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Herdman Symposium 2017 – 25th February 2017

For some years now, I have attended the Herdman Symposium. This years event is taking place  09:0017:00 on the 25th February 2017.

This year the speakers will be:

  • Dr Guillem Anglada (QMU) – ‘Proxima and detection of small planets around nearby stars’
  • Dr Hugh Tuffen (Lancaster) -‘Rhyolitic Magma on the Move’
  • Dr Kate Hendry (Bristol) – ‘The beauty and usefulness of sponges in reconstructing ocean chemistry.
  • Prof Sarah Davies (Leicester) – ‘The rise of a new terrestrial ecosystem in the early Carboniferous’
  • Prof Stuart Haszeldine (Edinburgh)– ‘Importance and impact of fossil fuels, and the use of Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK and specifically the Liverpool area’
  • Dr Marion Holness (Cambridge) – Igneous microtextures and the movement of melts.

I will be live tweeting the event as usual – me on  Twitter (#herdmansymposium)

Herdman Booking on the 2017 event:


£15.00 (Students £10.00) and includes talks, abstracts, refreshments, buffet lunch and wine reception (5pm).


Central Teaching Hub, Faculty of Science & Engineering, University of Liverpool, Off Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3BX

Building number 221 (F6) on the University’s Campus Map


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