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Regular talks held by the Department of Earth Sciences student society at the University of Cambridge. All welcome to attend – free for members and usually £2 for guests.

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1 upcoming talk and 150 talks in the archive.

National Geographic Explorers

UserDr Claire McNulty (National Geographic Society).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 20 November 2017, 17:30-18:30

Redrawing the Dinosaur family tree

UserMatt Baron (University of Cambridge).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 23 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

G5a: the geology, origin and celebrity of Shap Granite.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock (University of Cambridge).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 16 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Isotopes in volcanic emissions: links to Earth’s ancient past and not-so-distant future

UserEmily Mason (University of Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Planetary geology and the long-term scientific benefits of space resources

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserIan Crawford, UCL Birkbeck.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 16:15-16:45

Indirect signatures of life in the alluvial stratigraphic record

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserNeil Davies, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 15:15-15:45

How to weigh a dinosaur

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserSusie Maidment, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 14:45-15:15

A lot of hot air: gas in volcanic eruptions

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserMarie Edmonds, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 14:00-14:30

Cosmic Dust: The fastest little rocks on Earth

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserMatt Genge, Imperial.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 11:30-12:00

Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

Registration required at conf.sedg.club

UserSpeakers from Cambridge and beyond....

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 10:30-18:00

Drilling the Chicxulub Impact Crater

UserAuriol Rae, Imperial.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 13 March 2017, 17:30-18:30

RESCHEDULED: ERC Equipoise careers presentation

Hear about careers in oil and gas, with free cheese and wine!

UserERC Equipoise .

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Volcano hunting in Papua New Guinea

UserLois Salem, Cambridge.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

PhD Showcase

UserLawrence Cowton, Victoria Honour, Luke Grinham.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 20 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Humans as the new geology

UserMike Ellis, BGS.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 13 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

20,000 Rocks Under The Sea: Journey to the Pito Deep

Live streaming from a research ship! Free and open to all.

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Mercury: Geology of the sun's innermost planet

UserDavid Rothery, Open University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

What keeps the Earth habitable?

UserPhilip Pogge von Strandmann, UCL Birkbeck.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

#ArchivesRock - treasures from the Sedgwick Museum Archive

UserSandra Freshney, Sedgwick Museum.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 21 November 2016, 17:00-18:00

Abiotic chemical cycling on earth and beyond

UserDr Oli Shorttle, Cambridge.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 31 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Mercury: Geology of the sun's innermost planet

UserDavid Rothery, Open University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Dinosaurs in the Crystal Palace Park

UserProfessor Joe Cain (University College London).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 17:00-18:00

Dr Woodward's Cabinet of Dangerous Dreams: Geology in the Age of Enlightenment

UserDr Kenneth McNamara (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Climate Change Impacts in Polar Regions: Lessons from Antarctic Moss Bank Archives

UserProfessor Howard Griffiths (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 15 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Landscape Response to Active Normal Faulting: Rivers, Rates and Dates

UserDr Alexander Whittaker (Imperial College, London).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 08 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

The Ignorance Project

UserEkbal Hussain (University of Leeds; Geology for Global Development).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Mountains to Deserts: Insights from Garnet

UserDr Anna Bird (University of Hull).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 18 January 2016, 17:00-18:00

The Search For New Planets

UserMaximilian Guenther (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Crustal Melting in the Himalaya, Collision tectonics and the Origin of Granite

UserProfessor Nigel Harris (The Open University).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 16 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

The Long-Range Societal Impacts of Large Eruptions

UserProfessor Clive Oppenheimer (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Shifting Sediment Sources in the World's Longest RIver: An 8,000-year Record From Northern Sudan

UserProf Jamie Woodward (The University of Manchester).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Forensic Geology - Hero or Villain?

