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.

October 2018

EGS workshop: the North West Highlands Geopark

EGS workshop: the North West Highlands Geopark

Date: Saturday, 27 October 2018 | 11:00AM
This workshop will focus on the work of the NW Highlands Geopark, explore the historical development of ideas about thrusting and mountain building and give an overview of the modern understanding of the Moine Thrust Belt.

November 2018

Unravelling soft sediment deformation in earthquake-triggered mass transport deposits (lecture)

Unravelling soft sediment deformation in earthquake-triggered mass transport deposits (lecture)

Date: Thursday, 8 November 2018 | 7:30PM
Professor Ian Alsop, University of Aberdeen

December 2018

Ben Nevis - remnant of a lost volcanic landscape (lecture)

Ben Nevis - remnant of a lost volcanic landscape (lecture)

Date: Thursday, 13 December 2018 | 7:30PM
Dr Roddy Muir, Midland Valley Exploration

January 2019

A broader view of the Moine Thrust (lecture)

Date: Thursday, 10 January 2019 | 7:30PM
Dr Jim Morrison (Retiring Presidential Address)

February 2019

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)

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

March 2019

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

Hydrocarbon exploration in volcanic-affected basins (lecture)

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