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Event details of Annual USP Event: Strengthening the Impact of Climate Change Research
15 December 2023
12:30 -17:00
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This Year's Theme

Coinciding with the conclusion of COP 28, this year’s theme is Strengthening the Impact of Climate Change Research. 


  • 12:30 – 13:00 Arrival, with coffee, tea and light lunch snacks;  
  • 13:00 – 13:15 Openingspeeches by Rector Magnificus Peter-Paul Verbeek  and chair of the Sustainable Prosperity Steering Group André Nollkaemper;
  • 13:15-13:40 Debate with Ans KolkAnnemarie van Wezel and Frenk van Harreveld on the impact of research in their disciplines on mitigating climate change;
  • 13:40-14:00 Video presentations of three impactful UvA research projects;
  • 14:00-14:15 Presentation by Lucas Waagmeester, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of NOS News, on covering climate news and tips on how to create media impact with climate change research;
  • 14:30 – 14:50 Break
  • 14:50-15:50 Project Building Session;
  • 15:50 – 16:10 Break
  • 16:10-16:40 Project Feedback Session;
  • 16:40-16:55 Interview with Joyeeta Gupta;
  • 16:55-17:00 Discussion and Interactive session about USP plans. 
  • 17:00 Drinks

Moderator: The event will be moderated by Froukje Janssen and Anniek de Ruijter.

The number of seats is limited, so make sure to book yours in time. You can register here.


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