Presentations, Invitations and Media Interviews

 

Conference / Seminar Presentations

  • Royal Meteorological Society / Inverness Science Festival 2016 Inaugural Opening Lecture: Looking at Clouds from Both Sides (invitation, 29 April 2016)
  • University Integrated Land use Conference, Carrbridge, Scotland, 24-25 March 2016 (Invited speaker)
  • Western Isles Tour Guide Association: “The Weather and Climate Systems of the Western Isles” 23 January 2016 (invited)
  • Lews Castle College Seminar Series – Weather Systems and the Western Isles, 24 November 2015 (invited)
  • Opening of Inverness College University of the Highlands and Islands – video-conference lecture for HRH Princess Anne (invited, 17 November 2015)
  • An introduction to Weather and climate. Stornoway Guild (invited, October 2015)
  • European Week of Astronomy and Science (EWASS), Tenerife, Spain, 22-26 June 2015 (Special Invited Speaker - Review Talk)
  • UHI Integrated Land use Conference, Carrbridge, Scotland, 25-27 March 2015 (Invited speaker)
  • 'The Solar Eclipse of 20 March 2015' - Nicolson Institute, Stornoway, 20 March 2015 (invitation)
  • 'Search for an Astronomical Site in Kenya' (UHI Research Conference, Elgin, Scotland), November 2014 - Oral presentation
  • 'Adapting to the Atmosphere' conference at the University of Durham (sponsored by European Southern Observatory [ESO] and Thirty Meter Telescope [TMT]) - Oral presentation
  • Research visit to the South African Large Telescope (SALT), Sutherland, South Africa"Lews Castle College NERD Research Seminar Series, 11 December 2013 (Invited speaker)
  • "Areir na h-Aimsir" (Weather as a sense of place) - a special talk at the opening of museum exhibition on the weather of the Outer Hebrides, Museum nan Eilean, Benbecula, 28 June 2013 (Invited speaker)
  • "The art of teaching by video-conference". Staff Development session, Lews Castle College UHI, Stornoway, 14 August 2013 (Invited talk)
  • "Clouds and Climate: Looking at clouds from both sides", lecture at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), Oban, 27 May 2013 (Invited speaker)
  • European Union (EU) Northern Periphery Programme (NPP) North of Scotland update on SECRE and SuLA, Columba Hotel, Inverness, Scotland, 9 May 2013 (conference - oral) 
  • Intelligent-Energy Europe (I-EE) PROMISE conference on "Energy Efficiency on European Islands", Brussels, Belgium, 15-17 April 2013 (Invitation)
  • Chairman of European Union (EU) Northern Periphery Project (NPP) Opportunity for Community Groups Through Energy Storage (OCTES) final conference, An Lanntair, Stornoway, Scotland, 20 February 2013 (Master of Ceremonies)
  • An Introduction to, and Tutorials for: Reanalysis Weather and Climate Datasets“. Series of lectures and tutorials at summer-school on Atmospheric Characterisation and Adaptive Optics, South African Astronomical Observatory, Sutherland, South Africa, 1-7 December 2012 (Invited guest lecturer)
  • Weather, climate, astronomical viewing and site selection – series of lectures at summer-school on Atmospheric Characterisation and Adaptive Optics, South African Astronomical Observatory, Sutherland, South Africa, 1-7 December 2012 (Invited guest lecturer)
  • SASKA – Search for an Astronomical Site in Kenya“, UHI Research Conference, 7-9 November 2012 (Oral  “showcase“)
  • Visit to Chile 25 November – 7 December 2010: 10,000 feet up on the Atacama“, Lews Castle College Journal Club, 13 December 2011 (Invited talk).
  • "Weather and climate" (afternoon seminar for students). Maritime department, Lews Castle College, Stornoway, Scotland, 19 May 2011 (Invited talk).
  • An Aimsir“ (bilingual Gaidhlig/English talk for school-children), Stornoway Primary School, 8 June 2011 (Invited talk)
  • "Clouds and climate change" (Natural Sciences guest lecture),Moray College University of the Highlands and Islands, 29 March 2011 (guest talk by video-conference)
  • "Weather and climate". Stornoway Guild, Stornoway, Scotland, 24 January 2011 (Invited talk)
  • "Using re-analysis model data (“FriOWL”) to analyse climate trends related to astroclimatology of Paranal and La Silla". Astronomical Site Testing conference, Valparaiso, Chile, 1-3 December 2010 (International conference - Oral).
  • "Clouds and climate change". Environmental Research Institute 2010-2011 seminar series, North Highland College, Thurso, 9 November 2010  (Invited talk)
  • "Weather, Climate and Energy Use in Buildings"; Edward Graham and Kirsten Macdonald.  COMMUNITIES, COASTS and MOUNTAINS — UHI Research & Postgraduate Conference, Moray College, Elgin, Scotland, 27-29 October 2010 (conference - Oral).
  • "Winds in the Minch", presentation for Statoil visitors, Lews Castle College UHI, Scotland, 15 September 2010 (Oral)
  • "The Stornoway Tornado of 28 July 2009: Effect of the extreme winds on Buildings and Property". Institute of Engineering and Technology, Stornoway, 15 June 2010 (Invited talk)
  • UHI Summit on Climate Change, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness: Member of panel debate on "Copenhagen - the key issues - what went wrong?", 10-11 June 2010 (conference - Oral)
  • "Clouds and climate change“, Lews Castle College UHI autumn term seminar series 2009, 23 October 2009 (Oral)
  • "Climate change – Why all the fuss?“ , Three separate climate change presentations during open days to the public at Lews Castle College UHI, summer 2009 (Oral)
  • Site selection for Extremely Large Telescopes using the FriOWL software and global re-analysis climate dataUsing FriOWL“, SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, No. 7012-69, Marseille, France, 23-27 June 2008 (International conference - Oral)
  • “Integrated water-vapour dynamics over Switzerland during severe precipitation in August 2005“, European Geophysical Union 2006 assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3-7 April 2006 (International conference - Oral and Poster)
  • “Site Selection for OWL using past, present and future climate information“, SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Glasgow, Scotland, 21-25 June 2004 (International Conference - Oral)
  • World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) sixth seminar on homogenisation of climate data, Budapest, Hungary, 6-10 October 2003 (International Conference - Oral)
  • Site Selection for the European Southern Observatory's future Very Large Telescope. European Geophysical Union 2003 assembly, Nice, France, 22-27 April 2003 (International Conference - Oral)
  • "The Weather of Olde Dublin". Irish Meteorological Society one-day meeting, Tara Towers Hotel, Booterstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland, 18 April 1998 (Invited talk)
  • "The job of a weather forecaster", weekly seminar at the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, England, January 1998 (Invited talk)
  • "The Urban Heat Island of Dublin city during the summer months". Irish Meteorological Society one-day meeting, Tara Towers Hotel, Booterstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland, April 1993 (Invited talk).

