Cross University Research Event: Environment and Society

During this event, research expertise will be shared across the University in the format of TED style talks based on a theme. This CURE will focus on Environment and Society.

Come along to hear three-minute presentations from our leading researchers across all three faculties (Faculty of Science and Health, Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences), followed by a networking session (available for those attending in person only).

Confirmed speakers:

Faculty of Science and Health

  • Yes, we can (No, you can't): Weight stigma, self-efficacy, and the development of active-fat identityDr Angela Meadows, Department of Psychology
  • Going along together: Exploring inequalities in physical activity participation and knowledge production with people living with enduring health conditionsDr Anna Pettican, School of Health and Social Care
  • The Ocean in Motion: Understanding ecological connectivity and why it matters Dr Anna Sturrock, School of Life Sciences
  • Dr Carly Wood, School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
  • Sensor Technology and Big Data Analysis for Health and AgricultureDr Delaram Jarchi, Department of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
  • Analysis of Local Positioning Data Reveals Bunching in Housed Dairy Cows is Associated with Higher TemperaturesKareemah Chopra, Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr Pallavi Singh, Department of Life Sciences

Faculty of Arts and Humanities:

Faculty of Social Sciences:

More speakers TBC

Do join us and contribute to this initiative aimed at enabling researchers to come together to share ideas and develop new research collaborations.

Register for this event.

CURE is aimed at University of Essex staff and our PG researchers.

Read more about the CURE Series


Keeping safe on campus

In-line with Government and Public Health England guidance on COVID-19 pandemic, the University has introduced procedures and guidance to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of our community on campus.

The University Health and Safety procedures set out a framework that is committed to:

  • providing a safe and healthy University
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  • to embed health and safety as a core value in everything we do