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.
This recording is from our annual Geographical journeys: microlectures event, where eight speakers had just 10 minutes each to share their geographical journeys in an illustrated talk.
The event was organised by the Society’s Younger Members' Committee.
Featured image: Jen Howie
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