Other Microlectures

To weigh the Earth: lessons from east Greenland

Richard Phillips leads a month-long traverse across tough ground, a journey of exploration and science that leads his students to reinterpret their sense of place.

Canoeing through Covid: citizen science on the Severn

As the lockdown lifts, Alex McDermott and friends re-plan with a new aim: to explore Covid’s impact on a river, its people, and the wider environment.

The spirit of the Colombian Pacific - James Price

James journeys by foot and canoe along a remote and unvoiced coastline, to discover why the rainforest and its inhabitants are at risk.

A Persian pursuit - Shirin Shabestari

Born in Iran, Shirin spent most of her childhood trekking with her father; however, her most life-changing journey was to go from being a full-time mum to leading an expedition to climb Iran’s highest peak, the 5,671m high Damavand. This was a journey intent on changing perceptions about modern day Iran, its people and its heritage.