2019 marks 100 years since women were able to be elected as Fellows of the Geological Society, with the first eight elected in May 1919. They came from a diverse range of specialisms, backgrounds and experience – as part of our activities to mark the anniversary, we’re profiling each of them.
The Science in Schools programme has been running for over 10 years, bringing exciting and cutting edge scientific workshops crafted by UK researchers to French school children.
At the Geological Society’s Janet Watson Meeting in February 2019, Dr Simon Redfern from the Deep Carbon Observatory explained their recent work to define the five key reactions that control carbon in the Earth.
On Tuesday 12th March, six representatives of the Geological Society were lucky enough to head down to the House of Commons in Westminster to quiz MPs on topics relating to science and policy for Voice of the Future 2019.
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 …
“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 …
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