Research Seminars

Please note that seminars take place in E003 at 13:00 - 14:00 on Thursdays (except for Tuesday 5th November seminar which will

happen in E003 from 13:00 - 14:00) in the School of Geography, Newman Building. Matt Balme's talk on 10th October

will take place in at (12:00-13:00) in the Moore Auditorium, Science block.


This list is subject to change and is regularly updated and some speakers and titles have yet to be confirmed.

If you have any queries, please email Barbara Craig or call 01 716 8489.

 Geography Seminar Series 2019-2020




 3rd October 2019

 Rob Kitchin (NUI-Maynooth University)

 Multi-jurisdictional governance, the urban data ecosystem and smart cities: the case of the Metropolitan Boston

 10th October 2019


 Matt Balme (Mars ROVER project and OPEN University)

Life on Mars? Geomorphology, Water and the European Space Agency's ExoMars ‘Rosalind Franklin’ Rover Mission

 24th October 2019

 Marcus Power (Durham University)

  Counter-insurgency and development

 5th November 2019

 Riki Therivel (Levett-Therivel consultants and Oxford Brookes University, UK)

Strategic environmental assessment, fewer costs, more benefits

 21st November 2019

 Pauline McGuirk (University of Wollongong)

  Global Urbanism: urban governance innovation in/for a world of cities

6th February 2020

 Tristan Sturm (Queen's University Belfast)


20th February 2020

 Conor Murphy (Maynooth University)

 Looking back to see ahead: confidence and change in multi- centennial rainfall records

2nd April 2020

 Louise Slater (Oxford University) 

 Flood nonstationarity: detecting, attributing and forecasting changes in hydroclimatic extremes

16th April 2020

 Francesco Pilla (UCD)