Monthly Meetings
List of Scheduled Talks
We currently hold monthly meetings online via Zoom due to Covid 19 restrictions.
Meetings are held at 8pm on the second Wednesday of every month. The meeting link is sent to members. Visitors are welcome (please contact us)
List of previous talks Reviews of previous talks
Dr Stephen Hicks
Imperial College London
Research Associate in the field of Earthquake Seismology
The Surrey Earthquake Swarm

Website Abstract
Dr Alastair Curry
University of Hertfordshire
Lecturer in physical geography, with particular interest in periglacial and paraglacial geomorphology.
Secrets from the Lady of the Lake: structure, sedimentology and evolution of rockfall talus slopes in the Brecon Beacons, Wales.
Website Abstract
Dr Jonathan Paul
Lecturer in Geoscience, Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Member of the Paramo research group based at Imperial College London, focusing on sustainable water resources management.
The effects of stratigraphy on the London Underground.
Website Abstract News Article
Professor Jim Rose
Emeritus Professor, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London; Honorary Research Associate, British Geological Survey
Quaternary Rivers and Glaciers in Midland and Eastern England – conflicting views and observable evidence.

Changes in the landscape occurred during the Anglian Glaciation due to erosion and sedimentation. River terraces hold some evidence of glacial presence and tell a story of rivers which have been eliminated and of the Thames being diverted southwards.

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Jim Rose holds the Murchison Award and the Victoria Medal of the Royal Geographical Society and the Coke Medal of the Geological Society of London. He is a Scientific Advisor to Natural England. His research interests cover a wide range of Quaternary science including climate and environmental change through the Last interglacial/ Last glacial in Europe, environmental change and Human occupance of Britain.
Harrow and Hillingdon Geological Society
Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be followed by a talk on The Canary Islands with especial emphasis on Tenerife by Allan Wheeler

Bruce Rimmer
(AGS) Amateur Geological Society

Platinum Group Metals - their Geological Occurrence, Extraction and Applications

Humphrey Knight
CRU Group
CRU provides insight, data and analysis for global mining, metal, and fertilizer commodities. Humphrey Knight is the Senior Analyst for Potash. He has previously worked as a geologist at a major lead-zinc mine in the Republic of Ireland and at a gold exploration project in Mexico.
Salt from the frozen wastes: An introduction to the global potash industry
Members Evening

Details on request
Matthew Staitis
University of Edinburgh

Investigating Deccan-induced environmental changes, prior to the K/Pg mass extinction

Dr Ilias Karapanos
Affinity Water
‘Developments in Understanding the flow mechanisms in the Chalk and the groundwater-surface water interactions’

Jane Tubb
East Herts Geology Club

‘Microbes to Marrows, the evolution of plants and flowers’

Professor Francis Wall
Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter
‘Responsible sourcing of raw materials – at home and abroad’
Some slides from recent talks given at our monthly meetings
Monthly meetings are held at 8pm on the second Wednesday of every month, currently on Zoom.

Expert speakers give illustrated talks on all aspects of geology, and answer our questions afterwards. A wide variety of topics are covered.

Member's children, aged 14 upwards, can attend meetings when accompanied by an adult.

Visitors are welcome (
please contact us).

The Society always welcomes new members, whatever their knowledge of the subject.