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10 December 2021

The 11th Lumb Lecture at HKU: Bridging the Gap between Theoretical and Actual Slope Performance by H.N. Wong

Last Friday Professor H.N. Wong delivered the 11th Lumb Lecture at Hong Kong University, entitled “Bridging the Gap between Theoretical and Actual Slope Performance”.

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25 February 2021

Landslides and sustainable development: managing the cost of landslides in less developed countries

Landslides and sustainable development: managing the cost of landslides in less developed countries. My keynote lecture from the XIII International Symposium on Landslides

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10 March 2014

UBC distinguished lecture powerpoint file: Earthquake-induced landslides – lessons from Taiwan, Pakistan, China and New Zealand

The powerpoint file from my UBC Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecture on Earthquake Induced Landslides

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7 April 2013

Future trends in natural hazard losses – the Powerpoint file from my Geographical Association 2013 conference talk

A talk from the Geographical Association annual conference on future losses from natural hazards, focusing on storms, floods, earthquakes and volcanoes

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4 June 2012

Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society Through Improved Understanding

This is the powerpoint presentation of my opening keynote address at the 11th International Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes

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3 April 2012

Powerpoint file of my talk to the Hong Kong Royal Geographical Society tonight

Tonight I am giving a talk to the Hong Kong RGS. This is the powerpoint file – you should be able to download it from authorstream

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26 March 2012

Update on my talk on “The Hazards of Geography: Earthquakes, Floods and Landslides” in Hong Kong on 3rd April

Details about my forthcoming talk to the Hong Kong Royal Geographical Society on 3rd April 2012

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22 March 2012

A public lecture in Hong Kong

I will be giving a public lecture entitled “The Hazards of Geography: Earthquakes, Floods and Landslides” on 3rd April

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6 December 2011

AGU 2 – Simon Winchester

At lunchtime today I went along to the Presidential Forum on the topic of Science and Society, which featured a talk by the author Simon Winchester.  On the face of it Simon was a great choice as he has written a number of earth science facing popular science books – and indeed I have even read two of them.  On the other hand I suspect that his presence raised a …

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12 October 2011

Building resilience to landslides in mountain communities

Summary: The Powerpoint file for a recent presentation on Building resilience to landslides in mountain communities is available for download in this post.

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