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Unless stated otherwise, events in this region are organised by the Society’s Yorkshire and North East Regional Committee.



Regional Chair: Professor Dave McEvoy email yne@rgs.org
 

Coming up:


Opening the RGS-IBG archives: Antarctica - Eugene Rae

 Tuesday 26 September 7.15pm-8.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
 Lecture (Huddersfield)

The Society is once again opening its archives. Enjoy hearing tales of triumph and failure as well as viewing some of the items that were taken on these quests, as told by the Principal Librarian. Joint event with Huddersfield and Halifax GA.

Venue: Bronte Lecture Theatre, Room BLG/10, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH.

Places: £3 on entry, RGS-IBG and GA members free.

Contact Peter Drake email peterdrake68@hotmail.com


Going underground! The re-mapping of Gaping Gill - Kevin Dixon

 Tuesday 3 October 6.30pm-8.00pm (doors open at 6.00pm)
 Lecture (Sheffield)

Join Kevin Dixon as he talks of his four-year expedition to re-map the Gaping Gill cave system beneath the Yorkshire Dales, detailing the technology, his discoveries and the results. Joint event with Sheffield Hallam University Geography and Environment Group and Sheffield GA.

Venue: Peak Lecture Theatre, 527 Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Sheffield, S1 1WB.

Places: £3 on entry, RGS-IBG and GA members and university staff and students free. Contact Chris Speight email gschris@cspeight.plus.com


Traffic lights required? Potential impacts of autonomous vehicles - Dr Kate Pangbourne

 Wednesday 4 October 7.15pm-8.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
 Lecture (York)

Kate takes us on a tour into the future to consider how self-driving vehicles might affect quality of life and what this means for transport and urban planning and policy. Joint event with York and District GA.

Venue: Bootham School, York, YO30 7BU.

Places: £5 on entry, RGS-IBG and GA members free.

Contact John Brown email john@jrkbrown.plus.com telephone01759 302715


Landscapes - Professor David McEvoy, Liverpool John Moores University, and Dr Margaret Atherden, PLACE

 Saturday 4 November 10.30am-5.00pm (doors open at 10.00am)
 Conference (York)

Postgraduate researchers present recent work on the natural and cultural landscapes of Yorkshire, the North East, and perhaps elsewhere, with discussion of the scientific, aesthetic and policy implications. Joint event with PLACE.

Venue: De Grey Lecture Theatre and Foyer, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX.

Places: £15, students £5, includes tea/coffee and buffet lunch. Contact David McEvoy, 6 Bailey Hills Road, Bingley, BD16 2RJ telephone 01274 511382 email yne@rgs.org


Global cities Alan Kinder

 Tuesday 7 November 6.30pm-8.00pm (doors open at 6.00pm)
 Lecture (Sheffield)

Alan discusses the distinctive nature of ‘world’ cities within the global economy/society; the changing distribution of large urban centres; and the processes at work in the world’s largest cities. Joint event with Sheffield Hallam University Geography and Environment Group and Sheffield GA.

Venue: Peak Lecture Theatre, 527 Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Sheffield, S1 1WB.

Places: £3 on entry, RGS-IBG and GA members and university staff and students free. Contact Juanita Shepherd email jsys04290@blueyonder.co.uk


Green Sahara to desert river: 6,000 years with a shrinking Nile - Professor Jamie Woodward

 Thursday 23 November 6.30pm-8.00pm (doors open at 6.00pm)
 Lecture (Sheffield)

In the last 6,000 years the Nile Valley has undergone profound change. This talk includes key elements of the A Level syllabus: desert landscapes, climate change, flooding and the water cycle. Joint event with Sheffield Hallam University Geography and Environment Group and Sheffield GA.

Venue: Peak Lecture Theatre, 527 Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Sheffield, S1 1WB.

Places: £3 on entry, RGS-IBG and GA members and university staff and students free. Contact Chris Speight email gschris@cspeight.plus.com


Treading lightly: European mountains by train, boot and snowshoe - Darren Axe

 Tuesday 28 November 6.30pm-8.00pm (doors open at 6.00pm)
 Lecture (Sheffield)

Darren is an International Mountain Leader with a passion for environmental sustainability and the mountain environment. His talk critically assesses our place in upland landscapes with stunning photography throughout. Joint event with Sheffield Hallam University Geography and Environment Group and Sheffield GA.

Venue: Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Sheffield.

Places: £3 on entry, RGS-IBG and GA members and university staff and students free. Contact Juanita Shepherd email jsys04290@blueyonder.co.uk

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