Gresham College talks address water threats and management

Britain in Troubled Waters theme for free lecture series
Britain in Troubled Waters theme for free lecture series

Carolyn Roberts, the Frank Jackson Professor of the Environment at London's Gresham College, will give a series of six free public lectures under the collective title 'Britain in Troubled Waters'.

The aquatic-themed talks will be spread across the academic year and take in The Next Big UK Flood: Britain Under Water (12 November); The Creeping Paralysis of Drought (14 January 2016); Oil on Troubled Waters: The Industrial Legacy and Britain’s Groundwater (11 February 2016); Britain's Damaged Rivers (7 April 2016); and Development, Developers and the Water Environment (12 May 2016). Professor Roberts will start the series on 15 October with an insight into her role as a police expert witness using the science of hydrology in murder cases.

The events will be held from 6-7pm at Barnard’s Inn Hall, London, EC1, and are open to all, though particularly recommended for undergraduate and postgraduate enrichment. Seats will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

All lectures will be recorded and released on the Gresham College website after they have taken place.

View the full programme here

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