Tuesday, September 2 2014 at 7:30PM
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48-52 Canal St
What's the talk about?
A talk about what people think about fracking, from three perspectives - the scientist, the activist and the local person with fracking happening on their back door.
Hazel will be looking at what fracking is - as a method for extracting gas from shale, why some people don't like fracking and what the people who live where fracking is happening are actually worried about.
Hazel is a PhD student at Plymouth, studying what people know about geology. She previously worked at the Natural History Museum in London as the Identification Officer for Earth Sciences and as a Science Educator. I have worked as an actual geologist too; as an Engineering Geologist in Australia. She currently tweets, blog and generally harangue passers-by about how awesome geology is. Can occasionally be seen making dinosaur footprints...