Hydrochemistry and Human Health

Thursday 29 November 2018

Geological Society, Burlington House, London

A joint meeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) and the

Hydrogeological Group of the Geological Society, including the 2018 Ineson Lecture.

 First Notice

The 2018 Ineson Lecture will be presented by Dr Pauline Smedley. Dr Smedley is a principal hydrogeochemist at the British Geological Survey and leader of the BGS Groundwater Protection and Risk team. Her work focuses on the mobilisation and transport of trace elements of health concern in groundwaters around the world; baseline groundwater chemistry in the UK; and groundwater chemistry monitoring in relation to shale-gas development.

The Ineson Lecture will be accompanied by supporting presentations and discussions in the area of hydrochemistry and human health. A full programme will be circulated soon.

The meeting will also include presentation of the IAH British Chapter John Day Bursary.

This will be a full day meeting with lunch provided, and a post-meeting wine reception in the Geological Society Main Library.

Call for posters:

Poster presentations are welcome on the theme. Please contact Harriet Carlyle if you are interested in presenting a poster.


For more information on the meeting please contact Brighid Ó Dochartaigh.


More information will be circulated soon.