COPERNICUS Alliance Working Group Meeting: Copernicus European Interdisciplinary Research on Sustainability (CEIDROS)

10 June 2011, 10.30 AM - 10 June 2011, 10.30 AM

10th June - Systems Centre, Engineering Department, University of Bristol
  • to help to develop an intellectual ‘critical mass’ to develop thinking and practice on IDRS
  • to develop common agreement on the main areas of work and ways to take them forward
  • to plan future communications, network and events including meshing with existing relevant networks
  • to develop research plans and proposals to develop ‘response capacity’ for inputting/commenting on research policy at EU and member state levels

Indicative agenda:

10.30am: Coffee

11am: Welcome and aims of the day: Mike Yearworth and Jenneth Parker

11.20am: Presentation of the draft terms of reference for the working group – Discussion

12.00: Working groups on:

  • Policy and practice in IDROS across Europe
  • Research management and methodologies for IDROS
  • Developing capacity for IDROS in younger research and developing research teams
  • Knowledge co-creation and working with stakeholders in IDROS

Suggestions for other/different working groups welcome – to be discussed and determined on the day

1pm: Lunch

2pm: Report back from groups

3pm: Taking things forward: networking; future events; response team; sub groups etc

3.30pm: Developing research ideas: how might this group research and develop this area of work through EU funding applications? Brief introduction on possibilities available, followed by working sessions

5pm: Ideas developed – taking these forward – issues of leadership of initiatives and intellectual property in the working group  

To book a place for this event please email Michael Clinton:

There is no charge for the day and lunch, coffee and tea will be freely available.


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