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Previous Meetings

Monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month at the Cavendish Pavilion, Field End Road, Eastcote. HA4 9PG (Map)

The talks start at 8:00 pm followed by any questions you may want to put to the speaker.

The evening finishes with coffee and informal conversation.

Programme for 2017

Speaker Title
23/08/17 Members Evening

Historical Walk around Ruislip - meet at St Martins Approach car park (near the end of Ruislip High Street) at 6.30pm

Due to bad weather this has been postponed until the 23/08/2017

13/09/17 Dr Paul Taylor (NHM) A brief history of life in 10 fossils - Introduction
11/10/17 Prof. Giles Harrison (Reading) Two hundred years since the “year without a summer” – global atmospheric effects of the Mount Tambora eruption
08/11/17 Adrian Rundle Microfossils
13/12/17 TBA  

Programme for 2018

10/01/2018 Sarah Day (Geological Society) Dinosaurs, monsters and myths: The challenges and opportunities of communicating Earth science
14/03/2018 Prof. David Pyle (Oxford) Volcanoes: past, present and future
11/04/2018 Zoe Mildon (UCL) Stress transfer during earthquakes in central Italy: using the historical record to inform the future and the 2016 seismic sequence
13/06/2018 Prof. Heather Viles The Earth’s surface in the Anthropocene
11/07/2018 Dr Simon Drake (Birkbeck) Was Palaeogene volcanism on the Isle of Skye, NW Scotland, initiated by meteorite impact?


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