Sustainable Earth 2017: Marketplace abstracts

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Marketplace sessions

Read all the abstracts presenters have submitted for the marketplace sessions, which take place at the following times in the Rolle Marquee at the University: 
  • Session 1 - 16:15 - 17:45, Thursday 29 June
  • Session 2 - 10:30 - 12:00, Friday 30 June
  • Session 3 - 15:00 - 16:30, Friday 30 June
Please note that the session abstracts are subject to change.

Session 1

  • International standards for smart and sustainable cities and communities
  • Seaside Squad
  • Enhancing employees' pro-environmental behaviour within hotel chains in China
  • Moor Health and Wellbeing: National Parks as rehabilitation resources
  • What Remains: A photographic narrative of fragmented objects from journeys along the strandline
  • Modelling energy use behaviour of British Asian households
  • Creating the Future: Linking Sustainability and Employability at Plymouth College of Art Pre-Degree Centre
  • Sugar Smart? Cross-sector collaboration to promote more sustainable eating patterns
  • Post-Earthquake Structural Health Monitoring System
  • Science to support sustainable fisheries in small island developing states

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Session 2

  • Knowledge-based decision making for performance improvement in agri-food value chains
  • Strengthening Disaster Risk Adaptive Capacity through Risk Learning
  • A Free Trade Agreement with the EU – A radiant pillar of light for the environment or just a will o’ the wisp?
  • Providing sustainable support for people living with dementia in rural communities
  • Brexit: potential impacts on environmental law and policy
  • Soil degradation
  • The Making of Chrysalis
  • Ancient tsunami data in the 21st Century
  • Chronic lung diseases in Uganda
  • Social justice in education taking the lead on sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Consumption of Coastal Tourism: attitudes and intention of university students in Shanghai

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Session 3

  • Water for Africa: Leveraging local innovations through Organisation Networks 
  • Impacts and Destination Sustainability in China
  • From Dorset to Kenya: ESD in early years practice
  • Brazil Globalization in a rural context: addressing contemporary rural paradigm
  • Realising the value of Plymouth's natural space
  • The Impact of Big Data Development
  • Simple Sustainable Living
  • Opportunities for BIPV in new construction
  • Creating opportunities for a circular economy in the South West
  • How the threat of increasing food poverty is challenging the UK’s approach to food waste
  • The Use of Behavioural Economics and Psychology to Introduce Higher Energy Tax

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