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The Impact of Geology on Life and Evolution

Friday 1 March 2013 - Queens Building Lecture Theatre

9:00 - 9:30 A Planet Fit for Geologists Dr. Dave Waltham (RHUL)
9:30 - 10:00 Early Life:3Ga of Bacterial Life Dr. Nathalie Grassineau (RHUL)
11:00 - 11:30 Metallogeny, Life and the 'Snowball Earth' Prof. Laurence Robb (OXF)
11:30 - 12:00 Verneshots, Mass Extinctions, and Tunguska Prof. Jason Morgan (RHUL)
12:00 - 12:30 New insights into dinosaur origins and early evolution Dr. Paul Barrett (NHM)
14:00 - 14:30 The effect of the continents on climate, ocean chemistry and mass extinctions Dr. Philip Pogge Van Strandmann (OXF)
14:30 - 15:00 Uranium in War Veterans Prof. Randall Parrish (NERC)
15:00 - 15:30 Mars: habitability, life and missions Dr. Frances Westall (ESA)
19:00 Drinks reception Founders Victorian Corridor

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


Lyell Day 2013 is kindly supported by:
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Also by RHUL Alumni Fund



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