Lectures

Lectures are open to all and there is no charge for admission. However regular attendees are expected to be members of the society.
Lectures are usually held as detailed below.

Time:
7:45pm for 8:00pm

Venue:
Sorby Room, Wager Building, (formerly Geoscience),
The University of Reading,
Whiteknights, Reading.
Use Car Park 8

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Forthcoming Lectures

All the forthcoming lectures for this year are listed below. If available posters for these lectures can be found via the poster link. Where an abstract is available a details link will be shown.
To see a list of past lectures click the button.
Lecture Archive

2019-03Monday 4 March 2019

The 'real' Value of Micropaleontology

Dr. Haydon Bailey,  Consultant Micropalaeontologist
Details


2019-04Monday 1 April 2019

The Iceland Plume

Dr Stephen Jones,  University of Birmingham


2019-05Monday 13 May 2019

Microbialites

role of bacteria and viruses in carbonate precipitation

Prof. Maurice Tucker,  University of Bristol
Details


2019-06Monday 3 June 2019

Evening Geological Ramble in Hazeley Heath

Hartley Wintney

Ailsa Davies,  RGS


2019-07Monday 1 July 2019

The bizarre Cretaceous limestone reservoirs that formed in lakes at the bottom of the South Atlantic

Dr Paul Wright,  PW Carbonate Geoscience


2019-08Monday 5 August 2019

Rock and mineral identification

Dr Hazel McGoff,  University of Reading


Monday 2 September 2019

Presidential Address

Dr Clive Edmonds


2019-10Monday 7 October 2019

Palaeogene Volcanism on Skye

Dr Simon Drake & Dr Andy Beard ,  Birkbeck College
Details


2019-11Monday 4 November 2019

The Thames through time

Prof Danielle Schreve,  Royal Holloway College
Details


2019-12Monday 2 December 2019

Survivors

the animals and plants that time has left behind

Richard Fortey,  Natural History Museum


Programme 2019

The programme for 2019 as currently proposed is also available as a pdf document.

Other programmes

Previous years programmes and other programme information can be found on the About us page.