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Parallel Forum: February 2015

In February 2015, the Forum used cotton as a case study to look at how companies respond to the demands being placed on their supply chains and the greatest challenges they can see on the horizon and the Parallel Forum met to explore these ideas a week later.


The profiles of everyone who came to the meeting

 

Dr Rosamunde Almond
  • Deputy Director of the Forum,
  • Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge,
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Bojana Bajzelj
  • Doctoral Researcher, Low Carbon and Materials Processing group,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Emilija Bozhinovska
  • Student on the MPhil in Conservation Leadership course,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Ruth Canagarajah
  • MPhil student on the Masters in Public Policy,
  • Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS),
  • University of Cambridge
Sayam U Chowdhury
  • Student on the MPhil in Conservation Leadership course,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Dr Liz Curmi
  • Research Associate in the Low Carbon Material Group,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Søren Ellebæk Laursen
  • Senior Research Associate,
  • Low Carbon Materials Processing Group,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Dr Jonathan Green
  • A former Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
  • In 2015, he became a Luc Hoffman Institute Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute, based at University of York
Shadrach Kerwillain
  • Student on the MPhil in Conservation Leadership course,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Dr Dennis Konadu
  • Research Associate, Low Carbon and Materials Processing Group,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Jenny Leivadarou
  • PhD student, Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics group,
  • Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics,
  • University of Cambridge
Dr Kristen MacAskill
  • Construction Engineering Masters Associate Course Director,
  • Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering & Technology,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Dr Dai Morgan
  • Research Associate in the Industrial Sustainability, Research Capability Development Programme,
  • The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)
Rosemary Ostfeld
  • PhD student, Environmental Economy & Policy Research group,
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Dr Rachel Pechey
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Behaviour and Health Research Unit at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health,
  • University of Cambridge
Simon Price
  • PhD student in the Quaternary Palaeoenvironments Group,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Tim Tito Rademacher
  • PhD student
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Patrick Rafidimanantsoa
  • MPhil student on the Masters in Conservation Leadership,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Marina Romanello
  • PhD student in the Vertebrate Mutagenesis Group,
  • MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology,
  • Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Therese Rudebeck
  • PhD student,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Dr Bhavna Sharma
  • A former a Senior Research Associate in the Natural Materials and Structures group in the Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge
  • In mid-2015, she joined the University of Bath as a Lecturer in the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Tania Sharmin
  • PhD student,
  • Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge
Matthew Smalley
  • PhD student in the Structures Research Group,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Dr Cath Tayleur
  • A Conservation Scientist at the RSPB, currently based in the Conservation Science Group,
  • Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge
Hannah Tranter
  • Project Manager in the Natural Capital Leaders Platform,
  • Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Kirsten Van Fossen
  • PhD student in the Industrial Sustainability Group,
  • Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge
Dr Milica Vasiljevic
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Behaviour and Health Research Unit at Cambridge Institute of Public Health,
  • University of Cambridge

At the Forum on the 17th February, the three expert witnesses recommended background papers to help set the scene for their introductions and these formed the basis of the Parallel Forum discussion a week later.

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