Science, Engineering and Food Science

Annual Ted Nevill Lecture

Professor Jennifer McElwain will be giving a talk entitled "Investigating the Causes and Consequences of Environmental and Biological Catastrophes in Earth History: Lessons from the Deep Past for our Future"

Professor Jennifer McElwain will be giving a talk entitled "Investigating the Causes and Consequences of Environmental and Biological Catastrophes in Earth History: Lessons from the Deep Past for our Future" where she will explore mass extinctions and records of biological collapse in the fossil record. What caused these are do these reveal sobering lessons for us as we move into the future. We have and continue to significantly modify our planet including our natural vegetation and our climate on rapid and vast scale, but are these changes significant within the context of past changes that our planet has been through. Should we be alarmed or should we ignore the alarmists?



Category: Conferences: Science Engineering and Food Science
Date:
Time: 8pm
Location: Ted Nevill Lab, Cork Enterprise Centre, North Mall, Campus
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Prof. Andy Wheeler
021 4904577
http://http:/bees.ucc.ie

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