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Going High on a Wing

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University of Portsmouth

Portland Building, room 1.74

Portland Street

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A seminar by Dr Lucy Hawkes and Dr Matt Wilkes

Matt is a PhD student at Portsmouth, Expedition Doctor and paraglider pilot
Lucy is a physiological ecologist whose work focuses on the costs and drivers of migration in vertebrates

Together they will be talking about the physiology of birds who fly at the limits of altitude and endurance, and the humans who try to mimic them. They will also discuss how bar-headed geese cross the Himalayas, tolerating hypoxia, and the history and challenges of human free flight.


Date: Friday 26 May 2017
Time: 1.00-2.00 pm, followed by refreshments
Venue: Portland Building, room 1.74


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