The Quaternary Research Association
About the QRA
The Quaternary Research Association is a research organisation interested in the last 2.6 million years of Earth's history (the Quaternary) – also known as the ‘Ice Age’.
10/09/14 - Impacts of 2013/14 storms and floods on SSSIs - Natural England information request (read)
21/08/14 - Hoax QRA website (read)
21/08/14 - Lower Thames field meeting - registration now open (read)
30/05/14 - QRA 2015 ADM - registration form and further details available (read)
08/05/14 - Top 50 UK Quaternary sites - request for nominations (read)
03/10/14 - 05/10/14
QRA Meeting: The Quaternary of the Lower Thames (view)
23/10/14 - 26/10/14
GLWG and QRA Joint Field Meeting: The Glaciation of Dartmoor (view)
05/01/15 - 08/01/15
QRA 2015 Annual Discussion Meeting: The Quaternary Geology of the North Sea and Adjacent Areas (view)
The QRA has an active postgraduate community with around 250 members. Postgraduates organise their own symposium each year (late Aug/early Sep) to exchange ideas in an informal environment.
The QRA is a member of the International Union for Quaternary Research, which unites scientists from all over the world. The next (XXVIII) INQUA Congress will be held in Bern, Switzerland 20th July - 27th July, 2011.
The QRA funds grants to members with the aim of promoting Quaternary research and training as widely as possible. Applications can be submitted at any time and are reviewed three times a year.