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Presidents Day 2019

06 June 2019
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Event type:
AGM, Social event, Lecture
Organised by:
Geological Society Events
The Geological Society, Burlington House
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President’s Day 2019 was held on Thursday 6 June at Burlington House. As in previous years, the recipients of the major medals were invited to give a short talk on their subject. You can watch the medallists' talks below.

Lyell medallist

Nick Kusznir, Professor of Geophysics, University of Liverpool

Understanding the Ocean-Continent Transition - Geology and Geophysics in Deep Water

Murchison medallist

Marian Holness, Professor of Petrology, University of Cambridge

No more need for speculation?: the microstructural legacy of fluid dynamical behaviour in solidifying mafic intrusions

William Smith medallist

Frances Wall, Professor of Applied Mineralogy, Camborne School of Mines

Responsible Manufacturing: Geologists help get it right from the start

Wollaston medallist

Edward Stolper, William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology, Caltech

Why do the interiors of planets partially melt?