Girls into Geoscience
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This exciting two day event, with optional field trip to see the fantastic local geology, will introduce female A level students to the Earth sciences and demonstrate the world of careers open to Earth science graduates today. 

With seminars from women working in geology and hands on workshops on a range of geological topics, this year’s Girls into Geoscience event isn’t one to miss. 

Geology isn’t just for the boys!

Programme (4 July)

09:30 - Arrival and refreshments

Morning session (talks)

10:00 - Welcome and introduction (Dr Sarah Boulton, Plymouth University)

10:15 - Communicating risk in volcanology: from stories... to knowledge... to action (Dr Anna Hicks, British Geological Survey)

10:45 - Break

11:00 - Environmental and engineering geophysics (Angharad Matthews, Terradat)

11:30 - A day in the life of an exploration geoscientist (Dr Hayley Allen, Shell)

12:00-13:00 - Lunch and University tours

Afternoon session (workshops)

Choose two workshops from:

  • Faults in Google Earth (GIS) (Dr Sarah Boulton)
  • Microfossils and climate (Dr Jodie Fisher)
  • Palaeomagnetism and the continents (Dr Anita Di Chiara)
  • Applied volcanology and hazards (Lara Mani).

13:10-14:05 - Workshop A

14:10-15:05 - Workshop B

15:00-15:30 - Thanks and close

Contact girlsintogeoscience@plymouth.ac.uk or phone +44 1752 585975 to book a place on this free event.

Follow the event on twitter @girlsingeosci

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