Alex Hall

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

- 20th century history of science in popular culture, including science on television and radio, public understanding of science, and popular scientific narratives.
- History of meteorology, in particular weather warning systems, weather forecasts (TV, radio, online/apps), and risk management.
- Cultural understandings of weather and climate, including belief in climate change, cultural memory of weather and extreme events, and community resilience to extreme weather events.
- History of environmental regulation and management, in particular history of flood management, flood defences and warning systems, and riverine legislation.