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Programme of Indoor Meetings 2012 - 2013

Wednesday 10 October 2012 at 19:00

Talk commences at 7pm. Refreshments from 6pm

Carbonate Deposition in the Cayman Islands - Dr Hilary Corlett, University of Manchester

Meeting notes are available as Word or PDF files

Saturday 10 November 2012 at 13:30 - Some Early North-West Geologists

Jonathan Otley, Man of Lakeland - Dr Tom Smith, Science Historian

The Bicentenary of the Manchester Geologist Edward William Binney (1812-1881) - Dr John Pollard, University of Manchester

John Cunningham & Robert Grant - the forgotten stars of 1838 - Dr Geoff Tresise, Honorary Curator Geology, National Museums Liverpool

Meeting notes are available as Word or PDF files

Saturday 8 December 2012 at 13:30

A Tour of the Outer Hebrides - Drs Doug Fettes and John Mendum, British Geological Survey, Edinburgh

Meeting notes are available as Word or PDF files

Saturday 12 January 2013 at 10:30 - The Broadhurst Lectures: The Palaeontology of China

The venue for this meeting only is Lecture Theatre A, University Place (building 37 on the campus map, next to the usual venue of the Williamson Building)

Registration from 10:00, lectures commence 10:30

Doushantuo Microfossils: the oldest animals in the fossil record? - Dr John Cunningham, University of Bristol

The Cambrian Fossils of Chengjiang, China: the flowering of early animal life - Professor David Siveter, University of Leicester

Shaking the tree of life by the roots: a bottom-up perspective on the Palaeozoic and Mesozoic fossil plants of China - Dr Jason Hilton, University of Birmingham

Jurassic Spiders from China - Professor Paul Selden, University of Kansas

Exceptional Preservation of Dinosaur Eggs and Embryos from the Upper Cretaceous of Henan Province, People's Republic of China - Dr John Nudds, University of Manchester

Pterosaurs from the People's Republic of China - another great leap forward? - Dr David Unwin, University of Leicester

Booking is essential. The booking form is available as Word and PDF files

Meeting notes are available as a PDF file

Manchester Geological Association is grateful to the Geologists' Association for financial assistance with this meeting

Manchester Geological Association is also grateful to the Broadhurst family for their support and encouragement with this series of lectures

Wednesday 13 February 2013 at 19:00 - AGM followed by Presidential Address

The Middle Jurassic of Ketton, Rutland - Peter del Strother MBE, Manchester Geological Association

Tuesday 12 March 2013 at 18:30 - Joint Meeting with the Geographical Association

Now that the dust has settled... The Impacts of Icelandic Volcanic Eruptions - Professor Fiona Tweed, Staffordshire University

This meeting is taking place in Lecture Theatre B of the Roscoe Building, (building 53 on the campus map, adjacent to the Williamson Building, building 52)