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Popular Lecture 2022
5:50 – Doors open
6:00 – Warm up activity
6:30 – Start of talk
7:30 – end of event
The 2022 Popular Lecture will be held on Thursday, 27 October, 5:50pm – 7:30pm, at Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham. The speaker will be Dr Samantha Buzzard (Cardiff).
Title: Lakes, rivers… and waterfalls? The surprising things maths can help us to understand about Antarctica
Abstract: Sammie Buzzard is a climate scientist at Cardiff University, where she researches the future of Antarctica's floating ice shelves. In this talk she will show you how she uses maths in her research into the polar regions for a variety of problems ranging from lakes in Antarctica, all the way to the other side of the globe and the sea ice of the Arctic.
The lecture will be recorded and posted to the LMS YouTube.
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