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CANCELLED: Climate Change Madness (There is method in it)
March 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Climate science is one of the most diverse fields of research spanning from statistical physics of air molecules to geology and geochemistry of million year old rock formations. The aim of this talk is to illuminate through discussion some of how the small scale is done (say, measuring an air bubble in an ice core), how it’s built up into the large scale (through statistics, modelling, and meta-analysis), and some of the history that has led to the present consensus.
About the speaker:
Trevor Sloughter is a research associate at Oxford’s Department of Zoology. He’s been working in ecological modelling since his Master’s in Geosciences out of a peculiar fascination with epistemology and philosophy of science.
Drop-in event. No ticket required, just show up!
Kickoff at 7pm sharp.
This is event is free to attend, although we will be asking for donations at the end of the talk. Participants are under no obligation whatsoever to donate, however please rest assured that the money we collect doesn’t end up in anyone’s pocket – it is used to fund our overhead costs, and travel/accommodation for our speakers who come from further afield.
Accessibility: The talk is on the top floor of the store, however there is however a lift available for customers to use.