Friday, 24 January 2014

Chernobyl Ecology

Professor Chris D Thomas, an ecologist and evolutionary biologist of the Department of Biology, University of York, has prepared some notes on the controversial work of Anders Pape Møller and Timothy A Mousseau on the biological consequences of the Chernobyl explosion. Chernobyl Ecology (word, 16KB). t is available on the Resources and Publicity page of the website.

Health and Safety for Chernobyl trip

We have now prepared a Health and Safety Briefing for participants on the Network trip to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in July 2014. It is available from the Resources and Publicity page of the website.

This was written by Victoria Beale (Network Facilitator) in conjunction with Ian Haslam (Head of Radiation Protection at the University of Leeds following a meeting between Victoria, Ian, David Moon (Lead Investigator) and  Chris Teeling (Health and Fire Safety Officer at the University of York).

York Talk "Interactions in environmental history" summary

The summary handout from David Moon's 'York Talk' on "Interactions in Environmental History" (8/1/14) is now available from the Resources and Publicity page of the website.

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Network showcased at 'York Talks'

On Wednesday 8th January the work of the Network will come under the spotlight in the University of York's inspiring public showcase - 'York Talks'

Styled on the highly successful ‘TED’ Talks, 'York Talks' will highlight some of the University's most innovative and challenging research in an accessible, fast paced series of 15-minute talks.The aim is to share and explain our research to a wide audience of academics, researchers and the general public.

The event, the first of its kind at the University, illuminates the work of the University's Anniversary Professors, all of whom are leading edge academics appointed in 2013 to mark York’s 50th year. It will be opened by the new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Koen Lamberts in his first public event.

As one of the Anniversary Professors, David Moon will be presenting the work of the Leverhulme International Network in a talk entitled "Interactions in environmental history".