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Royal Society of Tasmania/GSA Tasmania Division Winter Lecture Series June - July 2015
Scientific Advances in Understanding The Evolution of Life on Earth over the Last 3.5 Billion Years

Provisional program


24 June 2015, Hobart
Evolution and Generation of Life on the Early Earth

Lecture 1. The Theory of Evolution - What have we learnt since Charles Darwin?
Speaker: Professor John Long, Flinders University.
Lecture 2. The Early Earth and Generation of Life (the first billion years)
Speaker: Professor Malcolm Walter, Australian Centre for Astrobiology, University of NSW
Venue: Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania
Time: 7.30pm

15 July 2015, Hobart
Middle Earth - the Slingshot of Life

Lecture 3. The Boring Billion Years in Earth History and its Significance
Speaker: Indrani Mukherjee, PhD student, University of Tasmania.
Lecture 4. The Cambrian Explosion of Life and Rise of Marine Species
Speaker: Dr Diego Bellido-Garcia, University of Adelaide
Venue: Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania
Time: 7.30pm

22 July 2015, Hobart
Life in the last 500 million years; Mass Extinctions, Volcanoes and Meteorites

Lecture 5. The Five Great Mass Extinction Events - what was their cause, and when is the next?
Speaker: Distinguished Professor Ross Large, University of Tasmania.
Lecture 6. Mega Volcanic Eruptions and the Greatest Mass Extinction of all Time
Speaker: Professor Jocelyn McPhie, University of Tasmania
Venue: Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania
Time: 7.30pm

Committee

Chair
Garry Davidson (CODES)
Email: garry.davidson@utas.edu.au

Vice-Chair
Andrew McNeill
Email: andrew.mcneill@stategrowth.tas.gov.au

Secretary

Taryn Noble
Email: Taryn.Noble@utas.edu.au

Treasurer
Jacqui Halpin
Email: jahalpin@utas.edu.au

Newsletter Editor
Mike Vicary
Mineral Resources Tasmania
PO Box 56, Rosny Park TAS 7018
Tel: (03) 6233 8452
Email: mvicary@mrt.tas.gov.au

Committee Members
Peter McGoldrick
Email: P.McGoldrick@utas.edu.au

Ron Berry
Email: Ron.Berry@utas.edu.au

Phil Sansom
Email: psansom@iinet.net.au

Karin Orth
Email: Karin.Orth@utas.edu.au

Grace Cumming
Email: Grace.Cumming@stategrowth.tas.gov.au

Daniel Gregory
Email: Daniel.Gregory@utas.edu.au

Heritage representative
Clive Calver
Email: clivecalver@gmail.com

Rock Garden representative
Ralph Bottrill
Email: Ralph.Bottrill@dier.tas.gov.au

 



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