Annual 6th Form Geography Conference

Coastline and the sea

Lincoln Geographical Association in Association with the University of Lincoln

Annual 6th Form Geography Conference

Wednesday 18 November 2020

Join us for our online and free to attend Annual 6th Form Geography Conference organised by the Lincoln Geographical Association in Association with the University of Lincoln. The event will be held from 1pm to 2.30pm on Wednesday 18 November 2020 and is open to 6th Form Geography staff and students.

Attendees are invited to watch the talks below by Lincoln geographers in advance of the conference. On the day we will hold an online Q and A and information session which will be primarily focused on these talks. There will be an opportunity to ask questions on the day but ideally please email questions in advance to Professor Edward Hanna (ehanna@lincoln.ac.uk) and indicate which talk(s) they relate to.

From around 2pm Dr Theresa Mercer will also provide a short 10-minute introduction to studying Geography at the University of Lincoln.

When booking please include your name, school/college, and if you are a member of staff, how many students you will be bringing. We will be in touch nearer the time with joining instructions for the conference.

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Talks

Urban Geographies of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Dr Creighton Connolly and Dr Harriet Moore

Join Dr Creighton Connolly and Dr Harriet Moore as they discuss their research exploring the links between urbanisation and emerging infectious diseases, paying particular attention to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The North Atlantic Jet Stream, Greenland Blocking and Climate Change Effects on UK Extreme Weather

Professor Edward Hanna

Join Professor Edward Hanna as he discusses everything from the North Atlantic Jet Stream, Greenland Blocking, and Climate Change Effects on UK extreme weather. This talk was first recorded for a meeting of the Yorkshire Centre of the Royal Meteorological Society in September 2020.

 

Governing Climate Change: From the International to the Local

Dr Andrew Kythreotis

Join Dr Andrew Kythreotis as he explores climate change politics, policy, and government at both an international and local level.

Using Geography to Solve Crime and Social Problems

Dr Ade Ojo

Join Dr Ade Ojo as he explores how geography can be used to help understand and solve crime, and can provide a better understanding of a range of social problems facing us today.

Changing Coasts: How Natural and Human Forces Shape Our Coastlines

Dr Mark Schuerch

Join Dr Mark Schuerch as he discusses how natural and human forces are helping to shape our coastlines. He will also present some of the work that researchers are conducting in this area at the School of Geography, in local, regional, and international contexts.