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Research and Innovation events

Our events range from small, internal seminars to large-scale research conferences and presentations. We also regularly host research VIPs (eg, national Research Councils) and large industrial stakeholders.

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6 December 202218:30

The Exeter Hip

Three members of a team that continue to innovate and maintain the Exeter Hip as the international Gold Standard of hip replacements will describe the history, the science, contemporary practice, and a vision of the future for patients.. Full details
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7 December 202214:00

Building a Social Media Belief Observatory by Professor Joshua Introne at School of Information Studies, Syracuse University

There is continuing concern that online problems like toxicity, extremism, misinformation, and polarization are indicators of deeper societal ills, and moreover, that mediating technologies exacerbate these social problems. Research has focused on specific challenges, like detecting, suppressing, and correcting misinformation, or preventing toxicity. However, the various pernicious online phenomena that have drawn research attention are all at some level connected to beliefs, and might be usefully examined as a particular type of belief dynamics. Full details
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15 December 202212:30

Geological mapping in the age of Artificial Intelligence with Dr Charlie Kirkwood (IDSAI)

200 years since the publication of Britain’s first geological map by William Smith in 1815, our official geological maps - and those of geological surveys around the world - continue to be produced by a process of mental modelling and hand-drawing, in which polygons are drawn around parcels of rock that are deemed sufficiently self-similar to be classed as distinct units.. Full details
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15 December 202216:00

ESI Christmas Lecture and Party

The lecture will be part of our Christmas event followed by pasties and drinks in the ESI Interactive Space. This event is open to the whole ESI community and also to the students on the ESI led Masters programmes. Full details
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26 January 202315:00

Travels in Transdisciplinarity

Dr Ben Phillips and Dr Sarah Crowley with reflections from Professors Kevin Gaston, Steve Hinchliffe, Robbie McDonald and Juliet Osborne Chair and opening comments from Professor Caitlin DeSilvey, ESI Associate Director for Transdisciplinary Research. Full details
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25 May 202313:00

Retrospective and a look ahead to the next 10 years

We are proud to be celebrating the ESI’s first decade of successful operation and are hosting a big event on 25 May to mark this occasion with the launch of our retrospective infographic, with our Vice Chancellor Professor Lisa Roberts and other distinguished guests. Full details
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13 - 14 June 2023

Symposium: Ecological and Evolutionary drivers of pathogen emergence

Organised by the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) with the Centre for Ecology and Conservation (CEC). Full details
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