What’s on : Symposium

“Mammals, Dinosaurs and Sea Dragons of the Jurassic: recent developments”

3 Nov 2018
Start time
1:00 PM
Tempest Anderson Hall
"Mammals, Dinosaurs and Sea Dragons of the Jurassic: recent developments"

Event Information

The Yorkshire Philosophical Society and The Yorkshire Geological Society present a free one day indoor meeting of lectures on

“Mammals, Dinosaurs and Sea Dragons of the Jurassic: recent developments in vertebrate palaeontology”

on Saturday November 3rd (1pm to 4.30pm) at Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York, YO1 7FR.

This will provide an overview of current cutting-edge research for amateur geologists and the general public as well as a professional and academic audience.  Speakers are:

The Carnian Pluvial Episode and the origin of the dinosaurs – Professor Mike Benton, University of Bristol
Dinosaur tracks from the Middle Jurassic rocks of the Cleveland Basin of Yorkshire and a comparison with those from the Isle of Skye, Scotland – Dr Michael Romano, formerly of the University of Sheffield
Mammals of our Jurassic World: from Yorkshire to the Isle of Skye – Elsa Panciroli, National Museum of Scotland and University of Edinburgh
The Scunthorpe Pliosaur: excavating a significant new find – Richard Forrest, independent researcher

The meeting is a further support to the new “Yorkshire’s Jurassic World” exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum.

Free to YPS and YGS members showing their membership card and to the general public with Free ticket on Eventbrite Ticket