CSTPR Noontime Seminar: Samuel Tang
by Samuel Tang, Department of Geography, King's College London
Biography: Samuel Tang studied BSc Geography at the University of Exeter (UK) and was awarded a first class with honours. Following his first degree he continued his studies at the University of Exeter (UK) where he graduated with an MSc in Sustainable Development. In September 2011, Samuel joined the Department of Geography at King's College London after being awarded an ESRC studentship by the King's Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (KISS-DTC).
Samuel is also an an affiliated PhD student to Project ICAD at the University of Leeds. The project aims to significantly advance knowledge systems to enable society to adapt effectively to an uncertain climate. The programme is divided into two domains: a) Understanding climate information needs across society and; b) The social status of techno-scientific knowledge in adaptation to climate change.
His research interests include: institutional governance of climate change; the science-policy interface, its interactions and implications for mitigating and adapting to climate change; how science is communicated in society, between stakeholders from multiple-spheres; and the public perception of risk and climate change.