The Geological Society is pleased to be working in partnership with the Social Mobility Foundation to help improve social mobility within the Earth Sciences.
The build up to this year’s Earth Science Week has already begun – which can only mean one thing. The return of the Earth Science Week photography competition!
As part of the Year of Risk, the Geological Society is teaming up with the Institute of Risk Management for a week of conferences exploring the role geologists can play in the management of risk, and what lessons we can learn from other sectors.
Congratulations to Tricia Henton, Council member and lately Non-Executive Director at The Coal Authority, who has been awarded the MBE for services to the Environment and Professional Education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The fourth Great Geobakeoff is finally concluded! It’s been another epic year, with more than 40 of you entering the competition, with a combined total of nearly 80 entries – huge thanks to everyone who took part!
A guest post from artist Sophie Maliphant about her project to raise money for Nepal following the devastating 2015 earthquake.
The North West Highlands Geopark is running a crowdfunder with a deadline of Monday 5 June – find out more!
This year’s Wollaston Medal, our highest award, is presented to Professor Richard Alley of Penn State University – one of the foremost Earth scientists of his generation.
Our March London Lecture was given by Professor Emily Rayfield, a palaeontologist at the University of Bristol.
New research on some of the world’s oldest potential animal fossils is published today in the Journal of the Geological Society.