Leeds Geological Association

Lecture Programme

Monthly Lecture Programme 2018


Unless otherwise noted all lectures take place on Thursdays at 7:15 p.m.

Apart from the meeting on April 21st (National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield), all lectures will be held at Leeds University in the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre in the Michael Sadler Building.

If travelling by car please be aware that the University have introduced a charge for parking on campus during the evening. Full details may be found at http://carparking.leeds.ac.uk/visitors.




25 - JAN - 18

Lost Frontiers: What Has Doggerland Ever Done For Us?

Dr Philip Murgatroyd
Bradford University

22 - FEB - 18

Presentations by Students of the School of Earth and Environment, Leeds University

Final Year Students
Earth and Environment
University of Leeds

15 - MAR - 18

Micropalaeontology: an Introduction to its Uses

Dr Tracy Aze
Earth and Environment
University of Leeds

19 - APR - 18

Making Mountains: the Caledonides of Scotland

Dr Anna Bird
Hull University

21 - APR - 18

Yorkshire's Rocks and Minerals Day
Launch of Yorkshire Geology Month
National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield


03 - MAY - 18

Faults and Earthquake Hazards: the Past is the Key to the Present

Dr Laura Gregory
Earth and Environment
Leeds University

11 - OCT - 18

Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes

Prof Bill McGuire
Univ College London

08 - NOV - 18

The Early Toarcian (Jurassic) Oceanic Anoxic Event: Untangling Global and Regional Signals

Dr Rob Newton
Earth and Environment
Leeds University

06 - DEC - 18

AGM and Conversazione –
Short Talks and Displays by Members


Visitors are most welcome.

Details of previous lecture programmes are available here.