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Department of Earth Sciences

The 3rd Degree

(7 February 2011)

Listen to three of the University's academics on BBC Radio 4 on Monday 28th February at 1.30pm. Professor Gavin Phillipson (Law), Professor Jon Gluyas (Earth Sciences) and Dr Simon James (English), took on three students from their respective subject areas for the quiz show, 3rd Degree.

The 3rd Degree is a BBC Radio 4 quiz show, hosted by comedian Steve Punt, that travels to a different university each week and pits three undergraduates against three academics in a general knowledge /specialist subject quiz.   

The programme was recorded in October 2010 in Trevelyan College and will be aired on Monday 28th February at 1.30pm (repeated Saturday 5th March at 11pm).