UserDr Andrew Moncrieff (Hawkins).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Reactive Transport in Aqueous Geochemistry: Theory, Experiments, and Applications

UserDr Benjamin Tutolo (University of Oxford).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Ophiolite insights into the oxygen isotope composition of the Cambrian ocean

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserDr Sasha Turchyn (University of Cambridge).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 17:00-17:30

Imaging Moving Wet Stuff: An Introduction to Seismic Oceanography

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Nicky White (University of Cambridge).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 15:45-16:15

A few evolutionary myths

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 15:15-15:45

Enceladus - a miniature, active ice-world

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Francis Nimmo (University of California Santa Cruz).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 14:45-15:15

Fire on Earth: an intimate history

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Andrew Scott (Royal Holloway University of London).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 13:30-14:00

The lithospheric structure of Pangea

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserProfessor Dan McKenzie (University of Cambridge).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 13:00-13:30

New Jurassic Dinosaurs from the Gobi Desert of Western China

UserProfessor James Clark & Professor Catherine Forster (George Washington University).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 17:00-18:00

ERC Equipoise Wine & Cheese Evening 2015

FREE wine and cheese this Thursday evening!

UserDr Adam Law & Nicola Pocock (ERC Equipoise).

HouseHarker Room 1 and Common Room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:00-19:00

Copper Giants: Geology, Genesis and New Pathways to Discovery

UserDr Jamie Wilkinson (Natural History Museum).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Learning about the early Solar System from cometary dust

UserDr Natalie Starkey (Open University).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Does the kiss of a LIP ever linger for long?

UserProfessor Conall Mac Niocaill (University of Oxford).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Earthquakes triggered by seismic waves

UserProfessor Emily Brodsky (University of California Santa Cruz).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Food for thought: Edible explorations of volcanic processes

UserDr Alison Rust (University of Bristol).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Taking the "absolute" temperature in ice cores: another of those dreaded Physics lectures

UserProfessor Hubertus Fischer (University of Bern).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 17:00-18:00

Darwin’s “beloved barnacles” - an evolutionary success story

Note: this talk begins at 6pm

UserProfessor Andrew Gale (University of Portsmouth).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 18:00-19:00

Darwin's Beagle fossils and their significance for his evolutionary thought

UserProfessor Adrian Lister (Natural History Museum).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Shell Seminar - Life as a Shell Graduate

UserAmy Nicholson & Catherine Wasse (Shell).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Active tectonics and geomorphology

UserProfessor Jean-Philippe Avouac (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Underground laboratories for geological disposal research

UserDr Adrian Bath (Intellesci).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 16:30-17:30

Foraminifera as bioindicators of marine environments

UserSigal Abramovic (Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:00

101 years of Geochronology and the EARTHTIME revolution (2003 to present)

UserDan Condon, NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory, British Geological Survey.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

5 million years of tropical ocean temperature evolution

UserDr Charlotte O'Brien (University of Oxford).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

The Pleistocene History of Birmingham

UserSebastian Gibson.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

A philosophy for geology: Charles Lyell and the uniformity of nature

UserProfessor Jim Secord (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 17:00-18:00

Nanoparticles in Sandstone Groundwaters

UserProfessor John Tellam (University of Birmingham).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 17:00-18:00

Evolution of dinosaur respiratory systems and what it might mean

UserDr Paul Barrett (National History Museum).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

The role of Innovation and Technology in meeting future Energy Challenges

UserDr Keith Gerdes (President of the European Region of the AAPG).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Geological mapping: from maps to models

UserDr Rachel Dearden and Mr Holger Kessler (British Geological Survey).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Why the ground matters: why tunnels need geologists

UserThomas Robinson (London Bridge Associates).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Mapping tips tricks and tales

UserPart 2 students.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

From our own correspondent: BBC Stories

UserProfessor Simon Redfern (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Palaeontology and the tree of life

UserDr Robert Asher (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

I (want to) know what you did last summer!

UserPart 2 and Part 3 students.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

'50 Shades of Grey: Communicating Geology'

UserProf. Iain Stewart (University of Plymouth).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 16:30-17:30

Antarctic sea-ice and the global climate

UserDr. Claire Allen, BAS.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Early Terrestrial Animals

UserDr. Russell Garwood (University of Manchester).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 17:00-18:00

Terrestrial biodiversity in Antarctica

UserProf. Peter Convey, BAS.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 17:00-18:00

The geological record of ocean Acidification

UserProf. Andy Ridgwell, University of Bristol.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Glaciovolcanic sequences and reconstructing past Antarctic ice sheets

UserProfessor John Smellie (University of Leicester, Dept of Geology).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 26 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Earthquake Damage Assessment: how, where and why?

