I recently delivered a public webinar to the Royal Society of Tasmania. In this lecture I presented my recent research into the response of the Southern Ocean to human-caused changes in the atmosphere. The lecture was recorded and you can view it online.
Yesterday I discovered Is this how you feel?
Australian climate scientists were asked to hand write letters describing their feelings. Those letters show the emotional toll that we as a society are inflicting on our climate scientists – and yet many of them are optimistic about the future.
Go to the website. Read some of the letters and share their stories with your friends.
When you think of Hollywood you might not think of maths, but maths can help us to create some pretty neat special effects. If you’ve ever wanted to fake your own moon landing, or film giants, then this is the post for you.
One of the best aspects of being in Oxford is the calibre of the speakers who pass through. This post is a brief discussion of my favourite talk so far.
On Valentine’s Day my wife and I went to listen to Professor Sir Paul Nurse give a talk entitled “Making Science Work”. An ambitious title, but I think once you’ve won a Nobel prize, been knighted, awarded the Legion d’Honneur, the Copley Medal, and elected as a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, you’ve earned the right to talk about pretty much whatever takes your fancy.