Panel discussion

Running from
Last event: Friday 4 November at 6pm

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  • Cinema

Part of: Storyhouse Climate

Panel includes:

Professor Joe Howe is the Executive Director at Thornton Energy Research Institute at the University of Chester and will be part of a panel focusing on energy transition. 

Energy transition is the switching from fossil-based systems of energy production and consumption — including oil, natural gas and coal — to renewable energy sources like wind and solar, as well as lithium-ion batteries. 


Lizzie Nunnery is an award-winning scriptwriter. Theatre work includes Intemperance (Liverpool Everyman, 2007) which was shortlisted for the Meyer-Whitworth Award, and Narvik (Box of Tricks UK Tour 2017, Norwegian tour 2019) which won Best New Play at the UK Theatre Awards. She is developing an original feature film supported by BFI, and an original drama series with Tigerlily Productions. Lizzie is also a songwriter and singer.  Lizzie will be accompanied by two representatives of Young Storyhouse and they will be reading a part of a script in her play Heavy Weather, Featured in 100 Plays to Save the World, Heavy Weather is a vibrant and hopeful play about one girl taking control of her destiny in a world rocked by uncertainty. 


Sam Salisbury, Facilities Manager at Storyhosue and previous Corporate Partnerships Manager at Cheshire Wildlife Trust. Sam used to responsible for creation and managing of a major social inclusion project in the Cheshire area – ‘Create for Nature’, and now one of his aims is to make Storyhouse’s building even more efficient and sustainable.  


Jade Cox, from Chester Youth Climate Action Network, is a Graduate Transport Strategy Officer at the University of Chester responsible for developing the University’s sustainable travel plan. She is working in partnership with Cheshire West and Chester council and is keen to hear from students and staff about their travel experiences. 


Dr. Helen Southall is a senior lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Chester.  Her main research and teaching interests are in applications of computer technology to history and heritage, user-centred design, and information systems in organisations.  Before joining the university, Helen worked in the energy and insurance industries for ten years.  Helen believes in the power of interdisciplinary and cross-sector collaborations to build teams and solve problems. 




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