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School of Geography

Taster talks

The School of Geography is proud to offer an exciting range of free outreach activities for secondary schools and colleges. Please find below details and registration links for our online Geography taster talks series Spring/Summer 2022.  

All sessions are online via Teams. They include a 45-minute talk from an academic, followed by 30 minutes of QnA with the academic and a student ambassador studying Geography at QMUL. The talks provide an insight into the exciting, research-led teaching on offer in the School of Geography. 


1. Monday 20 June 2022, 4pm-5.15pm.   

Professor Geraldene Wharton 

Title: “Understanding the water and carbon cycles: Earth’s Life Support Systems”.  

Description: Taking a systems approach, Geraldene will explore the key features of the water and carbon cycles over a range of spatial and temporal scales and use the example of a tropical rainforest system to consider their integrated functioning. Finally, Nature-based Climate Solutions, will be examined as part of the suite of mitigation strategies to achieve the goal of Net Zero Carbon Emissions. 

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