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19th January 2015: Everyone who came to the Forum

This was the first meeting of our 'cities' term and we started to explore new ways to bring together data sets from different sources and to build models to assess risk and resilience in cities and formulate responses.

The profiles and contact details of everyone who came to the meeting are below in case you would like to follow up on any of the conversations you had.


 Profiles

Dr Rosamunde Almond
  • Deputy Director of the Forum,
  • Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge,
44 (0)1223 764 076
Dr PB Anand
  • Reader in Environmental Economics and Public Policy,
  • Bradford Centre for International Development,
  • University of Bradford
Dr Shahar Avin
  • Postdoctoral Researcher,
  • Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER),
  • University of Cambridge
Hannah Baker
  • Graduate student in civil engineering,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Dr Hildegard Diemberger
  • Senior Associate in Research
  • Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit (MIASU),
  • Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
Dr Shailaja Fennell
  • Lecturer in Development,
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Dr Tom Herbstein
  • Programme Manager, ClimateWise initiative
  • Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL),
  • University of Cambridge
Professor Ian Hodge
  • Professor of Rural Economy,
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Professor Andy Hopper
  • Professor of Computer Technology and Head of Department,
  • The Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Dr Julian Huppert
  • University Lecturer,
  • Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS),
  • University of Cambridge
Professor James Jackson
  • Professor of Geophysics, Geodynamics and Tectonics,
  • Head of the Department Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Professor Charles Kennel
  • Director Emeritus, Vice-Chancellor and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego
  • A Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Christ’s College and the inaugural Visiting Research Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy
Professor Ian Leslie
  • Professor of Computer Science,
  • Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Professor Paul Linden
  • Director of the Forum
  • The G.I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics,
  • Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge
Dr Kristen MacAskill
  • Construction Engineering Masters Associate Course Director,
  • Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering & Technology,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Professor Alan O'Neill
  • Emeritus Professor of Meteorology at the University of Reading and currently a visiting professor in the Cavendish Laboratory and a visiting fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge
Professor Danny Ralph
  • Professor of Operations Research
  • Academic Director of the Centre for Risk Studies (CRS)
  • Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Professor Lord Martin Rees
  • Chair of the Forum
  • Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics, Department of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
Dr Elisabete A Silva
  • University Senior Lecturer,
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

This year, we are exploring a number of these related to risk, resilience and response.

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