Door 12 – Trotternish and the Macdonald Clan
100 Great Geosites / Advent calendar / History

Door 12 – Trotternish and the Macdonald Clan

The spectacular Trotternish peninsula on the Isle of Skye is home to the famous geological sites of the Quirang and the 719m summit of the Storr. They are formed from a set of post-glacial, large-scale landslides which give the impression of the landscape sliding away in front of you. These unusual landforms combined with the stark … Continue reading

General Election 2015 – Science & the party manifestos
News / Policy

General Election 2015 – Science & the party manifestos

It’s just under two weeks until the country goes to the ballot box for the General Election 2015 and the science policy community have been busy reading manifestos, collating pledges and grilling politicians. We’ve collected together some useful articles and sources on science and the general election work in today’s blog post. You can also … Continue reading

Events / Policy

Geology and the General Election – Voice of the Future

Following the dissolution of Parliament on 30 March the wheels of the various election campaigns are now fully in motion and election promises and party lines abound. Here at the Geological Society we have put together some resources which Fellows and members of the public may find useful when considering the economic and societal importance … Continue reading