In her inaugural lecture held at the University of Auckland, Professor Jan Lindsay gives an insight into her research into volcanoes all over the world. A consistent focus of her research has been on improving societal resilience to volcanic hazards – in the early years by better understanding magmatic and volcanic processes, and in more recent years by developing and testing techniques for effective communication between scientists and stakeholders, including through volcanic hazard maps.

Jan Lindsay is a Professor in the Environment at the University of Auckland. Her research focuses on making society more resilient to volcanic hazards through improving understanding of magmatic and volcanic processes, and developing and testing techniques for better communication between scientists and stakeholders to ensure efficient uptake of hazard and risk research.

This lecture was hosted by the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland.


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