Join us for an interesting and informative evening! The Geologists’ Association organizes a series of illustrated evening lectures on a wide range of geological topics. These take place on the first Friday of the month and are held in the Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly W1V 0JU.
Please note change of start time: Tea at 5.30 pm with the lecture starting at 6.00 pm. All the above meetings are held in the Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society. Following the talk we have a reception in the lower library with wine and nibbles.
Non-members are very welcome to attend for an introductory visit - please telephone (020 7434 9298) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) the Executive Secretary to book a place.
Abstracts for lectures are also now available by clicking here.
If you have missed a lecture, the majority are available to view again online for members here (please note: members login will be required). Lectures over a year old are available to non-members as well and can be viewed here.
2017 LECTURE MEETINGS
January 6 - Prof Paul Upchurch
New Perspectives on dinosaur diversity and extinction
February 3 - Prof Simon Lewis
The Palaeolithic of Breckland: old sites, new questions Henry Stopes Memorial Lecture
March 3 - Dr Thomas Gernon
Diamonds and Chocolate: New Volcanic Process Discovered
April 7 - Professor Tim Reston
Crustal Thinning – What happens when a continent breaks up
June 2 - Dean Lomax
The incredible Ichthyosaurus: a reassessment of a British Jurassic Icon
July 7 - Dr Fiona McEvoy
The Geological considerations for deep disposal of radioactive waste – a UK perspective
October 6 - Dr Maria McNamara
New Advances in the study of fossil animal colour
December 1 - Prof Tamsin Mather
Volcanoes and Global change?
2016 LECTURE MEETINGS
February 5 - Dr Imran Rahman
A Virtual World of Palaeontology
March 11 - Dr Nick Longrich
Giant marine reptiles and whales during the Eocene-Oligocene cooling event
May 6 - Dr Haydon Bailey
AGM and Presidential Address
Foraminifera II: Planktonics - The free floating story
December 2 -Prof John Cosgrove
The Evolution of a fold thrust belt – an example from the Zagros Mountains of Iran