Seminars: UNESCO Lecture Series

Seminars: UNESCO Lecture Series

UNESCO Lecture Series:

Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society. 
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Climate neutrality, the circular economy, and earth materials
2 February, 2021 at 16:00

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Speakers Prof. John Thompson, PetraScience Consultants, Vancouver, Canada and Honorary Professor of Sustainable Resources, University of Bristol, UK Prof. Frances Wall, Professor of Applied Mineralogy, University of Exeter, UK.

The neglected minerals and materials of development

9 February 2021 at 10:00

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Speaker Prof. Daniel Franks Program Leader, Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland, Australia.

Mineral extraction and communities

16 February 2021 at 15:00

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Speakers:  Dr Rajiv Maher, Research Professor, EGADE Business School del Technológico de Monterrey, Mexico. Dr Melba Kapesa Wasunna, External Affairs Manager, Base Titanium Ltd., Kenya.

Suppliers, consumers, and the global minerals supply chain

2 March 2021 at 11:00

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Speakers Dr Kathryn Moore, Senior Lecturer in Critical and Green Technology Metals, University of Exeter, UK. Dr Judy Muthuri, Associate Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility, Nottingham University Business School, UK, and Project Lead, Sustainable Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Project (Kenya).

Earth materials and a sustainable future

9 March 2021 at 13:00

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SpeakerS: Prof. Murray Hitzman, Director, Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences - iCRAG, Dublin, Ireland.  Ms Halleluya Naantu Ekandjo, PhD candidate at iCRAG, University College Dublin., where she is studying the Rosh Pinah zinc-lead deposit in Namibia.