Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment


ISEE – Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment – aims to bring together stakeholder communities to review and discuss modern aspects of Energy and the Environment covering:

 ·       Natural sciences, engineering and technology

·       Social, political and economic sciences

·       Public and policy engagement

·       Regulation

·       Industrial, business and international dimensions

Prior discussions and afternoon tea will be served in the Wessex Restaurant from 16:00 to 16:25  

Seminars start at 16:30 until 17:45

8 West 3.22 lecture theatre, University of Bath   Download a campus map

ISEE seminars are free and open for all to attend

Upcoming ISEE Seminars


2 October 2018:  Professor Anil Markandya, Honorary Professor, Environmental Economics and Resources Climate Change, University of Bath  -  'Co-benefits of the Paris Climate Accords'    

16 October 2018:  Dr Matthew Jones, Department of Chemistry, University of Bath  -  'Chemicals from Alcohol and CO2'

23 October 2018:  Robert Llewellyn  British actor, comedian and writer best known as the android Kryten in the hit TV sitcom 'Red Dwarf' and as TV presenter of the TV engineering game show 'Scrapheap Challenge'.  Robert is a leading authority and recognisable figure worldwide for his knowledge and opinion on emerging transport and the future of energy with the renewable sector through his YouTube series 'Fully Charged'    -   'Is this the Tipping Point? - Electric cars, renewable energy and storage.  How far, how fast, how soon'

30 October 2018:  Professor Philip Jones, Climate Research Unit, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of  East Anglia  -  'The global temperature average: a history, recent changes and their context over the Late Holecene'

13 November 2018:  Damian D Brennan, Head of H3AT, UK Atomic Energy Authority, Culham Centre  -  'H3AT and Fusion Technology at UKAEA: New facilities for Fusion Research and Beyond'

27 November 2018:  Louise Kingham OBE FEI, Chief Executive, Energy Institute  -  'People and energy - a relationship in transition'




5 February 2019:  speaker tbc

19 February 2019:  Professor Alan Guwy,  Director of the Energy and Environment Research Institute, Head of the Sustainable Environment Research Centre, Co-Operating Agent for new HIA-IEA Task 34, Management Member of IWA SG on AD, University of South Wales

5 March 2019:  Professor Iain Stewart, Professor of Geoscience Communication | Director, Sustainable Earth Institute | School of Geography, Earth, & Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth

19 March 2019:  Professor Geoff Hammond, Head of Aero/Auto Group, Head of Thermofluids Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath

2 April 2019:  Professor David Greenwood, WMG International Automotive Research Centre (IARC) Warwick University 

16 April 2019:  Roger Atkins, Managing Director, Electric Vehicles Outlook

1 October 2019

15 October 2019

29 October 2019

12 November 2019

26 November 2019

10 December 2019



11 February 2020

25 February 2020

10 March 2020

24 March 2020

28 April 2020