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The Transactions from 1982 onwards are available as a free download in pdf format. Use the links below.

Transactions Volume 110 (2016)

DEEDS NOT WORDS Presidential Address Mrs Joan Beeson; A PLAIN HOUSE ON A HILL – EVELYN WAUGH’S LAST HOME – COMBE FLOREY Mr Alexander Waugh; FORD MADOX FORD, PARADE’S END AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR Professor Max Saunders; Mr SMITH’S REMARKABLE MAPS Mr Tom Sharpe; FROM TEST TUBE TO TURNER – THE ROLE OF THE CHEMIST IN ART Professor Andy Abbott; BIRD MIGRATION Professor Ian Newton; TED HUGHES – THE UNAUTHORISED LIFE Professor Sir Jonathan Bate; LEICESTER MERCURY MEDIA LECTURE
TELLING LOCAL STORIES IN A HAND-HELD WORLD
 Ms Jane Hill; DECODING THE LANGUAGE: THE OED’S WAY Dr John Simpson; PONTECORVO "MR NEUTRINO" THE FATHER OF NEUTRINO ASTRONOMY Professor Frank Close; CHARLOTTE BRONTE AND THE AUTHOR PORTRAIT Dr Julian North; BENNETT FUND RESIDUE FOR MUSEUM SEISMOGRAPHS Launched by the Minister of Education, The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, MP; ANNUAL REPORTS; 57TH ANNUAL BENNETT LECTURE: THE SIXTH ELEMENT Professor Andy Saunders

Transactions Volume 109 (2015)

THE ENEMY ALIENS Presidential Address Mrs Ann Fuchs. THE LIBRARY OF ASHURBANIPAL, KING OF THE WORLD Dr Jon Taylor. THE MAKING OF GRAY’S ANATOMY Dr Ruth Richardson. ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE AND NATURAL SELECTION: THE REAL STORY Dr George Beccaloni. DECODING CONSCIOUSNESS Professor Geraint Rees. MAGNA CARTA: LAW, LIBERTY AND MYTH Dr Alexander Lock. THE CHANGING WORLD OF BRITISH TELEVISION AND ITS SPORTS COVERAGE Mr Gary Newbon. FLYING IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY Dr Erica McAlister. THE PEACH LECTURE: FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NATION – THE NATIONAL TRUST IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURYDame Helen Ghosh. SOLVING COLD CASES Dr John W Bond. 56TH ANNUAL BENNETT LECTURE: METHANE THROUGH TIME: THE GAS OF PARADOXES Professor Euan G. Nisbet. ANNUAL REPORTS

Transactions Volume 108 (2014)

Place and why it matters Living Fossils The Media and the NHS: A Mirror or a Microscope The Genius of Michael Faraday The Bird Atlas 2007-2011 The Long History of thr Happiness Agenda Life, Death and Resurrection in the Late Palaeozoic Suffering and Sentiment in romantic military art: Charles Bell and the Battle of Waterloo That Which Stains a New Pot: Schoolmasters on Trial in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries The Most Dangerous Moment in British History the Secret History of the Cuban Missile Crisis The Making of an Icon: The History of Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 107 (2013)

Musings on Architecture Ben Johnson’s walk to Scotland 1618 What happened to the Idea of a Private Life? Plants and the Kingdoms of life: A History of Discovery The King James Bible: Language and Literature Populating Romer’s Gap rebuilding Terrestrial Ecosystems after the End-Devonian Mass Extinction. The Peach Lecture Design and New Economy for the Ecological Age Plato and Atlantis An Evening of Sound and Featuring Works by Leicester Composers “May you live in interesting times” Philosophy, Ethics, Media and Policing in 2013 Making Music with Computers Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 106 (2012)

Contents Chaos And Fractals: Science Meets Art?, Charles Dickens And The Anatomy Of Murder, Vikings And Villains: Surnames, Genetics And Ancestry, After 650 Years On Is There A Future For Magistrates?, Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection, Star Crossed Stones: Fossil Sea Urchins In Archaeology, Folklore And Mythology, Use And Detection Of Performance Enhancing Drugs In Relation To The 2012 Olympics, The Value Of The Humanities, ‘Memorabilia’: Robert Browning And Literary Celebrity, What Do We Know About Garden Life, Annual Reports.

