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The Society’s flagship scientific and social event!

In 1998 the annual Lyell Dinner was expanded to include a Lyell Day. On that day distinguished lecturers from the UK and abroad are invited to present the latest research on a geological theme selected by the committee. Talks are specifically geared towards the undergraduate audience. Previous themes include:

1998 Subduction
1999 Ridges
2000 Catastrophes and preservation
2001 Oceans & Atmospheres: Climate Change
2002 Journey from the Centre of the Earth
2003 Out of this World: Planetary Geology
2004 Raging Planet
2005 Ice Planet
2006 Beyond Fossil Fuels: The Energy and Climate Crisis
2007 Out of Asia
2008 Evolution of the Universe
2009 Catastrophic changes, and their potential impacts of life
2010 25 years of Geology at Royal Holloway University of London
2011 Recent advances in Earth sciences and expected progress in the next 25 years
2012 Dynamic Earth: the fall & rise of a Supercontinent
2013 The Impact of Geology on Life & Evolution
2014 Geologists: how they make the world go round
 

The day’s symposium is followed by the Lyell Dinner, a formal black tie dinner held in the spectacular Founder’s Picture Gallery, followed by a live band and dancing.

 
 
 

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