Science and Beyond: Public Talks by Iain Stewart

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 - 4:00pm to Saturday, 17 December 2016 - 9:00pm
South and West India

Iain Stewart, MBE FGS is a Scottish geologist, a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and President of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. He is Professor of Geoscience Communication at the University of Plymouth and also a member of the Scientific Board of UNESCO's International Geoscience Programme.Described as geology's "rock star”, Stewart is best known to the public as the presenter of a number of science programmes for the BBC, including the BAFTA nominated Earth: The Power of the Planet.His main research interests are in the broad area of Earth hazards and natural disasters, particularly in terms of identifying past major earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions in the Mediterranean region.In 2010 Stewart was recognised by the Royal Geographical Society for "popularising geography and earth sciences. He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to geology and science communication. In 2013, Stewart was the recipient of the Athelstan Spilhaus Award by the American Geophysical Union.

Schedule - lecture series

 Date and Time  City  Lecture venue
29 November, Tuesday at 16:00-17:30 hrs Thiruvananthapuram. Planetarium Seminar Hall
1 December, Thursday at 14:15 - 16:30 Kochi Lakeside Campus, CUSAT
2 December, Friday at 10:00 - 17:30 Kochi  Conference Room, School of Industrial Fisheries, CUSAT
5 December, Monday at 10:00 - 17:00 Hyderabad University of Hyderabad
6 December, Tuesday at 10:00- 10:45 and
10:45- 11:30
Chennai ITM, Chennai
IC&SR Auditorium, IIT Madras

7 December, Wednesday at 12:00-14:00 and


Ahmedabad  Institute of Seismological Research
Pandit  Deendayal Petroleum University
9 December, Friday at 14:30—16:00 Mumbai  St. Xavier’s College Mumbai
10 December, Saturday at 11:00-13:00 Pune Fergusson College /Pune University