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Snow Scenes welcomes a new member to the team!

We would like to welcome Alexander Hall to the Snow Scenes team.   Alexander has joined the team as a Research Assistant. Having recently worked as digital and social media coordinator for the International Congress of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine he will be bringing his experience of blogs, social media, and other …

‘Talking Weather’

“If a census were taken of common topics of conversation amongst British people, it is very probable that the weather would take first place” (Manley, G.V (1952) Climate and the British Scene, Collins: 13) This week Georgina and I have been making final preparations for a workshop on ‘Talking Weather’. The event will be held …

Gordon Manley and Snow

Much of the ‘Weather Walks’ project was focused around the archives of the climatologist Gordon Manley. His work on snow will inform form part of ‘Snow Scenes’ and was certainly a source of inspiration for the project at the application stage, so I thought it would be a good idea to write a short post …

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The National Snow Survey of Great Britain

Throughout the project we’ll be exploring some of the sources that can be used to explore past snow events in Britain. The subject of today’s post is the National Snow Survey of Great Britain. At one of the first meetings of the Association for the Study of Snow and Ice held in October 1937, members …

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‘Weather Walks, Weather Talks’ and the ‘Snows of Yesteryear’

So, why is winter weather, and particularly snow, our focus for this project? The project is the result of a collaboration between two projects previously funded by AHRC under their call for ‘Enhancing the Role of Arts and Humanities Perspectives on Environmental Values and Change’, part of the Care for the Future theme. Both projects …

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Science in Public conference, University of Nottingham

Yesterday I contributed to a session on ‘Social Media, Public Engagement and the History of Science, Technology and Medicine’ as part of the Science in Public 2013 conference (#SiP13) at the University of Nottingham, and the Manchester based International Congress for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (#ichstm). I was one of three speakers at the …

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The Snow Scenes team

As we explained in the previous blog, ‘Snow Scenes’ is a collaborative project involving researchers at the University of Nottingham, Aberystwyth University, the University of Wales, and the University of Glasgow. Meet the team: At the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham: Georgina Endfield Georgina is Primary Investigator for the project and …

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Introducing Snow Scenes

Welcome to the ‘Snow Scenes’ project blog and thank you for reading. ‘Snow Scenes: Exploring the Role of Place in Weather Memories’ is an AHRC funded project running from March 2013-April 2014. The project is a collaboration between the University of Nottingham, Aberystwyth University and the University of Wales, working in partnership with the Royal …

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