Easter is nearly here, which can only mean one thing….The return of the Great Geobakeoff!
From diamonds and gold, to supervolcanoes on Earth and Mars, via luxury wine, an extinct giant snake and…hemp plantations? The road to the Schools Geology Challenge 2019 final was a rocky one (sorry), but arguably one of the best yet. Following a record 12 regional heats held around the country, 80 students and teachers descended …
The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) recently held their annual open meeting at UNESCO, reviewing progress in 2018 and announcing their latest funded projects. Joel Gill* reports on this meeting, introducing the IGCP and sharing thoughts on how to craft a successful application.
Don’t forget, the deadline to submit your entries to our Geoscientist magazine cover competition is midnight on Sunday 17th March! We’re celebrating women in the geosciences and marking our 100th anniversary of female Fellowship with a special issue in May – read more about the competition here. Entries are welcome from any age group and …
“I’ve wasted my time, I should have been a geologist!” proclaims Gideon Mantell on discovering a fossilized tooth of an Iguanodon in the South Downs. This tooth will be Mantell’s most significant and turbulent discovery. It will lead him on a quest for acceptance, resulting in humiliation and perpetual disappointment at the cruel hands of …
A guest post from Philip S Ringrose, Chief Editor of Petroleum Geoscience – a co-owned journal of the Geological Society of London and the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE).
How can geology help with the decarbonisation of our society?
We’re delighted to announce the two winners of the first ever Zeiss-GSL Scholarship, awarded for innovative microscopy in Earth science related projects!
As we start a new year of publishing, we’d like to say a big thank you to all our wonderful reviewers in 2018!
How do geologists know what the interior of the Earth looks like?
Thomas Giachetti (University of Oregon) explains his research into the risk posed by Anak Krakatau, published in the Journal of the Geological Society in January 2012, and how it relates to what happened in December 2018.