Category Archives: Events Attended

Interdisciplinarity and the MEOPAR Annual Scientific Meeting

I would never like to call myself an ‘expert’ in anything. I saw Donald Trump do it once and it sounded crass and vulgar. I am certainly not an expert in interdisciplinary research by any stretch. But having worked on … Continue reading

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Consensus and environmental governance – day 3 report

Three days of constant dialogue and discussion can be tiring. Very tiring. It was an early night all round for the UK contingent tonight, and my collaborator Jun Kita forgot some of his Japanese when being served in the convenience … Continue reading

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Day 2 – field trip to Tomatoh Commons

Today was a field-based day. The idea when we put the workshop proposal together was to do something that would give us a sense of the kind of case studies our Japanese counterparts work on – so at 9.00am sharp … Continue reading

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Consensus and environmental governance – day 1 report

Day 1 of the GB Sasakawa Foundation-funded UK-Japan Workshop on Consensus-Based Environmental Governance is in the can – and what a day we had. Those of the UK contingent who had arrived they day before were now feeling more awake … Continue reading

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Presenting North Sea Transitions at International Workshop in Tokyo

Last week I was in Tokyo for an international workshop of the Japanese Cross-Ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Programme (SIP): Next-Generation Technology for Ocean Resources Exploration. The environmental and socio-economic impact assessment work programme is led by my collaborator Prof Midori … Continue reading

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I2CNER Seminar – Video

A video of the talk I gave at the International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan earlier in December is now online – if watching me talk for nearly an hour is your thing… Enjoy what’s … Continue reading

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