Past Events

OCTF Annual Members' Day

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:00 - 17:30
Location: 
Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF Annual Members' Day followed by drinks

Open to everyone, our Members’ Day is always a good chance to update ourselves on and learn more about the latest tropical forest issues, projects, research and opportunities.

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Introducing Plant your Future: Creating a Model for Smallholder Sustainable Agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon

Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, Ground Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speakers: Jenny Henman, Chairman, Plant your Future and Edward Mitchard, Trustee, Plant your Future and researcher at the University of Edinburgh

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The use of wildlife for livelihoods and traditional medicine in the Cardamom mountains, Cambodia

Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
Beckit Room, 1st Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Lauren Coad, Associate Research Fellow, Forest Governance Group, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Slides available shortly. No podcast available.

Testing ecological theories in human-modified tropical forests – moulds, ants and birds

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Professor Ken Norris, Director, Centre for Agri-environmental Research, University of Reading

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Brazil's indigenous peoples face the 21st century

Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr John Hemming, author and explorer

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Brazil's indigenous peoples were at a nadir fifty years ago, but are recovering strongly in numbers, protected lands, and pride. But they still face serious political threats, and are grappling with problems in health, education and modern subsistence. John Hemming illustrates the changes from first contacts to computer literacy with stunning photography.

Evaluation of forest conservation interventions: the case of FSC certification in tropical natural forests

Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 14:30 - 15:00

Speaker: Claudia Romero, CIFOR Research Associate & University of Florida

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Reconstructing nutrient cycling in the palaeorecord to assess current global changes

Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Gottmann Room, 1st Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Kendra McLauchlan, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Kansas State University

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Giants in the mist: The ecophysiology, land-sea interface, and climate change connections for California Redwoods

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Gottmann Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Todd Dawson, Distinguished Professor of Plant Ecology and Physiology, UC Berkeley

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Some lessons from implementing REDD projects in Peru, Madagascar and DRC

Date: 
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Christopher Tuite, Senior Advisor, Carbon Fund at Conservation International

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Governance generating networks: interface of global and local actors in installing new forest management practices in Russia

Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Maria Tysiachniouk, PhD, Center for Independent Social Research, St. Petersburg, Russia

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