Sustainability Events Bulletin – 28 February 2023

Welcome to our Sustainability Events Bulletin. Below you will find a list of upcoming events about climate, energy, environment and sustainability at the University of St Andrews.  

To feature your upcoming University event in a future bulletin check out our blog post.

We hope you find this bulletin helpful for keeping track of events. 


Environmental Change Research Group seminar, George Biddulph (SGSD, UoStA)
Initiation and development of peat swamp forests in the central Congo Basin 
Thursday 2 March 2023, 1pm to 2pm 
Irvine Building 

CIMS Seminar Series: Professor Michael Cronin 
The ‘terrestrial’ university – why our universities are no longer fit for purpose in the age of the Anthropocene and how they might change
Wednesday 8 March 2023, 4pm to 5.30pm
United College

StAnza 2023
Annual poetry festival – various events
Thursday 9 March 2023 to Sunday 12 March 2023, 8am to 7.30pm
The Byre Theatre

Interdisciplinary Digital/Sustainable Sandpits
Thursday 9 March 2023, 10am to 3.30pm
Hebdomadar’s Room

Environmental Change Research Group seminar, Jo Faust (MARUM Germany)
Ironing out the carbon cycle: the dynamics of iron-carbon coupling in marine systems
Thursday 9 March 2023, 1pm to 2pm
Irvine Building

Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance research seminar
Energy and zombies – a micro approach
Friday 10 March 2023, 12 noon to 1pm
The Gateway

Creative Writing Workshop with Dr Mandy Haggith
Friday 10 March 2023, 2pm to 3.30pm
Wardlaw Museum

English Research Seminar: Professor Mark Bould
Three tendencies in cli-fi/sci-fi cinema 
Monday 13 March 2023, 5.15pm to 7pm
Arts Seminar 7, Arts Building

STACEES event series: Net Zero and the Direction of Travel in Scottish HE
Internationalisation, sustainability and the contested environmental impacts of International Student Mobility
Tuesday 14 March 2023, 11am to 12 noon
Arts Building

Critical Conversations: Those Who Live by the Land
Tuesday 14 March 2023, 5.30pm to 6.15pm
Online event

An international interdisciplinary conference on the materiality, spatiality, and processing of waste in the early modern workshop
Thursday 16 March 2023 to Friday 17 March 2023, 8am to 6pm
Online event

Training and development

OSDS and CEED are currently offering the following training for staff and students in 2023:

If you have any feedback about the bulletin, we’d love to know: contact Laura and Sarah.

Please note that only events featured on the University central event listing can be included in the bulletin. You can submit your event via the web page. The next bulletin will be circulated on Tuesday 31 January, so submit your events by Monday 30 January!

To highlight your event on Twitter, tag @STA_CEES when tweeting about your events (as well as activities and publications) and we can retweet.  

We look forward to highlighting your event!

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