Summer drinks reception

Summer drinks reception with open garden visit at Hutton in the Forest.
 

New insights to the British ice sheet – Professor Rich Chiverrell

This talk examines the pace of retreat of the whole ice-sheet, focusing past environments in northwest England in order to provide an understanding of ice sheet dynamics up to 28,000 years ago.
 

How river catchments respond to rainfall - Dr James Cooper

Dr James Cooper provides an overview of how we monitor and predict catchment response, and analyses why catchments respond in different ways to storm events.

On horseback round the Lake District - Clare Dyson

A long-held dream, a brave pony, a loyal dog, rolling fells, crystal clear rivers, lush woodlands, wild camping, lovely people, high mountain tops and rocky mountain passes... all in the UK Lake District.

Antarctica and climate change - Professor Michael Hambrey

Professor Mike Hambrey will explore the evidence of climate change in Antarctica since its great ice scheet developed, drawing on geological evidence and ice core data.

The Real Heroes of Telemark - Martin Pailthorpe

The logistics behind filming the true story of Hitler’s atomic bomb programme, featuring interviews with survivors and re-enactment of key moments. How did the extraordinary truth differ from the Hollywood blockbuster account?

International migration: busting myths - Dr Francisco Row

Globally, 258 million people lived outside their country of birth in 2017. This talk discusses patterns of international migration and offers empirical evidence to bust common misconceptions about the impact of immigration on host countries.

Radar monitoring of coastal change: revealing new behaviours – Professor Andy Plater

Andy explores the use of marine radar and associated technologies for mapping shorelines and capturing data on coastal hydrodynamics, and how this can be used for planning for achieving coastal resilience.

Dealing with disease: evaluating global and local responses – Gill Miller

In this talk, Gill explores the challenges facing global and local stakeholders in dealing with disease in the developing world.

Have camera, will travel - Sarah Canton

Join Sarah on her travels from South India to The Hebrides, a photographic journey spanning two decades of adventure.

Sail Britain: learning on the seas, connecting with the ocean - Oliver Beardon

See the blue planet from an entirely new perspective: where scientists, sailors, artists and researchers meet on the seas of the UK's coastline.

Fur seals, whales, candles and soap - Brian Anderson

Stunning images show what a difference the last 50 years of international protection has had on species in the South Atlantic.