People and Planet 2012


  • Five lectures for the third year undergraduate course, ‘People and Planet’. 2012. The last lecture, Future Issues, was a completely new lecture looking at the RCPs, migration and agriculture.
  • A practical exercise making a time line from 8 million years to present day.


  • 60+ third year undergraduate summative essays for the course, February 2013.

Unofficial student feedback 

via anonymous post-it notes in a mid-term lecture.

“Lectures are really enjoyable, your enthusiasm for the topic really comes across, makes it more interesting! Thanks T!” “I enjoy your interaction, you are good explaining things in a way which is accessible.” “Great lectures so far. Really concise, to the point. Motivating. Enthusiasm is great too.” “Good pace in the lecture.” “Clear easy to follow lecture and interesting.”