Early Career Researchers’ Week begins!

We’re very excited to begin a week of research talks from early career researchers here in Oxford. Here’s the schedule for the week:

#1 Polar oceans and ice sheets
Monday 21st 16:05-17:00
Michael McPhail (Maths): Impact of subglacial hydrology on ice-sheet dynamics
Andrew Styles (Physics): The vorticity budget of the Weddell Gyre

#2 Arctic environmental governance and land use
Tuesday 22nd 16:05-17:00
Kevin Rattue (recent SoGE graduate): Environmental governance in the Canadian Arctic
Jeppe A. Kristensen (SoGE): Can large herbivores stabilise ecosystem carbon?

#3 Glacier processes
Thursday 24th 13:05-14:00
Thomas Hudson (Earth Sciences): Glacier crevassing and sliding (using icequakes)
Gonzalo Gonzalez de Diego (Maths): Glacial sliding over bedrocks (using numerical methods)

#4 Antarctic ecosystems
Friday 25th 13:05-14:00
Alejandra Mora (SoGE): Biogeography of sub-Antarctic giant kelp
Nacho Juarez (Zoology): Impact of climate change on Penguin breeding patterns

The Zoom meetings will be accessible via this link:

Topic: ECR Talks
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 862 0090 7592
Passcode: 786300

Each talk will be 15 mins long, plus 10 mins for discussion.

I hope you’ll agree that it looks like a fascinating set of talks, covering a wide range of polar topics

Please do come along to support our Oxford ECRs, hear what they’ve been working on, and join the discussion. Feel free to share this notice with relevant networks, and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch: sam.cornish@ouce.ox.ac.uk.

Hope to see you online!