Astrobiology and Planetary Exploration (APEX) Meeting Programme




All meetings this term will be at 13:00 on Tuesdays in the Garwood Lecture Theatre, located on first floor of the UCL South Wing.

     
26 January       Dr Andy Beard (BBK) Petrology of a non-indiginous granitic clast in a polymict ureilite
      Prof Hilary Downes (BBK)      The origin of opal (hydrated silica) in meteorites
 
02 February       Dr Yu Tao (UCL) Towards a better understanding of the martian surface: super-resolution restoration of repeat-pass HIRISE images
      Indhu Varatharajan (UCL) Lunar farside volcanism: a remote-sensing perspective
 
09 February       Mark Yates Apollo artefacts and the story they have to tell
 
16 February       Dr Phil Hopley (BBK) What are the chances of extraterrestrial intelligence - can the hominin fossil record inform the debate?
 
23 February       Prof Graham Shields-Zhou (UCL) Measuring the size of Earth's early biosphere - some constraints from isotope mass balance
 
01 March       Dr Pete Grindrod (BBK) Drones for Geology: Using UAVs for research and teaching
      Mukesh Bhatt (BBK) Resource mining and ownership in space: the US Space Act 2015
 
08 March       Anushree Srivastava (Essex) Life inside Halite: Implications for life on Mars
      Dr Jennifer Harris (BBK) Salts on Mars: Where they are, what they are and why we care
 
15 March       Dr Penny Wozniakiewicz (Kent/NHM)       Cosmic dust