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.


Upcoming meetings:



Wednesday October 4th


Dr 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


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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.