QUB Inaugural Lecture Professor Jennifer McKinley entitled Making Global Connections Count: Understanding People, Place & Health

Jennifer is a Chartered Geologist and currently hold a number of international roles including President of the International Association of Mathematical Geoscientists (IAMG), Vice Chair of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Geosciences and Geographical Sciences committee and Communications Officer for the Initiative on Forensic Geology (IFG).

She has been nominated for the Council of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). Her research has focused on the application of spatial analysis techniques, including geostatistics, compositional data analysis and Geographical Information Science (GIS), to soil geochemistry, environmental and criminal forensics, human health, geohazards and weathering studies.

Throughout her career Jennifer has taken an active role in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in academia and has contributed to this globally. Interdisciplinary collaboration and strong partnership working underpins her commitment to high impact global research.
The event will take place in 0G.029 in the Elmwood Building on Tuesday February 18th at 6.15pm.

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