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

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University of Birmingham innovator wins Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge

University of Birmingham innovator wins Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge
Description
Lee Chapman, Professor of Climate Resilience at the University won the national award for a low-cost, non-invasive and self-contained road surface temperature sensor which remotely senses road surface temperature using infrared themometry.
Date:
21/11/2017

Europe's drought trends match climate change projections

Europe's drought trends match climate change projections
Description
Researchers have published new findings that suggest European drought trends are lining up with climate change projections.
Date:
27/10/2017

'ENCOMPASS' project launched as part of sector-changing public engagement programme funded by NERC

'ENCOMPASS' project launched as part of sector-changing public engagement programme funded by NERC
Description
The University of Birmingham is pleased to have been awarded funding for a project that will enhance public engagement with environmental research across the UK.
Date:
26/10/2017

Professor Tony Hallam, 1933-2017

Professor Tony Hallam, 1933-2017
Description
The School regrets to announce the death on 23 October of Emeritus Professor Tony Hallam, holder of the Lapworth Chair of Geology.
Date:
26/10/2017

Gone to sea! IODP Expedition 369: Part 2

Gone to sea! IODP Expedition 369: Part 2
Description
Update from the Australian Bight. International Ocean Drilling Expedition 369 on which Kirsty Edgar is currently sailing have 'successfully' completed their first site recovering more than 700 m of sediments from beneath the seafloor in the Australian Bight.
Date:
16/10/2017

Gone to sea! IODP Expedition 369: Part 1

Gone to sea! IODP Expedition 369: Part 1
Description
A quest to uncover the links between tectonics and global climate change over the past 160 million years of Earth history.
Date:
09/10/2017

New PhD studentships available

New PhD studentships available
Description
The School is offering new PhD studentships through the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience (SHEAR) Studentship Cohort.
Date:
26/09/2017

Professor Lee Chapman awarded Innovation in Meteorology prize

Professor Lee Chapman awarded Innovation in Meteorology prize
Description
Professor Lee Chapman has been awarded The Harry Otten Prize for Innovation in Meteorology, for his idea of using low-cost sensors and the Internet of Things to advance weather forecasts.
Date:
07/09/2017
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'Conservation, character and urban morphology: some thoughts'

Date
29/11/2017
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar series. Speaker: Roger Thomas - Wednesday 29 November (14:00-15:30)

'The multinuclear city'

Date
24/01/2018
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar series. Speaker: Luca D'Acci - Wednesday 24 January (14:00-15:30)

'Redevelopment and the impact of long-term change on the shifting atmospheres of urban space'

Date
07/02/2018
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar series. Speaker: David Adams - Wednesday 7 February (14:00-15:30)
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