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.

February 2019

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
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.

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.

Reconstructing the Variscan foreland basin in Southern England (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

Islay

Start: Friday, 26 April 2019 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 29 April 2019 | 12:00PM
1800 Ma gneiss, Precambrian metasediments and fossil stromatolites, the famous Port Askaig Tillite (possible "Snowball Earth"?), low grade metamorphic Dalradian rocks retaining original sedimentary structures, reactivated and reversed extensional faults, substantial mineralisation, 60 Ma igneous intrusions (opening of the Atlantic Ocean) and a large selection of Quaternary Ice Age features.

May 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.
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