Colin Manning

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Doctoral Researcher

Contact details

Address
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Colin Manning is undertaking doctoral research into multivariate extreme events, known as compound events, where he is looking to gain understanding of the multivariate nature of drought and heat wave events.

Qualifications

  • BSc Environmental Science at University College Cork
  • MSc Applied Meteorology and Climatology at University of Birmingham

Biography

Colin undertook a BSc in Environmental Science at University College Cork, Ireland before going on to do an MSc in Applied Meteorology and Climatology here at University of Birmingham. Following the MSc, he began his PhD in February 2015 under the supervision of Dr Martin Widmann and Dr Anne Van Loon.

Doctoral research

PhD title
Compound Events: Multivariate Statistical Modelling
Supervisors
Dr Martin Widmann and Dr Anne F. Van Loon

Research

Research interests

Extreme events, Multivariate statistics, Drought, Heat Waves, Climate Change