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Hypot-enthuse: Carina Fearnley on warnings and alert systems

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The MAPS Faculty podcast 'Hypot-Enthuse' returns with new episodes for 2021! Recorded in December 2020, this episode has Malcolm and Maymana meeting Dr Carina Fearnley of UCL's new Warning Research Centre. Carina discusses our current relationship to warning and alert systems, touching on volcanoes, the shifting UK alert levels and tiers, disaster movies, and what could be done to avoid these issues in future. Hypot-enthuse is a podcast from the Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences at UCL. Each episode features a lighthearted chat with a notable academic, and will examine exciting science topics making news around the world.