MPE Wednesday Seminar Series – term 2 Academic Year 2015/16

We are pleased to announce the programme for  term 2,  MPE Wednesday Seminar Series.

Location Speaker Title
20 January Imperial College London Prof Raymond Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford) Frontiers in exoplanet climate dynamics
27 January University of Reading Dr Hannah Christensen (University of Oxford) Stochastic parametrisation and model uncertainty in weather and climate models
3 February University of Reading Dr Ben Calderhead     (Imperial College London)  TBC
10 February Imperial College London

Prof Geoffrey West             (Santa Fe Institute)

Is a Quantitative, Predictive, Science of Cities, Urbanisation and Global Sustainability Conceivable? What Can We Learn from Biology and Physics?
17 February Imperial College London Dr Claudia Neves           (University of Reading) A general estimator for the right endpoint with an application to supercentenarian women’s records
24 February University of Reading Dr Matt Piggott           (Imperial College London) Simulating and optimising the coastal zone
MARCH 2016 
2 March Imperial College London Dr Joy Singarayer               (University of Reading) Why model palaeoclimates? The case of the problematic desert
9 March Imperial College London Dr Erik van Sebille         (Imperial College London) How many oceans are there really? Using Lagrangian ocean dynamics to study climate, marine ecosystems and plastic accumulation
16 March University of Reading Prof Irene Moroz           (University of Oxford) A simple Plankton Model with Complex Behaviour
23 March University of Reading Prof Peter Lynch      (University College Dublin) The Emergence of Numerical Weather Prediction: Fulfilment of a Dream & Realization of a Fantasy