About this day
This inspirational and informative programme will appeal to all AS, A-level and IB Geography students studying or about to study globalisation, changing places and the carbon cycle. This day also features a special session with expert hints and tips for exam success.
Programme & speakers
Tectonic Hazards Dougal Jerram, Geologist, television and media presenter and author.
About Dougal Jerram
Dougal aims to make geology more accessible and promote a better understanding of the Planet. He loves exploring and sharing the wonders of Earth Science.
Landscape Systems in the Anthropocene Martin Evans, University of Manchester
Geologists have recently recommended the recognition of the Anthropocene as a period of recent history where the earth system is dominated by human agency. This talk will explore the degree to which the impact of people has become the dominant force shaping the landforms and sediment fluxes which make up contemporary landscape systems
About Martin Evans
Martin has 20 years experience working on upland peatlands researching the impact of erosion and restoration on water carbon and pollutant flux, with a focus on peatland carbon balance.
Changing places Sally Lloyd-Evans, University of Reading
About Sally Lloyd-Evans
Dr Sally Lloyd-Evans is an Associate Professor in Human Geography at the University of Reading. Sally researches globalisation, labour markets and livelihoods from gender and social justice perspectives.
Steve Gibbons, LSE
About Steve Gibbons
Steve is a Professor of Economic Geography, and teaches urban economics, quantitative methods, applied spatial analysis, and Geographical Information Systems. He is also Director of the Spatial Economics Research Centre at LSE.