At our February 2019 Public Lecture, Jonathan Turner from Radioactive Waste Management, introduced us to one of the UK’s largest planned environmental projects: a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) for our radioactive waste. The UK has been generating radioactive waste since the birth of the nuclear power industry in the 1950s. As it stands, we have …
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).
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.
At Durham University, scientists are exploring the opportunity to use the water within flooded abandoned mines to provide a source of geothermal heat for the future. This could also deliver economic opportunities to former mining areas.
We’re excited to launch the first (as far as we know) cover competition for our popular monthly members magazine, Geoscientist!
We’ve reached the end of another geoadvent season!