School of GeoSciences

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Thu, 11/10/2018

Congratulations to Joshua Williams who received the John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the 2018 International Glaciological Society (IGS) meeting.

Joshua Williams, from the School of GeoSciences, received the John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the International Glaciological Society meeting which took place at the University of Exeter on the 4th and 5th September 2018.

He presented his work entitled 'Decadal Scale Ice Velocity Change at Land-Terminating Margins of the Greenland Ice Sheet' which outlined his recent research on the dynamic response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to increased surface meltwater forcing.

Joshua Williams, NERC DTP E3 and Glaciology Student, said:

 "It was a privilege to be able to present my research to the British glaciological community, and for my work to be recognised through this award. My thanks go to the organising team at the University of Exeter for running an excellent conference, and to my supervisors, Dr Noel Gourmelen and Prof. Pete Nienow, for their guidance and encouragement."

Further information relating to the 2018 IGS meeting, along with other presentations from the Edinburgh Glaciology group, can be found via the media links below.    

Further information

IGSBBM2018 on Twitter

Edinburgh Glaciology on Twitter 

E3 Doctorial Training Partnership

DTP E3 & Glaciology student Joshua Williams receiving the 2018 John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the IGS meeting in September.Joshua Williams receiving the 2018 John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the IGS meeting in September.