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INSTAAR seminar: Astrid Ogilvie - Living with climate change: An intellectual journey

Monday, February 15, 2021, 12:00PM - 1:00PM


Astrid Ogilvie

INSTAAR and Stefansson Arctic Institute

Rather than speak about one specific project or some particular aspect of my research, I will talk about my own intellectual journey and how it has been shaped by the topic of a changing climate. I will discuss my first academic position in the Climatic Research Unit in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia in England, where I worked for 20 years, and the research I conducted there. Then I will continue with how my research focus changed when I moved to Boulder and became part of INSTAAR. Happily, I am still at INSTAAR, but I have had spells in between working at the CICERO Centre for International Climate Research in Tromsø in Norway and I am still a Senior Scientist at the Stefansson Arctic Institute in Akureyri, in Iceland. I will also speak in more detail about several of my recent and current research projects. I will refer to traumas as well as successes and try to highlight the importance of tenacity in research!