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Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) event

(23 January 2019)

Please come along to the Institute of Advanced Study on Thursday, 31 January to hear Dr Julianne Mossinger, Senior Editor for Nature talk about 'How to get published in Nature'. Dr Mossinger has come to hear about Durham's new Global Challenges Research Fund Centre for Doctoral Training (GCRF CDT). She is particularly interested to hear about global challenge based research and we have arranged for nine speakers from the GCRF CDT to present their projects. Please sign up on a first-come first-served basis here. Places will be confirmed by Linda Crowe.


12.30pm LUNCH at Durham's Institute for Advanced Study

1.15pm Welcome by Rob Barton to IAS and Introduction to GCRF CDT by Douglas Halliday

1.30pm - 2.30pm - 3 minute thesis style presentations from GCRF CDT PIs (2-5minutes of questions each):

  • Using Soil Improvement Technologies to enhance drought and nutrient resilience in Zimbabwean soils - Stephen Chivasa
  • Mitigating flood risks to rice production in the Indian subcontinent - Elaine Fitches
  • Design for dwellings: Strategies for managing human-animal contact in Sierra Leone - Hannah Brown
  • A whole lifecycle approach to solar PV in India, managing the operation, end of life recycling - Britta Turner
  • Exploring synergies and opportunities at the interface between culture, ritual and science for landslide risk reduction - Ben Campbell
  • Law's dynamic effects. The case of South Africa - Deidre McCann
  • The tragedy of the common heritage: environmental conservation and the exploitation of the resources of the deep sea bed - Henry Jones
  • The role of the arts in climate change mitigation, environmental philosophies of Saharawi refugee citizens - Joanna Allan
  • When the shaking stops: an evaluation of post-earthquake heritage rehabilitation in Hanumun Dhoka's Dunar Square - Paul Hughes

2.30pm - 3pm Teabreak and discussion

3pm - 3.30pm - Presentation by Dr Julianne Mossinger on How to get published in Nature

3.30pm - 4pm - Questions and Answers with Julianne

4pm - CLOSE

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