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Departmental seminars

We host two regular seminar series during term time, on Mondays at 1200 (normally an external speaker), and on Tuesdays at 1300 (often an internal speaker, such as a member of staff, postdoctoral researcher or PhD student); these are held in the Sutcliffe Lecture Theatre, room GU01, in the Meteorology Building. Subject to capacity limits, both series are open to all. Click on the links below for the latest seminar schedules. Occasional seminars outside of the regular schedules are normally announced via e-mail within the department.

In addition of Fridays during term-time we host a weekly WCD meeting:

Monday DEPARTMENTAL seminar programme

Mondays* 12:00 to 12:45 – Summer 2022

Location: Sutcliffe Lecture Theatre (GU01 in the Meteorology Building); Madejski Lecture Theatre (GL04 in the Agriculture building)

All seminars will also be hybrid broadcast on Microsoft Teams (External Seminar Series channel)

For additional information contact Robert Lee or Annika Reintges

25 Apr 2022   Cancelled (the speaker will now give their seminar later in the term)
3 May* (Tue) Sutcliffe GU01 Met Matt Patterson
University of Oxford
The role of external forcing in seasonal forecasts of European summer temperature
9 May Madejski GL04 Agric David Thompson
University of East Anglia / Colorado State University
Understanding two key aspects of surface temperature variability
16 May Madejski GL04 Agric Amanda Maycock
University of Leeds
Characterising present day and future North Atlantic atmospheric circulation
23 May Madejski GL04 Agric Qiang Fu
University of Washington
Stratospheric ozone and stratosphere-troposphere exchange in the Last Glacial Maximum
30 May Sutcliffe GU01 Met Thomas Dubos
LMD Polytechnique
A systematic approach to the formulation of geophysical equations of motion
6 Jun Sutcliffe GU01 Met Paulo Ceppi
Imperial College London
Observational evidence that cloud feedback amplifies global warming
21 Jun* (Tue) at 13:00 Madejski GL04 Agric Masaki Satoh
University of Tokyo
Evaluation of cloud and precipitation processes of NICAM toward a global large-eddy simulation:  research activities with NICAM on the supercomputer Fugaku

* Note: the seminar on 3 May will be on Tuesday at 12:00; the seminar on 21 June will be on Tuesday at 13:00.

Information for seminar speakers

Archive of past Departmental Seminar speakers

Tuesday lunchtime seminar programme 

Tuesdays* 13:00 to 13:50 – Summer 2022

Location: Microsoft Teams Internal Seminars channel

For additional information contact Jake Aylmer or Dhirendra Kumar

26 April Cancelled
04 May (Wed) Cancelled
10 May Daniel Galea Meteorological Data Filtering for Tropical Cyclones using Deep Learning
17 May Cancelled
24 May Keith Shine A molecular-level look at how carbon dioxide exerts its radiative forcing
31 May Ross Maidment Moisture transport variability across East Africa and its implication for regional precipitation and wetlands
07 June Cancelled

Click here for the latest lunchtime seminar schedule in PDF format.

* Note the seminar on 4 May will both be on Wednesday at 13:00 due to UK public holidays.

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