Month: August 2022

Safety on Glaciers and Icefields: Juneau Icefield, Alaska

In 2022, Bethan Davies participated as faculty in the Juneau Icefield Research Program in Alaska. Here, Sofia Guest, a student on the program, reflects on her experience and how she learned about safety in hazardous mountainous environments. My name is Sofia, and I am a recent Environmental Sciences graduate from the University of Alberta. A …

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Film making on Juneau Icefield

Recently, Bethan Davies participated as faculty in an expedition across Juneau Icefield with the Juneau Icefield Research Program. In this blog post, Caroline Wexler, a student on the program, reflects on her experiences on the icefield and how it has helped her towards her goal of a professional science communicator using the medium of film …

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Moving on again: Newcastle University

Friends, some personal news – really pleased to say that I have moved from Royal Holloway University of London to Newcastle University. I’m excited to move to a new institution and the new collaborations and opportunities that this provides. I’ll be in the Department of Geography at Newcastle. New email: bethan [dot] davies [at] newcastle …

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SCAR medal for outreach and education

Hello folks, I’m delighted to say that I’ve been honoured with the 2022 medal for Antarctic Education and Communication by the international body for organising Antarctic research and collaboration, the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research. I’m absolutely thrilled and very indebted to my nominator Huw Griffiths. The medal is awarded for my work in Antarctic …

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