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

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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

Experts call for added focus on the impact of glacier mass loss on downstream systems

Experts call for added focus on the impact of glacier mass loss on downstream systems
Description
Researchers have warned of an 'urgent worldwide need' to address a broad spectrum of cascading impacts of glacier mass loss on downstream systems.
Date:
05/09/2017

Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey

Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey
Description
Students in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences have praised the quality of teaching and learning offered in the latest figures announced by the National Student Survey.
Date:
09/08/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
Description
People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
01/08/2017

Using forests to manage carbon: a heated debate

Using forests to manage carbon: a heated debate
Description
Professor Michael Tausz, Director of Birmingham Institute of Forest Research at the University of Birmingham, discusses using forests to manage carbon in the Birmingham Brief.
Date:
20/07/2017

School hosts The Micropalaeontological Society Foraminifera and Nannofossil Group Meeting

School hosts The Micropalaeontological Society Foraminifera and Nannofossil Group Meeting
Description
From 19 to 22 June, the School hosted the annual TMS 'foram & nanno' group meeting - a highly regarded specialist meeting for micropalaeontologists from across Europe and beyond.
Date:
17/07/2017

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named a runner up in Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named a runner up in Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017
Description
At a formal ceremony at the British Museum the Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named as Runner-Up in the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017.
Date:
05/07/2017
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'Doing More for Less: Low-Cost Sensors in Meteorology'

'Doing More for Less: Low-Cost Sensors in Meteorology'
Date
19/10/2017
Location:
Geography and Environmental Sciences Building (R26 on the Edgbaston Campus map) Room 311
Description
Thursday 19 October (12:00-16:15), Room 311 - Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences building

'St Petersburg as the object of UNESCO World Heritage'

Date
08/11/2017
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar series. Speaker: Andrei Vaitens, St Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering - Wednesday 8 November (14:00-15:30)

'Archaeology and the burgage cycle'

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

'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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