Speaker

2016

Talk exploring “Green|Blue”, Kaleider Lunchtime Talks, Exeter, 18 November 2016.

Interviewed about the Graphical Web conference. Phonic FM Tech Monthly, 2 November 2016 (representing Kaleider). Listen.

PechaKucha 20×20 about my work, featuring “Green|Blue”, Greenbelt Festival, Kettering, 27 August 2016.

Workshops on climate change, crafting and skills sharing, and making public art as part of “Freefall Climate Graffiti”, with Freefall Youth Group at the Exeter Phoenix arts centre, April-May 2016.

2015

Talk on “Particulart: the art of knitting, chemistry, and gentle protest”, Abingdon Carbon Cutters, 18 November 2015.

Talk on “Exeter Pound” at Exeter City Centre Chaplaincy, 27 October 2015.

Talk on “Exeter Pound” at Your Faith, Your Finance and the Common Good, Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility conference, 24 October 2015.

Sermon at the end of Sidmouth Science Festival on “Who has the wisdom?”, St Giles Sidbury, 18 October 2015.

Sermon for the first Sunday in Creation season, Holy Trinity Church, Drewsteignton, 6 September 2015.

Interviewed about the Exeter Pound and local currencies. Phonic FM Culture & Review, 1 September 2015 (representing Exeter Pound CIC). Listen.

PechaKucha 20×20 on “Particulart”, Greenbelt Festival, 30 August 2015.

Talk and audience activity on “Particulart: the art of knitting, chemistry, and gentle protest”, The Ship Inn Exeter, Pint of Science, 18 May 2015. More information.

Lecture on “Particulart, or the art of knitting, chemistry, meditation and gentle protest”, St Michael’s Lectures, 25 February 2015. More information.

2014

Talk and discussion on “IT, the internet and social media: implications for spirituality and the church”, Hard Questions Café, Holy Trinity Church Exmouth, 15 June 2014.

Talk and discussion on “Theology of climate change: authority, justice, and praxis”, Eco-theology study day, South West Ministry Training Course, University of Exeter, 1 March 2014.

2013

Talk on “The climate science behind the numbers in the news”, Climate Change and Rural Communities, South Somerset Climate Action, 15 June 2013.

2012

Talk on “Mucknell Abbey: Eco-Monastery”, Greenbelt Festival, 26 August 2012.

Talk and discussion on “The response to climate change on the ground in Devon”, Eco-theology study day, South West Ministry Training Course, University of Exeter, 16 June 2012.

2011

Workshop on “Renewable Energy”, Community of the Sisters of the Church, Ham Common, London, 30 October 2011.

2010

Talk on “Prayer”, First Thursday series, Exeter Cathedral, 2 September 2010.

Talk on “Shrinking the Footprint and energy in church buildings”, Ivybridge Clergy Chapter, Yealmpton, 12 May 2010 (representing Exeter Diocese).

Talk for Christian Aid week, Churches Together in Dawlish, Holcombe, 9 May 2010 (representing Christian Aid).

Sermon at the beginning of Christian Aid week, Bampton church, 9 May 2010 (representing Christian Aid).

Workshop on “Energy projects”, Quinquennial Inspection training day for church architects, Chagford, 26 March 2010 (representing Exeter Diocese).

Keynote address on “What are we talking about?”, DCGA Green Christian Gathering, Tavistock Methodist Church, 20 March 2010 (representing Exeter Diocese).

Talk on “Shrinking the Footprint and energy in church buildings”, Newton Abbot and Ipplepen Deanery Synod, Ipplepen, 18 March 2010 (representing Exeter Diocese).

Talk on “What care of creation means to me”, Churches Together in Newton Abbot Lent series, Avenue Methodist church, Newton Abbot, 3 March 2010 (representing Exeter Diocese).

Practical workshop on “Energy saving, heating and renewable energy in churches”, Langtree nr Great Torrington, 11 February 2010 (representing Exeter Diocese).

Workshop on “Shrinking the Footprint and renewable energy in churches”, Exeter Diocese Mission Community Resource Day, 4 February 2010 (representing Exeter Diocese).

2009

Sermon at service on “Climate change and justice”, Holy Trinity Church, Drewsteignton, 22 November 2009 (representing Christian Aid). Download pdf.

Workshop on “Shrinking the Footprint and renewable energy in churches”, Exeter Diocese Mission Community Resource Day, 12 November 2009 (representing Exeter Diocese).

Risk of COPD exacerbation: a predictive algorithm. Department of Health, 3 November 2009 (representing Met Office).

Interviewed about the rise in Air Passenger Duty. BBC Radio Devon, 31 October 2009 (representing Christian Aid).

Climate change: What do we believe? Sheldon Centre, 30 October 2009 (with Martyn Goss).

2007

Health Forecasting: Issues, Challenges and Successes. American Meteorological Society Policy Program forum “Under the Weather: Environmental Extremes and Healthcare Delivery”. Washington DC, 16 April 2007.

Health Forecasting. National Assembly for Wales. Cardiff, 21 March 2007.

An overview of meteorological aspects of the 2006 heatwave. Health Protection Agency workshop: Evaluation of the impact of the National Heat-Wave Plan. London, 26 February 2007.

Climate Change: Current scientific consensus & evidence. South West Public Health Training Scheme Tutorial. Exeter, 31 January 2007.

Short and long-term implications for health, and the Heat Wave Plan. South West Public Health Training Scheme Tutorial. Exeter, 31 January 2007.

2006

Seasonality in COPD emergency admissions to hospital, and predictability using surveillance for Influenza-Like Illness, British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2006, London, 7 December 2006.

Health Forecasting and Anticipatory Care. Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry Wales Industry Group. Cardiff, 20 November 2006.

Protecting health and reducing harm from heatwaves and cold weather in England. Advisory Committee for Natural Disaster Reduction. London, 15 November 2006.

Weather and human health. Hospiscare. Exeter, 18 October 2006.

The use of Influenza surveillance data to forecast risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease exacerbation resulting in hospitalization. Health Protection Agency annual conference. University of Warwick, 12 September 2006.

2005

Using information to inform policy. SEPHO Conference on Older People in the South East. London, 17 November 2005.