Skip to main content

COP27 Forum

COP27 Forum

The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly known as the Conference of the Parties of the UNFCC (COP) takes place between Sunday 6 and Friday 18 November 2022. Royal Holloway, University of London will be recognising COP27 in a number of ways.

This will demonstrate how the university’s community is contributing to meeting the challenges posed by climate change and ecological loss, decarbonisation and helping to generate creative engagements and solutions.

The COP27 Forum showcases Royal Holloway’s challenge-led research from the Living Sustainably research theme which addresses the challenges of climate change, biodiversity, food and energy security, infectious disease, inequalities in education, work and participation, political polarisation and resource consumption. Living Sustainably is one of four research themes which aims to build a strength in challenge-led research from the university’s well established research strengths as outlined in Royal Holloway’s three-year strategic plan.

As a College, we are a member of the UK Universities Climate Network and to celebrate COP27 a number of our researchers and academics will be writing a series of blogs that relate to the conference thematic days and also link to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

For further information about the 17 SDGs goals and how they connect to the interests and priorities of COP please read our previous blogs prepared in advance of COP26, last year.

For media enquiries please contact press@royalholloway.ac.uk.

 

 

 

 

If you've been inspired by COP27 choose one of our degrees and you’ll join experts connecting with contemporary environmental issues that affect us all:

BSc Environment & Social Change
BSc Geosciences & Sustainable Energy
BSc/MSci Earth, Climate & Environmental Change
BSc Ecology & Conservation
MSc Global Health: Food Security, Sustainability & Biodiversity
MSc Global Health: Human Health & Environment 
MSc Global Futures: Justice, Development and Sustainability
MSc Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

and there are many more ...

Find the right course for you on our Directory of courses here

Explore Royal Holloway

Get help paying for your studies at Royal Holloway through a range of scholarships and bursaries.

There are lots of exciting ways to get involved at Royal Holloway. Discover new interests and enjoy existing ones

Heading to university is exciting. Finding the right place to live will get you off to a good start

Whether you need support with your health or practical advice on budgeting or finding part-time work, we can help

Discover more about our 21 departments and schools

Find out why Royal Holloway is in the top 25% of UK universities for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’

Royal Holloway is a research intensive university and our academics collaborate across disciplines to achieve excellence.

Discover world-class research at Royal Holloway

Discover more about who we are today, and our vision for the future

Royal Holloway began as two pioneering colleges for the education of women in the 19th century, and their spirit lives on today

We’ve played a role in thousands of careers, some of them particularly remarkable

Find about our decision-making processes and the people who lead and manage Royal Holloway today