Transactions Volume 105 (2011)

Contents Open Secrets: Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, and The End of the Affair, What is in a Name? Emulation and the Hazards of Attribution, The Evolution of Active Volcanoes, The Gentle Military Man: Mid-Nineteenth, Century Military Men of Feeling, Konstantin Stanislavsky and the Russian, Tradition of Actor Training: Tracing a British Inheritance, Satellites and Smog: What can we Learn from Space about the air we breath? Lessons from the Financial Crisis, The Peach Lecture: Design for the London Olympics 2012, Citizen Science: Turning everyone into a Scientist, The History of Science, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 104 (2010)

Contents An Odyssey: From Arran to Leicester, 50 years of Space Research in Leicester, French Without Tears, Rethinking the Life of Milton, Life and the Earth: Interlocking Histories, Chemical Biology Approaches to TB Therapeutics and Gene Therapy, The Heart Divided: Muted Narratives and the Partition of the Punjab, Journalists Who Tweet, Art and Gruel - a Case Study in Philanthropy, The History of Science: Echoes of the Past, oea Glimps of the Future? Fauna Britanica: Its Place in Our Culture, Can Chemistry be Green? Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 103 (2009)

Contents The Not Altogether Elementary Case of Sherlock Holmes, Wife or Muse: Philip Larkin’s Love Triangle, New Light on Lewis Carroll, Ernest Gimson: Archetypal Arts and Crafts Designer, The Future of the Universe, Phenomenal Fluids, Grave Secrets of Dinosaurs, The Role of the Media in Promoting Community Cohesion, Glimpses of Life at 142 Strand in the 1850s, Whatever became of the Industrial Revolution? Alfred Russel Wallace and the Birds of Paradise, Growth of a Mountain Belt: Looking at the Alps, Super – Eruptions of an unusual Style, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 102 (2008)

Contents Art, Industry, and Worktown, On Rescuing a Threatened Species, Slavery in the Ancient World, The Unrespectable Charles Darwin, Freemasonry’s Antique Legacy, Where are the Women in Geology, Magnetic Fields vs Biology, Carnage and the Media, Out of Oil and into Hot Water, Can We Modify Ageing, Kew’s Millenium Seedbank Project, Fluorine: The Ultimate Combiner, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 101 (2007)

Contents Is the Grass Always Greener? The Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy, Victoria Park & New Walk, Leicester, A Grid for Literary Greatness, Muriel Spark in Tuscany, The Magic of Oxygen, Olovnikov’s Clock & CHD, Dinosaurs & the Modern Biodiversity Crisis, Multiculturalism & Community Cohesion, Alexander Walker: an Obsessive Collector, Pheromones & other Scents, Juggling: Theory & Practice, Architecture: Significant & Challenging, Re-introduction of Birds & Mammals

Transactions Volume 100 (2006)

Contents A Philosophy for the Twenty-first Century, Henry VIII and Early–Modern Literature, Shipman – (Trial), Inquiry and Aftermath, Dramatic Censorship in the 19th Century, Solutions for a Threatened Planet, Fun with Chemistry, The Sweet Smell of Clean Chemistry, The British Library, Changing the Way we see News, Psychological Profiling, What Henslow taught Darwin, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 99 (2005)

Contents Literary Medical Men, Parole and Life Sentences, Victorian Shakespeare, Orwell and the Miners, James VI and I, Nature’s Nanotechnology, Self-regulation of the Press, Ancient Human Occupation of Britain, Is Spring Getting Earlier, Rotwang and Sons, Understanding the Universe, Cosmic Fingerprinting, Bennett Fund Reports, Annual Reports, Survey, Constitution

