From Roman Baths to building stones, fossil finds to mineral mines, the geology and industrial history of South West Britain is full of interest. Amateur, professional and academic geologists and collectors alike played key roles in unravelling the fascinating geology and revealing the resources of this complex area. Many of their names and achievements are …
In November, the NGO Jividha – meaning ‘biodiversity’ in Marathi – held a four day exhibition in association with Earth Science Week in Pune, India.
2018 is already one week old, which means the Year of Resources is underway! Throughout the year, we’re exploring the sustainable extraction and use of natural resources through research conferences, lectures, our education programme and other activities.
This year’s Earth Science Week saw around 60 events in the UK and Ireland, ranging from craft workshops to geowalks, exhibitions, talks and quiz nights. Our theme was ‘Our Restless Earth’, in celebration of 50 years of plate tectonic theory – here are a few of the highlights…
The 2017 Bryan Lovell meeting, ‘Mining for the Future’, is taking place on 23-24 November. Spaces are still available – register now!
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.
The results of the National Schools Geology Challenge final quiz round!
A chance to try the quiz round from the National Schools Geology Challenge final for yourself!
Our 2017 London Lecture series is now well underway, with several of the talks relating to the 2017 Year of Risk. The series was kicked off in January by Geological Society President Malcolm Brown, who gave a talk entitled ‘Risk and Uncertainty in Exploration for Oil and Gas.’ In our latest podcast interview, Malcolm explains …
Opening just in time for April Fools’ Day, the Geological Society Library’s latest exhibition ‘The Lying Stones of Johann Beringer’ tells the story of one of geology’s earliest recorded practical jokes.