Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry at University of York, England
Kevin Cowtan is a research fellow in the department of chemistry at the University of York, England. He is an interdisciplinary computational scientist. His main area of research has been the automated determination of the atomic structure of biological macromolecules; however, he has also published a major paper on biases in the instrumental temperature record and is a contributor a number of other areas of climate research, some of which have already been published. He is also interested in science communication and e-Learning tools. In Denial101x we will accompany Kevin in investigating how we know that the world is warming, and how misinformation is used to obscure the evidence.