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A Building Stones Guide to Central Manchester
Third Edition (2014)
Four self-guided walks through the city centre
Now available to purchase

Programme of Indoor Meetings 2023 - 2024

The programme of indoor meetings. All details may change so please continue to check this page for updates.

Meetings are held in the Lecture Theatre in the Williamson Building, University of Manchester, 176 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9QQ, unless otherwise stated. Zoom-only events are marked accordingly.

Wednesday 17 May 2023 at 19:00 (Zoom only)

An overview of HyNet, with a focus on carbon dioxide capture, transport and storage - David Walker

Saturday 14 October 2023 - The Broadhurst Memorial Lectures - Volcanology

Relating magma intrusion to volcano deformation and eruption potential - Dr Craig Magee (Leeds University)
What's going on in Iceland - Prof Hazel Rymer (Open University)

Saturday 9 December 2023 at 13:30 - Structural Geology

The forensics of a 1.2 billion-year old geological catastrophe: the Clachtoll megaclast - Prof Bob Holdsworth (Durham University)
Characterising subsurface fluid flow to support decarbonisation - Dr Natalie Farrell (Manchester University)

Wednesday 10 January 2024 (Zoom meeting)

Worms and Wonders: Silurian 3D Soft-Bodied Fossils - Dr Mark Sutton (Imperial College London)

Wednesday 24 January 2024 (Zoom meeting)

Deformed Dirt: research on the deformation caused by glaciers and ice sheets - Prof Emrys Phillips (British Geological Survey)

Saturday 17 February 2024 - AGM followed by the Presidential Address and members' talks

Members' talks:
The Gavellachs - David Tyler

Wednesday 6 March 2024 (Zoom meeting)

Title to be advised - Lydia Whittaker (PhD Research Student in Volcanology, Trinity College Dublin)

Thursday 21 March 2024 at 19:15

Sediments and climate change - Dr Rhodri Jerrett (Manchester University)
Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University, Brooks Building on Birley Campus
Joint with the Manchester Branch of the Geographical Association

Saturday 13 April 2024 - Resources