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This section features UUCN-related news, announcements and blog posts. In addition, we feature opportunities such as climate job adverts, sent to us by our members and external partners to share with our wider network.

Announcing our partnership with Innovation Zero 2024!

Announcing our partnership with Innovation Zero 2024!

The UUCN is excited to announce our partnership with Innovation Zero 2024! We will be hosting a panel on universities as hubs for ... Read more

Blog: Reflections from the Higher Education Networks Roundtable at COP28

Blog: Reflections from the Higher Education Networks Roundtable at COP28

Ruth Jihyung Joo is a Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the University of Leeds. In this blog, she reflects on her experience attending a ... Read more

Blog: Climate change education and skills at COP28

Blog: Climate change education and skills at COP28

Dr Tess O’Hara is a Lecturer in Engineering Hydrogeology at Newcastle University. In this blog, she reflects on discussions at COP28 ... Read more

Blog: Coastal Nature-based Solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation

Blog: Coastal Nature-based Solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation

Elina Apine is a Research Associate in the School of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews. In this ... Read more

Blog: Technology innovation and inclusion: can a hydrogen economy be inclusive?

Blog: Technology innovation and inclusion: can a hydrogen economy be inclusive?

Mudasir Yatoo is a Research Associate at Imperial College in London. In this blog ,presents the case for the rich advanced countries making their new hydrogen technologies freely available to the poorer regions of the world. Read more

Blog: Climate change and migration: Navigating choices for a sustainable future

Blog: Climate change and migration: Navigating choices for a sustainable future

Sarah Redicker is a postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Exeter. In this blog, she presents the viewpoint that rather than viewing migration as a last resort, we should actively align our efforts to maintain habitable places and provide people with choices. Read more

Blog: Gender-inclusive climate action: empowering change at COP28

Blog: Gender-inclusive climate action: empowering change at COP28

Zulfia Abawe is a Lecturer in Global Business at the University of South Wales. In this blog, she discusses the importance of ... Read more

Announcement: COP28 scholarship programme for early career researchers

The UUCN is delighted to announce the award of ten Networking Scholarships for UK early career researchers to attend COP28. Working in ... Read more

COP28 scholarship opportunity for early career researchers

COP is a unique opportunity for early career researchers (ECRs) to make connections, meet other researchers and contribute to research ... Read more

Just launched – ActNowFilm: young people in conversation with climate experts

Just launched – ActNowFilm: young people in conversation with climate experts

Young people from across the world can now apply to feature in ActNowFilm: young people in conversation with climate experts – a new ... Read more

Reflections on COP27: How can we build better networks among universities?

Reflections on COP27: How can we build better networks among universities?

Steve Davison, UUCN International Lead, attended COP27 this past November where he co-convened two workshops for senior higher ... Read more

Joint blog with RUS: The role of universities in tackling the climate crisis

Joint blog with RUS: The role of universities in tackling the climate crisis

Earlier this month at COP27, the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS) and the UUCN came together to deliver a ... Read more

ActNowFilm2 to showcase at COP27

ActNowFilm2 to showcase at COP27

The UK Universities Climate Network is proud to support ActNowFilm2 – an innovative global youth voices led intergenerational film, ... Read more

Podcast Series: COP Conversations

Podcast Series: COP Conversations

COP Conversations is a daily podcast series throughout COP26. The Planet Pod team will be in Glasgow for this ... Read more

COP26 Innovation Showcase (throughout COP26)

COP26 Innovation Showcase (throughout COP26)

UK Universities' Climate Innovation Showcase The showcase, which comprised of an exhibition of climate-related research, as well as a ... Read more

Watch our COP26 Event Recordings

Watch our COP26 Event Recordings

The Network hosted several events in the Green Zone during COP26 in Glasgow, which were live streamed: > ActNowFilm - youth ... Read more

Climate Risk Summit, 29 Sep – 1 Oct 2021

Climate Risk Summit, 29 Sep – 1 Oct 2021

Climate Risk Summit, 29 September – 1 October 2021 The Summit provided a forum for discussion of climate risk topics, an opportunity ... Read more

UKRI COP26 Fellows

UKRI COP26 Fellows

Five researchers have been awarded UKRI fellowships to support international climate negotiations ahead of COP26 through the provision ... Read more

ActNowFilm to showcase at COP26

ActNowFilm to showcase at COP26

We’re pleased to announce that ActNowFilm – a global youth voices film from the COP26 Universities Network, and part of the Voice ... Read more

Climate Exp0, 17-21 May 2021

Climate Exp0, 17-21 May 2021

Climate Exp0 – the COP26 Universities Network virtual conference, 17-21 May 2021 Climate Exp0 is the first conference organised by ... Read more

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Briefings

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Our work

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Case studies

The Network has developed case studies highlighting the best practices from our member universities.

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