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14 July 2023

BARIN in the field

The UK BARIN team are in the field from 15 July to 30 August. Our team has expanded, welcoming Dr Georgia Hole, dendrochronologist, and Dr Callum Pearce, anthropologist.

5 June 2023

Running Artfully Network (RAN) to hold event on running, art, and sustainability

Artists, writers, poets, social scientists, academics, runners, and non-runners are invited to join RAN for a networking day of active, artful presentations and provocations with a sustainable emphasis at ARU's Science Centre in Cambridge on 21 June 2023. Expect quick-fire presentations, provocations, physical activities, manifesto writing, connection, reflection, and more.

Find out more and book your place for RAN's Running Towards a Sustainable Future (not from our House on Fire) event
4 May 2023

Sustainable Futures announces speakers for first annual conference

The Sustainable Futures team have announced the speakers for their forthcoming conference on resilience to extreme events. Delegates will hear from professionals and experts on the themes of Cultural Heritage, Healthcare, and Infrastructure in Cambridge on 21-22 June 2023.

Find out more about the Sustainable Futures Conference on resilience to extreme events
13 April 2023

Sustainable Futures to hold conference on resilience to extreme events

The Sustainable Futures team have organised a conference on resilience to extreme events. Taking place on ARU's Cambridge Campus on 21-22 June 2023, the event aims to bring together experts and professionals from around the globe to share knowledge and practical insights on how to prepare for, and respond to extreme events.

Find out more about the Sustainable Futures Conference on resilience to extreme events
9 December 2022

Dr Helen Wheeler presents at ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

On 5 December, Project Co-lead Dr Helen Wheeler introduced BARIN at ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting 2022 (ASM2022) in Toronto, at the special CINUK session.

30 November 2022

Dr Helen Wheeler leads A-BON/BARIN research coproduction meeting

Project Co-lead Dr Helen Wheeler recently led a research coproduction meeting between Arctic Beaver Observation Network (A-BON) and BARIN in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Members pooled their knowledge on beavers and their effects on ecosystems.

Dr Wheeler would like to offer her thanks to everyone who participated for their great knowledge-sharing and food for thought concerning ongoing research coproduction.

24 November 2022

Read the latest IRENES newsletter

Find out about the latest IRENES project developments in the UK and internationally in our newsletter.

Read the fifth IRENES newsletter
22 September 2022

Sustainable Futures to launch to the public with appearance from first British astronaut

The Sustainable Futures theme launches to the public at Chelmsford Cathedral on Tuesday 18 October 2022, with a keynote speech by Helen Sharman OBE, the first British astronaut. Helen will also answer questions in discussion with Abigail Blake, ARU Masters student in Sustainability.

Find out more about the Sustainable Futures launch event with Helen Sharman OBE
22 September 2022

Sustainable Futures to hold event as part of ARU Family Science Day

The Sustainable Futures team is holding an event alongside the Gaia exhibition at Chelmsford Cathedral, in support of the ARU Family Science Day on Saturday 15 October 2022 at the Chelmsford Science Festival.

Download Sustainable Futures activities for families
22 September 2022

Sustainable Futures to hold launch event

ARU researchers are invited to attend the launch of the Sustainable Futures research theme in Cambridge on 27 September 2022. This is a great opportunity to network with colleagues, meet regional leaders in sustainability, and collectively brainstorm new, exciting areas for research activity.

5 September 2022

Sustainable Futures members discuss direction for 2022/23

The Sustainable Futures leadership team met with representatives from ARU research groups aligned to the theme to feedback on internal and external research and stakeholder engagement about the theme and to discuss priorities and planning for 2022/23.

1 December 2020

Tsee community-based monitoring project report for 2020 published

The Wildlife Change in the Arctic team have published a research update alongside our community researchers in Jackfish Creek, as part of the tsee' community-based monitoring project.

Read the tsee' community-based monitoring report for 2020 (PDF)