Yearly Archives: 2023

Jess Cobbin, SMRT, reports on talk about what we know (and don’t know) about volcanoes

Volcanoes: Knowns and unknowns Jess Cobbin, St. Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, reports on Dr. Pete Rowley’s lecture on volcanic risk on Dec 5th, 2023 It may have been a dark and cold evening on Tuesday 5th December, but turnout

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Buying space and time: Geopolitics and climate change in the Pacific

Autumn Lecture #3 16th Nov 2023: Beyond ‘Sinking Islands’: Resisting Climate Change in Tuvalu – a talk by Liam Saddington Over 70 students and teachers attended Autumn Lecture #3 (see slides in Resources) on the 16th of November in the

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Fairfield High School: First time(?) win in WWQ

Wow! What fun! Fairfield worthy Worldwise winners. “I was very excited to attend the WorldWise Quiz for the first time and to leave with the trophy was a bonus! We hope Fairfield will defend the title in the future. We

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Sophie Davies, Y12, Wyedean, reports on the GA coastal flooding talk

We were extremely pleased to see a good crowd at the second of our Autumn talks for local geographers. We encourage reports from the audience. Reflections are provided by Sophie Davies, Y12, who is studying Geography A-level at Wyedean School

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“Is water rationing around the corner?” Dr. Gemma Coxon discusses water supply in the UK at first Autumn Lecture ’23

The Bristol Branch of the Geographical Association were extremely pleased to host Dr. Gemma Coxon (University of Bristol), who presented a talk aimed at local sixth-formers on the challenges associated with modelling future water supply in the UK. Given the

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Summer ’23: Catching up on overdue reports

It has been a while since Bristol GA has posted reports. We saw a variety of events from Dec ’22 to March ’23: A lecture, teacher training, competition for sixth-formers, and exam preparation session – all extremely well received. See

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