Past events

Catch up on all our past events. Watch videos and read more about the challenges.

Life off the ladder, 15 June 2016

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Integrated Britain? 15 March 2016

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Energy for all, 24 February 2016

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Ready for impact? 10 November 2015

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London: too big to succeed? 15 September 2015
Blog: Just Too Big, Jon Reeds, Smart Growth UK, 16 September 2015

LONDON, UK - 15 SEPT: 21st Century Challenges lecture at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). In London, on 15 Sept 2015.

Made in Britain?, 25 March 2015

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Equalising Education, 20 November 2014

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Air quality for all, 30 October 2014

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Press coverage: Are we still choking on the fumes of 20th century industrial policy? Hamish Stewart, 10 Nov 2014
Story: The Story of the Wonderbag, genconnect

Escape to the city, 26 June 2014

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Blog: Urbanisation and Wellbeing: Can We Make Cities Happier Places to Live? Network of wellbeing, 14 July 2014

Mobile middle class, 13 March 2014

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Big data, big impact?, 21 November 2013

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Feeding the 9 billion, 30 October 2013

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Blog: Feeding the 9 billion, Graham Eyre, 31 October 2013
Blog: Feeding 9 billion people, an evening of discussion at the Royal Geographical Society, Peter Smithers, School of Biological Sciences, Plymouth University, 6 February 2014
Blog: Entomophagy: feeding the 9 Billion, British Ecological Society, 8 November 2013
Blog: 21st Century Challenge – Feeding the 9 Billion, Bohunt Geography, 24 March 2014
Blog: The Pig Brother diary room, Edd Colbert, The Pig Idea, 2013

Countryside in Crisis?, 26 June, 2013

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The Energy Water Food Stress Nexus, 5 December 2012

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Article: Can Shell’s ‘stress nexus’ change the conversation about natural resources?, Green Biz

Unsustainable Fishing, 10 October 2012

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Keeping pace with a digital revolution, 15 May 2012

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Global health in the 21st Century, 21 March 2012

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Adapting to an urban future, 13 December 2011

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Educating for tomorrow, online only

Digital technology in Africa, 10 May 2011

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Blog: Digital Technology in Africa – 21st Century Challenges at the Royal Geographical Society, Leon Tong, BrightLemon, 20 May 2011
Blog: The role of Digital Technologies in Africa, Amy O’Donnell, FrontlineSMS, 26 May 2011

Persistent poverty in Britain, 15 March 2011

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Can the UK ever be sustainable? 1 December 2010

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Press coverage: Sir Stuart Rose speaks at the Royal Geographical Society, Guardian, 15 December 2010
Blog: 21st Century Challenges, Peter McManners, Sustainability and Resilience, 6 December 2010

Plastic pollution in the oceans, 13 October 2010

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Natural disasters: how to improve? 25 May 2010

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Not In My Back Yard, 3 March 2010

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Digital Divide in the UK? 1 December 2009

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Blog: Pivot Support: What is Digital Exclusion?

Importing goods, exporting drought? 14 October 2009

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Britain’s ageing population, 16 June 2009

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Press coverage: Beware of growing oldies, The Times, 20 June 2009

Engineering our climate, 14 May 2009

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The future shape of Capitalism, 17 March 2009

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Migration: skills and the job market, 11 November 2008

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Razing the Rainforest, 22 October 2008

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London under water, 18 June 2008

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Concreting the countryside, 13 May 2008

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Future of low carbon energy, 26 March, 2008

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Africa in the 21st Century, 10 October 2007

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