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List of meetings and events 2017-2018

Monday 25th September - Bisat research Group Meeting - meet at South Promenade, Withernsea.

Thursday 5th October   - Club Night - topic: miscellaneous geology

Thursday 19th October - Evening lecture - Prof Patrick Boylan on "The World Heritage Convention and the protection of earth science areas and sites of 'outstanding universal value'." Click here for abstract

Thursday 2nd November - Club Night - topic: Sand and Sandstone

Thursday 9th November (tbc) - Evening lecture - Dr Rob Newton of Leeds University on  "The early Toarcian (Jurassic) oceanic anoxic event: untangling global and regional signals." Click here for abstract

Thursday 30th November  - Quiz Night

Thursday 14th December - evening lecture - Ian Heppenstall on "Grassington, Lea Green to Conniston Dib"  

Thursday 4th January 2018 - Committee Meeting

Thursday 18th January 2018 - Club Night -

Thursday 25th January 2018 - Evening lecture - Dr Liam Herringshaw of Hull University "Burrowing Through Time". 

Thursday 8th February - Club Night -

Thursday 22nd February 2018 - Members' Evening

Thursday 15th March - AGM and Evening lecture - Dr Katie Strang on "Urban geology: buildings rock!"

Thursday 21st February 2019 - Evening Lecture  - Prof Chris Clark of Sheffield University on the Quaternary record of the British Ice Sheet

Winter lecture meetings start at 7-30 p.m. and are held in the Department of Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Cohen Building, University of Hull (unless otherwise stated). Non-members are welcome to attend but please arrive before the start of the meeting. If you arrive late the building may be locked for security reasons and you will not be able to get in. If we are in the ground floor lecture theatre or laboratory you can knock on the window and we will let you in.

There is no charge for non-members attending our meetings (unless otherwise stated), but you are welcome to make a donation to Society funds.

The Microscopy Evenings are for members only. The Meetings start at 7-50pm.

The Club Nights are open to members of the Society, University Students and interested members of the public. At the end of each meeting we will choose the topic or topics for the following meeting. Those attending are encouraged to bring some appropriate specimens, photographs, models or texts to contribute to the evening. The meetings start at 7-50pm. If you arrive late the building will be locked for security reasons and you will not be able to get in; we are using the laboratory on the first floor.

Please contact the Society if you wish to come to a field meeting so that the leaders will know how many people to expect. The Society reserves the right to exclude people who are not wearing the necessary protective clothing/equipment.

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For further information 'phone 01482 346784.

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