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Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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Move software suite license agreement renewed

Description
The School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences announces renewed Academic Software Licence agreement of the Move software suite with Petroleum Experts Ltd.
Date:
15/01/2019

Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions

Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have been awarded £1.6M by the Natural Environment Research Council to lead a project investigating shipping emissions in the Arctic and North Atlantic atmosphere.
Date:
14/12/2018

Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions

Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have been awarded £1.6M by the Natural Environment Research Council to lead a project investigating shipping emissions in the Arctic and North Atlantic atmosphere.
Date:
13/12/2018

Technical training in The Netherlands for upcoming Birmingham IODP Expedition participant

Description
In early 2019 (January-March 2019), PhD Researcher Marcelo Mota from the Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoceanography research group at Birmingham will be participating as a shipboard palynologist on IODP Expedition 379 to the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica.
Date:
04/12/2018

Two GEES academics named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Description
Professor Roy Harrison OBE FRS, and Professor Iseult Lynch PhD, MBA are amongst the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe. Eight academics from Birmingham appear on this year's list.
Date:
30/11/2018

Autumn train timetables - a leafy subject

Description
For railway commuters across England and Wales, December brings to an end the annual 'Leaf fall timetables' and the regular announcements of 'leaves on the line' causing delays.
Date:
30/11/2018

Autumn train timetables - a leafy subject

Description
For railway commuters across England and Wales, December brings to an end the annual 'Leaf fall timetables' and the regular announcements of 'leaves on the line' causing delays.
Date:
30/11/2018

New study calls for careful consideration when planning dams and reservoirs, and more efforts in water conservation

Description
In a study published today, a team of ten drought scientists, including the University of Birmingham, argue that while many dams and reservoirs are built, or expanded to alleviate droughts and water shortages, they can paradoxically contribute to make them worse.
Date:
14/11/2018
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Visualizing the built structure of places: tools for analysis, critique and design

Date
23/01/2019
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar Series. Speaker: Karl Kropf, Oxford Brookes University

Green belts and urban growth patterns: past, present and future

Date
06/02/2019
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar Series. Speaker: Charles Goode, University of Birmingham - Wednesday 6 February (1400-15.30)

A methodological framework for defining typological process

Date
20/02/2019
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar Series. Speaker: Fei Chen, University of Liverpool - Wednesday 20 February (1400-15.30)

The morphological evolution of housing districts in post-war Moscow

Date
13/03/2019
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar Series. Speaker: Evgeniya Bobkova, Chalmers University - Wednesday 13 March (1400-15.30)

From principles to practice: promoting the use of historic area assessments in the regeneration of historic townscapes

Date
27/03/2019
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar Series. Speaker: Jack Hanson, Locus Consulting - Wednesday 27 March (1400-15.30)
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