The OGG Lecture Programme is second to none.
Our varied programme of illustrated evening lectures runs throughout the year. Two lecture series run in parallel, one on the fourth Tuesday of the month and the other on the second Thursday of the month (dates may vary, so check the website for details of each lecture). Lectures aim to cater for those starting out in the Earth and planetary sciences as well as those with some specialist knowledge.
Lectures are usually held at the Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3AN. However, some of the lectures will be elsewhere around the county. Please check the venue, before setting out for the talk!
The video presentations begin at 19.10 with the lecture starting at 19.30. Please do not enter the venue before an official OGG steward is there to let you in.
It is essential to book a seat for our Lectures. Tickets are free-of-charge to OGG members. Non-members pay a modest fee which contributes to the Oxford Geology Group Community Chest. Tickets are available until all seats have been taken or until 15.00 the day before the talk.
ADMISSION TO LECTURES IS BY TICKET ONLY.
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A TICKET.
Full details of all lectures and other events can be found on our Activity & Events Booking Centre page
(following the link below)
CPD: Tuesday Lectures may be considered as a discrete contribution to a recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme as part of personal development. Attendees should check their individual scheme requirements.
The Buckland Lecture series concentrate on soft rock petrology, stratigraphy, palaeontology, Quaternary Studies and geomorphology. Speakers are drawn from research establishments and the public and private sectors. Buckland Lectures are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of the month.
The Wager Lectures is a series of illustrated talks given by academics with tenure at universities and research establishments. Topics covered in this series are hard rock petrology, geodesy, geophysics, geochemistry, mineralogy, planetary sciences and oceanography. Wager Lectures are held on the second Thursday of the month