Saturday Seminar, March 10th 2018
The Middle Jurassic
The Rutland Dinosaur fifty years on: big feet in a small County
From 10.30, 10th March 2018
On the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Rutland Dinosaur, we focus on Middle Jurassic geology and fossils, but in particular, Sauropod Dinosaurs in a series of talks.
Of the Topics to be discussed, some are on the Dinosaur, and its fellow sauropods;
The Rutland Dinosaur - a history;
Feeding Mechanics in Sauropods;
and others are an overview of the Middle Jurassic System setting of Rutland;
the shifting environments recorded in Middle Jurassic strata of Britain;
the Middle Jurassic fauna from the Isle of Skye;
and the place of Cetiosaurus amongst the Sauropods.
The Speakers will be John Martin and Dr Mark Evans on the History of the Rutland Dinosaur; Professor Paul Upchurch on Sauropod palaeobiology and feeding mechanics; Professor John Hudson on Mid-Jurassic lagoons; Elsa Panciroli on Mid-Jurassic Fauna from the Isle of Skye; and Femka Holwerda on the place of Celiosaurus among the sauropods.
The meeting will be held in Lecture Theatre 1 in the Bennett Building on the Leicester University campus.
Coffee will be available from 10.30, the Seminar commencing at 11.00.
Tickets, at £17.50, are available from the Treasurer, Roger Latham, at Section C meetings or:
25 Potters Lane,
There will be no inclusive lunch, but coffee/tea will be available during the recesses.
Several commercial food outlets are on campus.