calendar: what's on?
- STS 20 Reunion
- STS Seminar: Collecting Minerals in the early Nineteenth Century: The Royal Institution and Humphry Davy
- STS Seminar: Framing problems of anatomical representations in 18thC Florence and 19thC Britain
- STS Seminar: Are Chemical Substances Natural Kinds?
- STS Seminar: Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000
- STS Seminar: Early Years of the Biological Weapons Convention
- STS Seminar: Sarah Edwards
- STS Seminar: Julie Anderson
- STS Seminar: Donald MacKenzie
- STS Seminar: Science and Diplomacy: Joseph Banks and the Macartney Embassy to China
- STS Seminar: Who studies mathematical practice and why
- PUS Seminar: Scidev.net and science journalism in South America
- PUS Seminar: 19thC public astronomy
- New book: Presocratics and the Supernatural
- Annual Grant Lecture
- Talk: Paul Robeson
- Life and Death Drawing: Expression
- Death by Hair: from Colonial South West Africa to Nazi Germany
- Film: When Worlds Collide (1951)
- Create a Wiser World
- Inaugural Lecture: Experimental State
- James Lovelock, Gaia, and science on a pagan planet
- TALK: Always looking at the stars...
- PUS Seminar: Toss Gascgoine
- Unsimple Truths: How Biological Complexity Changes Our View Of Nature And Science
- Life As We Know It
- Show 'n' Tell: Ancient DNA
- Approaches within Philosophy of Science
- Perspectives on Neglected Tropical Diseases
- STS Seminar - Prof Albert Weale
- STS Seminar - Dr James Sumner
- STS Seminar - Dr Ellen Clarke
- STS Haldane Lecture - Prof Simon Schaffer
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Annual Grant Lecture
Publication date: Nov 14, 2013 6:48:25 PM
Start: Nov 19, 2013 6:30:00 PM
Location: UCL Anatomy Building (JZ Young Lecture Theatre)
17th Annual Grant Lecture:
Fossils, climate change and the future of life on Earth
Dr Paul Upchurch
Today, living organisms are most diverse in the tropics, but the fossil records suggest that this has not always been the case. Dr Paul Upchurch, from UCL Earth Sciences, presents the latest fossil evidence exploring the complex relationship between global climate change and how animals have been spread around the world. Using examples from his own work in the field of dinosaur palaeontology Paul will reveal how the fossil record might hold the key to more accurate predictions of how organisms will respond to future climate change.
The lecture is followed by a free drinks reception and a private view of the Grant Museum. This event is free and there is no need to book.
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