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UUCN From Research to Action: Leveraging Universities for Cross-sector Collaboration on Climate Change

UUCN From Research to Action

Leveraging Universities for Cross-sector Collaboration on Climate Change

As a hub for knowledge, training, and innovation, the academic sector is at the forefront of climate action – advancing solutions, transferring expertise and empowering new generations of climate leaders. The event, From research to action: Leveraging universities for cross-sector collaboration on climate change, will explore how universities and research institutions can work collaboratively with policy makers, industry and other sectors to advance climate impact.

Date: Tuesday 25 June 2024

Time: 4-5:30PM, followed by a networking reception until 7:00pm

Location: The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4SB



4:00 – 4:15pm Registration
4:15 – 4:25pm Opening remarks
4:25 – 4:45pm Keynote (speaker TBA)
4:45 – 5:30pm Panel with Q&A


  • Professor Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley Centre for Climate Futures at the University of Leeds
  • Stephen Davison, Higher Education Lead, UNFCCC Climate Champions Team
  • Amy Robinson, Corporate Projects Manager, Triodos Bank UK
  • Marie-Laure Hicks, Head of Policy, Aldersgate Group
  • Chair: Alyssa Gilbert, Director of Innovation at the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London and Co-chair of the UUCN
5:30 – 7:00pm Networking reception with refreshments



Register here

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This event is co-hosted by several leading UK university partners:

This event is co-hosted by the Grantham Institute (Imperial College London), Cambridge Zero (University of Cambridge), Harper Adams University, University College London, the Priestley Centre for Climate Futures (University of Leeds), University of Southampton & Cabot Institute (University of Bristol)


London Climate Action Week 2024

This event is part of London Climate Action Week 2024. #LCAW2024


Event details

Event date:
June 25, 2024