The Mary Young Memorial Lecture in March will be given by Professor Rob Duck and is entitled “From Fife to the Carse: Why the Tay Railway Bridge was
not built at Mugdrum Island”
Professor Duck, Professor of Environment Geoscience, Dean of the School of the Environment, is a knowledgeable, and enthusiastic speaker, who has done extensive research on the Tay Estuary.
The lecture incorporates historical aspects of climatic change, the writings and prophecies of Patrick Matthew and the recent discovery of a manuscript by Robert Stevenson and Son which had been commissioned by Perth Town Council in 1845.
The lecture will take place at Abernyte School on Thursday 20th March at 7.30pm.