standard Upcoming seminars in IHRR

Institute of Hazard Risk and Resilience Seminar Series 2013 (Michaelmas Term)

All seminars are held in Seminar Room 010 in the Department of Geography at Durham University from 13.00-14.00. For those outside of Durham interested in attending IHRR’s seminars please email ihrr.admin@durham.ac.uk or ring (0)191 3342257.

Friday 4 October 2013 14.00-15.00

Mobile Data, Environmental Extremes and Population Movement (abstract), Dr Md. Nadiruzzaman, United Nations University

Monday 7 October 2013

The L’Aquila trial and its impact on the society, Dr Giulio Selvaggi, former Director of the National Earthquake Center at Italy’s National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology  (Venue TBA)

Monday 14 October 2013

Metaphor: A tool to enhance Emergency Responder Interoperability?, Dr Tony McAleavy, Coventry University

Monday 21 October 2013

Midges not mercury: Reconstructing past Arctic temperatures, Dr Eleanor Maddison, Durham University

Monday 28 October 2013

Big Bang in the City: An international revolution or an accidental Tipping Point, Prof Ranald Michie, Durham University

Monday 11 November 2013

Global environmental change and human health research in the UK – current interests and future directions, Dr Sari Kovats, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Monday 25 November 2013

Complete seismic release of tectonic deformation and frequency of Mw>6.5 earthquakes in the Apennines, Dr Nicola D’Agostino, Durham University

Monday 9 December 2013

Governance struggles and policy processes: A comparison of earthquake risk reduction in Nepal and Bihar, India, Dr Katie Oven, Durham University and Dr Samantha Jones, Northumbria University

More seminars to be announced.

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