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Events

Shell London Lectures 2013

The Geological Society of London was delighted to again host the Shell London Lecture Series throughout 2013. These monthly public lectures were all held at the Geological Society's Piccadilly apartments in Burlington House.

The presentation from each lecture is available to view online - click on the lecture title below.

reconciling 9 January
Reconciling Past and Future Worlds: Geology and Ground Engineering
Speaker: Jackie Skipper (Geotechnical Consulting Group)


landslides27 February
Landslides and Subsidence: Engineering Geology in an Age of Austerity 
Speaker: David Shilston (GSL President & Atkins UK)

fossils27 March
Exceptionally preserved fossils: Windows on the Evolution of Life
Speaker: David Siveter (University of Leicester)

rivers under the sea17 April
Rivers under the Sea
Speaker: Jeffrey Peakall (University of Leeds)


ccs29 May
CCS: capturing global opportunities and injecting fresh energy into the oil and gas industry?
Speaker: Paul Garnham , CCS Project Manager (Shell)

hydrothermal vents3 July
Life at deep sea hydrothermal vents: biodiversity in a new resource frontier
Speaker: Adrian Glover (Natural History Museum)

dwarfism in animals11 September
Dwarfism in Animals on Islands
Speaker: Victoria Herridge (Natural History Museum)


curiosity rover9 October
The Mars Science Lab Mission
Speaker: Prof Sanjeev Gupta (Imperial College)


shearwater20 November
Shearwater: Geology Under Pressure
Speaker: Caroline Gill, Senior Production Geologist (Shell)


lakes beneath the ice18 December
Lakes Beneath the Ice
Speaker: Martin Siegert (University of Bristol)

London Lectures 2014

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The programme for the 2014 lecture series is currently being put together. All lectures are free to attend - find out how you can enter the ballot for tickets. You can also watch each lecture online as a live webcast on the day of the event.