WINTER PROGRAMME 2023-2024 2023                                                                                           > 26th September                                                                          <Details> THE NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS GEOPARK Peter Harrison North West Highlands Geopark Geologist Zoom, 7:30pm.  (Suggest connecting from 7:15pm). > Saturday 14 th October FIELD TRIP TO DUBLIN Down to Earth exhibition, Collins Barracks Trinity College Geology Museum, Pearse Street 8:00 am Enterprise from Belfast Lanyon Place to Dublin Connolly. Red line Luas to Collins Barracks. (Museum stop). 1.30pm meet in front of the Trinity College Geology Dept/Museum Building. To download a more detailed printable itinerary <click here>  > Tuesday 17th October                                                                   <Details> (Joint with Geologists' Society Northern Ireland Regional Group) GEOTHERMAL ENERGY: NORTHERN IRELAND'S COOL HEAT                      Dr Rob Raine GSNI 6:30pm for 7.00pm Queens University Geography Department, Elmwood Avenue Room GEO/0G/006 > Tuesday 28th November                                                               <Photos>   MOURNE GULLION STRANGFORD UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK Dr Kirstin Lemon GSNI 6:30pm for 7.00pm  Queens University Geography Department, Elmwood Avenue Room GEO/0G/006 > 23rd January THE MINERAL PRODUCTS INDUSTRY Our journey to Net Zero and becoming a socially responsible sector Gordon Best, MPANI ZOOM, 7:00 pm > 13th February                                                                                <Photos> A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME IN ICELAND Focussing on the South East region. Karen Parks This talk will discuss the formation of Iceland and outline how important scientific monitoring is to identify the problems linked to Global Warming and how the volcanic risks are reduced in the island. It will also cover the sustainability issues linked to the use of the natural resources and the conflicts with increased tourism. ZOOM, 7:00 pm > 24th February Science Festival event – Carrickfergus Museum FUN WITH FOSSILS Leader Karen Parks – volunteers needed! 10.30 am – 3pm. Booking through NI Science Festival system > 26th March                                                                                      <Photos> CAPTURING THE SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL EVOLUTION OF GLACIAL LANDFORMS AT BREIÐAMERKURJÖKULL, SE ICELAND Amy Lally, QUB see:- Live meeting + ZOOM, 6:30 pm Queens University Geography Department, Elmwood Avenue > 16th April ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and TALK: THE REMARKABLE PREHISTORY OF THE CAUSEWAY COAST AND GLENS Dr Nicholas Wright Ballycastle Project Officer Causeway Coast and Glens Museum Services The Causeway Coast and Glens is famous for its areas of outstanding natural beauty, attracting well over a million visitors every year. However, the region also boasts some of the most significant prehistoric archaeology anywhere on the island of Ireland. Join Dr Nic Wright, Causeway Coast and Glens Museum Services, to explore the remarkable prehistory of the Causeway Coast and Glens. From Ireland’s earliest known settlement, to the island’s first industry, and the largest Middle Bronze Age settlement yet discovered in Ireland or Britain, Irish pre-history starts here. Live meeting.  AGM 6:00 pm, tea/coffee 6:30 pm, talk 7:00 pm Methodist College  <click here for map> For further information on the AGM, please see the <NEWS> page. Home NEWS Winter Summer Links Resources Archive About Contact Galleries back to top