the MyGlobalHome development provides the University with a set of physical ‘Living Labs’, where we can work collaboratively to better understand and shape the future of Urban Living. This project relates to the University of Surrey ‘Living Lab’ initiative and the University’s Urban Living research theme. More info here https://bit.ly/3j4DhSw.

What is clean air research?

Prof Prashant Kumar (Associate Dean (International), Professor and Chair in Air Quality and Health; Founding Director, Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE))

Our vision - To realise our collaborative global vision of ‘clean air for all’ by understanding the impact of air pollutants on life quality, developing internationally-validated engineering-driven solutions and underpinning regulatory strategies. Come along to find out more! GCARE is working right here in Guildford with the borough council, local schools, community groups and at tonight's venue ZERO! Check out https://www.surrey.ac.uk/global-centre-clean-air-research/guildford-living-lab for more info!

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