|The audience at the QRA’s Quaternary Revolutions|
meeting (@Tim Lane)
The Quaternary Revolutions meeting was organised to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the QRA. The QRA was formed in 1964 and over the years has developed into a research group which investigates and debates the Earth system and its relationship with past and future human development and society.
|BGS’s Andrew Finlayson was awarded the Lewis|
Penny Medal for his research on Scottish
glaciations at the QRA meeting (@Tim Lane)
Of particular note were talks by Chronis Tzedakis (UCL) on causes of climate change, Chris Bronk-Ramsay (Oxford) on measuring time, Maureen Raymo (Columbia) on ocean records, Mary Edwards (Southampton) on advances in palaeoecology and Chris Stringer (NHM) on human origins, environments and impacts. The full range of talks are listed in the programme.
student Jack Lacey from University of Leicester|
presenting his PhD research on climate change in the
Balkans at the QRA meeting