The British Geological Survey held an Open Day at its Environmental Science Centre in Keyworth on Saturday 27 June 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We planned a packed day illustrating the wide scope and applications of our research activities. Read a blog of the day.
There was something for rock lovers of all ages — from newbies to experienced earth scientists. Download the Open Day Poster
What are our open days like? Look at pictures from our 2013 Open Day.
To celebrate NERC's 50th anniversary we had several of our sister institutes joining us, including the British Antarctic Survey, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, National Oceanography Centre and the National Centre for Earth Observation.
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We had a programme of five talks in the De la Beche lecture theatre. No booking necessary; room capacity 100.
|10.30 – 10.40||Welcome||John Ludden|
|10.40 – 11.10||Fukushima - four years on||Julie West|
|11.30 – 12.00||Muddy molecules!||Chris Vane|
|13.00 – 13.40||Did a catastrophic tsunami wipe out the Minoans?||Dave Tappin|
|14.00 – 14.40||Why it's great to be a geologist in the 21st century||Mike Stephenson|
|15.00 – 15.40||The challenge of working on the ice: British Antarctic Survey's work in Antarctica||Athena Dinar|
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