Conferences and short courses

Courses and conferences of interest

International Conference 2015

Greenwich University hosted the International Green Wall Conference in 2015. The conference, entitled "Living Walls and Ecosystem Services" took place from 6th-8th July 2015.

Presentations included 2 talks and 2 posters from Staffordshire University's Green Wall Centre.
Prof. John Dover, Dr. Caroline Chiquet and Dr. Paul Mitchell: Invertebrates in green walls
Eleanor Atkins: Birds in urban hedges
Udeshika Weerakkody: Particulate pollution mitigation using living walls: an ongoing study
Dilhani de Silva: Indoor plants and living walls: air quality and rhizosphere interactions

For more details see

International Conference 2014

Meeting the Challenge of a Sustainable Urban Future: the contribution of green walls

September 4th-5th 2014

Science Centre, Staffordshire University, Leek Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2DF, UK

Convenors: Professor John Dover & Mme Caroline Chiquet

The Green Wall Centre's International Conference on Green Walls in urban areas was held in September 2014 and was very successful.
For more information see International Green Wall Conference 2014

Royal Society of Biology Courses

 The Royal Society of Biology run training courses for biologists. For details see the link below:


Christine Dover
IESR Administrator
Business, Planning and Resources (Computing, Engineering & Sciences - Admin Support)
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Staffordshire University
Science Centre
Leek Road
t: +44 (0)1782 294110