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Past events

Uncertainty & Risk in Petroleum Exploration & Production

17:00 - 18:00 14 February 2019

Bernie Vining is a senior petroleum geoscientist with 40 years international experience in both exec...

Using ant/plant symbioses to understand the evolution of cooperation among species

13:00 - 14:00 6 February 2019

Widespread in nature, mutualistic associations –cooperative interactions between unrelated species...

Multi-modal imaging across the length scales at Diamond and Diamond II

13:00 - 14:00 12 December 2018

Our speaker is Dr Paul Quinn, Principal Beamline Scientist at Diamond Light Source. Coffee and t...

Aftershocks: The Armenian Earthquake and Humanitarianism at the End of the Cold War?

17:00 - 19:00 12 December 2018

On December 7 1988, an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck Armenia, killing an esti...

Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Government in Water Quality Preservation: The Pollution Load Control Initiative in Malaysia

13:00 - 14:00 11 December 2018

Our speaker is Dr. Zaki Zainudin, an independent water quality & modelling specialist, Kuala Lumpur,...

Controls on the deposition and preservation of mixed fluvial and marginal marine successions

17:00 - 18:00 6 December 2018

This week's AAGP speaker is Dr Michelle Shiers from CASP. Discerning the roles of autogenic and all...

Brilliant bacterial biominerals: From early Earth survival to modern biotech solutions

13:00 - 14:00 5 December 2018

Our speaker is Professor Vernon Phoenix from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering a...

Hydrocarbons to Geothermal, the energy transition in the Netherlands and Germany, what about our jobs?

12:00 - 13:00 26 November 2018

This week's AAGP speaker is Dr Ben Kilhams from Shell. This talk will give a short introduction to...

From hand-dug wells to present day: the history and technology of drilling and well stimulation

17:00 - 18:00 22 November 2018

This week's AAGP speaker is Professor Jonathan Craig, Senior Vice President, Exploration Strategies...

The biogeochemistry of glaciers and ice sheets on Earth: lessons for Mars

13:00 - 14:00 21 November 2018

Our speaker is Dr Jon Telling from the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Newcastle Uni...