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The Herdman Society Centenary Symposium: Past, Present and Future of Earth SciencesSaturday 17 February 2018 at the Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool
Speakers and lecture titles:
Fossil Sharks - Dr Charlie Underwood (London)
Igneous Intrusions - Dr Janine Kavanagh (Liverpool)
Faults - Prof John Walsh (Dublin)
Continental Breakup - Dr Leanne Cowie (Norway)
Low Carbon Aggregates - Dr Paula Carey (Kent)
Geology and Global Development - Dr Joel Gill (BGS)
Further information and tickets may be obtained here. The last booking date is Monday 12 February 2018.
2018 Geotours in the North West Highlands UNESCO Global GeoparkThere are two week-long tours running in May and September next year. Expert tuition is by Geopark staff. The area has the lowest population density in Europe and exhibits unique geodiversity and biodiversity. As home of the oldest rocks in Europe, the first identified thrust fault, and with evidence of the earliest life, the North West Highlands Geopark can be regarded as the "Cradle of Geology".
Full details of the tours and information on how to book can be found here.
North West Highlands Geopark Limited is a social enterprise and a charity which re-invests profits to ensure ongoing development of geo-tourism projects, conservation and educational programmes.
This information is presented as it may be of interest to MGA members, and does not imply endorsement by the Manchester Geological Association.