This event offers an additional session to the four successful webinars of the 2020 Wolfson Research Event presenting more fascinating research conducted by Wolfson students and recent graduates.
The session will consist of the following presentations intended for a general audience (working titles provided below) and followed by a Q&A after each presentation:
|Speaker||Title and Biography|
Machine Learning and Data-driven approaches for climate modelling - a sensitivity study
Rachel is a PhD student based at DAMTP & the British Antarctic Survey.Her research looks at novel modelling techniques for the ocean, focusing on statistical & machine learning methods to produce more computationally efficient analogues of physically based models. Her past work involved process based modelling of the ocean. Webpage: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/person/raf59.
Teachers and teaching under the scope of global imperatives: implications for education and societies
Rocío Fernández is an educational psychologist from Chile, her work specialises on policy studies in education and teachers’ work from a global and national perspective. She is a doctoral student at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, where she is part of the Culture, Politics and Global Justice Research cluster.
Are genomic variants in molecular clock transcription factor binding motifs associated with inherited cardiac arrhythmias?
Lydia Seed is taking MPhil in between pre-clinical and clinical medicine (commencing September 2020, University of Cambridge). Previous experience includes: Stanford University research scholar – summer 2018, University of St Andrews, Medicine BSc (Hons) – June 2019, University of Cambridge, MPhil Genomic Medicine – September 2019 to date.
|Kim Eileen Ruf||
The valuation of living heritage and its implications for policy-making
Kim Eileen Ruf is a PhD candidate in Archaeology at the University of Cambridge, conducting research on historic architecture, heritage formation processes, and policy-making. As an Affiliated Researcher at the LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development, she further specialises in Heritage Impact Assessment and Historic Urban Landscape practices.
If you have any questions, contact the Wolfson Research Event organisers here.