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Guest Blog: GfGD UCL Event Report

Guest Blog: GfGD UCL Event Report

Celia Willoughby, UCL Geography student and GfGD Ambassador, writes about a recent event… Wednesday 19th November, saw the first UCL GfGD lecture of the year, taken by guest speaker Prof. Richard Taylor. Professor of hydrogeology in UCL’s Geography Department, his most recent focus of research is the study of groundwater, and the effects of climate change on groundwater supplies. The a ...[Read More]

New GfGD University Groups

Over the past month we’ve been working with students at the University of Durham and Camborne School of Mines (University of Exeter) to establish and launch new GfGD University Groups. These groups will join our existing network of groups, based in Cambridge, Imperial College, Leeds, Leicester, Oxford, Plymouth, Southampton, UCL and Trinity College Dublin. University Groups are an opportunit ...[Read More]

Upcoming GfGD Events/Deadlines

Over the past few weeks GfGD Oxford have hosted a seminar (read more here) and we’ve spoken to students in Cambridge at a careers event. Below are some important dates, including more events and placement and conference funding deadlines!  Thursday 28th November 2013 GfGD Leeds – “Eating an elephant: disaster risk reduction and the role of science (and scientists)” GfGD Lee ...[Read More]

Guest Blog: Chris Phillips of MapAction Visits GfGD Oxford

Ana Heureux (GfGD Ambassador, Oxford) writes about a recent talk to the Oxford GfGD University Group. Chris Phillips came to Oxford on November 5th and gave the first talk of the academic year, talking about his work with MapAction.   Between work at the Ordnance Survey, travelling and volunteering for MapAction and travelling for pleasure, Chris Phillips keeps himself busy. When Chris arrive ...[Read More]