Spatial big data, generated from in-situ sensors, connected autonomous vehicles, phones and people has the potential to revolutionise the way we understand and make decisions in our cities.
24 March 2020
The 55th Annual Tyneside Geographical Society Lecture will be presented by Zion Lights from Extinction Rebellion.
17 March 2020
This talk will explore some radical solutions to enhancing urban sustainability through the creation of more greenspace and the development of urban agriculture.
10 March 2020
This talk explores how Huddersfield researchers have helped communities come to manage their forests sustainably and maintain resources unique to Ethiopia.
25 February 2020
Drawing on qualitative feminist research with women anti-mining activists in Latin America, this presentation explores the concept of ‘development’ through the lens of large-scale resource extraction.
Colin will discuss some of the prospects and pitfalls in using nature-based approaches to manage flood risk.
21 February 2020
This presentation looks at how geospatial scientists and engineers employ modern technologies in an attempt to monitor earth processes with a view to developing effective early warning systems.
11 February 2020
Trevor is a boat chaperone in the Standedge Canal Tunnel and will consider the history of the canal railway tunnels together with the impact of their construction.
28 January 2020
Between 1992 and 2009 Gavin worked as an International Election Observer at over thirty elections. He will outline the background to international observation missions and then outline his role in three countries.
This talk explores the challenges facing global and local stakeholders in dealing with disease in the developing world.
10 December 2019
A walking tour of Veolia’s state-of-the-art recycling and energy recovery facility.
21 November 2019
Taking the audience on a breathtaking journey across the continent, filmmaker Reza Pakravan will share stories of the tense frontiers, enduring traditions and ordinary people living where climate change has hit hardest: the Sahel.
20 November 2019
This talk will explore the possibilities and perils of how ponds fit in the carbon cycle.
19 November 2019
John's talk will place the current conflict in northern Nigeria in its historical context.
14 November 2019
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