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Events in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Government in Water Quality Preservation: The Pollution Load Control Initiative in Malaysia

13:00 - 14:00 11 December 2018

Our speaker is Dr. Zaki Zainudin, an independent water quality & modelling specialist, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The matter of practical sustainable water resource governance is a challenging topic in many parts of the world. Inculcation of scientific advancements and new discoveries into policy can be sluggish. In fact, at times, academics ar..

Aftershocks: The Armenian Earthquake and Humanitarianism at the End of the Cold War?

17:00 - 19:00 12 December 2018

On December the 7th 1988, an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck Armenia, killing an estimated 25,000 people, injuring 15,000, and devastating the cities of Spitak and Leninakan (Gyumri). The scale of destruction, and the extensive humanitarian need that followed, stunned the international community. In response, this earthqu..

Multi-modal imaging across the length scales at Diamond and Diamond II

13:00 - 14:00 12 December 2018

Our speaker is Dr Paul Quinn, Principal Beamline Scientist at Diamond Light Source. Coffee and tea will be available after the seminar in the first floor foyer of the Williamson Building.

Exploring the atmosphere of Mars with the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter mission

13:00 - 14:00 27 February 2019

Our speaker is Dr Manish Patel from the Open University. Searching for signs of life beyond the Earth is a one of the primary aims of space exploration. The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) is a mission to Mars, which seeks to help answer this question. TGO is a joint European-Russian mission to explore the atmosphere of Mars from orbit in..

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