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Annual Report of the Delegacy lxxix Dr Hancock was elected Treasurer of the Palaeontological Association having previously served as Secretary In addition to lec- turing to student societies he gave lecture in April to the University of Edinburgh entitled 'Cretaceous-Tertiary marine faunal changes' Dr Jones attended the eighth meeting of the Carboniferous Stratigraphical Sub-Commission of the International Union of Geo- logical Sciences at Liege in April and visited the limnic coal basins of St Etienne and Alais as guest of the Charbonnage de France in conjunction with project in Spain Dr Richardson with the aid of grant from the National Science Foundation visited the United States for field work in New York State and Pennsylvania He visited the as guest of the Royal Academy of Sciences Moscow and studied Devonian and Lower Carboniferous palynological material at geological and petroleum institutes in Moscow and Leningrad Mr Potter gave special lecture to the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain Dr Α Ε Hubbard exhibited at the British Sedimentological Research Association Conference Belfast in January and at the North American Palaeontological Convention Chicago in September Having received grants from the Royal Society and Esmee Fairbairn Charitable Trust to visit the United States for fifteen months for re- search on The inter-relationships of coral growth population struc- ture sedimentation and the organic cycle' Dr Hubbard participated in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar on the 'Inter-relationship of organisms and sedimentation' at the Bermuda Biological Station project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and led by Professor Ginsburg Mr Rowland Chief Technician under the auspices of the Ministry of Overseas Development visited Makerere University College Kampala as technical advisor The department made significant increase in the amount of inter- departmental teaching developing joint arrangements in the fields of soil mechanics powder technology and the biological sciences It increased its reflected-light equipment in order to teach ore microscopy and added photogeological equipment Field courses were held in Anglesey Arran Newcastle Cornwall Dorset the southern Jura and Central Alps during the year Highly satisfactory field and laboratory courses were held at the new Rogate field centre
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