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Fellows Event, Manchester

01 May 2018
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Event type:
Social event, Evening meeting
Organised by:
Geological Society Events, 2018 Year of Resources
Renold Building, The University of Manchester
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The Geological Society brings you your Fellows Event in Manchester.

  • The event is FREE for Fellows of the Geological Society
  • Listen to a talk from Dean Lomax: Palaeontologist, Author, Adventurer and Science Communicator
  • It will be a relaxed evening, for you to learn more about the benefits of your membership
  • Introduction by Malcolm Brown, President of the Geological Society
  • Network with other Geological Society Fellows and professional geoscientists
  • Find out about the facilities and resources available as part of your membership, including the library, events, careers, policy, publications, venue hire, education, plus more
  • Learn more about Chartership and Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • Live Lyell Collection demos
  • Bring an interested colleague, student, friend or partner to be your guest for the evening
  • Plus one lucky attendee will win access to the Full Book Collection for the rest of 2018!
  • Other prizes and giveaways on the night
  • Virtual guided tour of Burlington House (occupied by the Geological Society since 1874)

Places for the event are limited and on a first come, first served basis.


You can register for this event on Evenbrite 

 Event Details: 

The Fellow's event will start at 6pm at the University of Manchester Renold Building. Malcolm Brown, the current Geological Society President will be giving an introduction. There will also be a Drinks reception with light snacks/canapés from 7pm. 

  • Please note: This event is open to all Fellows (plus 1 guest)  

Guest Speaker - Dean Lomax

Dean is an internationally recognised multi-award-winning palaeontologist, science communicator and author. Dean has travelled the globe and worked on many fascinating projects from excavating dinosaurs in the American West, to describing new species of extinct marine reptiles and winning a gold medal for excellence in science. 

A visiting scientist at The University of Manchester, Dean is passionate about communicating palaeontology with the public and regularly appears on television, including as series advisor and recurring on-screen expert presenter for ITV’s Dinosaur Britain. He has written two books, numerous scientific papers, and many popular articles. Dean is also the patron of the UK Association of Fossil Hunters.  

Find out more about Dean.

Dean Lomax

Geolsoc Contact

Sarah Woodcock

The Geological Society
Burlington House