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Southampton students off to Malawi

A group of seven students from the University of Southampton took off to Malawi last week. They will work alongside with the national and international ASSETS researchers but are independently funded Masters and PhD students. We understand that such an interaction is of great benefit to the students themselves, as well as the colleagues in Malawi and […]

Video: ASSETS at World Water Day

On the occasion of the UN World Water Day Kate Schreckenberg presented the ASSETS project. Watch the video to learn all about the project!

ASSETS-PI talks about Global Food Security at the 1st TEDxSouthamptonUniversity

Professor Guy Poppy talked about Global Food Security at the 1st TEDxSouthamptonUniversity on March 17th 2013. How can 7 Billion people be fed in harmony with nature and in peaceful societies? Guy suggests approaches to move into the future. For those who could not be at the venue and also those who want to listen […]

“Science needs to be believable”

“Science needs to be believable”, stated Yvan Biot of DFID during his talk at “Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation & World Water Day 2013”, University of Southampton. The mix of speakers covered the very latest developments of ecosystem services activities nationally and internationally. A good discussion on how policy can apply this new field of research more […]

Meet the speakers II – World Water Day 2013

Two more days to go until our event “Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation & World Water Day 2013”. Meet more of our speakers and make sure to come along on the 22nd March 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT). The venue is University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Building 44, Room 1041. Guy Poppy is […]

Meet the speakers I – World Water Day 2013

We are getting closer to our event “Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation & World Water Day 2013” on coming Friday. Please learn about our interesting speakers and make sure to come along on the 22nd March 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT). The venue is University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Building 44, Room 1041. […]

Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation & World Water Day 2013

Multidisciplinary Research Week 2013 at the University of Southampton Friday, March 22, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT) Venue: University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Building 44, Room 1041 Ecosystem services describes the multitude of resources from nature, that humans benefit from, such as clean air, water, and food. As human populations grow, so do […]

ASSETS goes University Curriculum

ASSETS PI Guy Poppy held a lecture on Food Security at the Southampton Global Challenge Module

ESPA-Deltas, assets & WaterAid

World Water Day – International Year of Water Cooperation – Water in Ecosystem Services An afternoon discussion brought to you by assets, ESPA-Deltas and the Southampton WaterAid local group Ecosystem services is a term used to describe the multitude of resources humans benefit from nature such as clean air, water, and food. As human population grows, so do the demands […]

ASSETS – modeller meeting (January 14th‐16th, 2013)

On Monday 14th January, Carlos, Felix, Terry and I landed in Bilbao to attend a modelling meeting with the team at the Basque Centre for Climate Change. Despite never-ending torrents of rain, the meeting was extremely productive. We developed a modelling strategy, resolving to use processed-based models to determine the stock of ecosystem services, but […]

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