Events

This section contains details of all the forthcoming lectures and excursions organised by the society, as well as other Scottish events of a geological nature that the society has heard about.

January 2019

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Start: Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | 10:00AM
End: Monday, 6 May 2019 | 5:00PM
Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, will visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 22 January – 6 May 2019. As part of the exhibition there will be a "Societies' Day" on Saturday 16 February. The Geological Society of Glasgow and the Strathclyde Geoconservation Group will have stalls at this event.

February 2019

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Start: Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | 10:00AM
End: Monday, 6 May 2019 | 5:00PM
Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, will visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 22 January – 6 May 2019. As part of the exhibition there will be a "Societies' Day" on Saturday 16 February. The Geological Society of Glasgow and the Strathclyde Geoconservation Group will have stalls at this event.
The Heath Robinson world of the Triassic (lecture)

The Heath Robinson world of the Triassic (lecture)

Date: Thursday, 14 February 2019 | 7:30PM
Dr Nick Fraser, National Museum of Scotland
Sideways views of Scottish garnets: insights into metamorphic processes (lecture)

Sideways views of Scottish garnets: insights into metamorphic processes (lecture)

Date: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 | 7:30PM
Dr Tim Dempster, University of Glasgow

March 2019

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Start: Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | 10:00AM
End: Monday, 6 May 2019 | 5:00PM
Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, will visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 22 January – 6 May 2019. As part of the exhibition there will be a "Societies' Day" on Saturday 16 February. The Geological Society of Glasgow and the Strathclyde Geoconservation Group will have stalls at this event.

Basin evolution in the Variscan foreland in southern Britain (lecture)

Date: Thursday, 14 March 2019 | 7:30PM
Dr Bernard Besley, Besley Earth Science Ltd

April 2019

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Dippy on Tour: a natural history adventure

Start: Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | 10:00AM
End: Monday, 6 May 2019 | 5:00PM
Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, will visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 22 January – 6 May 2019. As part of the exhibition there will be a "Societies' Day" on Saturday 16 February. The Geological Society of Glasgow and the Strathclyde Geoconservation Group will have stalls at this event.

Hydrocarbon exploration in volcanic-affected basins (lecture)

Date: Thursday, 11 April 2019 | 7:30PM
Dr Nick Schofield, University of Aberdeen
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