LEC Seminar Online: Professor Alberto Montanari "The new mission of geosciences in an age of pandemics and beyond"

Wednesday 10 June 2020, 1:00pm to 1:45pm


Live online, then saved to Lancaster Environment Centre's YouTube channel

Open to

All Lancaster University (non-partner) students, Alumni, Applicants, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Prospective Undergraduate Students, Public, Staff, Undergraduates


Registration not required - just turn up

Event Details

For the first time Professor Montanari, President of the European Geosciences Union, will present his thoughts on the new mission for geosciences under the current global emergency due to the pandemia. If and how do the scientific priorities need to be revised? How may geosciences evolve to contribute to global recovery?

Professor Alberto Montanari is the current President of the European Geosciences Union and Professor of Hydrology and Water Engineering at the University of Bologna, Italy.

Joining the seminar

On seminar day, at 13:00 (BST) click [Link to be inserted here] to join the seminar through Microsoft Teams. Please join with your camera and microphone turned off. Seminars will be recorded for later upload to YouTube.

Guidance on joining a Teams event available here.


  • 13:00 (BST) Welcome and introduction
  • 20 minute presentation from our speaker
  • Speaker takes questions from our virtual audience submitted through the text "Chat" function
  • Videos uploaded onto Lancaster Environment Centre's YouTube channel for later viewing

You can also join the conversation on Twitter: #LECSeminar.

Contact Details

Name Dr Ali Birkett