19 April 2020
8.00pm - 9.30pm
Theatre Hullabaloo, Borough Road, Darlington, DL1 1SG
From £11.00 per person for RGS-IBG members, prices vary.
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Facing extreme temperatures, a constantly shifting landscape and the threat from predatory polar bears, polar scientist turned explorer, Felicity Aston and a team of ten novices from across Europe and the Middle East skied across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.
An international team of women from across Europe and the Middle East that skied the last degree to the North Pole in April 2018. The expedition faced many physical challenges like temperatures down to -38°C and shifting pack ice, but the core purpose of the expedition was to foster greater dialogue and understanding between women from Western and Arabian cultures. In addition, the expedition inspired many women to reach beyond the expectation of others to fulfill their own ultimate life ambitions.
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
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
This talk explores how Huddersfield researchers have helped communities come to manage their forests sustainably and maintain resources unique to Ethiopia.
25 February 2020
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
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