Transactions Volume 98 (2004)

Contents Business and Education, Of Lice and Men, Poetry of R.S. Thomas, Treasure Houses of Knowledge, You are what You Eat, Women in Industrial Chemistry, Building Stone in Northamptonshire, Super-eruptions and the Environment, Ruins of Palmyra, Fathers and Sons, Farming and Wildlife, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 97 (2003)

Contents An Approach to Vocational Education, The Pastoral, Business with Ethnic Minorities, The Ubiquity of Blue, Rubens Allegories in Peace and War, ‘Real Genetic Enginering’, GOD: A literary and Pictorial History, From Plate Glass to Digital, New Uses for old Estuaries, Chaos and Complexities in the Game of Life, More Fear Than Talent, The millennium Atlas: British Butterflies, Bird Territories in Welford Road, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 96 (2002)

Contents The Making of a Cathedral, Turner and Italy, Newman the Satirist, Extinctions Ancient and Modern, The Elephant Man and Leicester, Shakespeare’s Histories in Performance, Protecting Vulnerable People, From the Amazon to the Eden Project, Observing the Earth from Space, History of Victoria Park, Henry Swain Bennett, Benefactor, The Harry Hardy Peach Lecture, Annual Reports, Membership Directory

Transactions Volume 95 (2001)

Contents ‘If Stones could Speake’, The Writer as Reader, Orwell and the Secret State, The Europeanness of shakespeare, Alfred Russel Wallace, Graduate Education in the UK, Ministry in a new Millennium, Reporting on Sport, Trees and Woods in Art and Reality, Alien’s Guide to Earthling Science, Dangerous Earth, The Society’s History, The Society’s Constitution, Annual Reports

Transactions Volume 94 (2000)

Contents Sixty Years in the Movies, Rupert Brook, The English Bible, Amenity and Town Planning, Unweaving the Rainbow, THe Charnia Fauna, Blood Suckers, Hamlet on the South Bank, Rivers and Rubbish, Reading Victorian Women, Regulating the Press, Blue John, Global Warming, Annual Report

Transactions Volume 93 (1999)

Contents Bringing Dinosaurs to Life, Magistrates' Court Decisions, Victorians' Off-The-Peg, Our Freedom, Galileo, Geology of The Brand, Volcanic Eruption, Exploring the Earth, Anthology of Women Poets, Chemical Sensors, Tulipomania, Dickens' novels, Dead Plesiosaur, Annual Report

Transactions Volume 92 (1998)

Contents Desirable Locations, The Bank of England, Calls of Nature, The Mercury in 2000, Puzzles and Classic Fiction, Fabulous Fossils, Town Birds, Mary Anning Fossilist, World Projects, Ozone Holes, Hogarth on China, Tattooing, Charlcopyrite

Transactions Volume 91 (1997)

Contents Science in Art: Art in Science, The Cretaceous World, The Witch of Exmoor, Poems from Saltwater, Bringing Dinosaurs to Life, The National Health Service, The University Next Century, Journey into Space, Media Freedom and Controls, Chimpanzees

Transactions Volume 90 (1996)

Contents Did They Do Right? Murder & Mystery, World's Heritage, Lost Gods of Easter Island, Alternative Nepal, Mt Bardon Volcanism, Edwin Lutyens, Meteor Impacts & Life, A Bit Less Green, Mantle Convection, Wintering Gulls, Origins & Innovations

Transactions Volume 89 (1995)

Contents Devil's Archdeacon, Clays, Lay Magistracy, Middlemarch to Tess, Britain's Birds, Palaeontology, Reviews, Hong Kong, Beginners Please, Stressful Events, Holocaust, Sexual Attraction, Geology from Space, Constitution

Transactions Volume 88 (1994)