 I have given many other University lectures, seminars and presentations during the 1990s-2010s - further details upon request.

Media Interviews (Live and Recorded)

  • BBC Scotland (Highlands and Islands): Contribution “Lewis link to African telescope bid” for BBC Highlands and Islands radio and website, 18 June 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-18087350
  • BBC Scotland (Highlands and Islands): Contribution “Lewis link to African telescope bid” for BBC Highlands and Islands radio and website, 18 June 2012.
  • BBC Scotland (Highlands and Islands): Contribution “I’m dreaming of a wild Christmas” for BBC Highlands and Islands website, 19 December 2011.
  • Isles FM 103 (Western Isles) as weather expert (2010, 2011, 2014).
  • Contributions for BBC Radio nan Gaidheal (Feb. 2011)
  • BBC Radio Five Live (London, 1997): member of guest panel discussion on climate change.
  • East Coast Radio Dublin and Highland Radio Donegal (Ireland, 1994).

 

Newspaper Columns

  • I wrote a regular weather column for The Stornoway Gazette newspaper (online and broadsheet) from 2009-2015.
  • Daily Weather Forecasts and graphics for The Daily TelegraphThe Guardian,The ScotsmanThe Glasgow HeraldThe SunThe Mirror, among others (1990s).

Dr. Eddy Graham

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