2017 Earth Science Week photography competition – the results!
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2017 Earth Science Week photography competition – the results!

We’re thrilled to announce the results of the 2017 Earth Science Week photography competition, ‘Our Restless Earth.’ The twelve winners, which will feature in our 2018 calendar, are currently on display at Burlington House. Chosen from over 130 entries, they feature geology from across the UK and Ireland – from limestone weathering in Gower to the dramatic landscape of the Giant’s Causeway. Continue reading

Journey to the Interior
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Journey to the Interior

A guest blog from artist Tereza Stelhikova* Where: Dissenters Chapel, Kensal Green Cemetery When: 21st May, 2017 I am currently developing a multi-sensory, participatory performance, inspired by George Bellas Greenough, (1778 – 1855), a geologist and a founder of the Geological Society of London. The performance will happen within the context of Open Senses weekend, a London wide festival dedicated to the … Continue reading

Raising Horizons
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Raising Horizons

We’re so pleased to be hosting the Raising Horizons exhibition throughout February – a free photographic exhibition open to all!

We’re currently gauging interest in an evening opening from 5.30pm – 9pm on Friday 17th February – if you would like to register your interest, please email sarah.day@geolsoc.org.uk.
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The 2016 Earth Science Week photo competition – the results!
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The 2016 Earth Science Week photo competition – the results!

Earth Science Week 2016 kicks off tomorrow, with events taking place across the UK and Ireland! We’re thrilled to launch the week by announcing the winners of our 2016 photography competition, ‘Earth Science in Action.’ We received hundreds of fascinating entries interpreting the theme in various ways, from dynamic Earth processes to geologists at work, … Continue reading

A mysterious painting
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A mysterious painting

We were recently sent this image of an oil painter by its owner, who is keen to find out more about its origin and subject. The painting dates from c. 1775-1800, and may represent a location in Wales or the Alps. Identification of the site may lead to an identification of the artist – please … Continue reading