Stories in stone

17 October, 6:30 pm

1 hrPWYD

Tour | Environment & Nature, Geology

Stories in stone

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW

Please note: the date of this event has been changed from Monday 10 October to Monday 17 October. 

The polished columns that decorate the interior of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History were specially selected to illustrate the geology of Britain. Join geologists Philip Powell and Nina Morgan for a colourful and informative tour of the building’s interior and learn about geology along the way.

Nina Morgan is a geologist, science writer and Honorary Associate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH). She has a DPhil in Geology and writes about a wide range of science and technology subjects, including a regular columns about the history of geology for Geoscientist magazine (the membership magazine of the Geological Society of London), and contributes blogs to the OUMNH website.

Philip Powell is a former curator of geology and an Honorary Associate at the OUMNH. He has special interests in fossils, building stones and local geology and is the author of The Geology of Oxfordshire, published by Dovecote Press.

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Location:

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, UK OX1 3PW