The Psychology & Climate Change Symposium

Thursday 10 November



9:00 – 9:30: Registration with coffee/tea, uns40 ground floor.


9:30 – 12:30: Lectures, Maastricht Zaal, uns40

          -   Opening Lecture - Climate Action

          -   Sufficiency or sustainable consumption for a sustainable future

               by Laura Niessen, PhD candidate, Maastricht sustainability Institute, UM

          -   Mental effects of environmental change for young adults in the Netherlands,

               by Valesca Venhof MD, PhD candidate @ Planetary Health, FSE, UM

          -   How to cope with climate change related emotions?

               by Merve Alabak, Department of Applied Social Psychology, FPN, UM

          -   Important elements of behavioural change principles, with examples and anecdotes

               by Gill ten Hoor, Department of Applied Social Psychology, FPN


12:30 – 13:30: Lunch by Eurest, Onderwijsplein, uns40          


13:30 – 15:30: Workshops (parallel sessions), small lecture room / outdoors

               1. Eco Anxiety, by Maheen Kahn (MSI), uns40 A0.731

               2. Sustainable Food Choices at UM, by Stephanie Bex (Eurest, UM caterer), uns40 A0.737

               3. Connect to Nature, Mark Meeuwissen, Nature Coach, outdoor activity


15:45 – 17:00: Poster Presentations with Drinks & Bites Onderwijsplein, uns40