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November 23rd 2020

Online Lecture: ‘The end of the world as we know it: mass extinctions in the past, the present and the future’

Extinction is a natural process that occurs on Earth. However, there have been periods in Earth history when large numbers of species have perished in concert, which we deem mass extinction events.

Join us on 23 November at 5pm (UK time) for Erin Saupe’s fascinating online lecture ‘The end of the world as we know it: mass extinctions in the past, the present and the future’. Erin will be discussing her research on mass extinctions and how this work is relevant to the current crisis facing us today.

Erin Saupe is a Tutorial Fellow at St Hugh’s College and an Associate Professor of Palaeobiology in the Department of Earth Sciences. Her research focuses on determining the factors that promote speciation, extinction and shifts in species’ distributions over Earth history.

This online event will take place via Zoom webinar. To register to attend, please fill out the online booking form below. The event is free but we ask you to consider making a donation to the College’s Covid-19 Support Fund when you book your ticket. For further information about the Fund and the critical role your donations play in supporting the College at this particularly challenging time, please click here.

Joining details will be sent to all those who have registered the day before the event (please ensure that you enter your email address carefully on the booking form).

Please note that St Hugh’s College’s virtual events may be recorded.

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