UserDr. Roxane Foulser-Piggott, CARLtd .

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

The temperature of the top of the mantle

UserProf. Dan McKenzie .

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Ice cores, climate and interglacials

UserProf. Eric Wolff, BAS.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 05 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Engineering in Sediments

UserProf. Malcolm Bolton, Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Nabro Volcano, Eritrea

UserDr. Clive Oppenheimer.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

I know what you did last Summer

UserPart II and Part III students .

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Geohazards in On-shore Energy Projects

UserDavid Shilston - president designate of the Geological Society.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 26 April 2012, 17:00-18:00

Sedimentary processes beneath Antarctic ice streams

UserPoul Christoffersen - Scott Polar Research Institute.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 17:00-18:00

"Equipoise" cheese and wine evening!

UserERC Equipoise.

HouseMain foyer, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 27 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

Are palaeobiodiversity patterns more apparent than real?

UserGraeme Lloyd, Oxford University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

The Role of the Geologist in International Development

UserJoel Gill (King’s College London / Director, Geology for Global Development).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 13 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

A Tale of Two Plumes – Magmatism and Mantle convection beneath the African Plate

UserProfessor Nick Rogers, The Open University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 06 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

Far-from-passive Passive Margins: How gravity tectonics generates structures in deep water (and why they matter...)

UserFrank Peel, Chief Geologist at BHP Billiton Petroleum Exploration, Texas.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 17:00-18:00

Tectonics and magmatism in collision zones; observations from the Himalaya and Caucasus

UserProfessor Nigel Harris (The Open University).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 28 November 2011, 17:00-18:00

The pterosaur Darwinopterus: Evidence for a modular mode of evolution?

UserDr David Unwin (University of Leicester).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 14 November 2011, 17:00-18:00

Turning up the heat on Snowball Earth

UserProfessor Ian Fairchild (University of Birmingham).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 17:00-18:00

Radioactive waste disposal and the issues it raises

UserRoger Wilmot (Galson Sciences).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 17:00-18:00

I know what you did last Summer

UserPart II and Part III students.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 17 October 2011, 17:00-18:00

I know what you did last Summer

UserPart II and Part III students.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 17:00-18:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Gillian R. Foulger, (Durham Universitry).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 28 February 2011, 17:00-18:00

The Two Types of El Nino and Their Consequences

UserProf. Hans-F. Graf (University of Cambridge, Geography Dept.).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 21 February 2011, 17:00-18:00

Mount Erebus, Antarctica

UserDr Clive Oppenheimer (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 14 February 2011, 17:00-18:00

Landscape and Climate change through Ancient Egypt

UserDr Judith Bunbury (University of Cambridge, Earth Sciences Dept.).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 February 2011, 17:00-18:00

A Career in Oil and Gas Consulting

UserAdam Law, ERC Equipoise Ltd.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 17:00-18:00

AGM and Jurassic Park(!) Film Night

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 17:00-19:30

A geology graduate 10 years on

UserGrace Chillingworth - Environment Agency.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Geologists make great Reservoir Engineers

UserMartin Towns - BP.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

What Energy Future after the World Oil Production Peak?

UserPierre Mauriaud - Total.

HouseBullard Lecture Theatre, Bullard Labs..

ClockMonday 09 November 2009, 16:00-18:00

Geology in Antarctica through the ages

UserDr Tara Deen - British Antarctic Survey.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

I still know what you did last summer...

UserSamantha Simic - Talks Co-ordinator.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 October 2009, 17:00-18:00

I know what you did last summer

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 12 October 2009, 17:00-18:00

Geology 50 years ago

UserProf. Dan McKenzie.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Sedgwick Club Meal

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 February 2009, 17:00-00:00

Part III Project Talks

UserVarious.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 26 January 2009, 17:00-18:00

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