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33rd BCRA Cave Science Symposium and field trip

October 8 - October 9

The 33rd BCRA Cave Science Symposium will be held on 8 October 2022 at the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester. It is a joint meeting with the Manchester Geological Association. BCRA’s AGM will be held during a break in the Science Symposium at 12:00 to 12:50. An informal evening meal will be arranged for Saturday evening and there will be a field trip to Alderley Edge Mines on Sunday 9 October.

This year’s symposium will include oral and poster presentations covering BCRA’s principal areas of interest. The symposium will be a live event, but we hope to stream it on Zoom as well. The lecture secretary and host of the meeting is Prof. Cathy Hollissymposium@bcra.org.uk.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are welcome for posters or oral presentations on any topic of cave or karst-based research, and these should be submitted by email no later than 19th August, 2022, to symposium@bcra.org.uk. Please include all authors with their affiliations, an email address for the primary author, and an abstract of up to 500 words (main text and references only).

Details of the event

  • Registration will take place on the day. A small donation is requested to cover refreshments.
  • The location of the venue is the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Williamson Building, The University
    of Manchester, Manchester. M13 9PL, United Kingdom. Further location info is at https://documents.manchester.ac.uk/disp … DocID=6507
  • The field trip will be at Alderley Edge Mines on Sunday 9th October. Details will be issued at a later date. The trip is led by Jo White j.white@bcra.org.uk who can be contacted for further information.
  • The symposium organiser is Prof. Cathy Hollissymposium@bcra.org.uk. Please contact her for details of the venue and local facilities in
    Manchester as well as details of the programme and for enquiries concerning oral or poster presentations.


Prof. Cathy Hollis
British Cave Research Association BCRA


Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Williamson Building, The University of Manchester
176 Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9QQ United Kingdom
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