Notes on just transition talk at ATUC: Wed 25 July 2018

On Wednesday 25 July, I had the opportunity to talk to Aberdeen Trades Union Council about a just transition, and what it might mean for Aberdeen and the north-east. With the entire country baking in scorching heat that had caught the attention of the media and policymakers alike, it was a good time to be… Read More Notes on just transition talk at ATUC: Wed 25 July 2018

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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 projects that are to a certain degree interdisciplinary for my entire academic career, I’d hope… Read More Interdisciplinarity and the MEOPAR Annual Scientific Meeting

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 Kawabe at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, and along with Dr Kjersti Eline… Read More Presenting North Sea Transitions at International Workshop in Tokyo