The Winter Programme of Section C for 2017 - 2018
The talks in our Programme, on alternate Wednesdays, are held in Lecture Theatre 3 of the Ken Edwards Building on the University of Leicester campus.
All commence at 19.30, after refreshments of tea, coffee, and a selection of biscuits, from 19.00.
Usually the guest Speaker will be entertained to an evening meal by our Chair Dr Mark Evans, and attendees are welcome to join them, from 17.45.
Details may be obtained from Mark on 0116 454 0231.
Wednesday October 4thDr Tory McCoy (University of Leicester) on Soft Tissue Preservation in Amber
Wednesday October 18th
Dr Roger Mason will speak about his groups discovery of Ediacaran fossils, and the bioengineering in the Gorges of the Yangtze River of China
Wednesday November 1st
Professor David Siveter (University of Leicester) The Herefordshire Lagerstätte: soft-bodied virtual fossils from a Silurian volcanic ash
Wednesday November 15th
Professor Mike Lovell (University of Leicester) Petrophysics in the kitchen
Wednesday November 29th
An Anthropocene Day, and Professor Jan Zalasiewicz (University of Leicester) will talk to the Section in the evening
Wednesday December 13th
Christmas Meeting held at the New Walk Museum, Leicester, LE1 7EA
Wednesday January 10th
Dr David Holwell (University of Leicester) Mineral exploration in Zambia
Monday January 22nd
Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society Parent Body Lecture at the New Walk Museum, Leicester, LE1 7EA
Professor John Dewey (University of California, and University College Oxford)
Tectonic Evolution of Earth
Wednesday January 24th
Dr Tom Fletcher (University of Leicester) Hydrodynamics of fossil fishes
Wednesday February 7th
Our Members' Evening. Held at the New Walk Museum, Leicester, LE1 7EA
Wednesday February 21st
Dr Geoff Warrington (University of Leicester) Mineralization in the Cheshire Basin
Wednesday March 7th
Saturday March 10th
Our Annual Saturday Seminar, held in the University of Leicester Campus
The 50th Anniversary of the discovery of the Rutland Dinosaur
The Life and Times of the Rutland Dinosaur
Wednesday March 21st
The Annual General Meeting and Chairmans' Address by Dr Mark Evans (New Walk Museum Leicester)
Tales of collapsible skulls of the Oxford Clay and more: the Cryptoclidid plesiosaurs.