Tipping Points

standard Lest we forget: British banking during the global financial crisis

Professor Ranald Michie tells the story of banking in Britain within the context of the Global Financial Crisis, starting with the failure of Northern Rock and other highly interconnected banks in the UK. In September 2007 rumours began to circulate […]

standard Tipping Points Workshop: Critical Transitions

A two-day interdisciplinary workshop to launch the final work package of IHRR’s Tipping Points project September 27-28 at the Palatine Centre, Durham University. Speakers Include: John Adams (London School of Economics) Derek Attridge (University of York) Mark Currie (Queen Mary, University of London) Christopher Norris (Cardiff University) […]

standard IHRR’s Tipping Points project at British Science Festival 2013

IHRR is pleased to announce that the Tipping Points project will be participating in the British Science Festival in September with the following Main Programme event: Tipping Points in Nature and Society Date/Time: 11 September, Wednesday 12.30-14.00 Location: Fine Art Lecture […]

standard Biodiversity: The co-evolutionary relationship between humans and nature

Biodiversity is not only key to the survival of the human species, but the entire planet.  It is known as one of the most important drivers of global environmental change.  Anyone with appreciation for diversity of wildlife where they live […]

standard Event: Beyond the Tipping Point? Conversations on Climate, Action and the Future

IHRR’s Tipping Points project will be hosting a screening of the documentary Beyond the Tipping Point?, a film about how the metaphor ‘tipping point’ is used to frame discussion about climate change.  It is a thought-provoking documentary about how tipping […]