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Talk Prize Lecture: Hope for people and the ocean

Prize Lecture: Hope for people and the ocean

Dr Lubchenco. Photo credit: Joy Leighton

Synopsis

Royal Society International Lecture given by Dr Jane Lubchenco ForMemRS. 

Jane Lubchenco, University Distinguished Professor at Oregon State University, is a marine ecologist with expertise in the ocean, climate change, and interactions between the environment and human well-being. She served as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and as part of President Barack Obama’s Science Team (2009-2013), and as the first U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean, a pro bono position with the State Department (2014-2016). She is one of the "most highly cited" ecologists in the world with eight publications as "Science Citation Classics". This lecture will focus on Jane's outstanding contributions in the field of climate change. 

The lecture will be webcast live and the video recording will be available shortly after the event. 

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • No registration required
  • Doors open from 18:00, and seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis
  • This event may be popular and entry cannot be guaranteed
  • Live subtitles will be available

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Event details

Thu 15 Mar 2018, 6:30pm

Live subtitling by Stagetext

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Venue details

Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AG

Website: Royal Society

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