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Chewore Dinosaur Field Trip - May 2015

The Geological Society of Zimbabwe organised a field trip to the Chewore-South Area, from Saturday the 23 th of May to the Monday 25 th of May.
The trip was lead by Ali Ait-Kaci, organised by Gayle Hanssen and concerned 17 people.
Departure on the Saturday the 23th, 7h30, from Mazoe Dam. A field trip guide was distributed to the participants (Thanks to the Mining Engineering Institute, UZ, for the printing).

AGM 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the Geological Society of Zimbabwe was held at The Country Club,  Brompton Road, Highlands, Harare on the 13th March 2015 and attended by 35 members and guests.

The following agenda was covered and the presentations have been uploaded to this page.


Summer Symposium 2014

The Summer Symposium was held on 28th November 2014 at the Geological Department at the University of Zimbabwe.

Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Development, the Hon. Fred Moyo MP offically openned the symposium.

The program was as follows and abstracts can be uploaded from the list below:-

Alex du Toit Memorial Lecture 2014 - Professor Nic Beukes

Every two years, the Fellows Committee of the Geological Society of South Africa invite an esteemed academic researcher to present the Alex du Toit Memorial Lecture to Branches and Divisions of the GSSA, and to associated societies in neighbouring countries. 
The objective of the lecture series is to assist researchers of international repute to travel to our branches and divisions to deliver a lecture in their specific field of research that will be of interest to most geologists, as well as to honour the life work of Alex du Toit.
This year Pr

The Centennial Field Excursion to the Belingwe Greenstone Belt and the Great Dyke

The Centennial Field Excursion to the Belingwe Greenstone Belt and the Great Dyke, Led by Dr. Tony Martin, 23rd – 25th October 2010
A group of some 34 eager participants assembled outside the Crown Plaza Hotel early on the morning of Saturday 23rd October, the day following closure of the two-day symposium that celebrated the hundred years of the Zimbabwe Geological Survey.