It’s time to inform students of
recent developments in all aspects of geohazards - from volcanoes, earthquakes
and tsunamis to engineering and science communication - at our A level Geohazards
Student Conference 2020.
Inspire your students to go further in their studies with in-depth case studies from expert speakers from the University of Plymouth, industry and education. The conference will be of benefit to all students studying A level Geology and will also be of interest to students studying A level Geography.
- 11:30 - Registration
- 12:00 - Lunch
- 12:30 - Welcome
- 12:30 - 14:00 - Talks
- 14:00 - 14:30 - Break
- 14:30 - 15:30 - Talks
- 15:30 - Closing remarks
- 15:35 - Conference ends
- Communicating geohazards and disaster risk - Professor Iain Stewart, Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute
- Landslides: a complex, underrated global hazard - Dr Irene Manzella, Lecturer in Engineering Geology
- Tsunamis: past and present, from the UK to Japan - Dr Sarah Boulton, Associate Professor in Active Neotectonics
- Volcanoes and volcanic hazards in the Eastern Caribbean - Dr Paul Cole, Associate Professor of Volcanology
- Designing for geohazards - Dr Michael Whitworth, Principal Engineering Geologist, AECOM
Teachers are invited
to book a place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or contacting the team for further information.