Contents Thomas Cook, Eye of the Cyclops, Project Dengke, Exceptional Fossils, Hofmann the Chemist, Oliver St John, Charnia Revisited, Blaming the Messenger, Notable trees, Parliament, Scottish Literature, Leicestershire Amphibians

Transactions Volume 87 (1993)

Contents Elections and Electioneering, Simon de Montfort, Science in the Supermarket, Life of Eric Fraser, The Stuff of Dreams, The Heart of the Matter, The Media Today, Commerical Fossil Exploitation, Londonderry Plantation, Bat Conservation, Mountains of Leicestershire, Turkic-Type Orogeny

Transactions Volume 86 (1992)

Contents Why Opera Matters, Nineteenth Century Popular Theatre, Am I still Too Loud? Gas, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Dylan Thomas Remembered, Taming the Mighty Yangtze, International Importance of Wildlife, Radon in East Midlands Sedimentary Rocks, Phosphorus, Phosphorites and Evolutionary Change

Transactions Volume 85 (1991)

Contents Malawi - one man's vision, The Quakers in Industry, Insects for lunch, The Mountains of Central Asia, Plate Tectonics and Rifting, Lower Lias at Catthorpe, Great Sea Dragons, Dimminsdale Painting

Transactions Volume 84 (1990)

Contents Order and Organisation, Silicon and Aluminium in Biology, The Heat Trap, Detective Stories, The Global Environment, The Grand Canyon Experience, Aculeate Solitary Wasps and Bees

Transactions Volume 83 (1989)

Contents The Barrow Kipper, "Plesiosaurus" megacephalus, Entomology of inner city wasteland, Triassic - Jurassic boundary in Leicester, Invertrebrate fauna of Donington Park, Lower Lias at Saddington, Poppy and Mandragora, Wildlife in Trust, Survival of the Aristocracy, D.H Lawrence, Radio in the nineties, The Earth as a dustbin

Transactions Volume 82 (1988)

Contents Nuclear Test Verification, East Midlands Airport, S.C. Mason, Dartington, Chemistry and Society, Lower Lias at Catthorpe

Transactions Volume 81 (1987)

Contents Leicester's Face, Micro electronics, Halley's Comet, Kora Reserve, Ravenna Mosaics, Monuments & Maidens, Modern Grammar, The City Garden, Black Smokers,Middle Lias, Ichtyhyosaurs Tissue, Bradgate Geology

Transactions Volume 80 (1986)

Contents Oh, Mistress Mine, Lobbying for the Press, Tropical Rain Forests, Moscow to Samarkand, Earthquake Prediction, Inn Signs, The Alps, Lias at Billesdon, Beethoven, Ichthyosau Soft Tissue

Transactions Volume 79 (1985)

Contents Under Mining, Foundation of the Society, Literature in 1835, Musical Journey, London to Vienna, Shakespeare & Verdi, Lord Berners: Professional amateur, Mass Extinctions, Whence Philosophy, Deep Seismic Reflection, Komatiites: Hot Lavas, Upper Lias Cephalopod Bed, Murchison & The Quorn

Transactions Volume 78 (1984)

Contents Women Mountaineers, Lure of the Microscope, Photographic Heritage, Who is my Father, Dad? Gemstones, Blackbrook Story, Lias Stratigraphy

Transactions Volume 77 (1983)

Transactions 77a (1983)

Contents Down to the Basement, Language of Objects, Queen's Canalettos, Mesmerism, Healing Sanctuaries, Wind - source of energy, Early Fossils, Lesser Know Australia, University Botanic Garden, The Hallgates Story, Hallgates Geology, Annual Reports. Download A4 folded page

Transactions Volume 76 (1982)

Contents Muesums, Field ponds, Chironomids, Rock-roses, Cinnabar, Crust of Britain, The Nude, The Moon, News, Ancient Athens, Space Research, Microbes, Style, Caves

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