School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences seminar programme
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The seminar series talks are open to staff, researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate students, as well as members of the public. The series includes speakers from across chemistry, earth sciences, geography, human and physical geography and environmental science. Invited speakers from other universities and institutions and from within School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SoGEES) share their latest research and expertise across a broad range of themes and research areas.

No booking is required except where noted.

All seminars will take place online via Zoom on Wednesday lunchtimes: 13:00 - 14:00.

Any interested participants should contact Jessie Woodbridge (Jessie.woodbridge@plymouth.ac.uk) for joining details.

  • 30 September 2020 - Chair: Uwe Balthasar, Speaker: Professor Ros Rickaby (University of Oxford) - The evolving role of coccolithophores in the carbon cycle.

  • 07 October 2020 - Chair: Mark Holton, Speaker: Dr Rich Gorman (University of Exeter) - Health, care, and human-animal relations.
     
  • 21 October 2020 - Chair: Paul Simpson, Speaker: Dr Helen Wilson (Durham University) - Geographies of encounter, urban life and living.
     
  • 28 October 2020 - Chair: Mark Holton, Speaker: Dr Becky Alexis-Martin (Manchester Metropolitan University) - Atomic Anthropocene: a cultural exploration of nuclear Geographies.
  • 04 November 2020 - Chair: Paul Simpson, Speaker: Dr Franklin Ginn (University of Bristol) - The work that plants do: vegetal economy in urban Pakistan.
     
  • 11 November 2020 - Chair: Caroline Clason, Speaker: Dr Nick Barrand (University of Birmingham) - Modelling climate, glaciers, hydrology & water security.
     
  • 18 November 2020 - Chair: Anthony Birchill, Speaker: Koko Kunde (University of Southampton) - Coupling macro and micronutrient biogeochemistry across the North Atlantic.

  • 25 November 2020 - Chair: Kate Schofield, Speaker: Dr Dave Megson (Manchester Metropolitan University) - Environmental Forensics case studies: tracking pollution sources in birds, planes and humans
     
  • 02 December 2020 - Chair: Sally Rangecroft, Speaker: Dr Tom Matthews (Loughborough University) - Going to the extremes of our changing climate.

  • 09 December 2020 - Chair: Zoe Mildon, Speaker: Dr Sarah Percival (Liverpool John Moores University) - A methodology for urban micro-scale coastal flood vulnerability and risk assessment and mapping.

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