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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Events in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures across the Department.

How do Countries Fare after Major Earthquakes, and What can be done to Close the Inequality Gap?

13:00 - 14:00 01 December 2020

The Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation presents a webinar: How do Countries Fare after Major Earthquakes, and What can be done to Close the Inequality Gap? Dr. Domenico Lombardi University of Manchester As the Earth is constantly changing and reshaping its outer crust, earthquakes are inevitable. Yet seismic events need not automatica..

Warning of volcanic eruptions in Campi Flegrei, southern Italy.

13:00 - 14:00 02 December 2020

Prof Chris Kilburn, UEA, Norwich, joins us for a Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences seminar. Abstract below. Forecasts of eruption are often uncertain at volcanoes reawakening after several generations at rest. Uncertainty fosters scepticism about warnings of volcanic activity and can hamper the success of emergency procedures. R..

Building the mammal back

13:00 - 14:00 09 December 2020

Dr Katrina Jone, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, joins us for a Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences seminar. Abstract below. The origin of mammals is one of the most iconic evolutionary events in the vertebrate fossil record, marking the transition from an ancestral sprawling bodyplan to a more erect posture cap..

Shake, Rattle and Roll: Communicating Lethal Risks

13:00 - 14:00 26 January 2021

The Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation presents Dr. Carina Fearnley, Associate Professor in Science and Technology Studies, and the Director of the UCL Warning Research Centre. The 2009 L’Aquila 6.3 magnitude earthquake sent a ‘shockwave’ through the hazard scientific community, causing scientists to become increasingly concerned..

The 17th UK Heat Transfer Conference

05 - 07 September 2021

The University of Manchester welcomes you to the next in the series of UK Heat Transfer Conferences, UKHTC-2021. The conference will provide an international forum for addressing a wide range of current research problems in heat transfer, both fundamental issues and industrial applications. Topics include forced, natural and mixed convectio..

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